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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…

Our OCTOBER Dog of the Month is

Duke! — Breed:  Golden Retriever — Age:  10 years old — Where I Live: Uptown — Joys in Life: swimming, smiling, chasing squirrels, snuggling on the couch, playing fetch — Cruisin’ Dog Walker:  Vicky is Duke’s walker and he loves her very much — Dog Walking Buddies: Steve & Bella (doggy BFFs!)  

Our SEPTEMBER Dog of the Month is

Julio! Julio is a 6-year-old terrier mix, adopted from a rescue by Alexa and Josh in 2011 when he was 3 months old. He resides in Logan Square with Josh, Alexa, and 20-month-old Sebastian. His Cruisin’ Dog Walker is Alison, and he absolutely loves rolling around in the grass in the backyard and long walks…

Cruisin’s August Dogs of the Month are

Jack and Zeus! Breeds:  Zeus-Australian Shepherd, Jack-Chocolate Lab Age/Birthdays: Zeus-6 years old born 10/6/2010, and Jack 9 years old born 4/4/2008. Where We Live:  Lincoln Park, West Depaul area. Joys in Life:  We both love going for car rides with our owners and visiting our grandpawrents in central Illinois. Zeus loves chewing on his Nylabone…

Our July Dog of the Month is

Ollie! Ollie is a very enthusiastic Peekapoo who is ready to take on any challenge, whether it’s beating a squirrel in a race or eating a steak faster than anyone in the house. Ollie is a very cute 3 year old. He was born on June 11th. He seeks adventures in Chicago Illinois, his home…

Our MAY Dogs of the Month are

Harper, Merlin, and Dexter! Harper is 5, Merlin is 5, and Dexter (“Baby D” for now) is almost nine months. They are all bloodhounds and are all related. H and M are brother and sister, and Dexter is Merlin’s babe. They currently reside in Lincoln Park and have had the privilege of being walked by…

Our APRIL Dog of the Month is

Matilda!   Nickname: Til Breed: Pitbull Age/Birthday: 4 years old ! I don’t know her real birthday, so we just celebrate it on the day I adopted her, November 6th Where I love: Roscoe Village Joys in Life: Ripping a new toy to shreds in the matter of minutes, any human contact, running around the…

5 How-To’s for Walking Your Dog

An ideal dog walk would consist of a nice time simply strolling outside while your dog strolls beside, just the two of you enjoying your time out for the day or night. However, dogs are often focused on the here and now, finding many distractions in their environment, which can cause some frustration for their…