Archives for January 2010

Tamron Hall Replaces Mario Lopez as Westminster Co-Host

On Friday the USA Network announced that MSNBC’s Tamron Hall would be replacing Mario Lopez as the co-host of February’s broadcast of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Pedigree. Lopex said, “It saddens me to say I will not be able to co-host this year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show, due to unforeseen […]

Kelly Osbourne Shops with Her Dog

Kelly Osbourne was recently spotted perusing for purchases at a store on Robertson Boulevard with her Pomeranian pal Sid, who has become quite a fashion-savvy Fido. Like any proud puppy parent, the former Dancing with the Stars contestant has posted pictures on Twitter of her fur baby in a cute Santa suit and his little […]

Signed Blue Dog, Drew Brees Print by George Rodrigue Goes to Auction

SoFAB, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans, has announced that is auctioning a “Blue Dog” and Drew Brees print signed by George Rodrigue. Rodrigue, a Cajun artist, is well-known for his “Blue Dog” series; this special print is designed to highlight the museum’s Cajun roots in anticipation of the upcoming Acadiana to […]

Actor Peter Dinklage Walks His Dog

Actor Peter Dinklage (The Station Agent) has shared the silver screen with several canine co-stars over the years, including a lemon Beagle named Leo in the live-action, Fido-themed family flick Underdog and a collie called Mason in the 2005 cinematic retelling of Lassie. The actor, whose love of all animals has led to a vegetarian […]

Lisa Prince Fishler, Printz Photography: Pet Pro Profile

Capturing the spirit and personality of your dog in a photo is no easy feat, as any dog lover who has tried to photograph his dog can tell you. But for professional photographer Lisa Prince Fishler, dog photography is more than a job, “It’s where my passions, talents and identity converge.” Recently caught up […]

Facebook Friday, Jan. 29, 2010

Ready for Facebook Friday? We’ve got five new finds from our own DogTipper Facebook page, each a page of special interest to dog lovers. Be sure to check our Facebook Friday index page to see what pages you might have missed in previous columns…and if we haven’t discovered some of your favorites, please drop us […]

Choosing Organic Dog Shampoo

Recently we wrote about grooming your dog with a dry shampoo (a great option during the winter). But what about when it’s time to roll up your sleeves and thoroughly bathe your dog? You’ll want a dog shampoo that will get him clean, leave his coat soft and shiny, and make him smell fresh. But […]

Dominant Behavior In Dogs

Dominant dogs are canines that are natural pack leaders. Dominance is not the same as aggression, however many dominant dogs are also aggressive. There are dominant dogs in almost any breed and typically intact males and intact females tend to be more dominant in nature. Some dominance is hormonally driven, especially in intact female and […]

Toy Drive Benefits the Dogs of Haiti

Teeny’s Friends, an Austin, Texas-based cause that works to provide needy dogs with toys, is launching a national toy drive during the month of February to assist the dogs of Haiti. Toys received during the month of February will assist the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti. This coalition has been formed by the World Society […]

Fancy Feast Cat To Appear at Grammy Awards Celebrity Lounge

The Celebrity Lounge set up for the stars attending the 52nd annual Grammy Awards® on January 31st will strike just the right note with chart-topping cat lovers, as Fancy Feast® will be the first cat food brand to appear in the gift lounge with swagbags filled with: Two luxury heart charms– one for the cat, […]