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10 Safety Tips to Know Before Your Next Dog Park Visit

When taking your dog to the park, it’s important for both you and your canine pal to have fun, but safety is of equal importance. Here are some safety tips to help ensure you and your dog have an enjoyable experience during your next visit to the local park. 1. Find the Right Park for…

Our MAY Dog of the Month is

Sebby! Sebby (short for Lil’ Sebastian) Breed: Golden Retriever Birthday: July 8, 2017 (I’m only 10 months old!) Where I live: Noble Square Joys in life: Running around the park, other dogs (especially puppies), anything I can eat (especially dad’s shoelaces) Dog walker: Elianne Social doggo: Yes! follow her on Instagram @SebbyTheGolden 

Our APRIL Dog of the Month is

Henry! — Breed(s): Everything but my mama was a shepherd/collie — Age/Birthday: Some time in December 2008 in a junkyard on the south-side — Where I Live: Not close enough to the Lake — Joys in Life: popping bubbles, popping soccer balls, sneaking a nap on the couch, hotels — Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Alex the…

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Dog to Run with You

A dog can be a great exercise partner if you’re a runner. Whether you simply like to get a run in or are training for a marathon, you can always bring your dog along to give your companion a healthy workout at the same time. Here’s a brief guide to help you get started on…

Our MARCH Dogs of the Month are…

Stella and Luna! Hi all! We’re so happy to have “the Girls” featured this month! It’s hard to believe it’s already been 8+ years that we’ve been with Cruisin, starting with Stella, adding Luna, and incorporating a handful of foster pups along the way! In fact, we are forever grateful for the great walkers at…

Our FEBRUARY Dog of the Month is

Hunter! — Breed: Chesapeake Bay Retriever — Age/Birthday: She just turned 9 years old on January 15th. — Where I Live: Wicker Park — Joys in Life: Swimming in any body of water, playing fetch & dental stix! — Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Doug — Dog Walking Buddies: She’s had many friends over the years, like…

Our JANUARY Dogs of the Month are

Gracie and Rizzo! Rizzo — Breed: French Bulldog — Age/Birthday: Rizzo is 6. April 11, 2011. He has 2 birthdays. His other birthday is the day he came into my life, October 29, 2016 adopted from Chicago Canine Rescue during the World Series, thus he had to have a Cubs name! — Where I Live:…

Our DECEMBER Dog of the Month is

Saylor! — Breed: Boxer — Age/Birthday: Say’s birthday is this month, December 5th, 2011! — Where I Live: Lakeview, Chicago — Joys in Life: Say loves to chase squirrels, play with her sister Jax (second picture below!), and boat! — Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Cliff — Dog Walking Buddies: Say has a few friends, including Estrela…

Our NOVEMBER Dog of the Month is

Emmie! — Breed: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel — Age/Birthday: Emmie is 9 years old and born on December 19, 2007 — Where I Live: Emmie lives in Irving Park/ Chicago — Joys in Life: Emmie loves giving kisses, her treats, people, her stuffed moose, more treats, barking at animals on the TV and snuggles on…

Where are the Best Chicago Dog Rescue Centers?

Rescuing dogs and other animals is becoming an increasingly popular option over buying from pet stores or breeders. One of the reasons for this is the problems regarding overpopulation, making it more important to provide homes for pets that truly need them instead of breeding more of them. Here are some of the best Chicago…