Win a Kurgo Car Seat Cover in the #CleanDogCar Giveaway!


Welcome to the #CleanDogCar giveaway that we’re co-hosting. Along with A Whole Lot of Hoopla, Baylie Dog, Cindy Lu’s Muse, and Tiffany’s Diamond Dogs, we’re giving away a Kurgo car seat cover of the winner’s choice. We all know that summer means outdoor fun with our dogs — but that fun comes at the price […]

Bloggers: Join Us for the Kurgo #CleanDogCar Giveaway!


Pet bloggers: would you like to join in a group giveaway? We’re hosting the Kurgo #CleanDogCar giveaway from Sunday, June 21 – Monday, June 29. (If you don’t have a blog, stay tuned for the giveaway this Sunday!) This is a group giveaway which means that a giveaway post will run on your individual blog […]

Review: Kurgo Loft Duvet Cover


Last month, we headed to the beach for a few days as we worked on a revision of one of our guidebooks. We made our home base in Port Aransas, a small community on Mustang Island. As we all know, the beach means sand — and that sand gets just about everywhere, in spite of […]

Don’t Miss Kurgo’s Big Memorial Day Sale!


Do you have big plans for Memorial Day Weekend? Be sure to save some time during this unofficial start of summer to check out Kurgo’s Memorial Day Sale with savings of up to 50 percent on selected items! Some of my favorite items on sale include: the Loft Duvet Cover, great for travel. We took […]

Kurgo Tru-Fit Smart Harness


As our regular readers know, both Irie and Tiki have been wearing Kurgo harnesses for years. Our trusty harnesses have put in many miles with us. Just this week, we stepped up to an upgraded car safety dog harness: the Kurgo Tru-Fit Smart Harness. Like our previous harnesses, these are designed to be comfortable, with […]

Day Trip Safety with Your Dog


This post is brought to you by Kurgo, a company we rely on for many of our dog travel needs! As we told you about last month, John and I have been busily running around updating our Day Trips from Austin guidebook. The book focuses on trips within a two-hour drive of the city so […]

Enter Kurgo’s “What Mutt” Giveaway!

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One of the most common questions we get here at DogTipper is “what breed is Tiki?” When we first adopted Tiki, we didn’t know the answer to that question so we had to tell people what the shelter had guessed: that she was a border collie mix. Well, we eventually ran a Wisdom Panel DNA […]

Brush Burning and Breakfast Tacos


This has been one cold week here in central Texas. We didn’t get the snow we were hoping for, just some ice and, today, lots of drizzle which made it a perfect day for burning brush. After the now years-long drought we’ve been in, there are a lot of dead trees on our place. Little […]

Winter Slush: How to Keep Your Car Clean


This post is brought to you by Kurgo. As always, DogTipper only shares companies whose products we use with our own pets! Unlike many parts of the country, we don’t have snow here in Central Texas–but we have had plenty of mud and even ice this winter. Day after day of cold drizzle has left […]

Kurgo Offers President’s Day Clearance Sale Up to 60% Off!


We know that many of you have asked us about the Kurgo travel gear Irie and Tiki use; now some of it is on sale in a big President’s Day Clearance Sale on! Visit to take advantage of the clearance sale which goes through Feb. 17, 2015. A few of the items our […]

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