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FDA Warns Flea and Tick Meds Can Cause Seizures in Dogs

Weaker dogs with a history of epilepsy are susceptible to the strong side effects of chemicals in flea and tick medication, and may go...

Your Dog Doesn’t Like Kids? 5 Things You Can Do

Why don’t some dogs like children? I can reassure you right away, your dog doesn't have a hidden agenda to hate on kids. Aside...

Thanksgiving with Dogs: 20 Dos and Don’ts for Pet Owners

When guests are coming to town and festivities are planned, it’s important to remember that your dog needs special attention to make his holiday...

11 Dog Crate Safety Tips [Infographic]

Crates are useful training and safety tools for dog owners and a resting place for the dog. Crating is highly recommended by professional trainers...

14 Safety Tips for Adopting a Dog When You Have Kids

A dog can be a child’s best friend and playmate, but bringing a new dog home to a family with children can be worrying....

24 Ways to Prevent Heatstroke in Dogs

The heat of the summer is in full swing, so it's time to start thinking about summer dangers for dogs, with overheating and heatstroke...

27 Unsafe Human Medications for Dogs

There is some human medicine safe for dogs and it's fine to give it when under veterinary supervision. However, there are far more medications...

15 Tips on Pet Proofing Your Home in Preparation for a...

I’ve heard the advice that new parents should literally crawl around their home to get an idea of what their growing toddler might get...

15 Mistakes Even the Best Dog Owners Can Make

Getting a new dog is exciting, especially if you've never had a pet before. You can't expect to be a perfect dog owner from...

The 3 Crash-tested Dog Harnesses for Cars

A dog harness is a perfect tool for securing your pooch in the car when extenuating factors prevent him from being safely crated. Not all dog harnesses for car travel are developed or approved for vehicular use though. So, today we’re looking at the three safest dog harness for car travel options on the market.

The Truth About the “Safest” Dog Car Seats

The development and effective marketing of dog car seats offer a sense of security for pet owners. But just how safe are the current...

Top 7 Best Pre-Assembled Dog First Aid Kits

I bet you have a first aid kit in your bathroom cabinet. It is extremely handy to have bandages, tweezers and other necessary first...

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Dry Eyes in Dogs - Science-based Guide

Dry Eyes in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Dry eyes in dogs, known as Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a highly common canine eye disease. In North America, reported annual rates of this...
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Best Dog Products of 2019: My Top 10 Favorite Items

I reviewed hundreds of dog products this year. Today I'm rounding up my picks for the Top 10 Best Dog Products of the Year for 2019.
Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

If you switched to homemade meals and follow our home cooked dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, you've probably seen some that...
What Can I Give My Dog For Pain and What To Avoid

What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?

You've noticed that your dog is limping, and suspect that it could be arthritis setting in. You are worried that the dog is in...
Homemade Dog Ear Cleaner

6 Recipes of Homemade Dog Ear Cleaners

For some dogs, one of the most important parts of grooming is cleaning their ears. It reduces the chance of ear infections and removes...
How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (My 30-Day Diet Plan)

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Dog obesity is a rapidly growing health problem. Obese dogs will suffer from breathing issues, diabetes, arthritis, and joint pain (1). This article discusses the...
Dog Has Swollen Face - 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Has Swollen Face: 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Determining the cause of a dog that has a swollen face is a simple process of elimination. Once you work out why the face...
Top 10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

Depending on the stage of life you're in, there are certain breeds that will fit you, or someone you know, better. The best dogs...
Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Their Three Prominent Stages

10 Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Three Prominent Stages

Rabies is a preventable deadly virus with almost 100% fatal outcome in most cases (1). If your dog becomes infected with rabies, there is...
Reasons Your Dog Drinking a Lot of Water

10 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, there's a number of reasons what may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much...