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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...

10 Vet Recommended Dog Food Brands That Are Inexpensive

As a veterinarian, dog lovers are always asking me for my opinion on what are top vet recommended dog food brands that are healthy...

Vet Recommended Safe Dog Treats for Snacking

Take a walk down the aisles of any “big-box” pet store and you will be overwhelmed by all the dog treats that are available...

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

Bedding Just like people, older dogs can suffer from arthritis, a degenerative change in the joints that leads to pain and loss of mobility. Sleeping...

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The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...

The 25 Best Dog Boarding Services in San Diego, CA

Becoming a dog owner comes with many benefits. However, every owner will agree that having dogs also comes with its complications, and chief among...

11 Popular Mild-Tempered and Calm Small Dogs

You have made the decision to add another member to your family. This one will be four-legged and hairy. Trying to choose a breed...

Dog Won’t Open His Eyes? Here’s What This Means (and what...

The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...

10 Things You Can Learn From Your Dog

Our dogs are so much more than pets. They are precious members of our family and we love them dearly. They offer us support, friendship...

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

Hang on! Did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your dog’s way of telling...

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...

25 Clever Tips on Shopping for Dog Food on a Tight...

As a pet parent you want to provide the best quality food for your dog, but when the purse strings are tight it can...

7 Types of Flooring for Your Dog’s Safety and Health

Whether you’re considering purchasing a new home or remodeling an existing house/apartment, the choice of which floor to use is one of the most...