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Please Book Your Pet Care ASAP For The Holidays

Our pet sitting services are on a first come first served basis especially around the holidays. We’d love to care for all of your animal companions this holiday season. Please contact us ASAP to book your care.

October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Did you know that October is adopt a shelter pet month?  Why not go find a friend or two to keep you warm this winter? Walkies supports adopting animals from all types of shelters, stray pets or partially feral animals.  We believe in spreading the word about the need for a no kill nation through […]

Special K Loves His Noms

A very chatty kittyman met me at his door today!  NOM!

Mark & Jamie Buehrle Continue Their Shelter Pet Advocacy In Miami!

Sometime this week new billboards for will be revealed in the Miami area. Former White Sox starter and fan favorite, Mark Buehrle and his wife Jamie are staunch supporters of adopting shelter animals.  Jamie is such a supporter that she still sponsors care for some animals back in their former hometown of Chicago. Pictured […]

Maureen Completes The American Red Cross First Aid Training!

On July 12, 2012 our owner, Maureen completed the American Red Cross first aid training at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago.  The class was taught by the extremely knowledgeable Tammie Bouschor, who is a community outreach coordinator and animal welfare advocate for the Anti-Cruelty Society. Some of the things Maureen learned include: -Management of urgent […]

White Sox Fans, Meet Astro: Adam Dunn’s Goldendoodle

Today’s post is in honor of White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn and his Goldendoodle Astro. Last night Adam became the first MLB player to hit 30 homeruns this year. Adam is also the only player to have hit more homeruns than singles!  The run came in a game at Sox Park last night against […]

Meet Our Client: Kitty

Meet our client, Kitty.  He is a shy guy, until he gets to know you.  He reminds me a lot of the kitty, Maru.  Kitty is approximately 12 years old and about 18 lbs.  His tabby coat is soft and shiny and his eyes are bright and his little paws are very soft.  This is […]

PAWS Chicago Pet Food Bank Helps Keep Pets With Their People During Tough Times

Unfortunately, these days we all know of someone or a family who is experiencing hard financial times. Well, the good news is there is one less thing they have to worry about, giving up their pet. The PAWS Chicago Pet Food Bank provides emergency assistance to families facing unemployment and other financial crises, thus enabling […]

Meet Our New Client: 9 Week Old Shih Tzu, Bello

Meet our new client, 9 week old Shih Tzu pup named Bello.  His name means nice in Italian and it sure does fit him.  I’m working with Bello to help him be less timid while walking on his leash and to be more comfortable with strangers.  He is a loving, playful little boy, who just […]

Former Animal Care And Control Commissioner Declares Love For Sir Mix-A-Lot, Dogs

Former Chicago Commissioner of Animal Care and Control Cherie Travis shared this awesome pic on Facebook today, which suggests the 1992 rap classic “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot is on her playlist. Commissioner Confusion? While this is a neat thing to share, it has raised some questions.  The Facebook page today states that Ms. Travis is the […]

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