Chicago is a fabulous city for us two-legged creatures. But what about for our pooches? Not allowed in apartments, stores, restaurants… what’s up with that? Check out some of our favorite spots that will welcome your pup, from dog parks to bakeries to adoption centers. Because, after all, that ball of fur really is a Chicagoan’s best friend.

Montrose Harbor: The North Side’s Natural Playground

Montrose Harbor: The North Side’s Natural Playground

Located at the north end of Lincoln Park, Montrose Harbor has a little something for everyone: swimming, fishing, sledding, bird watching, a dog beach, a great restaurant and tons of bunnies!

Windy City Paws: Dog Walking Service

You love your pet. We know this. In fact to you, Scruffy isn’t a dog. He’s part of your family. So we understand that you aren’t going to fork him over to just anyone to be cared for. That’s why we’ve done some investigating, and found the most trustworthy dog walkers around.

Pit Bulls in Chicago

Pit Bulls in Chicago

Pit Bulls are some of the most discriminated animals in the United States, but we can’t figure out why! These lovable animals are legal in Chicago and here is some information on the breed and how to adopt and care for them.

Daring Dames: Gina Aulisio, Owner of Three Dog Bakery

“Is this all for dogs?” That has to be the most common question asked inside Three Dog Bakery. The frosting, the designs — it’s all for your pooch, but it packs a mouth-watering punch for humans, too.

Chicago Dog Parks

Fido wants to frolic around Chicago too, even if he or she is a “city dog.” But where to go? A dog park of course!