Mardi Gras Dog Parades That Help Animals in Need

Mardi Gras is just around the corner! In cities across the US, pet parents can bring a bit of The Big Easy to their buddies that bark by celebrating the holiday at one of the many dog-friendly Mardi Gras festivals that will offer visitors a virtual gumbo of frivolity mixed with philanthropy. Photo: Krewe of […]

10 Day Trip Safety Tips for Your Dog

As we told you about last month, John and I have been busily running around updating our Day Trips from Houston guidebook. The book focuses on trips within a two-hour drive of the city and, of course, our favorite travel companions come along for the trip! As we all know, accidents can and do certainly […]

10 Fun Winter Activities for Your Dog

January 8, 2019 By Paris Permenter & John Bigley 1 Comment After the long, hot summers that we experience here in Texas, I always look forward to winter. While we can only hope for snow every three to five years, we do have quite a bit of chilly weather from now until February. If you’re […]

Get Affection and Love With These 5 Therapy Dogs

We all have heard this statement at one point or the other that man is a social animal. We are used to someone’s companionship at times of distress and tense situations. Having a pet dog not only brings a smile on your face but it also helps you cope up with the most stressful moments […]

Is Your Dog Anxious When Traveling? #Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Innovet Pet Products. As always, we only share products that use in our own home with our pets. We all know that travel can be stressful. Whether it’s traffic on your day trip or the anxiety brought about by an overnight stay in a new place, for all its fun, […]

7 Ways to Clean Your Dog During Cold Weather

January 2, 2019 By Paris Permenter & John Bigley 8 Comments This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase a product through our link, we receive a small commission but it does not impact your sales price. Thank you for supporting our small business! Time for a dog bath? Hmm…if you’re like us and dog […]

Wear Your New Year’s Resolution on Your Wrist!

Are you making your new year’s resolutions right now? We know that many of you resolve to do more to help pets, whether that is the one you share your home and heart with or the millions who are waiting for their forever home in shelters and rescues everywhere. Unfortunately a study showed that many, […]

Our Extended DogGone Texas Section!

We’ve been busy, busy this holiday season extended our DogGone Texas section here on DogTipper! You’ll now find a special home page for the section here (or you can always reach it on the Texas Dog Day Trips tab in the menu bar). We’re compiling a city by city list of fun day trip activities, all […]