Archives for February 2010

Is Your Dog Bullied in the Dog Park?

You take your dog to the dog park to enjoy running free and to socialize with the other dogs. But is he being bullied by other dogs and how can you prevent that? Some dogs bully other dogs when in a “doggie environment”, such as a dog park, dog daycare, or a beach area designated […]

Facebook Friday: Feb. 26, 2010

Friday means Facebook Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of new discoveries by DogTipper’s Facebook fan page, each a page of special interest to dog lovers: AskMyDogNorman Do you live in the Boston area and have a question about dog-friendly locations? Then just AskMyDogNorman! Norman the Schnauzer can point you to the best groomers, dog parks, […]

Kellan Lutz Urges “Adopt, Don’t Buy”

Kellan Lutz’s captivating screen presence in the Twilight saga has helped the franchise take a bite out of the box office, and now the actor’s leading lady in real life– his four-pawed pal Kola– is fast becoming a star in her own right. Once frightened and wondering if she would ever have a forever home, […]

Found Some Great Paw Print Icons

Ever since changing over to WordPress, I’ve been looking for some social media icons to add to our template to link to our Facebook, Twitter and other accounts. There are a lot of icons out there but I’ve been looking for something that’s  a little bit different and portrayed us as a pet site. […]

Win a Set of Bella Bowls!

Update: This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to commenter #14, Marisa! It’s time for a giveaway! We’ve got a set of three Bella Bowls we recently reviewed to give away to one lucky reader! To enter, just leave a comment in the comments field below about this topic: What would you like to see on […] Launches Dog Photo Contest

Ree Drummond, best known as, has launched a new photo contest: dog photos. You can submit one photo per day to the site’s Flickr group; each day Drummond will select outstanding photos and on Saturday, Feb. 27, Drummond will name the finalists. On Monday (March 1, 2010), winners and prizes will be announced. While […]

Grass-Fed Angus Dog Treats

Product: Grass-Fed Angus Dog Treats What It Is: dog chews made from grass-fed Argentine beef Manufacturer: Free Range Dog Chews Inc. DogTipper Review: Last fall, we reviewed  Buckarooz, a naturally-shed antler chew for dogs from Free Range Dog Chews Inc. When we were offered the opportunity to review the company’s latest product, its new Grass-Fed […]

Choosing Dog Stairs and Ramps

Do you think your dog might need steps or a ramp? Today we’ve got tips by Victoria Knight of on determining if your dog might need stairs or a ramp to help make his life a little easier–and an overview of the types available: Many of us are dog owners and understand the close […]


I know that for many of you snow is measured in feet–not by the quarter of the inch–but today’s snowfall was big, big news here. I haven’t heard measurements (and it’s still coming down in tiny flakes) but, by central Texas standards, this was just about a blizzard. Back in December, snow was predicted–and, although […]

Cuff, Leash and Collar System from The Shabby Dog

Product: Hands-Free Cuff, Leash and Collar System from The Shabby Dog What It Is: patent leather leash and collar attached to an adjustable cuff for the dog walker to wear for a hands-free walk DogTipper Review: I was fascinated by the concept of the cuff-leash-collar combo when I first heard about it. Just a few […]