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Are you a journalist or broadcaster working on a piece about dogs? We can provide story ideas, expert quotes, interviews, and more. We’re writers accustomed to deadlines so we’re happy to meet your deadline!

We can provide expert quotes about life with your dog or on traveling with canines. We’re experienced at television, radio and online chat interviews and have appeared on over 50 live programs in promotion of our books. Paris is available for live or pre-recorded segments in the Austin, Texas area or by radio. Paris has been featured on Good Morning Texas, Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show, All You, USA Today, and many others.

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Press Mentions

Jan. 2023: Newsweek. “Shock Over What Woman Put in Neighbor’s Trash Can: ‘Disgusting'” Quoted as an expert on dog walking and dog waste disposal.

Dec. 2022: Woman’s World. “3 Safe and Easy Homemade Holiday Dog Treats for Your Furry Friend.”

October 2022. Fox News. “Massachusetts dog walker surrounded by pack of coyotes: How to keep kids, dogs safe.” Quoted as expert on dog walking.

Feb. 28, 2022: Insider. “12 questions to ask at an animal shelter before adopting a pet.”

January 2022. Mother Earth News.Dehydrated Chicken Liver Dog Treats Recipe

December 2021. Heavy. “5 Best Homemade Dog Food Recipes Your Dog Will Love

December 2021. PetCareRX. “Holiday Travel with Your Dog — It Doesn’t Have to Suck.”

Aug. 2, 2020. DogTime. “National Watermelon Day: 6 Recipes For Watermelon Dog Treats.”

October 2019. Farmers’ Almanac. “A Cool Treat For Pups: Pumpkin Peanut Butter Ice Cream.”

April 2018. Austin American-Statesman. “I’m from Oatmeal or Nameless or Radiance or Mud City

March 2018. Mercury News. “This week’s National Puppy Day ain’t the only dog in this fight.”

Nov. 16, 2018. House Beautiful. “11 Charts That Will Save Your Life This Christmas.”

October 2017. Trivago. “9 Ideas For Fall Weekend Getaways in Texas.”

June 2016. Natural Awakenings. “Cool Chow: Icy Treats for Hot Summer Days.” Included recipes and quotes about homemade frozen dog treats.

May 2016. USA Today PETS. Two of our recipes were featured in this special USA Today publication!

March 2016. Trip Advisor Vacation Rentals Blog. Included in “14 Pet Bloggers To Follow For A Fido-Friendly Vacation.”

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Aug.-Sept. 2015 Dogster magazine. Our peanut butter and banana ice cream recipe from our The Healthy Hound Cookbook is featured in this issue!

Feb. 2015. Woman’s Day magazine. Recipe from The Healthy Hound Cookbook.

January 2015. PetSafe. “Having Fun with Your Dog.”

November 14, 2014 issue. All You magazine. Paris’ story about moving from travel writing to pet writing was featured in the Pets section.

Oct. 26, 2014, USA Weekend. Our recipe for Pumpkin Peanut Butter dog treats was featured in this special Halloween issue.

Sept. 14, 2014. Irie and Tiki were featured modeling 2014 Halloween costumes.

September 2014. Cesar’s Way magazine. Recipe from The Healthy Hound Cookbook.

May 4, 2014. DOG TALK, NPR 1020 AM. Discussed our new The Healthy Hound Cookbook.

April 2014, Ladies Home Journal. The story of how Irie got her name was featured in this issue.

DIY Network, “Homemade Pet Treats & Recipes” Contributed dog treat recipe in promotion of our The Healthy Hound Cookbook.

Weekly: Hosted weekly radio show: DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS, co-hosted with Tracie Hotchner

Nov. 26, 2013, Radio Interview: This Needs to Be Said, BlogTalk Radio  Discussed travel destinations in Texas that welcome dogs.

Nov. 22, 2013, DOG TALK, NPR 1020 AM Discussed our new DogTipper’s Texas with Dogs book and the dog-friendly destinations in Texas.

Oct. 1, 2013 FlipKey, “Experts Tell All: Top Tips for Traveling with Pets

September 2013 Deborah Wolfe radio show, KOCI   101.5 FM   Costa Mesa, CA; KRCN 1060 AM; KFNX 1100 AM, Phoenix ; KLFE  1590 AM,  Seattle

August 24, 2013 Deborah Wolfe radio show, KOCI   101.5 FM   Costa Mesa, CA; KRCN 1060 AM; KFNX 1100 AM, Phoenix ; KLFE  1590 AM,  Seattle

July 2013 “Traveling with Your Dog,” Cesar’s Way

June 28, 2013. Democrat and Chronicle. “Easy treat recipes will make your dog’s day.”

June 1, 2013. Guest on “The Canine Insight” Summit. Other expert guests included Dr. Ian Dunbar and Dr. Linda Tellington-Jones.

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Spring 2013. USA Today Pet Guide. Quoted in article about catios as an enrichment for cats.

May 2013. Natural Awakenings. Quoted on the value of catios for your cat.

