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How Your Purchases Can Help The Lucy Pet Foundation

A popular quote states that “Saving one dog will not save the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” However, the rescue of one canine has played a part in changing the world of animal welfare forever thanks to a Chihuahua mix named Lucy and The Lucy Pet Foundation. Lucky […]

The Guardians Premieres on Animal Planet Jan. 7

The start of the new year marks the start of a new series on Animal Planet, with The Guardians shining a spotlight on a team of compassionate volunteers who come to the rescue of dogs and cats in need of a new lease on life. Premiering January 7, 2017 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the show follows […]

Did You See the Surfing Dogs?

We are proud to welcome Lucy Pet Products as a DogTipper and CatTipper sponsor! This post is sponsored by Lucy Pet Products but, as always, we only share products that we use with our own pets and ones that we know you will love! The calendar may have said that it’s January 2nd, but it […]

2016 in Review : The Music World Helps Dogs in Need

It’s almost time to sing “Auld Lang Syne,” but before we embark on a new year we thought we would take a look back at a few of the musical artists who put a song in our hearts by being instrumental in efforts to help dogs in need in 2016: Avant-garde musical artist Laurie Anderson, […]

2016: In Memoriam — Famous Dogs

Yesterday we looked back at some of the many red carpet names we lost this year, spotlighting celebrities who have left a legacy of support for animal welfare. Today we take a look at several of the famous pets who left for the Bridge this year, although their efforts to help homeless pets will be […]

2016: In Memoriam — Famous Dog Lovers

As we get ready to say goodbye to 2016, DogTipper takes a look back at some of the famous dog lovers we bid farewell to this year. Although they may be gone, their acts of compassion live on. The acclaimed author of Watership Down and The Plague Dogs (which shone a light on the plight […]

Top Dog Names of 2016

Can you believe that 2016 is almost over? Where did the time go? As the year comes to a close, My Dog’s Name, an interactive resource for finding the right dog name, has compiled the top dog names of 2016 into a fun infographic. The list is based on the selections of the 3.2 million […]

2016 in Review: Fashion World Stands Up for Homeless Pets

As we get ready to embark on a new year, DogTipper takes a look back at a few of the two-and-four-legged stars of the fashion world who know that trends may come and go, but compassion will never go out of style. A perennial fixture on annual best dressed lists, international male supermodel David Gandy is also a role model. A celebrity ambassador […]

2016 in Review: Royals to the Rescue

Animal lovers around the world know that dogs rule, and as we prepare to embark on a new year DogTipper takes a look back at some of the royals who helped to promote paws causes in 2016: 2016 marked not only the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, but also the 30th birthday of an […]

Year in Review: Celebrities Who Chose Pet Adoption in 2016

Before we say so long to the year that was, DogTipper takes a look back at a few of the famous faces who said “Hello” to a new four-legged family member from a rescue organization or animal shelter in 2016. Country music star Dierks Bentley honored the life of his dog Jake (who passed away […]