Oliver, Tips

Doggy Daycare- is it right for your pup?

It sounds idyllic- take your pup to daycare, they'll play all day with friends and come home happily exhausted. Unfortunately that isn't what always happens. The most important thing to remember is that daycare is not right for every dog, nor is every daycare right for every dog.  Making sure your pup will be comfortable… Continue reading Doggy Daycare- is it right for your pup?

Oliver, Pet Health

The Not-So-Fluffy Fluffy Puppy

Oh, Oliver.  He came into our lives unexpectedly.  An owner relinquishment we were to foster for Central Ohio Pom Rescue.  Oliver was a MESS. Obese- a whopping 24.3lb (but I'll cover that another time), fearful of everything (again, another time!), and FLUFFY! Oliver immediately got the nickname Fluffy Puppy. Everywhere we went his fur was noticed.… Continue reading The Not-So-Fluffy Fluffy Puppy

Chicago Dogs, Oliver, Tips

Baby it’s cold outside! Five ways to keep your pet from cold weather boredom.

The cold has hit Chicago!  With temps hitting the negatives we're not spending very much time outside with the dogs.  No matter how much they-and we- are bundled, after a few minutes we're all ready to come inside and warm up. Dogs are natural scavengers.  They're meant to be on the move, exploring and learning… Continue reading Baby it’s cold outside! Five ways to keep your pet from cold weather boredom.