Fido’s Freebie Friday Celebrates Halloween Giveaways!


We’ve had a super busy week kicking off the Halloween season with #Coupaween this week, the #1 trending topic on Twitter during our one-hour Twitter party! All this month, watch for lots of giveaways (and, if you’re a blogger, please add your giveaway to the linky below!) We also wanted to bring you these mega-giveaways […]

Win a Petco Halloween Costume For Your Dog (3 winners!)


Are you and your dog ready for Halloween? Living out in the country, we don’t have trick or treaters at our house…and we don’t really have a place to take Irie and Tiki trick or treating. Nonetheless, we enjoy dressing them up for some fun photos (an effort that always involves a lot of treats…and […]

Eric Stromer: Minimizing Stress & Separation Anxiety with Home Decor


As I’ve written about before, I’m a *huge* fan of home improvement shows. Just as we are with our websites, John and I are very much DIYers when it comes to our home, too. (John actually built the original portion of our home and, through the years, we’ve done many expansion and renovation projects on […]

What’s New: Travel Accessories from Petco


As you know, John and I were originally travel writers before we became pet writers…and, now with the publication of DogTipper’s Texas with Dogs book and our weekly DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS radio show, travel and pet writers! Any time pet travel products cross our desk, we eagerly stop and check them out. And we were […]

Win Two Plush Travel Toys from Petco!


G’day, dog travelers! Would you like to win two super cute, Australia-themed plush toys from Petco? Earlier in our video review we looked at a whole collection of travel accessories available at Petco. Now we’re going to give away two of those plush toys, the softer than soft toy above and this charming kangaroo (with […]

Win a Dog Wedding Wardrobe from Petco!


Do you dream of incorporating your dog in your wedding or special celebration? Or just dressing up your four-legged buddy for a special night on the town? Then be sure to check out our latest giveaway, a whole wardrobe of goodies from Petco that we featured in a recent video review! From the blushing bride […]

Dog Wedding Clothing & Accessories from Petco


Have you ever taken your dog to a wedding? Whether you’re incorporating your dog in your own ceremony, attending someone else’s wedding, or taking your dog to a special event, we’ve found some great products at Petco to share with you. They include special (sparkly!) clothing for your dog for that special event as well […]

‘Today’ Stars Show Support for Jill Rappaport’s Rescued Me Collection


Today show presenters past and present recently showed their support for a line of pet products that will help to create a brighter tomorrow for animals in need as Petco unleashed Jill Rappaport’s Rescued Me Collection by Yellow Dog Design. Al Roker and his rescue Rover, Pepper; Hoda Kotb and her recently adopted four-pawed pal, […]

Tips for Children on Approaching a New Dog


I have to admit: when I was growing up (more years ago than I care to share, much less remember), the rule was that children did not pet strange dogs. Period. It was a firm rule in our household and, growing up, one that most other children I knew also were taught. We always had […]

Petco’s WholePets Initiative


Sometimes it’s easy to look at one aspect of your dog’s life…like diet. Or exercise. But, just like us, the lives of pets are far more complex. We wanted to share with you Petco’s WholePets initiative, a move to look at all the components of your pet’s life: physical, emotional, social, and mental. In the […]