Olde Towne Dogge Walke, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 13, 2009

This 1.5-mile walk strolls through historic Alexandria, Virginia to Founder’s Park for a view of the Potomac River then continuing into the heart of Olde Towne. Dogs should be on flat leashes no longer than six feet (no flexi-leashes) and must be licensed with current vaccinations. Admission: $25 per registered walker For a Good Cause: […]

Wag’N 4 The Cure, Arlington, VA, Sept. 12-13, 2009

If you’re on Twitter, you may have been following the journey of Luke and his two dogs, Hudson and Murphy as they walk 2000 miles (http://twitter.com/2dogs2000miles). The trio is walking from Austin (TX) to Boston (MA) to raise funds and awareness for canine cancer. On September 13, 2009, Luke, Hudson and Murphy will be stopping […]

Wines & Wags, Shenandoah Valley, VA, 2009

Lexington Valley Vineyard welcomes visitors and their dogs during Wines & Wags. This special event, scheduled monthly through October, invites dog lovers to stroll the vineyards, bring a picnic basket (you’ll also find snack baskets available) and enjoy the Shenandoah Valley vineyard with their four-legged friend. When: Every second Friday of the month, May through […]

DogFriendly.com Picks Top 10 Dog-Friendly US Resort Regions

Still making your summer vacation plans? You’re in luck: DogFriendly.com has just released its top 10 dog-friendly U.S. resort regions for 2009, ones selected by their staff for their dog-friendly accommodations, things to do with your dog, beaches, parks and dog-friendly patio dining.There are some great options on this list….the tough part is going to […]

Taking Action for Animals, Arlington, VA, July 24-27

The Humane Society of the United States is hosting the Taking Action for Animals conference, the country’s largest animal advocacy conference. This year’s conference is featuring appearances by Ginnifer Goodwin, star of He’s Just Not That Into You, and a musical performance by singer/songwriter Nellie McKay. Seminars: The conference includes numerous seminars and events including: […]

Teacup Dog Agility Trials, Fredericksburg, VA, June 13-14, 2009

Dog agility trials usually put dogs like Australian shepherds, cattle dogs, and collies to the test…but the Teacup Dog Agility Trials is giving the little guys a chance to show their athletic side. Watch Chihuahuas, Maltese, Shih Tzus and Yorkies and other dogs under 17 inches tall, at the TDAA trials. The event features smaller […]

Dog Days of Summer, Virginia Beach, VA, July 18, 2009

This afternoon of family and four-legged fun takes place at the First Landing State Park. The event includes: a demonstration by the Virginia Beach Police canine unit a dog fashion show kids’ crafts exhibits Restrictions: Pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet while in the park. When: July 18, 2009, […]

Top 10 Dog-Friendly US Cities Named by DogFriendly.com

Which cities in the US do you think are the most dog-friendly? DogFriendly.com named their top 10 US dog-friendly cities; please see our complete post at: http://www.dogtipper.com/travel/2009/05/top-10-dog-friendly-cities-named-by.html

Top 10 Dog-Friendly Cities Named by DogFriendly.com

If you’re making plans for a summer vacation and wondering where you and your dog will be welcome, check out the new list just released by DogFriendly.com, a great site that offers tons of information (and guidebooks) on traveling with your dog. The 2009 list of the top 10 dog-friendly destination cities in the United […]

Paws for Your Heart Dog Walk, Leesburg, Virginia

A morning of family- and dog-friendly fun is planned at Paws For Your Heart Dog Walk in Leesburg, Virginia, an event benefiting the Loudoun County Animal Shelter and the Douglass Community Center Advisory Board for Children’s Programs. Activities: The half-day festival will include: a 5K dog walk pet adoptions vendors featuring items for dog lovers […]