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We dog people are a lucky bunch. When we give in and share a morsel from our plates, our dogs regard us with the sincere gratitude of a true Thanksgiving. When we come home from a long day in a tired world, they greet us with the wild abandon of Christmas morning. And the excitement […]
Anne VanderMeulen loves animals — so much so, in fact, that she left a career in banking to follow her dream of working with them. At first, Anne’s dream took shape in a veterinary setting, where she had the privilege to care for dogs, cats, birds and other small animals since the year 2000. Now, […]
Find the perfect gifts for every dog and person on your list with our exclusive 2013 Holiday Gift Guide. From toys and treats to candles and more, you’re sure to find that special something for friends and loved ones, both two-legged and four!
When Drs. Erin O’Connor and Paul Nattoli decided to add a new member to their family, they knew just what they wanted. Their household already included an Italian Greyhound named Bella, an African grey parrot named Tequila and a pet mouse named Sophie, so once Erin had fallen in love with the upbeat personality […]
Food sensitivities and intolerances can mask themselves in many different symptoms. These symptoms may include itching, scratching, frequent gas and stomach discomfort, and ear infections. Besides it being difficult to discover your pet has food intolerances, it can be even more challenging to find out which ingredients your pet is sensitive to. Thanks to Dr. […]
Every morning it’s the same: You say good-bye to your furry best friend, try to ignore the sad puppy dog eyes as you close the door behind you and spend much of your long commute worrying about how your beloved pooch will do as you work those long hours. Will she be able to hold […]
Comfort for Critters, which began by supporting just one shelter in Wheaton, has now reached their goal of delivering 15,000 hand-made blankets to animal shelters across the US. Their hand-crafted blankets are shipped to over 50 animal shelters in Illinois and another 30 shelters in surrounding states. To continue their work, they are in dire […]
Sebastian & Me, A Rite of Passage and Spiritual Journey by Kay A. Clark People who have pets know that they are more than companions. They often become family members who bring joy and comfort to others. Having a relationship with a pet can be a healing bond for many people, as an animal gives […]
From a one-room shack to adopting more than 800 animals a year, HHS has much to celebrate. It’s an exciting time to be a part of Hinsdale Humane Society. The well-known animal shelter, which serves all of the Western Suburbs, is celebrating its 60th Birthday and all its accomplishments over the past six decades. Click […]
1. Take an awesome stroll around town: Make new friends at an outdoor coffee shop or visit a pet boutique. Walking around with a very cute dog is a great way to meet new people! 2. Visit one of our many local pet stores: Take your pooch to a favorite pet store. Pick out some […]