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Fourth of July Safety

Did you know that the Fourth of July is the most common day for pets to get lost? Chicago’s Fourth can get crazy, so keep your pup safe by following these five tips! 1. Keep Them Home  at 20,000Hz while dogs’ hearing maxes out at 50,000Hz! When dogs are afraid of fireworks they are more likely…  Read more »

Sun Safety

Every summer we monitor our pool dogs closely for two of the biggest sun related dangers: sunburn and heat stroke. Our handlers are all trained on recognizing the symptoms to ensure we have the safest in-ground dog swimming pool in the city! Outside of our pool play group, we often worry about our pup’s sun…  Read more »

What is my Dog Thinking?

Ever wonder what your dog is thinking? What does that look mean? Why are they standing that way? At Pet Care Plus all our staff is trained to read your dogs body language and actions. This translates into one of the safest doggie daycares in Chicago to bring your dog. We are also partnering with…  Read more »

Dog Socialization – A Good Summertime Activity

Summertime in Chicago is a great time to get out with your dog. It gets you and your dog some time in the fresh air and out experiencing the city. However, you need to make sure your dog is being socialized to the summertime experience the right way. This is especially true for puppies and…  Read more »

A Bored Dog is the Devil’s Playground!

A good way to tell if your dog is bored is that you don’t come back to the same house you left in the morning on the way to work. A bored dog is likely to be a “devil dog” Things like tearing up rugs, chewing up curtains, shoes or (GASP!) your favorite pair of…  Read more »

Top Chicago Small Dog Breeds – A Chicago Dog Daycare Provides View

Recently we were asked by a client what breed would be best for a prospective Chicago small dog owner. Really that is a decision based on many different factors so it is hard to say. However, we gathered a crack Pet Care Plus team together and thought on this for a while. When we emerged…  Read more »

Spring Shedding Tips For Your Dog

It is that time of year again when the dogs of Chicago being to leave little clumps of their furry love all over your freshly laundered clothes and clean couches. That’s right….it’s shedding season. Your pooch is losing their winter coat in lieu of the more fashionable, and lighter, summer one. Some dogs shed more…  Read more »

St. Pawtrick’s Day Grooming Special

This St. Patrick’s Day receive $10 off your pup’s bath! Schedule an appointment today by calling 312-397-9077 or emailing

Packing For Your Pet’s Boarding Week (Or Weekend) Away!

If you are a seasoned pet owner who travels often and is used to boarding your dog, you probably already know what to pack for their stay! However, if you are a new pet parent or your pup is a first time boarder, maybe you are not sure what to pack and what to leave…  Read more »

Spring Break 2014: Best Bets for Boarding

  Already dreaming of your next get away? Headed out of town for an upcoming Spring Break trip? Have you already booked a stay for fido or figured out your pet sitting arrangements? If you are a seasoned pet owner, you may already have a favorite sitter that comes to stay or a local kennel…  Read more »

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