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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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Dog Wart Removal - Step-by-Step Guide

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs are also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatosis. This is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The...
Dog etiquette

13 Dog Etiquette Rules To Remember When Visiting Family And Friends

Are you having second thoughts about bringing your fido with you on your family vacation, considering the dog etiquette rules? We don't want our pet...
Best dog pool

Best Dog Pool: Our Top Picks & Insightful Review About Fido...

Are you thinking of getting a dog pool for your four-legged companion? Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time for a swimming party with...
10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Being Tricked)

Everybody agrees that adopting a rescue dog from a shelter is always more praiseworthy. But if you're set on buying a puppy of a...
Top 15 Biggest Dog Companies in the World and Their Most Popular Brands

15 Biggest Dog Companies in the World and Their Most Popular...

It's no secret that the pet industry has grown tremendously over the last 10 years. Pet owners are spending more money than ever on...
Dog Ears - Everything You Must Know About Your Canine's Ear

Dog Ears 101: How to Care for Them and Prevent Problems

Dog ears come in various shapes and sizes; floppy, folded, small or large. Unlike humans, a dog's ears are a central feature of the...
How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

The anal glands on a dog are located on either side of its anus. The glands each contain a sac (located in the middle...
Top 40 Reputable Dog Breeders of 2021: An Overview

Top 40 Reputable Dog Breeders of 2021: An Overview

There are several factors to consider in ensuring your new dog has a healthy genetic history. We went through hundreds and finally found 40...
Introducing dogs to your chicken

How to Introduce Dogs to Your Chickens: A Step-by-Step Guide

Have you ever tried to introduce dogs to your chickens? Or are you planning to do so?  The idea of canines and chickens getting along...
Pet's Fire Safety

Pet’s Fire Safety : 23 Tips to Remember During the Fire...

Every year, approximately 40,000 pets die in a house fire. With this alarming rate, how do you ensure your pet's fire safety? It's such a...