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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.

by DogTime
July 8th, 2014

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 the dogs […]

by DogTime Staff
March 14th, 2013

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 […]

by DogTime Staff
February 22nd, 2013

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):

by dogtime
November 26th, 2012
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