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Justice is a Boxer-Labrador mix who entered the Spay Illinois Pet Well Clinic adoption program when his previous owner was no longer able to care for him. At times, Justice can be shy, but he’s completely coming out of his shell! He absolutely adores people and will follow you anywhere. He can also be a […]
Worf is an active pup who’s looking for a family that’s on the go! A handsome German Shorthair Pointer, Worf’s a year old and weighs about 56 pounds. He loves other dogs and children and he is a master at the game of fetch. He lives to run and would be content to chase after […]
Business Name: Pet Supplies Plus Business Proprietor: George Lennon Location: throughout the Chicagoland suburbs Contact: www.PetSuppliesPlus.com find on Facebook at PetSuppliesPlusChicagoland Mission Statement: As a locally owned franchise operated by neighborhood pet lovers, we believe people don’t own pets — but rather pets own people. Everything we do is genuinely designed to make pets happy, […]
Named “The Planet’s Best Dog Camp” by Animal Planet! Business Name: Camp Dogwood Business Proprietors: Dave Eisendrath & Alysa Slay Location: Winter Camp: Ingleside, IL Spring & Fall Camps: Lake Delton, WI Contact: www.CampDogwood.com facebook.com/CampDogwood Mission Statement: As an overnight camp for dogs and humans to experience together, Camp Dogwood has always been about creating […]
by Marybeth Bittel You know the look… You’re walking through the neighborhood with your Jack Russell or Labradoodle on a sunny afternoon, when suddenly, from 15 feet away, a perfect stranger turns from her mailbox and gives you the look. It’s a look that proclaims: “I’m coming over there to pet your dog.” Click here […]
The experts at Springbrook Animal Care Center approach grooming as an investment in your pet’s health to maintain skin and coat health, assist in the early detection of conditions and help protect your pet from external parasites. Call 630-428-0500 or visit www.springbrookanimalcarecenter.com/veterinary-services/grooming to learn more.
By James Kohlmann When we think about providing medical care for our dogs, our thoughts naturally center on choosing the right health care professionals, making the best medication decisions and exploring therapy options. One thing we may not consider, however, is the actual physical action of getting the dog from the house to the vet […]
Q. What’s the best way to use treats when training? A. Dogs respond very well to positive stimulus. Your dog wants to please you, and he wants to be rewarded! If he knows doing a certain action, or behaving a certain way will get him a treat, he will want to repeat this behavior or […]
By Gail Diedrichsen In animal shelters across Chicagoland, the western suburbs and beyond, potential adopters overlook countless dogs every day for one simple, yet heartbreaking, reason: the color of their fur. Black pets face a far more difficult — and, oftentimes, deadly — shelter experience than pets of any other color. The questions we must […]
It seems like summer just got here and, already, fall is on the horizon. Zeus is not, as you can imagine, really a “warm weather” kind of guy and I’m sure he’s looking forward to the onset of cooler temps — but we still managed to have some fun these past few months. Click here […]