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Our NOVEMBER Dog of the Month is

Izzy! — Breed(s): Izzy is a terrier mix! Not 100% certain, but our best guess is Rat Terrier with a little Jack Russell thrown in. — Age/Birthday: Not sure, but she’s about 1.5-2 years old. She was just adopted 4 months ago! — Where I Live: Wicker Park (big adjustment after spending the first part of her…

Our OCTOBER Dog of the Month is

Renny! — Breed(s): Renny is a rescue from New Leash on Life so we’re not entirely sure, but definitely a pitbull mix! — Age/Birthday: 6 years old — Gotcha day is August 2, 2014. — Where I Live: Lakeview with my Mom and Dad — Joys in Life: Microfleece blankets, String cheese, Looking for squirrels and…

Our SEPTEMBER Dog of the Month is

Marge! — Breed(s): Miniature Australian Shepherd — Age/Birthday: 9 years old, May 6 — Where I Live: Humboldt Park — Joys in Life: shaking my tooshie, especially to disco, chasing squirrels, cuddling, attempting to herd the UPS, FedEx and USPS delivery people — Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Tanya — Dog Walking Buddies: Frito and Layla; Lilly

Our AUGUST Dog of the Month is

Roosevelt! Breed(s): Mini Bernedoodle Age/Birthday: 6.5 months old, birthday is January 17 Where I Live: Old Town Triangle, Chicago, IL Joys in Life: Walks through Lincoln Park, big stretches, anyone who pets me, and people food. Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Nicole   Roosevelt is also on Instagram at @roosevelt_the_dood !  

Our JULY Dogs of the Month are

Maizy, Misty, and Babe! Breed(s): Misty & Maizy are lab-mix twins and Babe is a lab-dachshund mix Age/Birthday: Misty and Maizy turn 8 on July 11th (it’s their birthday month too!) Babe is 4. Where I Live: Old Town/Lincoln Park area Joys in Life: pets, treats, secluded nature walks, car rides, hogging the bed Cruisin’ Dog…

Our JUNE Dog of the Month is

Sadie! Sadie is a Cockapoo that was born in Wisconsin in March of 2009 and is beloved by her family. Her favorite pastimes include playing with her brother Jack, going on long walks, sleeping on the back cushions of our couch and snuggling with Mommy. Everyone that meets Sadie says she is the sweetest dog…

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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…