How to Photograph Your Dog This Holiday Season

This post is sponsored by Rachael Ray Nutrish. All thoughts and opinions are our own. As always, thank you for reading and supporting our sponsors. The countdown is on the for the holidays! In our home, our furry family members are a huge part of our holiday celebrations. With no children in the house, Irie […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas [Infographic]

Our friends in the UK over at Pet365 have come up with another great infographic! And more more Christmas fun, be sure to see last year’s “The 12 Dogs of Christmas.” The Night Before Christmas graphic produced by Pet365 and Dogorama. Click here to view the original post.

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holidays

Today our friends over at have a great infographic about pet holiday safety that we wanted to share with you! And please don’t forget to enter our giveaway to win one of two holiday paw stockings from Pet Care Rx! This infographic was created by, providing quality pet meds and supplies for all […]

Dr. Marty Becker’s Tips for a Safe Holiday

Holidays can spell fun–but also danger–for your dog. Houseguests who may not be familiar with dogs can leave medications on the counters, creating a real risk for counter surfing dogs! This is just one of the great tips in the video Dr. Marty Becker created especially for DogTipper, above. You’ll recognize Dr. Becker from “Good […]

Recognizing Holiday Dangers

Yesterday we shared some tips on recognizing and reducing holiday pet stress from PurinaCare Pet Health Insurance. Today we wanted to pass along their list of some of the most common pet dangers related to the holidays: TASTES: Chocolate, alcohol, raisins, Christmas tree preservative SCENTS: Candles, liquid potpourris CHEWABLES: Holiday lights, electrical cords, batteries SIGHTS: […]

Recognizing & Reducing Holiday Pet Stress

The holidays are stressful for us–just think how they are on our pets! The different noises and lights, the hustle and bustle of people coming and going, and then there’s that big tree in the house! Today we’ve got some great tips from PurinaCare Pet Health Insurance for recognizing the signs of holiday-related stress in […]

One Way to Keep Your Christmas Tree Safe

Last week I was shopping at a thrift store that was a little short on floor space…so they hung their Christmas tree from the ceiling! Hanging upside down, ornaments and all, the tree was out of the way of bustling shoppers…but made me think what an innovative solution this would be for many pet homes. […]

Free Gift Wrapping with Barkonomics Purchase

Looking for a gift for a dog lover? We’ve just decided to offer free gift wrapping on orders of our new Barkonomics: Tips for Frugal Fidos book (when purchased through DogTipper). The book offers 300+ tips on how to save money on all aspects of your dog’s care. When you order through us, you’ll receive […]

Fostering to Adopt This Holiday

Inspired by the book (and TV movie) A Dog Named Christmas, many shelters offer a special foster program for the Christmas holidays. Foster parents generally pick up a dog or cat a day or two before Christmas and return the pet to the shelter the day after Christmas. (Of course, there’s the hope that you […]

Hotel Palomar Dallas Free Pet Photo Op, Dec. 11-12, 2010

“Santa Paws” is visiting Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas, inviting pet guests and local four-legged friends to sleigh by for free holiday photos, hot chocolate or hot apple cider and munchies. Human companions are invited to bring their cameras to snap pictures of their pets with Santa amid festive holiday d├ęcor in the hotel’s posh living […]