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Anti-aging benefits of pets

I ON BEAUTY: Anti-aging Benefits of Pet Ownership

Increased Activity If you’re looking for an excuse to exercise, adopt a dog! Not only do our fur-kids require regular walks, they make outdoor games fun! In fact, there have been studies showing a significant increase in walking among pet owners. Around ¾ of dog owners have spent their time …

142nd Westminster Dog Show: Fanucci & Flynn

It was every dog owner’s worst nightmare, the news taking a mere fraction of a second to register. Leslie Dancosse’s world class German Shepherd Dog, Fanucci, lie bleeding a mile back, cradled in the arms of a bystander.  Fanucci was unable to stand after leaping from a moving van onto …

Walking Your Dog: Must-know Tips for Keeping Them Warm

Even dogs with thick coats can get very cold during the winter. The colder the temperature, the colder he is likely to feel. Did you know that even your pets can get frostbite as well as hypothermia? As a pet owner, it is your responsibility to make sure your pet …

Making a Paw Print on the World

The Drake Hotel became canine heaven as dog lovers from far and wide gathered on a chilly Friday night to celebrate man’s best friend. Dalmatians, Dobermans, and Dachsunds alike attended as dogs of every breed, size, and shape were well represented at this formal PAWS extravaganza as hundreds of loyal …

PAWS Chicago: 18 Years and 34,000 Dogs Saved

With J.P. Wattron  Pooches of every pedigree and their proud owners gathered for a very festive fundraiser: the 15th Annual PAWS Chicago Beach Party. Upstairs at the North Avenue beach house was the perfect place for this Paws event, as Castaways restaurant accommodated a couple hundred dog aficionados on a …