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Meet Lucy! Awaiting her forever home through Belly Up for Adoptions, Lucy is a 4-year-old boxer mix from Chicago Animal Care & Control, where she was part of the Safe Humane Court Case Dog Program. Lucy is a smart, loyal girl who has a great personality, an eagerness to please and a desire to love […]
Business Name: 2 Paws 4 U Pet Bakery & Treats Business Proprietor: Carol Burd Location: 1736 Essington Rd., Joliet, IL 60435 Contact: 815-782-4184 | www.2Paws4UPetBakery.com space Mission Statement: We at 2 Paws 4 U Pet Bakery strive to provide our customers with a clean, friendly environment where they can visit, bring in their pets for […]
Meet Inky! Inky is a sweet 2-year-old female Pointer mix. She loves attention and walks and is good with kids and other dogs. This beautiful girl had a mass removed from her abdomen, right before being pulled into Hopeful Tails’ rescue. Fortunately, it was benign and the vet doesn’t believe this should affect her having […]
Q: When it’s really hot outside or stormy, what can I do so my dog has a safe outlet for all of his energy? A: Summer weather such as thunderstorms and heat can disrupt your dog’s normal routine by keeping you both inside or making you shorten her normal walks. Remember, you can take advantage […]
“Every dog has their day!” Tails will be a-waggin’ and noses a-sniffin’ at this popular and playful festival, back for its seventh year. CSBarks Dog Festival is filled with dog performances, demos, contests, and more! The Festival is Sunday, September 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Carol Stream Town Center, Carol Stream. Attractions […]
HINSDALE, IL, August 4, 2015 — On Saturday, August 29, the Hinsdale Humane Society (HHS) Junior Board presents a dog wash from Noon-3pm at Pet Necessities, 4354 Johnson Ave. in Western Springs, benefitting dogs and cats at HHS. A donation of $10 to HHS is suggested for each dog attending the event. The shelter also […]
Dogs are social, people are social and, now that summer’s finally arrived in Chicagoland, we can all get social together! Mahoney’s Pub & Grille, home to a large, dog-friendly patio, is partnering with Aberdeen Tap, G & O Tavern and The Matchbox to host a weekly yappy-hour West Town Pup Crawl. Click here to read […]
Pablo Picasso once said, “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” Nothing could ring more true for Fredericka Krauss Howard, Cheryl Rausch, Sherylee Dodge, and Carol Foster. Blessed with both creative genius and caring hearts, these local artists share their talents to promote animal […]
Q: Is playing with other dogs all the socialization my puppy needs? A: Puppies have an adult learning brain at 8 weeks old, so it’s recommended to start training and socializing ASAP. Dogs go through a critical socialization period until 16 weeks (4 months) old. This means that during this time, most pups can roll […]
Summer is finally here and we are all excited to head outdoors! Whether you’re heading to the dog beach, out for a road trip, or even just for a walk, there are a few safety considerations to keep in mind when you head out with your dog. Click here to read this article in its […]