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.

Why Your #RelationshipGoals Should Include the Adoption Option!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and while singletons may be frantically swiping left and right as they look for love on Tinder, a dog whose tail wags left and right is waiting to give puppy love to a special someone. The Hallmark Channel might be celebrating February’s annual day of dogged devotion with […]

Enter the Pure Love for Pets #Giveaway! #PurinaPartner

This post is sponsored by Purina. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Pure Love for Pets giveaway, but DogTipper only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. The new year is now well underway, and as the once-pristine pages of your 2016 calendar begins to fill up with appointments, […]

Double Your Donation to Best Friends on #GivingTuesday!

December 1st may be the start of a new month, but for homeless dogs and cats the date will also mark the start of a better tomorrow thanks to a day that combines philanthropy and the festive season. Created in 2012 by The 92nd Street Y with help from the United Nations Foundation, #GivingTuesday is […]

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 […]