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Our APRIL Dog of the Month is

Milly! Breed/s: Mix! Age/Birthday: 9 years old. November 1, 2009 Where I Live: Roscoe Village Joys in Life: Being outside. She loves camping, hiking, fishing, and being by the lake. She has learned what it looks like to land a fish and will try to get to the fish before you reel it in. (See…

What Does It Mean If My Dog Sheds Excessively?

Unless your faithful sidekick is an American Hairless Terrier, then you’re very familiar with a little side effect of owning a dog known as “Pet Hair Everywhere”. Vets call this normal phenomenon shedding and warn that it is not to be confused with abnormal fur loss caused by an underlying issue. So, how can you…

The 2018 Guide to Dog Walking in the Winter

The winter months will be here before you know it. And that means that dog walks are going to get a bit more challenging for both you and your dog but that doesn’t mean they need to be less fun! We love our dogs, but let’s face it, sometimes we get lazy, and taking our…

How to Deal with a Shy Dog

A lot of dogs are friendly, and they love to be close to people. Some dogs just aren’t as open to meeting new people. Every dog is different. Some dogs are full of excitement and always want to cuddle up. Others tend to be more on the introverted and shy side. A reason for a…

Fun Winter Activities You and Your Dog Can Enjoy

Dogs keep us active all the time, so winter isn’t an excuse to avoid walking or playing outside. It’s true that we often become lazy when winter comes, but we must satisfy all our dog’s needs, no matter how cold it is outside. No matter how much you enjoy winter and snow, your dog will…

3 Secrets of Chicago Dog Walking

Dog walking is a difficult job that requires a lot of dedication and love. Every business where you work with people is challenging, but when their pets are involved, things can become even more complicated. Dog walkers always need to multitask so that they can properly care for each dog and offer them plenty of…

Best Dog Treats to Take on a Walk

If you’re a dog walker or a dog owner, you surely know how important treats are for your furry friend. To make your dog satisfied and happy, treats are a necessity. If you’re planning a long walk, or just want to make sure that you’ll be able to reward your dog for good behavior or…

Our MARCH Dog of the Month is

Mollie! Breed: Shih Tzu Age/Birthday: 9/9/05, almost 14 years old! Where I Live: Chicago Joys in Life: Snuggles on the couch, treats, and taking a nap on the deck in the warm summer weather. When we have doggie play dates at our house, Mollie likes to guard her water bowl… Favorite Food/Treat: Mollie gets so…

Our FEBRUARY Dogs of the Month

Sisters Sam + Sadie! Breed(s): Golden Retrievers Age/Birthday: Sam is 12 – 6/6/2006 Sadie is 3 – 5/2/2015 Where I Live: West Lincoln Park during the week and Lakeside, MI on the weekends Joys in Life: Sam lives for treats, being pet and snuggling on the sofa. She also really loves stuffed animals and barking…

Our JANUARY Dog of the Month

Murray! Met our January Dog of the Month: Mur-man as his dog-walkers affectionately call him, is a rescue dog from Paws, the vet’s best guess on breed(s) is Golden for his color and Chow the curly tail. His family adopted him on June 29, 2008, and he was at least 2-3 years old then, so…