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Finding dog-friendly paths in Chicago

The city of Chicago is home to many great walking and biking paths that therefore attract many dog walkers.  Chicago paths are filled with dogs during the summer months, and even during cold, snowy winters, one can find many dogs running alongside their owners. Dog-friendly paths should include: Paved surfaces Ample shade Conveniently located water […]

Keeping your dog active during Chicago Winters

Chicago summers are filled with sunshine and warm weather, perfect for walking your dog and keeping him or her active.  But when winter rolls around, it’s hard to keep up the routine.  If it’s too cold outside or if there’s a lot of snow and slush on the sidewalks, most pups and their owners would […]

Cruisin’ Canines Friday Favorites!!!

Check out dog sled racing during Snow Days Chicago at Navy Pier’s Gateway Park Saturday January 28th-Monday January 30th.  The free festival includes snow sculpting competitions, dog sledding competitions, snowboard rail jam, kids’ activities and live entertainment.  You can take your dog with you to Snow Days Chicago but they are not permitted inside of Navy Pier. Dogs will […]

Dog Walking in Chicago Winter

Walking your dog in Chicago during the winter can be really hard on dogs and humans! Here are a few tips on how to keep your dog warm and what to look for if you think your dog has hypothermia: Do you ever wonder how dog’s feet do not freeze when they are outside […]

Cruisin’ Canines Friday Favorites

Woman spends $50,000.00 to clone her cute pooch, Trouble.  You have to watch the clip to see the bedspread she made with him on it! There is good news for every wonderful person who foster’s pets,  it’s tax deductible!!  Here are some helpful tips to ensure you get credited for your expenses: Dog Treat of the […]

Dog Friendly Bars in Chicago

It’s Thursday; do you know what your plans are for this weekend?  Do you enjoy drinking adult beverages and hanging out with your dog?  If you don’t want to be house bound this weekend why not check out some of Chicago’s finest Dog Friendly Bars. There are a few rules put in place by the City […]

Cruisin’ Canines January 2012 Dog of Month is…

Bella and Maggie!!   Maggie   Breed:  Bernese Mountain Dog Age:  8 1/2yrs Where we live:  Bucktown  Joys in Life:   The beach, the park, Wisconsin, eating things I shouldn’t be (kitchen mitts, magazines, underwear, socks, toilet paper, mulch and wood shavings),  insisting on dictating where to go for walks and barking.  Cruisin’ Canines Chicago Dog […]

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