Posts in category "Pets"

Two For Two On "Storms Of The Century"

Being that this is the second summer my wife and I have lived in Carol Stream and that we are “two for two” in the gigantic storm experiencing department (sure, I wasn’t home yesterday when the storm actually hit, but I saw the aftermath and what all the commotion was about). I’m almost thinking that... Read more »

Support The Buddy Foundation in Arlington Heights

Support The Buddy Foundation in Arlington Heights
A friend that unconditionally loves you day in and day out and if you were to ask my wife, our 5yr old boy, Lucky, is as close to a child that we are going to get for a few years. He follows me from the second I wake up until the second I fall asleep,... Read more »

Arlington Heights Library Green Pet Care Workshop

Arlington Heights Library Green Pet Care Workshop
We all love our pets and would like to think that we are giving them the best, most green love we can. Join a workshop at 7pm this Thursday night at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library (500 N Dunton) to learn about your pet’s impact on the environment. Get tips on eco-friendly alternatives and discover... Read more »
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Discovering "The Buddy Foundation"

Discovering "The Buddy Foundation"
During my years living in Arlington Heights, I always said to myself that I wanted to volunteer at a local animal shelter like I did when I lived downtown and volunteered at P.A.W.S. on Clybourn, but I never was able to find a local one. Pets (especially Dogs) have always been near and dear to... Read more »

My Personal View On Unsupervised Dog Parks

Making it’s way around the local online news outlets yesterday and today was a story about a poor little Maltese/Yorkie mix named Jasper that was attacked at a local dog park in Naperville by two bigger dogs, not something that any dog lover likes to read about, for either side of the incident. Luckily Jasper... Read more »

Alligator's, Pythons, Foxes...Oh My (in Crystal Lake)

Alligator's, Pythons, Foxes...Oh My (in Crystal Lake)
Sounds pretty intense and out of this world, right? Well some guy in Crystal Lake was recently found to have all of these hanging around his house like it was “no big deal”: 10 & 5 foot alligators 12 foot reticulated python Five carpet pythons Seven turtles Parrots White Fox It’s funny because the White... Read more »
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What Costs Between $4,070 and $101,070 To Maintain Over A Lifetime?

What Costs Between $4,070 and $101,070 To Maintain Over A Lifetime?
If you said a car or child or even a house…you’d be wrong. If you said a dog, surprisingly, you’re right! In reading a recent article, the author said that dogs can cost around $310-$7,100 a year and $4,070-$101,070 over a lifetime. Not small change or anything  you’ll find in your couch cushions anytime soon.... Read more »

On Angels Wings...Perfect Name For A Great Organization

On Angels Wings...Perfect Name For A Great Organization
Dogs, cats…pets in general, we all love them and have that special one in our homes or lives that we care about very much. Mine is my elderly pup Sadie, a basenji, that my we’ve had in my family since I was in college.   She’s had knee replacements and such in her 8+ years... Read more »

Are Pets Just As Important To Our Family Structure As You & Me?

Everyday you can pick up a newspaper or hop online and read stories about pets being left on doorsteps of shelters or thrown out of cars on the outskirts of towns.  These stories always break my heart and make me wish that I could adopt every lonely dog in the world to give them the unconditional love... Read more »
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