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Are Stairs Bad for Dogs?

With some dogs and owners, indoor and outdoor stairs carry a notorious label. But are stairs bad for dogs at all times and should...

Recipe: Homemade Senior Dog Food

This homemade senior dog food won't be right for all older pups, so be sure to check with your vet before switching to this diet.

What Are Dog Years? (And How to Know How Old Your...

We all wonder at some point how old our dogs actually are. Everybody knows how old their pet is in human years, but that...

The 45 Best Senior Dog Food Brands

When it comes to “senior dog foods,” most dog owners believe that they’re doing the right thing by choosing a food labeled specifically for...

Senior Dog Adoption: Should You Be Worried?

Adopting a dog is rarely a decision to be made lightly because it means taking on a great responsibility of caring for another being....

8 Signs of Aging in Senior Dogs

Old dogs require extra care and attention, but spotting signs of an aging dog whose health is deteriorating can sometimes be difficult. Like humans, the signs...

6 Vet’s Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

Our pets today live much longer than they did a few decades ago, thanks to advancements in veterinary care and a variety of medicine,...

12 Reasons Why Senior Dogs Are Better Than Puppies

Think puppies are better and more fun? Most people do. But there are a ton of advantages to rescuing and caring for senior dogs,...

104-year-old Man Who Adopted Senior Dog Shares His Secret to Long...

Milt Lessner and his senior dog Layla have been each other’s companion since 2016 and they’re still enjoying life and good health. A 104-year-old man,...

Dog Isn’t Playful Anymore: What Could Be the Problem?

Even though some dogs are more playful (and friendlier) than others due to breed factors, it is in most dogs’ nature to enjoy playing...

Incontinence in Senior Dogs: Here’s What You Can Do

Urinary incontinence is a condition where your dog is unable to hold his urine. Incontinence in senior dogs is a fairly common problem that...

7 Most Common Health Problems of Senior Dogs

As your dog grows older, there are many conditions that he will become more prone to. Knowing of most common senior dog health problems...

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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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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...