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27 Unsafe Human Medications for Dogs

There's some human medicine that is safe to give dogs under veterinary supervision. However, there are far more medications that are toxic to pets....

7 Pet Food Toxins Causing Most Dog Food Recalls: A Science-based...

Toxins have featured prominently in pet food recalls over the past few decades. In this article, we’re taking a science-based look at some of...

Adding Nuts to Homemade Dog Food Recipes

If you follow our home cooked dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, you've noticed that sometimes we include nuts in the ingredients...

Using Salt in Homemade Dog Food Meals

Those of you reading my homemade dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips will sometimes email me, asking why do I use salt....

Why Add Garlic to Homemade Dog Food Recipes

If you read and try Samantha's homemade dog food recipes from Top Dog Tips, you may have noticed that some of them contain garlic,...

TOP #108: Is Blue-Green Algae Toxic for Dogs?

In this podcast, we're talking about blue-green algae and how toxic it is for dogs, how to avoid it, spot the signs and what to do if your dog ingests it.

Can Dogs Eat Ice Cream?

It is natural to want to share this delicious treat with your canine companion. But because some dogs are lactose intolerant, and because of...

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...

5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Foods and Pet Products

As pet parents, we do everything we can to provide our pets with products that are healthy for them, or at least products that...

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...

6 Cleaning Products That May Be Poisoning Your Dog

A lot of familiar and commonly used household items and particularly cleaning products contain ingredients that can harm your dog. The chemicals in these...

10 Things You Must Know About Dog Vaccines

Vaccinations are supposed to protect your dog from different illnesses, and some definitely do and are essential (core vaccines). Not all vaccines may be...

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Coyote Attacks on Dogs: Things You Must Know For Their Protection

Coyote Attacks on Dogs: Things You Must Know For Their Protection

When we talk about possible coyote attacks or sightings around the area, humans particularly fear their lives. Yet, this is not always the case. Aside...
Tips on Getting Pet Pee Out of Mattress: What To Do To Remove Them?

Tips on Getting Pet Pee Out of Mattress: What To Do...

One of the essential techniques you'll quickly learn as a new pet owner is cleaning pet pee on a mattress. It's a rather complex...
Can Dogs Safely Eat Hardboiled Eggs: An Overview

Can Dogs Safely Eat Hardboiled Eggs: An Overview

We have a long list of human foods that we should never give our dogs, such as almonds, grapes, and chocolate. But eggs, particularly hardboiled...
The Persian Cat Breed: A Whiskerrific Overview

The Persian Cat Breed: A Whiskerrific Overview

Like dogs, there are many different variations of cats out there. Take the Persian Cat, for example, one of the oldest purebreds in existence. Cats...
Goldendoodles: 10 Crazy Facts About The Ultimate Doodle Mix

Goldendoodles: 10 Crazy Facts About The Ultimate Doodle Mix

Goldendoodles, also known as Groodle, Goldenpoo, or Goldiepoo, are a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. Having both breeds as their parents...
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...