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9 Natural Home Remedies for Dog’s Fleas and Ticks

November is here! Last week I was discussing how to select a safe Halloween costume for your dog, and now the Christmas season is...

Let’s Talk: Raw Dog Food Diet

The Let's Talk is our new weekly column published where Top Dog Tips editors will bring interesting topics for discussion. This allows our team a...

How Dog Pooper Scoopers Are Saving Our Planet

When you think of things that are “saving our planet,” pooper scoopers are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. You’re probably...

Let’s Talk: The Business of Dog Training

Hopefully, you had some time to read my column last week about pet health insurance. I'd really like to turn these articles into an open...

Dogs and the Nonexistence of Time

Have you ever met a bloodhound? They are incredibly gentle, intelligent and stubborn creatures, loyal to their human friends, unbelievably tolerant of other animals and...

The Benefits of Raising Your Children with Dogs

Dog lovers understand many of the benefits of having a canine companion. They lift our spirits and console us when we're feeling sad. Dogs...

Let’s Talk: Best Homemade Gifts for Dogs

Last week we discussed Christmas dangers for dogs, and there are more than you'd think. With Christmas less than two weeks away, many pet...

Let’s Talk: Christmas Dangers for Dogs

The holiday season is such a busy time, and pet parents need to be especially diligent. There are many Christmas dangers for dogs that...

8 Resources for Most Common Dog Allergies

Last week I discussed preparing your dog for emergencies. It's an important issue that many pet parents don't think about. An equally important topic...

Let’s Talk: Why You Should Never Give Pets As Gifts

Thanksgiving is over and December is officially here. Last week I was giving advice on sharing Thanksgiving dinner with your dog, and now it's...

How to Include Your Dog in Thanksgiving Dinner

Last week we were talking about DIY dog Halloween costumes and now we're jumping right into Thanksgiving. The holiday season goes so quickly! It's the...

Let’s Talk: DIY Dog Halloween Costumes

It's the last week of October, and that means that Halloween is only a few days away. If you're a dog owner there are...

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Common Health Problems for Large Breed Dogs

Many affectionately call large and giant breed dogs the world's gentle giants, making loyal and loving companions. A few large and giant breeds are known...
Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly

Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly?

Have you ever wondered why your dog kicks his leg when you scratch that sweet spot under his chin or on his belly? Dogs are funny creatures, and this is one of their most well-known comical traits. Are they ticklish? Is it just a random reflex? I’m sharing the science behind the question of why do dogs kick their leg when you scratch their belly, and the answer might surprise you!
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The Ultimate Dog Show Guide

  A dog show is commonly called a conformation event, intended to evaluate and assess the breeding stock of different dogs. The size of the event...

Does Pet Insurance Cover Dental Care?

How often have you stopped your pet from putting something in its mouth? Our guess is “countless”! Pets tend to explore everything orally—from a new...
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Pekingese Dog Breed Profile

Are you looking for a miniature toy breed that is neither aloof nor clingy to keep you company? Do you want to learn more about...
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English Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed Profile

The English Cocker Spaniel dog breed is an adorable pooch with a charming character and alluring good looks. Learn more about living with this...

11 Dog-Friendly Backyard Ideas on a Budget

A dream backyard for the dog isn’t about you concocting weird and crazy expensive playgrounds; it’s about working towards addressing the needs and wants...
5 Embarrassing Dog Health Concerns

5 Embarrassing Dog Health Concerns

As a dog parent, you are going to experience more than a few situations that leave you blushing. Some of these are over no sooner...
How To Make Homemade Cleaners That Are Safe for Dogs

How to Make Homemade Pet-Friendly Cleaners

Take a look at the cleaning products underneath your kitchen sink or in your bathroom closet. Read the label. Aside from water, you probably can't pronounce...
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Foamy Dog Poop: Should You Be Worried?

Did you know that you can tell the status of your dog's health through their poop? If you've noticed that your dog is defecating foamy...