Paris Permenter and John Bigley are a husband-wife team of professional writers. Along with over 2,500 magazine articles, Paris and John have authored 28 published books including Barkonomics: Tips for Frugal Fidos. Lifetime pet lovers, John and Paris launched DogTipper.com in 2008, followed by CatTipper.com in 2011. A frequent television and radio guest, Paris, a certified dog trainer, is also a popular speaker at pet conferences. Paris and John live with their dogs and cats in the Texas Hill Country near Austin.