Montrose Dog Beach

Dog-Friendly Stops this Summer

Dreaming of warmer days: A look into a summer filled with fun and dogs! Those summer days we are all dreaming about are just around the corner, so to help us get through the last few weeks of cold weather ...
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Sitter Spotlight: Carolyn D.

At Chicago Pet Sitters we strive for our walkers to feel like they are a part of a big family, and we want to give you the chance to see just how amazing our walkers are. Once a month we ...
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Philanthropic Friday: One Tail at a Time

This month's Philanthropic Friday is dedicated to our friends at One Tail at a Time (OTAT). As many of our readers may already know, our office is inside the One Tail at a Time Adoption Center in Bucktown. From our ...
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Dog and Baby

Introducing Your Newborn

It’s such an exciting time when you find out that you’re going to have a baby! Of course you’ll want to start preparing right away: deciding when to let friends and family know, learning what to expect during pregnancy, baby ...
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Employee Dog Walker

Hiring Companies with Employees VS Independent Contractors

Have you ever considered the framework of how a dog-walking or pet-sitting company operates or how it trains its new hires? Have you thought about how it treats its people to ensure happy, healthy, and invested service providers are entering ...
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cleaning supplies

Unwittingly Poisoning Your Pet?

Most of us with furry family members have quite deliberately (and happily) traded a pristine environment for the privilege of sharing our hearts and homes with our animal companions. However, we also tend to do more cleaning than people without ...
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canned pumpkin

Home Remedies for Emergencies

Many pet parents look in their cabinets first to treat minor health issues in their animal companion. There are a number of household items many people have on hand that can serve a dual purpose as health remedies. Good things ...
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Truth About Prescription Foods

A class action lawsuit alleges that pet food manufacturers Nestle Purina, Mars Petcare, and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, pet supply chain PetSmart, and veterinary chains Banfield Pet Hospital and BluePearl Vet all conspired with each other to falsely promote “prescription” pet ...
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Reasons Cats Get Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex endocrine disease that is unfortunately very common in cats today. We don't yet know all the causes of the disorder (more about that shortly), but we do know that many diabetic cats improve significantly once they're ...
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Tell-Tale Emotional Signs That Owners Often Miss

As a pet owner, it’s important to take the time to get to know your pooch — not only, for instance, that her favorite toy is the squeaky pig or that she often forgets to bring said pig in from ...
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