Archives for April 2011

Woofstock, Suwanee, GA, May 7, 2011

Enjoy a day of play with your four-pawed pal at Woofstock, a Suwanee, Georgia get together for pets and their parents. Demonstrations: Talented tail-waggers will show off their skills during dog agility, lure course and Frisbee demonstrations. Contests: Do you think you’re the spitting image of Spot? Enter the pet/owner look-alike contest. Fashionable Fidos can […]

What’s New?

Wow, what a busy week it has been! Here’s a look back before we look ahead: CatTipper Launched! We launched our new CatTipper site! (Our four cats are wondering what took so long…) It has all the features you expect on DogTipper–tips, news, product reviews, and, of course, Cat of the Day (and Adoptable Cat […]

Nutro Sponsors ROOM TO RUN Dog Park Appreciation Project

Dog parks: what a great invention! Providing a safe, clean, facility for dog lovers and their pets to romp and socialize is surely one of the most important resources our hometowns offer. Well, dog park devotees, here comes your chance to show your appreciation for your local dog park facility. The Nutro Company, specializing in […]

Rita Rudner Hosting Best in Show Adoption Event

Stand up comedienne Rita Rudner will stand up for shelter Spots as the host of ┬áthe 8th annual Best in Show on May 1, 2011. Benefiting The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas (which operates the Lied Animal Shelter,) the AKC-inspired dog show doubles as an adoption drive with more than 50 foundling Fidos looking for […]

Betty White Promotes Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Pet Cancer Awareness Month, which begins May 1st, is a golden opportunity to help former Golden Girl Betty White in her fight to defeat the disease which touches half of all dogs and cats during their lifetime. Having lost her Golden Retriever Kita to canine cancer, the funny lady knows the seriousness of the illness. […]

Meet & Greet Party Blog Hop!

**This giveaway party is now closed. Please see our winner’s announcement…and an announcement of the next Meet & Greet Party!** It’s time for the Meet & Greet Party Blog Hop! We’re so excited about meeting new friends on this blog hop that’s designed to introduce everyone to our new CatTipper site! Our earlier post this […]

Hairballs, Meet Hairy Potter!

Last spring, we wrote about discovering the FURminator for our dogs. Well, this spring it’s our cats’ turn….not just at a FURminator of their own but also for a site of their own. This month, in recognition of National Hairball Awareness Day, we’ve been using the FURminator deShedding Tool for Cats and gathering cat hair…lots […]

Olympic Snowboarder Helps Pets in Japan

Two-time Olympic snowboarder Kazu Kokubo, who recently garnered his second consecutive US Open title, has also won the hearts of animal lovers with his announcement that he will take part in the rescue of animals in Japan. Devastated by the destruction his home country suffered from the March 11, 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, Kokubo […]

Survey Shows 60% Pet Lovers Plan to Adopt

We always love reading poll results and this one really caught our eye because of the great interest in shows in pet adoption! The Hartz Pet Trend Report, released by The Hartz Mountain Corporation in anticipation of National Pet Week (May 1-7, 2011), showed that four times as many pet owners surveyed say they would […]

A Traveling Pug Visits Austin, Texas

Today we’ve got a special guest post from Sheila Williams and Phoebe Rose, one of the best-traveled pugs in the country. Sheila and Phoebe Rose headed to Texas recently to check out some of the most pet-friendly spots in the Lone Star State: Austin takes pride in bringing out the Texan in everyone by Sheila […]