Paris Permenter, Pet Author

About Paris Permenter

Paris Permenter is the founder and co-publisher of LT Media Group LLC. Along with her husband, John Bigley, she edits,, and has authored over 30 books on pets and travel.

RECIPE: Smoky Maple-Glaze Salmon Supper #NutrishforCats


As you know from our cookbooks, we love to cook for our dogs for occasional meals and treats. Just as we like to prepare dishes for two-legged family members, cooking for our dogs gives us the chance to show our love through food. And it also gives us the opportunity to know just what’s in […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe On the Fourth of July


The countdown is on to the holiday that so many dogs–and dog lovers–dread: the Fourth of July. This day of family fun ends in fireworks in so many locations and results in more pets running away than any other day of the year. Shelters are already bracing for the influx of lost dogs and cats […]

Save 20% with #Kurgo Father’s Day Coupon Code!

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It’s time to celebrate Father’s Day with a special offer from Kurgo! We know you love Kurgo for all their dog travel, outdoors, and car safety gear…now you can save 20 percent on your purchase! At checkout on, use coupon code DOGDAD14. Hurry…this offer expires Monday!   Kurgo is a DogTipper sponsor. As always, […]

Let’s Look at the #FueltheLove Prizes!


The countdown is on to our Event Barkers #FueltheLove Twitter party on Sunday, June 22 from 8-9pm ET! We hope you’ve already RSVPd and have entered to win the three pre-party giveaways to win some of the over $750 in Zuke’s treats that we’ll be handing out! (Haven’t entered yet? It’s not too late…hop over […]

Win the Scaredy Cut Silent Clipper!


As you know, I’m all for DIY grooming around our house, not only to save money but also to lessen the stress on our dogs. I enjoy cutting hair (I’ve always cut John’s hair and my own!), and it’s a bonding time with Tiki. (Irie wants her hair cut but it’s too short!) If you’ve […]

Giveaway: Enter the $100 #SkypeSavvyChallenge


What’s your favorite Skype trick? Do you use Skype for anything a bit unconventional? Here’s your chance to share…and, in the process, maybe win a $100 prize! As one of nine Skype Ambassadors (I’m Pets…but you probably guessed that!), I’m taking part in the #SkypeSavvyChallenge…and challenging YOU to share your favorite way to use Skype! […]

Protecting Your Dog’s Paw Pads During the Summer


Summer is a fun, carefree time…but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t dangers out there for your dog. Today we want to specifically talk about your dog’s paws and summer. While we often think of winter hazards to our dog’s paw pads, like ice and deicing chemicals, summer is a time of paw problems as […]

Taking Your Dog to a Restaurant


We love to dine out with Irie and Tiki whenever possible. It’s something we all enjoy, like yesterday’s lunch at Fredericksburg’s Altdorf restaurant. With two large dogs, it’s not always possible to take them but, as we learned in researching our Texas with Dogs guidebook, many restaurants are very accepting of large dogs on their […]

Want to Adopt a Cat in Your Dog Household? #AdoptACatMonth


Have you ever thought about adding a cat to your dog household? June is Adopt-A-Cat Month®, the American Humane Association initiative to draw attention to the millions of cats and kittens that are awaiting forever homes. Due to “kitten season,” those shelters are more crowded than ever this time of year. As you know, we’re […]

Are Your Pets Prepared for a Natural Disaster?


The start of the Atlantic hurricane season is just days away–and tornado, fire, flood, and other disaster situations are already in the news. Please take just a moment to think about your disaster plans for your pets. What if you suddenly have to evacuate with your pets? What if you’re at work and can’t get […]