Aroo Studio Hemp Dog Collar Review

Product: Aroo Studio Hemp Dog Collar What It Is: eco-friendly hemp dog collar Manufacturer: Aroo Studio, California DogTipper Review: Looking for an eco-friendly collar for your dog? Aroo Studio has some incredibly cute collars (and matching leashes) that are both stylish and eco-sensitive. Always on the lookout for environmentally-friendly products for pets, we received a […]

Facebook Friday, Nov. 12, 2010

We missed last Friday because we were headed to Dallas for the Texas Pet Expo but now we’re back with four more Facebook fan pages of special interest to pet lovers. As always, be sure to leave us a note on our Facebook wall with any dog- and cat-related favorites you’d like to see featured […]

The Green Hound Coupon Code for DogTipper Readers

We’ve just received an exclusive coupon code from The Green Hound. At checkout, use the coupon code Dog Tips and receive 10 percent off your entire order. There’s no minimum purchase. The Green Hound is an online pet supply store that specializes in organic and environmentally friendly pet products. Their products are made from hemp, […]

Donating Fur to Clean Up the Oil Spill

The oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico and the catastrophe it has created for wildlife demand a huge response. One way to help is both free and low-tech: donating fur to be used to soak up the oil. From our reader Samantha, we just learned about a longtime program that’s actively seeking fur donations […] Offers Earth Day Coupon

Our good friends over at are offering a special Earth Day coupon good for 10 percent off AND free shipping on eco-friendly products! The coupon is valid through Sunday, April 25, 2010. To get the discount, use Coupon Code Earth10. There’s a big list of products–everything from reusable pads for the Pup Head potties […]

Cleaning with Vinegar

Let’s face it: pets mean pet messes. We have both dogs and cats so we’ve got a multitude of messes to clean up, from muddy pawprints (from the dogs…the cats live indoors) to hairballs. To reduce our impact on the environment, we’ve been using vinegar as a cleanser as much as possible. White distilled vinegar […]

Kira Stackhouse: Founder of Scutte

Pet parents are finding more and more ways to go green in their lives–and the lives of their dogs–these days. Now dog lovers have a green option when it comes to dog clothing as well, thanks to San Francisco-based Scutte. This pet clothing company creates stylish dog clothes from vintage clothes. The result is dog […]

Greener Pup Eco-Friendly Dog Beds

Greener Pup What It Is: Eco-friendly dog beds Manufacturer: Greener Pup, a company founded by celebrity green designer Kari Whitman, a special correspondent for Extra who has appeared on The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Inside Edition and Hollywood Green. She is a regular columnist on pet-friendly design in Dog Fancy magazine and is […]

Making Your Own Eco-Friendly Dog Toy

Does the weather have you–and a restless dog–stuck inside? Entertaining your dog doesn’t have to mean rushing out to buy a new dog toy; you can also come up with eco-friendly solutions. Green guru Kari Whitman, founder of Kari Whitman’s Greener Pup, a line of stylish, eco-friendly dog beds that use recycled plastic bottles as […]

Going Green with Poop Bags

It’s not too early to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions for you and your dog–and one of those resolutions can be helping your dog go green! We’ve got a great tip here from Kari Whitman; along with being a special correspondent for Extra, she’s a true green guru and a great friend of dogs. […]