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Do Dogs Like Music?

Dogs react to unfamiliar noise: thunder causes a fearful response, where the sound of a siren brings out a howl. One recommended way to...

Swimmer Puppy Syndrome: How to Help Your Dog

Swimmer puppy syndrome - also known as swimmers syndrome in dogs, swimming-puppy syndrome, twisted legs, turtle pup, and flat-puppy syndrome - is a very...

The Science and Psychology of Dog Language

Nearly all dog owners talk to their pets, but how much meaning do the dogs absorb? Certainly dogs understand how to follow commands we’ve...

10 Reasons to Give Your Dog Probiotics (Based on Science)

The term “probiotic” is a catch-all for the substance that stimulates “friendly” gut-dwelling microbes found in both humans and animals (1). These microscopic yet...

Using Dairy Products in Homemade Dog Food Recipes

If you follow homemade dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, it's likely you've seen some of those to recommend dairy products in...

How and Why Pet Ownership Costs Continue to Rise

If you are a lifelong pet parent, then you have no doubt noticed the continued rise in pet care costs. Lifelong dog care expenses...

Small Dogs Lie About Their Size, Study Says (and 5 More...

There's new research showing that dogs, our most trusted companion, apparently tend to lie to other dogs and are very capable of deception. A...

Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Apparently, your smile has a bewitching effect on your dog and a dog's brain lights up actively when they see you flash that happy...

20 Proven Health Benefits of Having a Dog

Once in a while, you might catch a headline on the news citing the reasons everyone should adopt a pet and some of the...

Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists...

Genetic testing has become a valuable tool in the health industry for humans but it's still in its infancy stages for testing dogs. There is...

New Study Explains Detection Dog Errors in Sniffing Poop

Did you know that there are dogs working to specifically save wildlife? They’ve been helping conservation sites in over two decades now, and a...

How Dog Food and Water Bowls are Making Pets Sick

New data shows that your dog's water bowl might be filled with germs that may negatively impact your pup's health. The first thing we purchase...

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Senior Dog Home Preparation: Tips and Tricks For Comfort

Senior Dog Home Preparation: Tips and Tricks For Comfort

Of course, a dog grows old in age, and even if they retain their cuteness, they will eventually pass that stage in life. Since...
8 Best Weight Gain Supplements for Dogs

8 Best Weight Gain Supplements for Dogs

Dogs that are quickly losing weight or cannot gain weight to reach their healthy and normal body weight stage can be at risk of...
Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister - Here’s What to Do

Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister? Here’s What to Do

Blood blisters, or hematomas, are blisters that form on your dog and are filled with blood. If you ever see a blood blister on...
Dog Kidney Disease Diet - Science-based Guidelines on Feeding Dogs

How to Feed Dogs With Kidney Disease

One of the more common serious health problems for dogs is kidney disease, and it affects more pets than people realize. A proper dog kidney...
Millennials on Parenthood: 10 Reasons Why Millennials Opt For Pets

Millennials on Parenthood: 10 Reasons Why Millennials Opt For Pets

In this generation, instead of choosing parenthood and starting a family, more and more millennials are opting to welcome and take care of pets.  Furthermore,...
Litter Training Your New Kitten Or Cat: A Comprehensive Guide

Litter Training Your New Kitten Or Cat: A Comprehensive Guide

Do you have a kitten at home? If yes, how are they coping so far? Are they doing well with litter training, or do...
Unwanted Pregnancy in Dogs: Prevention and Termination

Unwanted Pregnancy in Dogs: Prevention and Termination

Most dogs get in heat at least twice or three times a year, depending on their size and breed. Female dogs attract male dogs...
Most Common Health Conditions in Dogs To Look Out For

Most Common Health Conditions in Dogs To Look Out For

Owning a dog is both a privilege and a responsibility. It's a lifetime commitment that entails several duties, including keeping them from any common...
What is the Best Dog Food Brand for Health

Top 10 Dog Foods: Best Dog Food Brands Analysis and Review

The problem with the pet food market is that most dog companies aren't trying to find out the best dog food brand for optimum...
Top 3 Safest Dog Harness Choices for Car Travel

3 Crash Tested Dog Harnesses for Cars

A dog harness is a perfect tool for securing your pet in the car when extenuating factors prevent them from being safely crated. However,...