Adoption and Unexpected Medical Expenses

Adoption and Unexpected Medical Expenses Fostering or adopting a rescue dog is a happy time for everyone. It’s a story with a happy ending, right? Well, it’s supposed to be anyway. So, what happens when the ending has a twist?  What happens when unexpected medical expenses threaten the success of our adoption? We adopted through […]

Does your Dog Bark Too Much? Here are some steps to help

Does your Dog Bark Too Much? Here are some steps to help Does your dog bark too much? Are you fostering a rescue dog that barks a lot? Barking at the door and in the house is a problem for many foster pups and dogs in general.  To help your dog learn that silence is […]

Italian Greyhound Belly Bands – k9BellyBands

Italian Greyhound Belly Bands – K9 Belly Bands One of the biggest struggles Italian Greyhound owners have is potty training the pups so we would like to introduce you to Italian Greyhound Belly Bands made by K9 Belly Bands (http://www.k9bellybands.com).  What is a belly band? It is a strip of fabric that goes around the […]

National Pet Fire Safety Day

Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day: July 15, 2013 With over 1000 fires started by pets each year, today is dubbed National Pet Fire Safety Day! Here are some pet fire prevention tips: -Extinguish open flames: put out an open flame as dogs are curious and will investigate candles, fires in fireplaces, or even […]

July 4th Pet Safety

July 4th Pet Safety Tips With July 4th right around the corner, we wanted to share some important July 4th pet safety tips because more pets go missing on July 4th than any other day of the year! Be sure your dog is wearing an up to date and visible ID tag on his or […]

Dog Summer Tips – gear up with these 7 Must Haves

Dog Summer Tips – gear up with these 7 Must Haves Get Your Dog Ready for Summer with these 7 Must Have Dog Summer Tips! From doggles to pet sunscreen, flea and tick preventative measures, a good dog friendly water bottle, life jacket and more! Along with warm weather, sunshine, and green grass comes fleas […]

Dogs in Forest Preserves

Dogs in Forest Preserves Love ’Em and Leash ’Em Dogs in Forest Preserves!  Welcome to summer, Illinois! Let’s hope this weather stays for a few months! “Safety first” is a good adage to follow when visiting a forest preserve with a pet. To that end, most district regulations in Illinois require owners to keep their […]

Electric fence vs Traditional fence: The Truth

Electric fence vs Traditional fence: The Truth We are often asked our opinion about an Electric fence vs Traditional fence. While some people may have been lucky and had success with electric fences or invisible fences, SO FAR, we do not recommend them for three reason. They do not keep animals from coming into your […]

Keep your Italian Greyhound Entertained this Winter

Keep your Italian Greyhound Entertained this Winter Here are some great ways to keep your Italian Greyhound Entertained this winter, a busy dog is a happy dog! Treasure Hunt will keep your Italian Greyhound Entertained: Hide treats all over the house! They will love sniffing around to find them! Find it: take three cups and place […]

Italian Greyhound Dog Marking Solution

Italian Greyhound Dog Marking Solution Italian Greyhounds are very hard to house break and we wanted to give you an Italian Greyhound Dog Marking solution.  All dogs have their challenges; some bark, some dig, some shed – Italian Greyhounds are difficult to potty training. If after you’ve exhausted all your potty training techniques your Italian Greyhound […]