After biking, driving, and walking pups all through this epic Polar Vortex of winters, we thought our awesome pet sitters deserved some serious celebration. Those of us in the office thought it was a tough Winter, but would NEVER be caught complaining about it in front of those that were actually OUT there doing the visits! Are they amazing or what?
In addition to celebrating Sara’s soon-to-be motherhood and Chris’s addition to the OUG! team, we toasted our tough-as-nails team for surviving the sub-zero temperatures Oak Park served us up these past few months.
It’s always great to get together and swap dog stories, share photos of our favorite furry friends, and just have a good time with people who love pups & kitties as much as we do!
Laura is one of our brave, strong souls who bikes in all four seasons. We are especially proud of her for braving this Chicago winter..Polar Vortex has got nothing on this outdoor gal! Laura navigates through the West Loop, loving all the pups & kitties in this hip neighborhood.
Here she is pictured with Barkley, a pup she walks every day. Barkley LOVES the cold and snow!
My furry family: My dog, Parker!
My favorite animal (other than dogs & cats): Horses.
My favorite game: Skyrim.
Best gift ever: The gift of travel!
My superpower is: Empathy when combined with intuition.
It’s that time of year again..the weather is just perfect for the 4th Annual DC Doggie Dash 5K and 1 mile fun run in beautiful Southwood! The Dash is March 15th and registration starts bright and early at 7:30am. Don’t miss the K-9 Unit demonstration at 10:30am. Proceeds will benefit the K-9 Units and Dog Obedience programs of the Florida Department of Corrections.
Since one of my own sweet pups graduated from one of the phenomenal DC dog obedience programs, this cause is near and dear to my heart. These programs give both the inmate and the dogs a second chance at life. Please check out the wonderful dogs available for adoption at Florida Department of Corrections’ Web site.
This is a leave-your-pups-at-home event so all of the attention is on the wonderful dogs ready for their forever homes. Visit this event’s listing for more info.
Please come out and show your support for the K-9 Units and the DC dog programs!
Out-U-Go! Pet Care was recently featured on Chicagoland’s ABC 7 News! The news crew accompanied us to a dog walking visit with Old Town neighborhood darlings, Chloe & Belle, to explore what it’s like to work outdoors in our chillier temperatures and snow!
Ever wonder what a winter moment in the life of our awesome pet sitters looks like? Click the video below to watch:
Out-U-Go! and Boulder’s Natural Animal hospital are teaming up again on an awesome event for charity! Doga, otherwise known as Yoga for Doggies, will be featured. On August 6th from 1pm – 4pm, we’ll all be hosting the Doga Day for Charity, a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. For just $5 you and your pooch get: