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Doggy on Duty: Do’s and Don’ts When You Come Across a Service Dog

If you’re an animal lover, you probably get excited when you see a service dog. They’re adorable, smart, obedient, and the urge to pet them and play with them is almost irresistible. But it’s of the utmost importance to control your behavior around a service dog!  We’ve seen far too many examples of people being…

How to Exercise Your Dog in the Winter

Once the temperature drops and the snow starts to paint everything white, dog owners usually start panicking. The days are very short, and the weather doesn’t support outside walks. Even when the temperature hits below zero, your dog still needs regular physical exercise. But is there a way to keep your dog healthy and happy…

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Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

image source: www.seechicagorealestate.com We all know the feeling of never wanting to leave your dog’s side. If you have ever been out and about with your pooch and wanted to grab a quick bite to eat, you know the dread of wondering if a place allows dogs. With so many dog-friendly restaurants in Chicago, though,…

Things to Know About Rescuing Dogs and Dog Adoption

There are plenty of dogs in shelters awaiting a new owner. And if you’re planning to adopt a shelter dog, we’re happy for you! But a dog, just like any other animal, requires a special kind of treatment, accessories, and food.  If you haven’t owned a dog before, you may lack the introductory knowledge that…

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Top Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

Taking your pooch out and about for the day can seem like a fun adventure until it comes to taking a break.  Unfortunately, not all restaurants are dog-friendly which can leave you disappointed when looking for a spot where both you and your canine can enjoy a meal in a relaxing atmosphere.  More and more…

Our AUGUST Dog of the Month is

Marley! as told by Marley’s parents: Marley is a Minature Poodle, born on June 21, 2004 on a farm northeast of Ithaca, NY.   Which makes her 15 years old – but her attitude is still “15 years young”. It was her mother’s last litter – 3 females – born on the Summer Solstice.  The puppies…

How to Train Your Dog to Walk Next to You

Try putting yourself in your dog’s shoes – with all the intriguing distractions left and right, who could resist the temptation of stopping to sniff or tugging a leash to get there fast? The absence of basic leash manners can be prescribed to curiosity as a natural behavior in dogs. The problem is, this kind…

Weekly Walker, ed. 5.22

As just part of our dog walkers’ continuing education, a newsletter is emailed out most weeks with any important information about the upcoming week, weather and safety advisories, as well as tips, tricks, and other useful or fun information about the dogs we care for daily. Here are some of the things we like to…

Our JULY Dog of the Month is

Brie! Breed(s): Australian Shepherd / Cattle Dog Mix Age/Birthday: Adoption Day 6/30/2017, Approx 3 years old. Adopted from Paws 🙂 Where I Live: Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL Joys in Life: Getting cheese as treats, stopping for puppuccinos, cuddling and playing with her stuffed wubba toy. She loves to greet people and other dogs on walks, will…

5 Dog-Friendly Summer Spots in Chicago

There are plenty of rules and regulations to abide by if you’re a dog owner in Chicagoland. But as long as you look out for the regulations that apply when you decide to take your dog for a walk, you’re sure not to run into any problems. If you live on a busy schedule and…