Archives for March 2011

Pet Expo, Houston, TX, Apr. 16, 2011

Calling all dogs (and other pets) and their families to Reliant Center for the Houston Pet Expo, a free mega-event for all pet lovers. A full slate of events and attractions are planned, including: huge adoption event live demonstrations of agility, pet care and obedience training low-cost pet immunizations and microchipping over 100 pet product […]

Kimpton Launches Pet Photo Contest

Pet-friendly Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has launched its Paw-parazzi Pet Photo Contest. Through May 31, 2011, you can send in photos of your pets as Kimpton searches for the cutest and most photogenic pet. Prizes: Every two weeks, five photos will win playful prizes from Kimpton’s pet partners including Olive Green Dog, Polka Dog Bakery, […]

Mighty Texas Dog Walk & Festival, Austin, TX, Apr. 2, 2011

Austinites will be taking to the streets with their pooches on April 2, 2011, as the Texas Hearing and Service Dogs organization throws its 13th annual Mighty Dog Walk and Festival. The event organizers hope that 13 is a lucky number as they attempt to bring the Guinness World Record for “World’s Largest Dog Walk” […]

White Tie & Tails Doggie Prom, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2, 2011

On April 2, the prom is going  to the dogs! The 2011 White Tie and Tails Doggie Prom will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011 and hosted by Andrew the Great Maltese from CBS’ “Greatest American Dog”. At this gala event, human and canine guests will get a chance to strut their stuff and […]

Queen Guitarist Brian May at The Wetnose Awards

“Save Me.” While merely a song title when penned by Queen guitarist Brian May back in 1979, the two words prophetically foretold the musician’s future determination to protect animals, both through his own organization and by championing the unsung heroes of animal rights. In early March 2011 the guitarist/songwriter was proud to present a Lifetime […]

Win a Pure Mutt Leash!

**The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Colleen, commenter #47 out of 127 entries, our winner!** Do you have a Pure Mutt? We certainly do…our Tiki and Irie are both mixes of mixes so that’s as Pure Mutt as you can get! We just reviewed the Pure Mutt apparel designed to help promote mixed breed […]

Win Nature’s Logic Foods! CLOSED

**This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Rick, commenter #29, our winner!** Looking for a new premium food to try? For this week’s giveaway, one lucky winner will win their choice of Nature’s Logic Foods: one 4-pound dry food, one 3-pound raw food, or 5 cans (retail value  $17.99+). Nature’s Logic foods are nutrient dense, high […]

Wordless Wednesday: Dinosaur!

Tiki is not a dog with many fears. She doesn’t worry about thunder or men in hats or coyotes howling right behind the house. But recently Tiki saw something that caused her to bark in a way we had never heard. High up in a tree in the woods was something she couldn’t identify. It […]

Pure Mutt Apparel Review

Product: Pure Mutt Apparel What It Is: Products promoting mixed breed and shelter dogs Manufacturer: Pure Mutt, Inc., Florida DogTipper Review: Faithful DogTipper readers know that we are big fans of  mixed breed dogs. Both Irie and Tiki have very mixed backgrounds; we know this because we had them DNA tested and they proved to […]

Texas Stars Pucks & Paws Night, Cedar Park, TX, Apr. 3, 2011

Fans of the Texas Stars hockey team in Cedar Park, Texas can enjoy the game in the company of their dogs as the team presents their “Pucks and Paws” event on Sunday, April 3, 2011. Up to two canines can accompany each fan as the Stars play the Rockford IceHogs at 5 p.m. on the […]