Help Chicago Shelter Dogs Play Hooky

 

Chicago Animal Care and Control just rolled out a program that’s gonna make a whole lot of good boys and girls real happy.  …And the dogs’ll love it, too.  Starting nnnow, Doggie Day Out fosters can bust a pup out for a day (shelter life is stressful, y’all!) so they can chill, bond with folks […]

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5 Last-Minute DIY Howl-oween Costumes

 

Halloween is right around the dark, scary corner. If you planned on dressing your adorable pooch up this year, but haven’t gotten around to tracking down a costume yet, have no fear: SWD is here! We assembled a list of five DIY dog Halloween costumes that you can pull together in mere minutes, so celebrate! […]

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Chi-Doggo Spa Day Services

 

Another ruff week calls for a spaw day for your number one! These Chicago pup-pampering services are *pure bliss* and will leave your glamour girl or posh prince howlin’ with joy.  MassageIs your boy soooo tense lately? Help your best bud unwind with some therapeutic rubbies at Paradise 4 Paws. The in-resort massage therapist has […]

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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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