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Category Archives: Animal Welfare

Changing the Life of a Pet

Just about every animal lover has a story about how a pet has touched or changed their life. Have you ever stopped to think about how we can return the favor? January 24th is Change a Pet’s Life Day, and … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Pet-Friendly Donations

For many people, giving to those in need is a big part of the holiday season. With such a large number of deserving charities out there, it can be difficult to choose where to contribute your hard-earned dollars. If you … Continue reading

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Nose to Tail: How to Perform a Pet Skin Check

A pet’s skin is his or her largest organ, so monitoring and maintaining good skin health is an important part of having a happy, healthy pet. Allergies, irritations, infections, parasites, lumps and bumps can all affect pet skin. Take the … Continue reading

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A Dog Owner’s Guide to Canine Influenza (the Dog Flu)

The media has been abuzz lately with news of the latest canine influenza outbreak. This disease has been hitting the Chicago area hard over the last month or so, and has many pet owners reeling with questions. What is this … Continue reading

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Giving Back: Volunteering and Donating to Animal Shelters & Nonprofits

After the holidays, when we are reminded of all of the wonderful things we have to be grateful for in our lives, we are often compelled to add “helping others” or volunteering to our list of new year’s resolutions. Maybe … Continue reading

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