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Dog Abuse: Let’s Fix This, One Dog At a Time

Animal abuse is one of the most heartbreaking things in the world, and dogs are the most common victims of animal cruelty. The Humane...

Sunday’s Recap: Caring For Your Dog on a Budget

Another weekend is coming to a close, and what better to do on a Sunday afternoon than catch up with some reading. My column...

Let’s Talk: Should Your Dog Eat People Food?

Hey readers! I hope you are having a great week and you had time to check out my column from last week about Dog Park...

Sunday’s Recap: Dogs and Children

Happy Sunday! I hope your week was more relaxing than mine. We've been busy here at Top Dog Tips putting out our regular columns...

Let’s Talk: Dog Park Etiquette

We're changing our Let's Talk column. I'll still be doing my weekly column, but you'll be seeing more op-ed pieces from other editors too....

Cons of Operant Conditioning: Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict?

In the 70s, there was a lot of unrest accompanied by paranoia over a theory of behavior surfacing in psychology. Never mind that the...

Sunday’s Recap: Being Choosy About Dog Toys

Another Sunday morning means another Sunday Recap here at Top Dog Tips. Did you get time to read my column last week about adopting...

Op-Ed: Outnumbered and Probably Outsmarted

I am the manager of an eleven-mammal household: one very busy teenager, one old grouch, a cat that hides, seven papillons, and me. Actually,...

Sunday’s Recap: Harmful Additives in Commercial Dog Food

It's hard to believe that August is almost over. Kids are getting ready to go back to school, Labor Day weekend is just around...

Let’s Talk: Pet Health Insurance

Good morning readers! Hopefully you all enjoyed my column last week about raw food diets and the changes I'm making to my dog's diet right...

Sunday’s Recap: Grooming Your Dog at Home

Another week has come and gone. I hope you've all enjoyed last week’s Sunday's Recap about the importance of socializing puppies. This week I...

Op-Ed: Canine Genetics – How to Make a Dog

Many years ago, I decided to breed a litter of cocker spaniels. I had a solid-black female with a good pedigree, and after some...

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