Sit. Stay. Good Blog.

A blog for pet lovers and their pets! Each month we’ll post new, top stories that relate to your favorite topic. Have a topic you want to know more about? Let our Pet Research Guru’s do the work for you and we’ll post it right away for all to see!

Pet Pro Facts

Dalmatians are born spotless: at first pure white, their spots develop as they age.

Our Favorite #Skunked Story

Back in July we asked our Prairie Path family to share their #skunked stories; their tips, tricks and the nightmares those stinkers can cause. Below is our favorite from Cathy at our Park Ridge Location. Thanks for sharing, Cathy. What a story!

So You Need a Dog Walker but Where do You Begin?

You need more time in your day. We know! You’ve got a busy work schedule, planned vacation or work travel, busy social life and you need some backup for your furry family member for the times you can’t be there.  These are just a few of the reasons someone may want to start looking for a dog walker for their pets.  There are many options out there these days but the question you have to ask yourself is, which one is right for you and which one is right for my pup?  Many of your reading this are already our customers and have made your choice (and a good one at that), but for those of you who haven’t, we’re here to help!

 

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6 Tips To Planning The Perfect Pet Party

We all love a good party. So much that we search for the perfect excuse to hold one. From gender reveal to Super Bowl parties. Why not celebrate your dog. It’s the perfect reason to have a fun filled day with excitement and drool. You know it’s a genius idea, from their birth date to their gotcha day it’s the best idea for 2017 to host a dog party.

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4 Ways To Control Cat Shedding

Shedding from any pet can be a nuisance! It can leave a mess on your furniture, clothes, and throughout your entire home. It also can contribute to hairball issues that can lead to serious health problems for your pet.

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To Pet Or Not To Pet A Service Dog?

With Summer just about in full swing, so are the festival and family outings. Yet, have you ever encountered a working service dog while out before? Have you ever tried to pet a dog and the owners tell you not to and you didn’t understand why? We’re here to help educate everyone about the jobs these special dogs have and why it’s best to leave them be and let them do their job.