Dog Days of Summer

Location: Wandschneider Park at Downers Grove Museum FREE! All ages! Bring your four-legged friends to Wandschneider Park for an end-of-the-summer dog fest! Bring a picnic lunch, relax in the park, and visit booths from local pet-related businesses and shelters. … [Read more...]

Protect your Dog during 4th of July Celebrations

scared dog

  Some dogs are so terrified of fireworks that they become frantic, panic and run away from loving homes.  More dogs are lost around the 4th of July than any other time of the year and shelters report that July 5th is their busiest day of the year. Here are some … [Read more...]

What to do if your dog gets skunked

Deskunking a dog in a bathtub

You’ve been wondering why your dog is always sniffing and barking at the hedge in the back of the yard.  Now you know.   At 5:30 this morning, he yelped and flew past you like a rocket…and THE SMELL!  He’s been skunked! Skunks are everywhere—in the country, the … [Read more...]

What to do if your dog is stung by a bee

dog nose close-up

You know the afternoon.  Bright sunshine, fresh breeze…you’ve just finished mowing the grass and trimming your fenced-in backyard.  It’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor, to relax and spend a little quality time with your family.  You grab a cold drink, open the back door … [Read more...]