Teddy in the City

Introducing the first Saltsox Dog Star of the Month…Teddy! Teddy is a blue tick coonhound mix from Arkansas who is now living in Chicago! He was rescued from a hoarding situation and brought to Wright Way Rescue in Morton Grove, IL. His soon-to-be owner spotted a post about him on Facebook and saw that he…

Dog of the Month

Each month we will feature one lucky dog as our Saltsox Star of the Month. Your dog’s photo and bio will be shared on our social media, PLUS they will be the inspiration for our monthly blog! If you would like your dog to have the chance to be featured, please follow the simple steps…

The Thrill of the Chase

Happy New Year! Now that 2020 is a thing of the past, what will you be chasing this year? Trucks? People? Balloons? Geese? Oh, not you, I meant your dog. Does your dog like to chase things? There’s lots to distract our dogs on a walk, so what is their distraction of choice? I hear…

Claude

It’s the season for giving and while this year may be much different than any other, it is more important than ever to give to those in need. And the first group we automatically think of here at Saltsox are the dogs that are less fortunate. Have you heard about a dog named Claude? Claude…

Adults Only

When most people think of adopting a dog, they think of bringing home a brand new puppy. And who wouldn’t love a puppy? They are so cute and fluffy, but what most people do not think of is all the responsibility, time and training that is involved in taking care of a puppy.Most people do…

Walk Your Dog

“Walk like a dog; they will lead you in the right direction.” Pawsh MagazineThis quote is funny to me because I know that whenever I walk a dog I think to myself, who is walking who here?? I’m sure lots of people think that way. Well no matter who is leading who, just make sure…

For All Dog Walks of Life

National Dog Week. It is September 20 through 26 this month. We know it as a week to celebrate with dog activities, fundraising events, adoption drives and volunteer assistance programs. Captain William Lewis Judy. He created National Dog Week in 1928. Judy founded this special week with the intention of creating more responsible dog owners…

Dog Days

It’s August and the Dog Days of Summer are not over; in fact we are right in the middle of it. We are also right in the middle of the Dog Days of Social-Distancing during a pandemic that none of us could have prepared for. We know how to prepare our dogs for a hot…

This Blog Is On FIRE!

July 15. Tax Day 2020. I hope you filed your income taxes. You’re welcome for the reminder. Now that I have your attention, July 15 is also National Pet Fire Safety Day – equally as important. Each year 500,000 pets are affected by home fires according to the American Kennel Club (AKC). In an effort…

Dad’s Old Hat

Visits to the park and dog walks in the shimmering heat of a summer’s day is either upon us depending on where you live, or is very near. Playing outside with your dog is one of the best parts of summer. Does your dog come when you call them, or does whistling work? Better yet,…