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Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 05:50 PM
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!)...
Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 02:55 PM
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...
Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 02:02 PM
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...
Sunday August 31st, 2014 at 08:09 AM
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...
Saturday August 30th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
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 SpottingA talented tail-wagger who uses his unique abilities to draw attention...
Friday August 29th, 2014 at 02:10 PM
Commuters in the greater Philadelphia area are seeing signs of a better tomorrow for animals in need thanks to a series of digital billboards starring a doggedly devoted member of the Philadelphia Phillies and his four-pawed friend.
Through September 14th Clear Channel Outdoor is helping to promote The Pennsylvania SPCAs Enough is Enough campaign four ads which promote the option of pet adoption, vaccinations for companion animals and the need to end animal cruelty and stop pet overpopulation...
Friday August 29th, 2014 at 08:00 AM
As we announced yesterday, we are so excited about the launch of our new DogTipper Magazine in November! This quarterly magazine, available in print and digital versions, will be an extension of DogTipper.com with tips, recipes, rescues, travel, an extensive gift guide and more, all wrapped around a special theme each issue.
For the first issue (November-January), well be focusing on holiday and winter funand wed like to feature YOUR dog in our holiday spread. Do you have a high-resolution...
Thursday August 28th, 2014 at 01:00 PM
Today weve been celebrating Tikis sixth gotcha day and the sixth anniversary of DogTipper with a fun party. (This is a throwback photo to Tikis second birthday. Todays party is far quieter as Irie rests and recovers from Mondays ACL surgery.)
But the partying doesnt stop todayweve got a big Event Barkers Twitter party in the plans with an announcement coming on September 1. Well have a big batch of giveaways to kick off the party announcement of the party (Irie and Tiki are already busy doing...
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