Is a Dog Door Right for Your Home?
If you have a fenced-in yard, a doggie door can be a convenient amenity for your pet. It allows your four-legged friend to go in and out of the house…
While You’re Away: Pet Care Options for Dogs and Cats
Many people see spring break as a great opportunity to take a family vacation. But, what about your four-legged family members? Pets can’t always tag along, so you may have…
Tips for Moving With Your Pets
Moving day comes with its share of stresses — packing up all of your belongings, transporting the moving truck and then, just when it seems like you’re done, realizing you…
Adopting a Dog in Denver: What You Need to Know
Denverites love their dogs. Nearly 43 percent of Colorado households own canines, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)’s 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook. That translates to more than…
Boston Terrier
If you long for an animal companion but live in an apartment, don’t despair: you don’t need to own a home with a huge yard to give a pet a…
Day 20: Don't Forget Your Pets
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Your Complete Guide to Renting with Pets
If you’re an animal lover, there are few things better than your dog’s enthusiastic greeting when you come home, or your cat’s happy purring when she’s curled up on your…
disaster planning for pets
We’re all advised to make emergency preparedness plans for our family, but what about our pets? Whether you care for dogs, birds or cats, their safety is equally at risk during an…
Decoding Your City Dog’s Behavior
Chicago is well-suited for dog lovers, with dog-friendly beaches, plenty of walkable green space and strong anti-cruelty organizations. But apartment and condo living can make for tight quarters for our pooches.…
Packing up the Pets and Leaving Chicago? Read This First
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means it’s almost time to pack up the whole family—pets included—and get out of Chicago. If you’re hitting the road with your furry family members,…