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✨ Dogs of the Decade ✨

To kick off our 25th year and in celebration of the new year and new decade, we’d like to honor our Dogs of the Decade! We love all of our four-legged clients as our own, but these doggos are very dear to us, and we’d like to celebrate the relationships that make this more than…

10 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Dog

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a lot of us already know how we’re going to show our furry little friends how much we love and appreciate them. Dogs shower us with unconditional love, so it’s only fair we make Valentine’s Day all about them. If you have a dog Valentine and you’re not…

✨Dogs of the Decade:✨ Molly and Dakota

Neighbors and BFFs, these two cruised with us for well over a decade and recently passed within a couple months of each other. Mol and Big D, you are forever in our hearts <3 Molly, 2004-2019 Remembered for her floppy-bouncy ears and expressive eyes, you always knew what Miss Molly was thinking! She had an impressive…

✨Dog of the Decade:✨ Boomer

Boomer has been with Cruisin’ Canines since he was a puppy and met one of our walkers out with another pup almost 12 years ago! He loves his time with all of the walkers he’s met, and is happiest when he gets lots of treats. He was starting to get a bit cranky is his…

✨Dog of the Decade:✨ Freddy

— Breed(s): Mix; he was a rescue, so Freddy is his own unique mystery doggy! — Nicknames: Fred, Doctor Teeth, Fredster, Fredders (from CC!), #1 Rated Cute Face — Age/Birthday: 11-ish years, celebrate on August 31 — Where I Live: West Lakeview — Joys in Life: long walks, peanut butter, cheese, sleeping in the sun,…

✨Dog of the Decade:✨ Emmie

— Breed(s): Cavalier King Charles Spaniel — Age/Birthday: Emmie is 12 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 TV and snuggles on the couch…

Dog Boarding Tips — What to Know and Bring

Whether it’s your first or 101st time searching for dog boarding services, it never gets more comfortable leaving your dog in another’s care. Not only is it difficult saying goodbye to your furry friend, even if it’s just for a short while, but it’s also surprisingly tricky getting everything prepared for your dog’s stay at…

Dog Friendly Events in Chicago

6 Upcoming Dog Events in Chicago You Won’t Want to Miss

Chicago pet adoption events are a great way to find the pet you’ve been dreaming of. At events like this, you can meet plenty of furry friends, helping you find the perfect partner in crime. Adopting is always a better option than buying since you’re opening your home to a pet in need. By merely…

Service Dog Training Chicago

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…