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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...

Raw Diets for Dogs Have Health Benefits, New Study Suggests

There’s a never-ending debate about the nutritional benefits and dangers of raw food for dogs, but a new study has finally added another point...

Study: New Blood Test Makes It Easier to Detect Liver Disease...

The simple blood test that vets developed may soon make detection of liver disease in dogs easier and more specific. Dog liver disease has long...

30 Healthiest Dog Breeds with Long Lifespans

Ask any dog lover and they'll tell you that the only bad part of owning a pet is that they don't live as long...

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Dog Photography - The Ultimate Guide and Best Tips for Beginners

Dog Photography: A Guide for Beginners

Capturing the perfect photograph of your unsettling dog can be next to impossible with the tail wagging, constant movement, and continuous distractions. I've been...
8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven't Tried Yet

8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven’t Tried

Have you gone through all the basic dog training and feeling a little adventurous? Want to teach a dog some some fun, advanced and...
33 DIY Ideas for a Frugal Pet Owner

33 DIY Ideas for a Frugal Pet Owner [Infographic]

Dog care can get costly. Veterinary bills, buying pet supplies like dog beds, toys, bowls, pet food and more will quickly add up to...
Probiotics and Prebiotics for Dogs - A Science-Based Guide

Probiotics and Prebiotics for Dogs: A Science-Based Guide

Probiotics and prebiotics can be a great addition to your dog’s daily routine; they help to maintain gut health and they have relatively few...
Top 35 Best Dog Supplies Deals Websites

35 Best Dog Supplies Deals Websites

Caring for a dog can get expensive, but if you know where to shop for cheap dog supplies, you can often find incredible savings....
Dog Diabetes Diet: What to Feed a Diabetic Dog

Dog Diabetes Diet: Vet’s Guide on What to Feed a Diabetic...

Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs is more common today than ever before (1). It's been estimated that about 1 in 100 dogs will develop...
Rescue Dog First 30 Days

Rescue Dog Care: Your First 30 Days

Before you bring your new rescue dog home, you need to be prepared for both yours and your new pet's needs. Rescuing a dog...
4 Facts About Coronavirus All Dog Owners Must Know

4 Facts About Coronavirus All Dog Owners Must Know

Coronavirus, or Covid-19, is spreading across the world rapidly, causing lockdowns in most countries and forcing governments to take preventive measures meant to “flatten...
How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems (Based on Studies)

How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems (Based on...

Coconut oil has become a health trend among humans in the past decade. Now, it's getting into the pet industry as well, thanks to...
What to Feed a Dog With an Upset Stomach

What to Feed a Dog With an Upset Stomach

Stomach upset in dogs is common, and most pet owners will have to deal with this at some point. Dietary changes will be key...