Texas Bluebonnets (& a Giveaway!)


Today we’ve been out with Irie and Tiki searching for bluebonnet fields. This winter was a long one so bluebonnets are a bit late this spring. The drought continues in this area and fields are a little spotty, but we still found some great patches for our obligatory Texas spring portrait: And we found another […]

Our Day at Inks Lake State Park


Today has been a little quiet here at DogTipper; we decided to take off today and enjoy the predicted 80 degree weather! We hopped in the car and headed to the Texas Hill Country for a visit to one of our favorite state parks: Inks Lake State Park. Inks Lake is a constant level lake […]

Fredericksburg, Texas: A Favorite Destination for Dog Lovers


Today we wanted to share an excerpt from our new DogTipper’s Texas with Dogs guidebook to dog-friendly destinations across Texas. Fredericksburg, located in the Texas Hill Country, is a popular destination both with Texans and travelers from out of state–and one of our long-time favorite places for a day trip. Fredericksburg, Texas with Dogs This […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Brody in Texas


Brody is an adult Boston Terrier mix who is currently under the care of the Animal Rescue League of El Paso (A No Kill Rescue) in El Paso, TX. This sweet little fellow is affectionate and he loves playing with the other dogs at the shelter. Brody is about five years old. He is neutered […]

10 Top Texas State Parks for Dogs #TexaswithDogs


Looking for an inexpensive day trip or camping getaway with your dog? The answer just might lie in one of the many dog-friendly Texas state parks. From beaches to lakes, piney woods to rolling plains, you and your four-legged buddy will find an array of parks that offer miles of hikes, swims, and relaxation for […]

Win a Stay at a Texas Ranch & A Copy of Our New Book!


Are you in Texas…or would you like to plan a vacation in Texas? Our friends over at are hosting a great giveaway for a two-night stay at the dog-friendly Spotted Pony Ranch in Fredericksburg, Texas (one of our very favorite Hill Country towns) AND a copy of our new book, DogTipper’s Texas with Dogs! […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Jax in Texas


This smiling young fellow is Jax, a Jack Russell Terrier/Pointer mix who is currently in the care of The Humane Society of Deaf Smith County in Hereford, TX. Jax was found as a stray and now is looking to find a forever home. He is a loving dog who enjoys being with people and receiving […]

Shorty Rossi to Attend Rock-A-Bully 3

Rock-A-Bully 3

For the third year, Animal Planet personality Shorty Rossi and his canine companion Hercules will make a ‘Pit’ stop in The Big D for a paws cause as Pit Bull Warrior presents Rock-A-Bully 3. The family-and Fido-friendy event (for all dogs who have been vaccinated, altered and on a leash) will feature an array of […]

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


A driving force in the world of animal welfare,┬áPit Bulls and Parolees star Tia Torres will make a ‘Pit’ stop on Villalobos Rescue Center’s The ‘P’ Word Tour at the Pistons & Pits car show fundraiser to steer attention toward the need to help canines who are dogged by people’s prejudice. Taking place October 19th […]

Ross Bennett from Fashion Star Helps Puppy Mill Dogs


Knowing that compassion never goes out of style, Fashion Star season one contestant Ross Bennett will be among the attendees at the 2013 Puppy Mill Awareness Day Austin VIP reception. As the proud pet parent of puppy mill survivor Sophia, the designer is tailor made to take on the role of celebrity speaker at the […]

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