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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…

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…

5 How-To’s for Walking Your Dog

An ideal dog walk would consist of a nice time simply strolling outside while your dog strolls beside, just the two of you enjoying your time out for the day or night. However, dogs are often focused on the here and now, finding many distractions in their environment, which can cause some frustration for their…

What to Know About Dog Blood Donation and Canine Blood Banks

Want to Know More About Canine Blood Donation?   As pet owners, we’ll often pull out all the stops to ensure the health and well-being of our furry friends. Yearly vet visits to keep updated on vaccinations, a balanced diet and regular walks and exercise are a given, but one thing we may not spend…

Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics

Learn More About Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics

We all know that yearly vaccinations for our pets are required by most cities and states, and that in order to keep your dog at their healthiest, it’s suggested and heavily encouraged to keep them current on other vaccines and tests, as well, such as heartworm. Unfortunately, we have all gone through times where money…

Benefits of Dog Boots in Winter

Benefits of Using Dog Boots Throughout Winter

While we Chicagoans have been lucky (or unlucky, depending on how you feel about snow!) to have a mild beginning of winter, chances are it won’t stay like that for too much longer. Soon, we’ll be inundated with forecasts of snowstorms and blizzards, freezing rain and sleet. In other words, dog walks are about to…

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Staying Visible and Safe During Nighttime Dog Walks

With Daylight Saving Time upon us, it’s essential to find ways to ensure that you stay safe when you’re walking your dog when it’s already dark at 4:30 in the afternoon. When the sun sets earlier and earlier, we become less visible to cars as well as other pedestrians, making nighttime dog walks somewhat precarious….

leaning and grooming your pup from head to toe

A Crash Course in Cleaning and Grooming Your Dog

If you’re the sort of person who prefers to drop off your dog at the local groomer, this article is not for you. The desire to hand off that dirty task is completely understandable, after all—what’s worse than a muddy dog shaking off water before you’re done rinsing? However, if you’re a do-it-yourselfer, get ready…