#AmazingPetExpo: San Diego Pet Expo, Del Mar, CA, Feb. 28, 2015


Dogs and their devoted pet parents are invited to enjoy a day dedicated to all of our friends with fur, fins and feathers at the San Diego Pet Expo. Featured Pet Celebrity Animal Planet star Shorty Rossi and his canine companion Hercules will make a ‘Pit’ stop to pose with photos with fans, sign autographs […]

SPOTlight on Pet Travel Sweepstakes #spotredroof


Through the magic of movies, viewers can embark on journeys through time and space to far away lands or down the road of life with beloved characters. Now a well-known hotel chain has unleashed a pet travel-themed sweepstakes to celebrate the Diamond Edition release of a Disney film which will take generations of dog devotees […]

#AmazingPetExpo: Southern California Pet Expo, Pomona, CA, Feb. 21 – 22, 2015


Dog devotees will flock to the city of Pomona for two days in February for the Southern California Pet Expo– an event dedicated to all of our furry, finned and fine-feathered friends. Featured Pet Celebrities Making a big splash at the event, the stars of the Animal Planet series Tanked (Wayde King, Brett Raymer and […]

#AmazingPetExpo: Vegas Pet Expo, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 7 – 8, 2015


Millions of lights may illuminate The Entertainment Capital of the World each night, but for two days in February their glow won’t outshine the beaming smiles on the faces of dog devotees during a weekend filled with tail-wagging entertainment and education at the 5th annual Vegas Pet Expo. Featured Pet Celebrities Shorty Rossi of Pit […]

Amazing Pet Expo: Bay Area Pet Expo, San Jose, CA, Jan. 17


It’s time for the first Amazing Pet Expo of 2015! In the San Francisco area, kick off the year with the Bay Area Pet Expo on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Featured Pet Celebrity The show will feature Wayde King, Brett Raymer and Irwin Raymer, stars of Animal Planet’s “Tanked” show: Bring Your Dog! As with […]

Choosing a Dog-Friendly Car

Our Jeep has logged a lot of miles with our dogs--but we know that sooner or later we'll be looking for a replacement.

Is your car dog-friendly? Will your dogs be a factor in your decision when purchasing your next car? This is a conversation we’ve been having a lot in our home. Both of our cars are older than old. My Jeep is now 15 years old, and our pickup is 14. We know the inevitable could […]

Our Trip to Canyon of the Eagles


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

SWK Exterior

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.

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

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


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 […]

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