Greenies Offers Free Pet Dental Checkup Days March 2-3

February is National Pet Dental Health Month, a time to focus attention on the importance that good oral health plays in your dog’s total health. This coming weekend, March 2-3, 2013, the GREENIESĀ® Brand is offering free Pet Dental Checkup Days at participating PETSMARTĀ® stores that have a Banfield Pet HospitalĀ®. The makers of the […]

Win an In-Home Cat Training Session with Victoria Stilwell in #inFURvention Giveaway

Dog lovers are familiar with Victoria Stilwell from her Animal Planet hit “It’s Me or the Dog” but this trainer has recently teamed up with Banfield Pet Hospital to focus on the need for regularly scheduled cat veterinary visits. Banfield Pet Hospital has just launched the “inFURvention” contest; the winner will receive a year’s worth […]

Banfield Names Worst States for Fleas, Heartworms

How’s the flea and tick situation in your home state? Do you think it ranks as one of the worst in the country? (Ours does!) Banfield Pet Hospital has released the national ranking of states with the most cases of seasonal parasites including fleas, ticks, and heartworms. Fleas and ticks can transmit serious diseases that […]

Banfield Now Offers Genetic Testing

One of the most commonly asked questions we get here on DogTipper is “what breed is Tiki?” Well, even though Tiki is a mix of mixes, we know what breeds make up at least part of her heritage thanks to the Wisdom Panel DNA test…and we just heard that Banfield Pet Hospitals are now offering […]

Top 50 Dog Names of 2011

We love lists…and we love dog names…so bring the two together in one and we just can’t resist going through it line by line. Banfield Pet Hospital has compiled the top pet names of 2011; as the world’s largest veterinary practice, they’ve got lots of data thanks to a patient database with over 780 hospitals […]

Banfield Offers Free New Pet Exam

Banfield, the chain of veterinary offices located inside PetSmart stores, offers a free new pet exam coupon. You’ll fill out a short online form then be directed to a printable coupon (this is just an online offer). To print out your coupon: visit