Gift Guide: Personalized Leash from CVS Photo Center


Holiday shoppers looking for a unique gift for “the pet (or pet lover) that has everything” can now create one of a kind, personalized items at CVS Photo Centers. You can use your own photos to personalize pet collars, leashes and food bowls as well as other items. We were offered a chance to try […]

Review: Kurgo Quantum Leash


Product: Quantum Leash What It Is: Convertible dog leash Manufacturer: Kurgo Products, Motivation Design, LLC; Salisbury, MA (made in China) DogTipper Review: The calendar says “Fall” and although the thermometer still says “100 degrees” most days around here, we are looking forward to a new season full of outdoor activities. The (promise of) cooler weather […]

Review: Freedom Leash by The Paws Republic


Product: Freedom Leash What It Is: tangle-free, retractable leash for two dogs Manufacturer: Paws Republic DogTipper Review: If you’re like us and have two dogs you walk at once, you know how easily leashes can tangle. Sometimes John and I both walk the dogs so each of us will take a leash but often just […]

Giveaway: Mhu Ghu L.E.D. Leash from HollyWOOF Bag CLOSED


***This giveaway is closed. With 555 entries, the winner is Ashley C! Congratulations!** As the days are getting shorter, you find your evening’s dog walk a little bit more in the dark every night. You want to make sure you and your dog are seen by cars. The answer? An L.E.D. leash. One lucky DogTipper […]

Review: Mimi Green Oilcloth Collar & Leash


Product: Mimi Green Dog Oilcloth Collar and Leash What It Is: stylish dog collars made with stain resistant oilcloth Manufacturer: Mimi Green, a company based in New Mexico, USA DogTipper Review: As we’ve written about before, we love to dress our dogs Irie and Tiki in stylish collars (because they’re not about to let us […]

Review: Wacky Walk’r


Product: Wacky Walk’r Leashes and Couplers What It Is: Tubular rubber leash system designed to relieve kinetic stress on the animal and the walker Manufacturer: Wacky Walk’r in Hatfield, Pennsylvania DogTipper Review: Along with all the other benefits, walking our dogs twice a day is great exercise for Irie and Tiki and for us as […]

Review: Walk In Sync Humane Dog Walking & Training System


Product: Walk In Sync™ Humane Dog Walking and Training System What It Is: a harness and leash system with access to training videos designed to easily and humanely train and walk your dog Manufacturer: DogTipper Review: As our regular DogTipper readers know, we live in the country. And that means country distractions: bunnies running […]

Pure Mutt Apparel Review


Product: Pure Mutt Apparel What It Is: Products promoting mixed breed and shelter dogs Manufacturer: Pure Mutt, Inc., Florida DogTipper Review: Faithful DogTipper readers know that we are big fans of  mixed breed dogs. Both Irie and Tiki have very mixed backgrounds; we know this because we had them DNA tested and they proved to […]

Win a Rascodog ReadyLeash!


This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to commenter #3, Amy, who was selected at random by It’s time for a new giveaway! This week we’re giving away a  ReadyLeash from RascoDog! This product, supplied by RascoDog, was reviewed by DogTipper and it’s especially notable not only for its comfort-grip handle but for its built-in […]

Stopping Leash Pulling


Leash pulling is one of the most common problems on dog walks. If your dog isn’t trained to walk calmly on leash, he can pull (choking himself on his collar and even causing throat damage). Along with safety problems for your dog, a walk that’s spent like a tug of war contest is tiring for […]