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COVID-19 Response

Hello Cruisin’ Canines clients, friends, and family, In light of the current situation with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 here in Chicago, we wanted to check in with you and let you know what we are doing in response. At this time, there is no plan to suspend service. As always, we’re very flexible with scheduling and understand…

✨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…

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…

Our DECEMBER Dog of the Month is

Merlin!   Breed: Leonberger Age: 3 years (his birthday is October 8, 2013) Where I Live: West Lincoln Park Joys in Life: Merlin loves swimming, retrieving balls thrown into Lake Michigan, and playing in the snow. But his greatest joy in life is laying around the house. Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Dan        …

Ludo - December DotM

Our December Dog of the Month is

Ludo!   Breed: Bernese Mountain Dog Age: 3 Where I Live: Lincoln Park Joys in Life: sleeping, napping, bounding through deep snow, eating frozen green beans, laying down on walks and refusing to get up, riding in the car, snuggling on the couch, playing on the floor with Freddy (dog toys and baby toys are…