Dog-Friendly Chicago

Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Rio the Staffie Mix


Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes.  Name: Rio Stats: 4-5-year-old, 65-pound American Staffordshire/Boxer mix Location: Chicago Rescue: New Leash on Life Sidewalk Dog: Who IS that hensome boy? Tell us about Rio! New Leash on Life: Rio is the most playful, happy go […]

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Dog-Friendly September Openings


Be it up-and-coming independent beers, beach vibes from a Chicago institution, or the opportunity to drink several tiny beers from an actual dog bowl, there are plenty of fresh spots to do a ‘splore. Three drool-worthy dog-friendly openings to check out with your pal? Now that’s something to yelp about. Pilot ProjectPilot Project’s got a […]

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Chicago Dog-Friendly Fall Bucket List


Fall has…fallen! We’ve only so much time in this precious window between I-can’t-go-out-without-melting and I-can’t-go-out-without-my-face-hurting, so you and your pup gotta make the most of it. And whether it’s pugkin spice or bark to school that gets your bud’s tail wagging, there’s something for everydoggy this fall in Chi. Pick out your pawfect pumpkin together […]

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