Amazing Pet Expos

Official Blog Ambassador for Amazing Pet Expos

Rachel Phelps
Written by Rachel Phelps

I am so excited! Starting today, November 1st, my pals  from Dogtipper, Cattipper, and I are the 2012/2013 official Amazing Pet Expo Blog Ambassadors!  What does that mean you ask?  It means I will get to share with you exclusive content and information about their free pet expos all over the US (over 30 shows!).  What is even better is that this little white dog will be at many of these expos with my very own booth and “speaking” from the main stage.  More details about that later!  Below is the  official press release announcing  our new partnership!


As households continue to recognize the growing role pets play in their families, they turn to many trusted sources for information including pet expos and pet blogs. To combine the resources of both expos and blogs, Amazing Pet Expos recently partnered with,, and The sites will now serve as Official Blog Ambassadors for the popular expos.

“I’m so excited to be meeting passionate pet parents across the country,” says DogTipper and CatTipper co-publisher Paris Permenter. As author of Barkonomics: Tips for Frugal Fidos, Paris Permenter—America’s Pet Economist™—works to help pet lovers save money and save pets. “I’ll be speaking about ways pet households can save money on pet care while, at the same time, giving their pets a healthy and happy lifestyle.”

Rachel Phelps, founder of and America’s trusted voice on pets and “pet parenting” states: “I am looking forward to meeting other pet parents at the Amazing Pet Expos who love their pets and want to provide them a better life.  I will be sharing tips with attendees on how to travel with their pets and save money along the way.”

Currently hosting over 30 free expos per year across the US, each with 10,000-12,000 attendees, Amazing Pet Expos feature exhibits, demonstrations, educational seminars, and appearances by their official spokesperson, Animal Planet’s Shorty Rossi of “Pit Boss.” The expos are the largest and best-attended series of pet events in America.

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About and

Spanning over 8,000 pages, has grown into a large and trusted website for dog lovers with a special emphasis on saving money and saving dogs. Founded in 2008 by professional writers (and husband-wife team) Paris Permenter and John Bigley, award-winning was joined by in 2011 and both sites feature tips, news, adoptable pets, and the latest products for pet families. Paris and John live with their rescue dogs and cats near Austin, Texas. For more information, visit and

About is a nationally-recognized pet lifestyle website written in the voice and viewpoint of Preston, a 4-year-old West Highland White Terrier (Westie). The blog is educational, informative, and fun.  It covers topics such as pet lifestyle and culture, current pet issues, pet travel, product reviews, giveaways, pet rescues, and the adventures of Preston and his brother Elvis (also a Westie and a puppy mill survivor). was founded in 2010 by K9 travel and lifestyle expert Rachel Phelps with her husband, Brad Phelps.  Rachel and Brad live with their dogs and cats in western Kentucky. For more information, visit

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Rachel Phelps

Rachel Phelps

Rachel Phelps, “America’s Pet Parent,” is an award-winning writer, photographer, and certified dog trainer. She keeps busy managing the career of her Internet celebrity dog Preston from Preston Speaks. Her three Westies — who think they are mini-humans — and three cats rule the house. To learn more about Rachel go to: Rachel Phelps Website

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