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Dog days of summer are no longer just for dogs

Sips and barks are featured at a unique happy hour. Schaumburg Park District will hold Yappy Hour on June 29 at Meineke Park, 220 E. … Read more ›

Lazer, an eight-year-old Sheltie, visits with a young patient at Northwest Community Hospital (NCH). The Animal-Assisted Therapy program at NCH is comprised of specially trained dogs like Lazer, and their adult owners, who visit with hospital patients, bringing comfort and companionship. Now, NCH is recruiting dog and owner teams to expand this popular program. Training sessions will be held this summer to prepare qualified teams for hospital visits. For more information and an application, visit nch.org/animalassist.
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Northwest Community Hospital seeks lovable dogs to expand Animal-Assisted Therapy

At Northwest Community Hospital (NCH), you’re likely to spot a few volunteers that you wouldn’t expect to see at the Arlington Heights hospital. Yes, these … Read more ›

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Cross Town Bark Around Fundraiser

MidWest Dachshund Rescue will be having the largest doxie rescue fundraiser in the MidWest. Come with or without your doxie. May 19th, 2012 DuPage County … Read more ›

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Carnival for pups coming to Meineke Recreation Center

Pups will have big top fun at the Schaumburg Park District! Dogs and their owners will enjoy an afternoon of tail-wagging fun at the Canine … Read more ›

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Shannon's Pet Sitting receives Better Business Bureau’s Complaint Free AwardShannon's Pet Sitting receives Better Business Bureau’s Complaint Free Award

Shannon's Pet Sitting earned the Better Business Bureau’s highest award for excellence in 2011, the Complaint Free Award. This Complaint Free Award is awarded exclusively … Read more ›

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American Pet Association Accreditation to Local Pet Sitting Service

Shannon's Pet-Sitting received the only Business Approval that includes Humane Treatment of Animals, Cleanliness and Safety of Facility AND Ethical Business Practices of the Owner … Read more ›

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Mary Ann Minick Dedicates Life to Helping Others and Animals

Mary Ann Minick’s Christmas card from 2010 is a beautiful picture of her, her husband and their nine dogs. Minick is the founder of the … Read more ›

Darius Kidd, the new dog trainer at Aldens Kennels and a descendent of notorious Captain Kidd, spends some time playing with his dog, Delilah.
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Argh maties – a touch of Captain Kidd comes to Aldens Kennels

Aldens Kennels, 6810 Barnard Mill Road, Ringwood, is known for going to any length to provide the best and most promising dog trainers for their … Read more ›

Tom Pantano, PetFoodZoom.com Founder, and his inspirations Nala (left) and Luca (right) are bring healthy brands delivered to your door throughout Chicagoland.
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PetFoodZoom.com Bringing Four-Legged Friends Food and More to Your Door

Ask 34-year-old Bloomingdale resident and restaurateur, Tom Pantano, how he got into the pet food delivery business and you’ll get only a one word answer … Read more ›

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November is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month

November Is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month Chicagoland Dog Rescue and Petfinder.com are celebrating November as Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month. “Think of a pet that is already trained and doesn’t … Read more ›