Our Trip to Canyon of the Eagles

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We’ve done a LOT of book signings through the years at a wide variety of venues: bookstores, festivals, trade shows, expos, newcomers’ clubs, you name it. But this past weekend we had the opportunity to do a book signing at Canyon of the Eagles, a unique resort located northwest of Austin on the shores of […]

Recipe: South Water Kitchen’s Doggie Treats

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South Water Kitchen in downtown Chicago has shared their recipe for SWK Doggie Treats, prepared by Executive Chef Roger Waysok. If you visit Chicago, your dog can enjoy the complimentary treats at the Dog Days on the Patio promotion this summer! Your pooch will receive complimentary house-made SWK Doggie Treats, and you will receive $5 […]

Exploring Pet-Friendly Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square is more popular with sunbathers, readers, families, artists and even dogs than city founder William Penn ever could have imagined. The park sits in one of the Philadelphia’s toniest neighborhoods, aptly named Rittenhouse.

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Today we are off on the first of our “staycations” this week, hitting the road with Irie and Tiki…so we wanted to share a special guest post with you from Visit Philadelphia! Pet lovers are crazy about their animal companions and spend $61 billion a year in the U.S. on pet services and accouterments to prove […]

Our Visit to Flatonia, Texas #TexaswithDogs

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One of the toughest aspects of writing a travel guidebook is the necessity to pick and choose. Gone are the days of the comprehensive guidebook. Today most volumes are “the best of” collections, a curated assortment of travel destinations, accommodations, and activities on a particular theme. The same was true for our DogTipper’s Texas with […]

Helping Dogs on Your USVI Vacation

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As you know, before we were pet writers, we were Caribbean guidebook writers. The majority of our work was in Jamaica but we wrote several comprehensive books to the region and also covered many of the other islands for trade magazines. One of our favorite destinations was the USVI or  US Virgin Islands. More than […]

Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Unleashes PetStay Program

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It’s summertime, and the living is easy for canines on vacation with their pet parents in America’s Favorite Playground as Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City has recently unleashed its new Fido-friendly initiative, PetStay. For an additional $50 per night, travelers with one or two tail-wagging chums who weigh 50 pounds or less can book one of Harrah’s […]

Packing for Your Dog’s Hiking Trip (Video)

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Are you ready to get out and explore with your dog? After a long (long) winter, we know that many of you are ready to grab your four-legged buddy and hit the trail for some summer adventure, camping getaways, and hikes. Today, thanks to Petco, we have a guest video from Andrew Skurka, named “Adventurer […]

Welcome to Our New Sponsor: #Kurgo

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We are very happy to welcome a new sponsor here on DogTipper: Kurgo! As you know, we are big, big believers in safely securing your dog in the car, whether you’re out running errands, taking a day trip, or off on the trip of a lifetime. Both Irie and Tiki wear Kurgo harnesses any time […]

Fredericksburg, Texas: A Favorite Destination for Dog Lovers

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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 […]

DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS Looks at Keeping Your Bowser Busy in Winter

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It is not easy to stay active with your dog during the cold, cold weeks of winter, especially if you live in the northern climes. But it’s not impossible! In Wednesday night’s episode of DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS, I talk with co-host Tracie Hotchner about ways to keep your dog busy during even the coldest weather. […]

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