2012 Gift Guide: “It’s a King’s Life in Carmel-by-the-Sea” Children’s Book

Join Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Happy and Lady, on their first great adventure in It’s a King’s Life in Carmel-by-the-Sea. ”Follow your nose. Life is an adventure!” So says Sadie, the Cypress Inn’s Chihuahua concierge, to Happy and Lady (two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels) when they arrive in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Carmel is a magical place […]

Winner’s Gallery: Pugs In A Bug Book

My Dog’s Name: Skipper & Schooner Giveaway prize my dog won: Pugs In A Bug Book What my dog thought of the prize: Skipper and Schooner, along with our triplet grandchildren, loved having me read the book to them. It made the triplets laugh. They love books and so do I. -contributed by S. Gilbert […]

What’s New: “Pugs In a Bug” Children’s Book

Written by Carolyn Crimi, a pug mom herself AND the owner of a green VW bug, Pugs in a Bug is a fun rhyming book that follows six pugs in a brightly-colored VW bug as they steer through country and city. Filled with colorful illustrations by Stephanie Buscema, the book follows the adventure of one […]

Holiday Gift Guide: “Wilson Gets Adopted!”

You know how much we love projects that promote adoption (no, Irie and Tiki didn’t make us say that…but they approve!) We recently received a cuter than cute children’s book that promotes not only pet adoption but also healthful living around your dogs. Wilson Gets Adopted tells the story of Wilson, a puppy who lived […]

Holiday Gift Guide: The True Adventures of Tip The Catahoula-Leopard Cowdog

Texas author Barbara Gourley has lived all her life in the Texas Hill Country. Married for 46 years to husband Gerald, the couple operated a cattle ranch near Llano, Texas, raising two sons and caring for their land and animals which included a rambunctious Catahoula pup named Tip. When Gerald fell seriously ill, both Barbara […]

Book Review: No Dogs Allowed!

Book: No Dogs Allowed! Author: Linda Ashman; illustrations by Kristin Sorra Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books DogTipper Review: Linda Ashman’s books for children have won numerous awards and tons of praise. No Dogs Allowed!, published in 2011, tells the story (mostly in pictures) of Alberto’s City Lights Restaurant which hopes to entice passersby with a “Welcome” […]

Winner’s Gallery: “Charlie the Ranch Dog”

My Dog’s Name: Steel Giveaway prize my dog won: Charlie the Ranch Dog (book) What my dog thought of the prize: Steel loves being an actress, but she loves to be read to even more! -contributed by Misty in Fort Collins, CO If you have won a DogTipper giveaway, be sure to take a photo […]

Winner’s Gallery: “Pick A Pup” and “Best in Show”

My Dog’s Name: Steel Giveaway prize my dog won: Pick A Pup and Best in Show (books) What my dog thought of the prize: Steel loves to show off, but she also loves to be read to. -contributed by Misty in Fort Collins, CO If you have won a DogTipper giveaway, be sure to take […]

Book Review: Frankie the Walk ‘N Roll Dog Coloring and Paper Doll Activity Book

Book: Frankie the Walk ‘N Roll Dog: A PAWsitive Coloring and Paper Doll Activity Book Author: Barbara Gail Techel; illustrations by Victoria Kay Lieffring Publisher: Joyful Paws Press, LLC DogTipper Review: Frankie the Dachshund has become a doggie celebrity, thanks to a series of children’s books penned by her human Mom, Barbara Gail Techel. After […]

Review: “One Pup’s Up” Children’s Book

Book: One Pup’s Up Author: Marsha Wilson Chall; Illustrator: Henry Cole Publisher: McElderry Books DogTipper Review: Preschoolers and puppies are a natural combination and this book combines the two for 32 pages of counting fun. Starting with “1 pup’s up” as an adventurous pup wanders away from his mother and littermates, the brown and white […]