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The Vet’s Guide on Flea Pills for Dogs

There is a large variety of flea preventative products for dogs available today. Not every product is right for every pet, however, and it...

A Veterinarian’s Guide on Treadmills for Dogs

Many puppy parents wonder how they can exercise the family dog more frequently or more efficiently. Taking walks or playing outdoors may be difficult...

A Vet’s Guide to Dewormers for Dogs: The What, Why and...

At one time or another in your dog’s life, he may need to take a medication for internal parasites or “worms”. If you believe...

Veterinarian’s Guide on Flea Collars for Dogs

Fleas have been a nuisance to dogs and their human companions for a millennia. In the last 50 years, flea control has become much...

TOP #36: How Seasons Affect Your Dog’s Dietary Needs

Winter is almost here, which means adjusting your and your dog's lifestyle to cold weather. Did you know that as seasons change, so does your dog's dietary needs?

7 Vet Recommended Supplements for Dogs

Many nutritional supplements for dogs are now the go to tool for pet parents as a potential prevention of certain health issues in dogs. Even though...

Which Dog Toys Do Veterinarians Recommend?

Not all dog toys are created equal. In fact, some toys for dogs can actually be dangerous for them to play with and chew...

Which Dog Treats Do Veterinarians Recommend and Why?

Many vets have their own preferences with regards to recommended dog treats. It's important to understand that in most cases, vet recommended treats for...

Sunday’s Recap: 8 Resources for Choosing the Best Veterinarian

Lots of pet owners stress about finding a veterinarian. If you’re one of them, don’t worry! Finding the right is much more than just...

Expert Interview: The Risks of Canine Obesity and How To Keep...

Canine obesity is a growing epidemic and it is just as dangerous as obesity in humans. If a human is overweight, they can make...

Expert Interview: What Is Holistic Veterinary Medicine for Dogs?

As more research becomes available, pet owners are realizing how the choices that they make for their dogs are effecting their pet's overall health...

Interviewing Pet Professionals: Vet on Demand

Hello readers and happy Monday! I hope you're enjoying the start to your work week. Here at Top Dog Tips I've been busy as...

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FAQ: 23 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Dog Food Container

Buying dog food containers might seem like a simple task, but if you’re like me and put a little too much thought into everything,...
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35 Best Medium and Small Dogs for Kids

Picking a dog breed when you have a kid at home should be done with care and consideration. There are several best medium dogs...
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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....
12 Reasons Senior Dogs Are Better Than Puppies

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,...
DNA Test for Dogs - Veterinarians Guide

The Vet’s Guide on DNA Tests for Dogs

My first dog was a “pound puppy” – a stray that had been picked up by the county animal control and was friendly enough to be put up for adoption at the local shelter. He was a mutt – a mixed breed with few characteristics that could identify what his parentage might have been. If only I could have purchased a DNA Test for Dogs back then!
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Eye Infections in Dogs: Prevention and Treatment [Infographic]

Hang on, did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your pet's way of telling...
Top 24 Ways to Prevent Heatstroke in Dogs This Summer

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 Medicine for Dogs

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 Dog Walking Dangers and Safety Tips

15 Dog Walking Dangers and Safety Tips

It cannot be avoided - taking your pooch for walks everyday is necessary as an exercise routine, to do the bathroom business and it's...
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8 Laws All Dog Owners Should Be Aware Of

As a dog owner in the United States, it is your responsibility to be aware of (and abide by) any laws that pertain to...