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  • Top 8 dog parks in America

    Top 8 dog parks in America

    Seven states, eight parks; DogTime takes a look at the best public places to take your dog; each locale is unique, and includes obstacles, water, and more.

  • Chicago’s anti-puppy mill legislation goes countywide

    Chicago’s anti-puppy mill legislation goes countywide

    Update: Following the Chicago City Council, the Cook County Board voted unanimously to ban the sale of animals within the area, but with some restrictions and exceptions.

  • Chicago passes anti-puppy mill legislation

    Chicago passes anti-puppy mill legislation

    Chicago joins Los Angeles, San Diego, Toronto, and other cities in banning the sale of puppy mill dogs, rabbit mill rabbits, and kitten factory cats, in pet stores.

  • Plumbing company fixes pipes, saves puppies

    Plumbing company fixes pipes, saves puppies

    For homeless dogs in the Chicagoland area, the staff at Bishop Plumbing does more than just replace leaky pipes and unclog pesky sink drains — they save lives. When the Des Plaines, Ill., business isn’t busy helping homeowners with their plumbing issues, they are operating an animal rescue organization called Plumbers for Puppies. “Some of […]

  • Chicago hospital allows dog and cat visiting hours

    Chicago hospital allows dog and cat visiting hours

    All pet owners can attest to the health benefits of petting a dog or a cat. For long-term hospital patients with serious illnesses, cuddle time with Fido or Fluffy can provide that extra boost they need to get through each difficult day of treatment. But for the vast majority of patients, policies prohibiting pets ban […]

  • The top 10 dog-friendly cities

    The top 10 dog-friendly cities

    One of the most important things that dog lovers need to take into account when they consider moving is what states are the most dog friendly. The folks at Bone-A-Fide Dog Ranch select the top 10 states that are the most welcoming for a pooch, as illustrated in the following infographic (click for larger view):