Sundance Resort’s Avalance Rescue Dog Program: An Interview with Writer Joan DeMartin


As our regular readers know, before we moved into pet writing in 2008, John and I were full-time travel writers. Although our assignments usually took us to warm weather destinations (not by chance!), one winter we had the opportunity to visit beautiful Sundance Resort near Provo, Utah. The ski resort, owned by Robert Redford and […]

USA Today Selects Top 10 Pet-Friendly Hotels

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Well, you know how much we love lists and when it combines both dogs and travel, we just can’t resist! USA Today has released a list of the 10 best pet-friendly hotels in the country. Using a list assembled by 10Best, the list was then voted on by USA Today readers. And the results? Here’s […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Staubach in Utah


As is our custom at DogTipper, on Thursdays we feature an adoptable senior dog. This week we present Staubach, a senior Beagle who is in the care of the Adopt Me Society in Salt Lake City, UT. Although Staubach is now 12 years old, he hasn’t lost his appetite for life and he still has […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Juno in Utah


Cuteness warning: this baby is so sweet you might get cavities! Meet Juno, an Australian Shepherd mix puppy who began his life as a stray. Now in foster care in Utah under the supervision of Ruff Patch Rescue in Riverton, UT, Juno is ready to find a forever home. Juno is about 8 weeks old. […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Athena in Utah


Athena is an adorable, adoptable puppy currently in foster care under the supervision of Ruff Patch Rescue in Riverton, UT. The shelter folks say that she was born on November 11 and is probably a Boxer mix. She and her littermates have had their DNA tested but the results are not back yet. One thing […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Maple in Utah


Maple is an adult female Basenji/Cattle Dog mix currently in the care of No More Homeless Pets in Sandy, UT. Maple is a friendly girl who is always smiling. She loves to play fetch and enjoys her toys. Maple is considered easily trainable as she also loves treats. Because she has a fairly high energy […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Pongo in Utah


Adoptable dog’s name: Pongo Location (city, state) of adoptable pet: Salt Lake City/Layton, UT Age of adoptable dog: 4 months Breed: Lab mix What makes this dog special: Pongo is a speckled goofball. He was given to two young girls in the parking lot of a Walmart at about FIVE weeks old (too young to […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Lucy in Utah


Since it’s not polite to divulge a lady’s age, we’ll just say that Lucy was born in 2000, making her a senior dog. This Pug mix gets along well for her age but is a little overweight and has problems with steep stairs. Now in foster care under the supervision of No More Homeless Pets […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Angelica in Utah


Well,look what we have here: a pretty girl all dressed up and ready to win you over! Angelica is a female Labrador Retriever mix puppy who is currently in the care of Tooele Animal Outreach in Tooele, UT. Angelica may dress like a diva but is really a little bit shy. But it doesn’t take […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Canyon in Utah


This handsome guy is Canyon, a purebred Chocolate Labrador Retriever under the care of Labrador Retriever Rescue of Utah in Provo, UT. Canyon is about 5 years old and is such a beautiful, healthy dog. He is calm and gentle and loves people of all ages, other dogs, and even cats. Canyon is neutered, up […]

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