Archive for February 2015

Think spring

I think it’s a safe bet that most of us – dogs and humans alike – are tired of winter. Cabin fever is setting in. You miss the sun. Your dog misses green grass to poop on. It’s bad for everyone. But there are signs that spring may in fact be on its way. Days... Read more »

What the kidnapping of 7 dogs can teach us about keeping our pups safe from the cold

Mochi, Scarlet, Brad Pitt, Jadyn, Busy and Kayla are six of Chicago’s luckiest pups today. These six dogs, along with one other as-yet unidentified dog, were in a van belonging to the dog-walking and pet care service Urban Out Sitters Wednesday afternoon. They were being taken from an Urban Out Sitters facility back to their... Read more »

Beer and beagle news roundup

Tuesday was a good day for Chicago beer and beagles. Logan Square-based brewery Ale Syndicate got some love this week from Paste Magazine. Ale Syndicate’s Richie Imperial Porter was ranked third on Paste’s “35 of the Best American Porters” list and is the only Chicago beer (and in fact, the only Illinois beer) on the... Read more »