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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...
Thursday August 28th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
Austin is consistently ranked as one of the most Fido-friendly spots in the nation, and on September 28th the citys denizens will show their dogged devotion for our four-legged friends in need during a day dedicated to shining a light on the plight of puppy mill dogs.
Drumming up attention for the paws cause, Poison band member/animal activist Rikki Rockett will make an encore appearance at the presentation, joining Last Chance for Animals founder Chris DeRose,...
Thursday August 28th, 2014 at 06:00 AM
Six years ago today, we adopted a sweeter than sweet, six-month-old puppy we named Tiki, and we officially launched DogTipper.com! It has been an amazing ride, one in which weve had the chance to meet so many great fellow pet lovers. Although wed been blogging since 2000 with our travel websites (and writing professionally for magazines and guidebook publishers a decade before becoming online publishers), the switch to pet writing in 2008 is one that marked a really special time in our lives....
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 05:44 PM
Are you ready for cooler weather and fall fun? (After yet another 100+ degree day, I know I am!!)
Fall lies just around the corner. Were already seeing Halloween displays in stores, and its just a matter of time until Halloween festivals and parades for pets begin.
To kick off this season, weve got a fun giveaway for a surprise batch of Halloween toys from Petco. The selection is amazing but I think one of my favorites is the Petco Halloween Light Up Rubber Fetch Dog Toy. Not only is the...
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 02:09 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies are pitching the option of pet adoption through a recently unleashed 18-month 2014/2015 pet calendar that will help dogs and cats in need head for home.
From adorable adoptables to the four-legged family members the animal-loving athletes play ball with on their own home teams, photogenic Fidos and felines struck poses with such players as Marion Byrd, Ryan Howard, Cliff Lee, Ben Revere, Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz, with manager Ryan Sandberg and mascot The Phillies...
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
If youve been on our Facebook or Twitter accounts this week, you know weve been busy, busy with Iries TPLO surgery due to her torn ACL. As we told you about on Friday, she bolted after a squirrel in our yard, and, either in stopping or turning or both, tore the ACL in her right back leg. We spent Friday at our regular vets office getting x-rays and pre-op bloodwork.
On Monday, we headed over to a specialty clinic for their opinionand they agreed that Irie needed surgery. With her size (67...
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Taking steps toward creating a better future for our four-legged friends in need with every step they take, on September 6th pet parents will enjoy a constitutional with their canine companion during the Los Angeles edition of Best Friends Animal Societys Strut Your Mutt.
Part of a national event held for the benefit of shelters and rescue organizations across the country, Strut Your Mutt Los Angeles is striving to raise $600,000 to help homeless animals in the L.A. area. (Strut You Mutt will...
Tuesday August 26th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Stepping up to the plate to help dogs and cats who are counting the days until they find their forever families, baseball icon Tony La Russas animal welfare organization ARF has just unleashed a calendar that knocks it out of the ballpark through a winning combination of photogenic Fidos, famous faces and philanthropy.
The high-profile pals to those with paws who have posed with their pets for the 2015 calendar are:Supermodel/role model Kathy Ireland (this years cover girl, along with cover...
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