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Paris Permenter

Paris Permenter is the founder and co-publisher of DogTipper. Along with her husband, John Bigley, she has authored over 30 books on pets and travel including The Healthy Hound Cookbook (Simon & Schuster) and Texas with Dogs (Open Road).

Can I Give My Dog Ice or Ice Water?

There’s a rumor going around Facebook (one that’s cropped up numerous times over the past few years) that it’s not safe for your dog to eat ice or to drink ice water. As always, it’s best to get veterinary advice on any aspect of your dog’s health that’s worrying you. Veterinarian Dr. Audrey answers the …

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How to Calm a Dog During Fireworks

Firework displays may be fun for human participants but the loud noises and flashing lights of holiday fireworks spell absolute terror for many dogs–so much so that many dogs go missing after hearing fireworks. This year, predictions are that more people will be doing fireworks on their own rather than attending New Year’s Eve events–so …

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National Dress Up Your Pet Day, Jan. 14th

This post includes affiliate links. By definition, the phrase “put on the dog” means to get dressed up, and on National Dress Up Your Pet Day couture-conscious canines take the term to heart. Dogs — and our other four-legged friends — can let their fashion flag fly on January 14 during this pet holiday of …

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