May 2013. “Traveling with Pets,” Travel Agent Magazine

April 2013. DOG TALK radio show, NPR

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Dec. 2012. “Blog About Dogs (And Cats),” Animal Wellness. Paris was interviewed about pet blogging.

Nov. 2012 “Should You Buy Your Kids a Puppy for Christmas?”

Paris is interviewed as an expert resource about whether or not families should add a puppy to the family at Christmas.

Oct. 2012 “5 Pet Bloggers You Need to Know About,”

October 19, 2012: Good Morning Texas, WFAA. Live 4.5-minute remote shot with Paris as media spokesperson.

October 2012: “Budget-Friendly Buys Online,” Cesar’s Way.

Oct. 2012 “Dogs are the New Kids,” Dogster.

August 2012: “Coupon Clipping 101,” Cesar’s Way.

August 11, 2012. Steve Dale’s Pet World radio interview about Barkonomics.

July 2, 2012: “Cost of a Pet,” The Huffington Post.

July 2, 2012: “10 Things Pet Stores Won’t Tell You,” Smart Money.

June 2012: One2One Network: featured member interview

Jan. 25, 2012 Empower Radio. Guest on “Conscious Living” with Wendy Garrett.

Nov. 9, 2011. Featured Blogger of the Week,

Oct. 2011. Video interview with Unleash Magazine at BarkWorld Expo.

Sept. 2011. “‘Paw-er’ Women: Launching a successful dog blog,” Fidose of Reality

Aug. 9, 2011. Guest on “Dogs Teach Us So Much” radio show.

April 29, 2011. DogTipper featured in gallery for National Hairball Awareness Day.

April 2011. DogTipper wins a contest by FURminator for National Hairball Awareness Day.

April 2011. “Fido Saves.” Fido Friendly magazine.

March 2011. “Influence Positively Interview“, Grouchy Puppy

March 12, 2011. Guest on Pets Teach Us So Much radio program.

Feb. 24, 2011. “How to make Your Home Animal-Friendly.” American Profile magazine.

Jan. 16, 2011. One-hour radio interview by Rick Rockhill on ‘The Palm Springs Savant & Co’ radio show.

Nov. 2010 CTF-TV

A 20-minute live interview for the Three Wishes Foundation rescue fundraiser featured ways dog lovers can save money on their dog’s care with tips from the authors’ new Barkonomics book.

Sept. 2010 The American Dog Magazine was included in an article on “99 Fabulous Jobs in the Pet Industry.”

May 28, 2010

@DogTipper named Most influential Dog Twitterer

April 2010 SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) Traveler newsletter was quoted on the topic of the new FTC guidelines for bloggers.

April 9-10, 2010 BlogPaws, Columbus, Ohio

Paris was a speaker on monetizing your pet blog at this inaugural conference for pet bloggers.

March 20, 2010 Sashay Magazine

Sashay Magazine names one of its “Top 5 Pet Sites.”

Feb. 23, 2010 “Your Dog on a Budget,” by Amy Young, Sacramento Dogs Examiner

This article covers budgeting for your dog with information on our free ebook. “Thanks to, a great resource is now available online to help you and your dog make smart pet product buying decisions.”

Jan. 2010 Austin Pets Directory. “Most Awesome-ist Pet-Related Website”

The readers of Austin Pets Directory, a monthly magazine for Austin pet lovers, named top pet website in the city in an annual readers’ poll.

Jan. 19, 2010 “10 Pet Lovers to Follow on Twitter”

This roundup selects the top 10 pet-related accounts to follow on Twitter.

Oct. 29, 2009 Cool Site of the Day” This site is loaded with dog tips from dog lovers…an excellent site for any dog lover to check out.”

Oct. 2, 2009 Fox News Houston morning show “My Tech Guy” Doug Delony from the Fox News Houston morning show selects as Site of the Day in this one-minute video review.

Sept. 18, 2009 Community Impact Newspaper, “Business Profile: LT Media Group LLC.” and publishers Paris Permenter and John Bigley profiled in this full-length feature article.

Sept. 12, 2009 selected “Fun Site of the Day” by this popular computing publication. “If you are a dog owner or dog lover, you are going to love this site,” says the review which covers the site’s major sections. “Now you no longer have to ‘ruff’ it alone.”

Sept. 10, 2009 selected as the day’s cool site of the day.

March 3, 2009, “Economic relief for Indy’s dog owners.” Includes’s free “”How to Put Your Dog on a Budget” ebook. Rachael Niehaus, editor of the Indianapolis Dogs Examiner, says, “This thing’s got it all, from recipes for homemade dog biscuits to vet-bill-saving tips.”

Jan.-Feb 2009 Dog Living Magazine. Includes article by editors: “Why Your Dog May Be Your Answer to the Recession.”

Oct. 7, 2008 “Voices” column, Washington Post. Reference to’s Aubrey O’Day posting in Celebrity Canines.

A Few Examples of Our Freelance Work

Chewy: “Fall Getaways: Dog-friendly destinations you have to visit”

FIDO Friendly: “12 Stays of Christmas”