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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 Signs of Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes in dogs is similar to what humans experience. With Type I Diabetes, your dog’s body isn’t producing insulin, the hormone responsible for converting...

Puppy Strangles (Juvenile Cellulitis)

The proper term for what many people call puppy strangles is actually juvenile cellulitis or juvenile pyoderma. Sometimes, the disease can also be referred...

Spleen Tumor in Dogs: Signs, Causes, Treatment

Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) of the dog's spleen is highly metastatic cancer which affects pets of any age. Even though it is most commonly seen in...

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...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Dogs: A Guide for Pet Owners

When caught early enough, tumors can be treated or removed, so it is vital to check your dog regularly and keep an eye out...

Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Diet

Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...

20 Benefits of Fish Oil for Dogs (Based on Science)

If there's one dog supplement worth its hype, it's fish oil. Omega-3 fatty acids and EPA/DHA found in fish oil have been proven to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Dog-friendly Vacation Destinations

Top 7 Dog-friendly Vacation Destinations In The US to Enjoy with...

Are you now getting itchy feet and looking for some dog-friendly vacation destinations in the US you can travel to with your dog? If you're...
Best Food for Dogs 101

Best Food for Dogs 101: Dog Food Buying Guide

Introduction   There are tons of options out there for the best food for dogs available today, and it can be very intimidating for new pet...
Tabby Cats: All You Need To Know About These Patterned Cats

Tabby Cats: All You Need To Know About These Patterned Cats

The word "tabby cat" describes cats with markings on their fur that are unique and one-of-a-kind. It's because no two cats have the same...
Top 10 Best Fresh Dog Food Services That You Should Try

Review: Fresh Dog Food Delivery Services

If you’re the type of person who shops online, there’s a chance that you’ve noticed the influx of online sellers.  When it comes to shopping...
Best Bone Chews Recommended for Any Dogs To Snack On

Best Bone Chews Recommended for Any Dogs To Snack On

Dog treats and chews come in various shapes and sizes. They undergo different manufacturing and marketing to cater to our dog's needs. But the most...
Dog Hair Loss - 5 Reasons Why It Happens and What To Do

Dog Hair Loss: 5 Reasons Why It Happens and What To...

It is not uncommon for a dog to suffer from alopecia, dog hair loss. Or hair thinning and loss. This condition is separate from...
The Best Indoor Pet Gates

The 10 Best Indoor Pet Gates

Using indoor pet gates is a great way to set certain areas of your home off-limits, but they’re also a good way to keep...
Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

30 Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

While some people look specifically to adopt large dogs for protection or as an exercise partner, others may want a cozy, warm friend to...
Introduce Your Cat and Dog Successfully: Important Tips To Remember 

Introduce Your Cat and Dog Successfully: Important Tips To Remember 

To introduce a cat and dog to each other is no ordinary task. Cats and dogs have a long-standing reputation as archenemies. They have an...
What is a Velcro Dog? Its Signs, Causes, and Solution

What is a Velcro Dog? Its Signs, Causes, and Solution

"A man's best friend" is a common phrase used to describe our dogs because of their long history of keeping us company. Although dogs are...