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

The wetness of a dog’s nose is essential for determining what direction a smell is coming from.

Dog on the beach for a weekend pet friendly getaway

Top Pet Friendly Hot Spot Getaways

Plan your pet friendly hot spot now with the beautiful Summer weather in full swing, we are all beginning to get the itch to travel. Finding a place where Fido or your purrfect kitty can go is always easy though.  We’ve compiled a great weekend getaway list that you and your pets will truly love. From a stay-cation in Illinois or a quick trip to Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan or Missouri we got you locally covered for a weekend of fun. 


Golden retriever dog presents engagement ring on nose for spring love

Including your pet in the ‘I do’s’

Including your pets in the I “Do’s”. All of us have a special furry companion in our lives and many of us are lucky enough to have a special someone else in our lives too. You may have possibly got your pet together or you are joining two families. Now you are ready to take that next step with regards to your future.  Don’t let your pet miss out on being a part of your happily ever after.


Picture of smiling German Shepherd. Text reads, thank you professional pet sitters!

It’s Professional Pet Sitters Week!

A huge Thank You to … Our walkers!  We are so excited for this week, not only because we love what we do, but we wanted to show off the people that truly make a difference in each of your pet’s lives. What better way to celebrate Professional Pet Sitters Week (3/6 – 3/12) than with back stories of the one’s that care for your pets.  

Check it out, you may even see your walker here.

Photo of 2 dogs dressed up for Halloween

Halloween: It’s Not Just For Kids Anymore!

While thinking about what you or your kids will be dressing up as for Halloween, make sure not to forget your pet as well. Halloween simply wouldn’t be complete without our furry friends!

Photo of two dogs wearing Blackhawks gear. Getting ready for their back to school schedule.

Back To School With Prairie Path Pet Care

Time to get back into the swing of things with your pets ‘bark’ to school schedule. Here are some tips to get all the kids (specifically your fury ones) ready!