Dogtipper.com's Dog News
Tuesday September 30th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
As the star of the CBS Saturday morning series Lucky Dog he helps hard to adopt shelter pets get on the right track toward finding forever families, and as the host of the upcoming Race for the Rescues Orange County celebrity animal trainer Brandon McMillan will cheer on participants as they help to put homeless animals on the road to a better tomorrow by taking strides toward the finish line.
Taking place on November 16th at The Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, California, the event will...
Monday September 29th, 2014 at 02:25 PM
Her past will filled with pain, but thanks to the love of a forever pet parent a Pit Bull mix named Susie has not only triumphed over her own tragic beginnings, she has helped to create a better tomorrow for both people and pets. On September 27th the kind-hearted canine was honored for her efforts during a star-studded evening of dogged devotion the American Humane Associations 2014 Hero Dog Awards.
Together with her loving human Donna Lawrence, who was once the victim of a violent dog...
Monday September 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Irie and Tiki love nothing about their job more than the opportunity to act as treat testers! Both girls had the chance to test out the new Look Whos Happy! treats this week, a line of USA-made treats available in two lines: Fetchn Fillets and Temptn Tenders.
Of course, before feeding new treats to Irie and Tiki, we had to do our research, as we always do before feeding them any food or treats. What we found pleased us!What We Love about Look Whos Happy: All the meats and poultry ingredients...
Sunday September 28th, 2014 at 03:34 PM
A while back we told you that we were giving Vivamune a try. Not only are Irie and Tiki taking it but our cats are testing out Vivamune as well. (Irie laid off the chews for a couple of weeks while on medication, just because we didnt want to get confused, but has otherwise been taking the chews for the past six weeks.)
First, an explanation of WHY we wanted to try Vivamune. The reasons varied from pet to pet:Itchy skin. Both Irie and Tiki had an issue with frequent scratching. We knew they...
Saturday September 27th, 2014 at 03:33 PM
September 26, 2014 (Manchester, CT) Bravo of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled product was distributed nationwide beginning on November 14, 2013 to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers and directly to consumers. The product can be identified by the batch ID code (best used by date) printed on the side of the plastic tube.
1) These products...
Friday September 26th, 2014 at 12:34 PM
Kristin Bauer van Straten, whose seven-year stint as an immortal on the hit HBO series True Bloodhas come to an end, recently showed her undying devotion to pets in need through her real life role as a Best Friends Animal Society Celebrity Ambassador.
A long-time supporter of the renowned animal welfare organization, the actress who has helped to shine a spotlight on Best Friends mission by attending the launch of NKLA (the organizations initiative to end the euthanization of healthy and...
Thursday September 25th, 2014 at 03:17 PM
This post is sponsored by Rachael Ray Nutrish. All thoughts and opinions are our own. As always, thank you for reading and supporting our sponsors.
We know that many people think that ALL dogs love to travel
but, the more people we talk with, the more we realize that many dogs are reluctant to travel in the car. Often associating the car with a trip to the vet (or, for some newly-adopted dogs, a trip to animal control), dogs can be reluctant to get in the car and nervous during the ride. Our...
Thursday September 25th, 2014 at 01:00 PM
This week were making plans for our upcoming #MyHappyDog Twitter party for Look Whos Happy dog treats! I have to say we have some happy dogs here; not only are they treat testing this week (their favorite job) but Irie is also getting to enjoy some mini day trips!
Since her ACL surgery, she has been on a very restricted exercise plan. Shes now up to 15-minute walks (taken at a pace slower than I knew I was capable of walking), twice a day. Were taking advantage of her increased walking time to...
latest news & articles