Any Dog Can Bite: National Dog Bite Prevention Week

Each year, more than 4.5 million people are bit by dogs- most of which are children.  Understanding why a dog bites and how to recognize risky situations are important ways to ensure your safety around all dogs and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has some great tips to keep you safe.
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New to Chicago?

Chicago is definitely a dog-friendly city – full of parks and beaches specifically designated for your four legged friend. Fortunately, great weather is right around the corner so we can finally take our pets outside to enjoy it! Whether you’re taking your pup to a local dog beach or just out for a leisurely stroll in the neighborhood, be aware that certain restrictions apply.
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Training for the Marathon- One Paw at a time!

Now that spring has finally sprung here in Chicago, we can usher in the start of running season!  I am excited to announce that I will be running the Chicago Marathon in October as a part of TEAM PAWS.   Members of TEAM PAWS not only commit to running their way through 26.2 miles of Chicago, but also to raising money to support PAWS, the biggest no-kill shelter in the city.  Every year, PAWS saves the lives of over 5,800 animals in need, as well as provides 18,000 low cost/free spay or neuter surgeries in low-income communities.  TEAM PAWS is key to
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What’s the big secret about Musher’s Secret?

Have you heard about Musher’s Secret and wanted to know what all of the buzz is about?  Musher’s Secret is a dense, barrier-like wax that was developed in Canada for use with sledding dogs. Made from a special organic blend of food-grade waxes, this formula creates a breathable shield
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