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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…

Our MARCH Dogs of the Month are…

Stella and Luna! Hi all! We’re so happy to have “the Girls” featured this month! It’s hard to believe it’s already been 8+ years that we’ve been with Cruisin, starting with Stella, adding Luna, and incorporating a handful of foster pups along the way! In fact, we are forever grateful for the great walkers at…

Our FEBRUARY Dog of the Month is

Hunter! — Breed: Chesapeake Bay Retriever — Age/Birthday: She just turned 9 years old on January 15th. — Where I Live: Wicker Park — Joys in Life: Swimming in any body of water, playing fetch & dental stix! — Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Doug — Dog Walking Buddies: She’s had many friends over the years, like…

Our JANUARY Dogs of the Month are

Gracie and Rizzo! Rizzo — Breed: French Bulldog — Age/Birthday: Rizzo is 6. April 11, 2011. He has 2 birthdays. His other birthday is the day he came into my life, October 29, 2016 adopted from Chicago Canine Rescue during the World Series, thus he had to have a Cubs name! — Where I Live:…

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…