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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.

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Always in Your Heart with Heart In Diamond Pets

“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.” While the author of this quote is unknown, the words could have been written by any pet parent who has had to say goodbye to a member of their fur family. Each remembrance of our late dog or cat companion is like a […]

Join Us at #StrutYourMutt!

You may have noticed the new “Best Friends Ambassador” badge in our right sidebar here on DogTipper; I am so proud to be an ambassador for this organization that is the only national animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. This Saturday, I’ll be taking part […]

Recipe: South Water Kitchen’s Doggie Treats

South Water Kitchen in downtown Chicago has shared their recipe for SWK Doggie Treats, prepared by Executive Chef Roger Waysok. If you visit Chicago, your dog can enjoy the complimentary treats at the Dog Days on the Patio promotion this summer! Your pooch will receive complimentary house-made SWK Doggie Treats, and you will receive $5 […]

7 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

One quick look at the thermometer confirms that we’re heading into the dog days of summer. Temperatures that regularly top 100 degrees here mean that Irie and Tiki spend most of their days inside, enjoying the air-conditioning. On our day trips, though, we’re in and out of the heat. August temperatures can create life-threatening heat […]

Itchy Dogs? Don’t Miss Our Review of Splash Plus Shampoo!

We’ve got an itchy dog. Our Irie scratches herself and licks her legs. Warm weather months (which, in Texas, means most of the year) are especially difficult for her. We’ve tried a lot of products including special sprays and conditioners. We’ve still not been able to put a stop to the scratching. Not only is […]

Keeping Your Dog Safe Near Water

As we continue this week’s staycation plans with Irie and Tiki, we wanted to share with you an important infographic from (We know you’ve heard us speak about Trupanion in the past; both Irie and Tiki are insured through this health insurance company.) Whether your next water adventure takes you and your dog to […]

#SummerSafety Tips for Your Dog

Today we head out with Irie and Tiki on another of our staycation day trips this week. We’re headed to the lake with them, one of our favorite places during the hot summer months. It’s a chance for Irie and Tiki to cool off and swim with us and enjoy a summer getaway at very […]

Dog Treats in a Jar #BlogPawsDIY

Do you need a quick gift for one of your favorite dog lovers? A treat in a jar gift is a quick and inexpensive gift to give a neighbor, dog walker, or new pet parent. Here’s what you need: A clean quart jar with a lid. I used a Mason jar with a two-part lid. […]

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 […]

Saving Your Dog’s Paws with Snuggy Boots

Is it hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk? Well, just think how that heat feels on your dog’s paws! In the above video, you can see some really alarming numbers about hot summer asphalt. Did you know an 85 degree day means 140 degree asphalt? By pressing your bare hand to the […]