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Best Movies Featuring Dogs

Dogs on the silver screen

We’ve all seen (or at least heard of) the popular dog-centric movies 101 Dalmatians, Old Yeller, and Homeward Bound, but it should come as no surprise that these are nowhere near the only films out there with a heavy focus on our canine companions. Check out our list of the best 15 movies that wouldn’t […]

Fall Activities for Dogs and Their Owners in Chicago

Take part in fall activities for you and your dog.

Summertime can be fun for many dogs—those who love and have access to the dog beach or a backyard kiddie pool to cool off in, for instance—but for plenty of other dogs and their owners, summertime can feel like a restless and oppressive few months of taking very short walks to avoid overheating. For those […]

A Crash Course in Cleaning and Grooming Your Dog

leaning and grooming your pup from head to toe

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 […]

Our OCTOBER Dog of the Month is

Brandie! Breed: Lovable Mutt (many guesses, including some German short-hair pointer and Australian cattle dog) Age: 9 Where She Lives: Wrigleyville and Saugatuck, Mich. Joys in Life: belly-rubs, long walks, frozen dog treats, car rides Cruisin’ Dog Walker: Nate (and sometimes Philip and Tom) Dog Walking Buddies: Huntley and Cleo are good buddies of hers, […]

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