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  • Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Benefits Helen Woodward Animal Center

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 at 11:27 AM

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    Rovers are riding a wave of excitement as they get ready for the start of the 9th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon an event that combines sport with support for a paws cause.

    Taking place September 7th, more than 80 Moondoggies will hang 20 at Del Mar Dog Beach in Del Mar, California in a canine competition benefiting the Helen Woodward Animal Center, a non-profit, no-kill facility which has helped our furry friends in need for more than 40 years.

    Other Activities

    A Stand Up Paddleboarding...
  • New Season of Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs Unleashed Sept. 4

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 at 09:31 AM

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    Since its debut in 2012 the documentary series Paul OGrady: For the Love of Dogs has won both numerous television awards and the hearts of dog devotees in the UK, who are anxiously awaiting the shows third season to be unleashed on ITV September 4th.

    Starring comedic canine enthusiast Paul OGrady, the BAFTA-nominated series will once again shine a spotlight on the stories of a few of the approximately 400 Rovers residing on any given day at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London and at the...

  • GIVEAWAY: Enter the #WorkLikeaDog Pre-Party Giveaways!

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Monday September 1st, 2014 at 08:00 AM

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    Its time for a new Event Barkers Twitter party sponsored by one of our long-time favorites: mark your calendar for the Zukes #WorkLikeaDog Twitter Party!

    On September 14 from 8-9pm ET, well be partying on Twitter and giving away prize packs of Zukes treats. Its all part of a two-month search The Bark magazine is conducting with Zukes to find the countrys most dog-friendly workplaces. (Is your workplace dog-friendly? Be sure to nominate your company or organizationthey just might be featured...

  • Traveling to the Vet’s Office

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 05:50 PM

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    We talk a lot about traveling with our dogsbut sometimes, as with this week, that travel isnt a day trip or vacation. Instead, its a trip to the veterinarians office.

    As you know, on Monday Irie had TPLO surgery for a torn ACL. The previous Friday, we headed to our regular vets office then Monday we were off to a specialist for surgery. That meant car trips to the vets office on Friday, Monday and again on Tuesday when Irie returned home.

    Staying Safe

    Just as if we were taking a longer (fun!)...

  • For Joint, Skin, and Gut Health: Vivamune Health Chews

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 02:55 PM

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    In one more week, our dogs and cats will have completed a month on Vivamune Health Chews and well be bringing you a full review. Created to provide a one-daily chew to assist with joint, skin, and gut health, these chews are made to be tasty. Instead of wrestling your pet to administer a vitamin, youre just handing out a tasty treat!

    We were especially interested in the treats for Iries itching and for the coat on our 10-month-old kitten Lucky. Well bring you the complete results in our full...

  • Protecting Your Dog’s Paws on an Escalator

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 02:02 PM

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    Recently the San Francisco SPCA sent us a warning about a hazard that we know might surprise some pet parents: escalators. The warning noted that two SF SPCA hospitals, in the Mission and Pacific Heights, regularly receive emergency visits for escalator-related injuries. Dogs paws can get caught between the moving escalator steps, leading to severe wounds.

    Every month we see far too many escalator-related emergencies, said Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, SF SPCA co-president. Most of these cases...

  • Choosing a Dog-Friendly Car

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 08:09 AM

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    Our Jeep has logged a lot of miles with our dogsbut we know that sooner or later well be looking for a replacement.

    Is your car dog-friendly? Will your dogs be a factor in your decision when purchasing your next car?

    This is a conversation weve been having a lot in our home. Both of our cars are older than old. My Jeep is now 15 years old, and our pickup is 14. We know the inevitable could come at any day: one of the vehicles will have a repair so costly that we decide its time for another...

  • Adoptapalooza Takes Place September 7th in NYC

    from Dogtipper.com's Dog News

    Saturday August 30th, 2014 at 12:20 PM

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    September 7th will be a big day for dogs, cats and rabbits in The Big Apple who need forever homes as the Mayors Alliance for NYCs Animals and The Petco Foundation present Adoptapalooza in Union Square Park.

    Potential pet parents will have the chance to meet approximately 300 adorable adoptables from more than 40 shelter and rescue organizations at the fee, family friendly event, which will also include:

    Celebrity Spotting

    A talented tail-wagger who uses his unique abilities to draw attention...