New Dog?

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To celebrate the joy of selecting a new dog and welcoming him or her into your family, we’ve created a whole section here on DogTipper with the info you need to select, adopt, name, housetraining, and acclimate a dog to your household and your routine. We’ll be adding more in the coming weeks so watch for announcements of new offerings in this section!

Before Your New Dog Arrives

Puppy-proofing Your Home

What Type of Dog Would You Like?

Selecting a New Dog

We know from personal experience that sometimes you select a dog, sometimes the dog selects you! We’ve welcomed many stray dogs and adopted many shelter dogs through the years.

Dog Name Directory

Choosing a Name for Your Dog

Bringing Your New Dog Home




Paris Permenter is an award-winning author of over 30 pet and travel books. Along with her husband, John Bigley, Paris is the founder and publisher of CatTipper and DogTipper.

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