Pit Bulls and Parolees Star To Visit Salem on The ‘P’ Word Tour

The Halloween holiday will be a treat for fans of the Animal Planet series Pit Bulls and Parolees as Tia Torres and her crew head to Salem, Massachusetts on The ‘P’ Word Tour. While centuries ago unfounded fear and superstition led to Salem’s infamous witch trials, on October 26th dogs who find themselves often unfairly […]

Excellent Autumn Trips to Take with Your Dog

By Joe Laing Autumn is an ideal time to get away and do some leaf peeping, fit in some outdoor recreation and generally have a good time. The weather is cooler and the crowds have let up. But you will want to take your dog with you, because leaving him (or her) home is not […]

Room to Run Announces More Winners!

The Nutro Company has just announced round two of winners in the Room to Run program that will be awarding 30 dog parks $2,000 grants. The first eight winners were named last month and now the second batch has been released: Independence Community Dog Park in Independence, OR Half Moon Bay Dog Park in Half […]

FlipKey’s 10 Great Dog-Friendly Accommodations

Well, you know how much we love lists…so when FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company, approached us about running a list of 10 of their favorite dog-friendly properties, our ears perked up right away. With over 120,000 rental properties in more than 7,000 locations worldwide, FlipKey has a lot to select from but  this online vacation rental […]

Whisker Walk, Lancaster, MA, June 3, 2012

Dog devotees and friends of felines will make great strides toward building a better tomorrow for rescue and shelter animals throughout New England by taking part in the 5th annual Whisker Walk. Activities The free day of play with a purpose for your and your four-pawed pal begins with Flyball demonstrations by the Boston Stragglers, […]

New England Inns & Resorts Offer Pet Packages

The thought of cool New England getaway with your dogs sounds very, very tempting right now (as we prepare for yet another 100+ degree day in Texas). We just received news about a number of great pet-friendly packages in New England from the New England Inns & Resorts Association (NEIRA). They’ve recently compiled a list […]

Mother’s Day Plant Sale for MSPCA, Boston, MA, May 6-8, 2011

Mother’s Day and flowers go hand in hand…but this weekend Boston-area shoppers can shop for mom and help homeless pets all at the same time. The MSPCA is hosting a flower and plant sale in the lobby of the Angell Animal Medical Center and outside at the main entrance to the MSPCA available for sale. […]

Whisker Walk, Lancaster, MA, June 6, 2010

Festival or Event Name: Whisker Walk This free, fun day for families and their dogs includes a dog walk-a-thon (at noon), exhibits, contests, demonstrations, entertainment, food, vendors and more. When: June 6, 2010, 11am-3pm Where: Lancaster Fairground, Lancaster, MA USA For a Paws Cause: Whisker Walk is a non-profit fundraising event hosted each year to […]

Dog Fancy Names Top Dog Parks

Dog Fancy magazine has released its annual picks in America’s Best Dog Parks contest. (Last year’s results) This year’s best dog park is Jackass Acres K-9 Korral, in New River, Arizona. “In an age when keyboards and touchpads connect us, off-leash parks flourish across the country because they are great gathering places for both dogs […]

Facebook Friday: Feb. 26, 2010

Friday means Facebook Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of new discoveries by DogTipper’s Facebook fan page, each a page of special interest to dog lovers: AskMyDogNorman Do you live in the Boston area and have a question about dog-friendly locations? Then just AskMyDogNorman! Norman the Schnauzer can point you to the best groomers, dog parks, […]

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