Talking to your Dog? They are Listening

?? By Amanda K. Vogt When we speak to our dogs, and let’s be honest, we do it all the time, we really do believe they listen and understand at least a little. They cock their heads and look at us with loving, alert eyes and we just know they hear us. But do they […]

The Hidden Hazards Spring Poses to your Pets

?? By Amanda K. Vogt Winter is over and Spring has sprung. Time to fertilize the lawn, groom those flower beds, uncover the barbecue and get outside and shake off accumulated months of cabin fever! Remember, though, as we head outdoors, so do our pets. And the very things that make our yards look so lovely can prove deadly […]

Update: Latest on the Canine Flu

?? By Amanda Vogt The canine flu outbreak that originally hit Chicago and sickened over 1,100 dogs and killed at least five in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, is still a very active danger. A PAWS shelter in Tinley Park remains closed due to the virus and many area boarding facilities are still not accepting dogs. […]