Tag: dog friendly

Hamlin Park is the Best Dog Park in Chicago

Hamlin Park is the Best Dog Park in Chicago
So much has happened since I last contributed to my blog, and I’m so sorry for being absent for so long. Kyle moved us to a new house in Roscoe Village, and when he first told me the news I was very upset. I couldn’t believe he was taking me away from all the dog-friendly... Read more »

Green City Farmers' Market and Lincoln Park Zoo Nature Boardwalk

With coffee in hand from CityGrounds Coffee Bar, Kyle agreed to come along to Green City Farmers’ Market. I’m so excited that it’s back in session because there are so many great smells, lots of my canine pals, and the farmers all seem to love having four-legged visitors. Kyle constantly raves about the smoothies from... Read more »

Every Dog Needs Animal Medical Center of Chicago

A hydraulic scale! Yipee! No being hoisted up by 3 people or feeling like I might bump my head under the table.
When my former dog walker, Julie at Park Place Bark, introduced Kyle to Animal Medical Center I assumed she was just making up stories because I could never imagine a vet as warm and inviting as the one she described.  But alas, as is always the case with Julie, she was not exaggerating one bit,... Read more »

AllRoverTown Dog-Friendly Scavenger Hunt

On Saturday, April 7th I had the pleasure of joining more than 35 of my fellow canine friends for a dog-friendly scavenger hunt around the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods.  We visited places like Best Buy,  Paper Source, lululemon, For Dog’s Sake, and about 25 more dog-friendly businesses.  At each business our human companions... Read more »

Dog-Friendly Dogs Play by the Rules

Brought to you by Gatsby the Weimaraner: Before you start exploring the dog-friendly side of Chicago with me, it’s very important that you understand the rules for being a good canine citizen in Chicago as well as general guidelines for doggie etiquette you must share with your human. Rule #1: Get your license!  I’ve observed... Read more »

What Dogs Really Want from Humans

Brought to you by Gatsby the Weimaraner: Kyle makes some interesting points in his post “City Dog v Country Dog” but I must disagree with him on a few points.  As you continue to read his posts, you will notice that he enjoys making grand generalizations, but don’t worry because I will always get the... Read more »

City Dog versus Country Dog

Brought to you by Kyle the human: While I was growing up in the countryside of Pennsylvania, I always dreamed about living in the “big city” some day, and I assumed that would require giving up my love for animals.  I never imagined a dog could be happy without being surrounded by grass, but living... Read more »