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5 Shelters To Adopt From In and Around Chicago

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5 Shelters To Adopt From In and Around Chicago

A while back, we wrote a post about some great places to adopt in Canada. Today, we are here to tell you about some great shelters a little closer to home in and around Chicago! As you may know, we donate a portion of our proceeds to a local shelter called Alive Rescue! 1. Alive Rescue Their mission:  ALIVE Rescue is an animal rescue that protects the lives and the welfare of animals. We believe every animal has the right to a well-balanced, socialized and fulfilled life. We take on the responsibility to save, rehabilitate and place abandoned, abused and stray...

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How to Create an Easter Egg Hunt for Your Dog!

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How to Create an Easter Egg Hunt for Your Dog!

Easter is upon us and we wanted to give you guys some tips for how to share the love of Easter with your pets. So what better way to do that than to throw them an Easter egg hunt! Image from Dogtime.com The first thing to do would be to choose a location! It should be somewhere nice and open so that the dogs have lots of room to explore. A big yard is perfect or if you can convince a dog park to host one, then that would be the best! Image from lubrisyn.com Then you have to get some...

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5 Ways to Support Small Businesses Recovering from the Pandemic

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5 Ways to Support Small Businesses Recovering from the Pandemic

Running a small business is hard! Let alone trying to continue to run one while the government is requiring businesses to close their storefronts since the pandemic started. We wanted you to know that there are still ways to support us small business owners and help us continue to make a living. Check out these recommendations and also leave any more that you have in our comments section so that we can get this list even bigger! 1. Eat Take Out More A lot of small businesses are in the food industry and all those small restaurants have all this...

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Adoption Success Story: Hiro

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Adoption Success Story: Hiro

Guest post by Jennifer Riske Meet Hiro! My son, Zachary, for his fifth birthday wanted a black cat to name “Hiro” after his favorite engine on Thomas and Friends.  My husband and I found a few cats at the Windsor, ON Humane Society. We needed a cat that would be good with another cat and a dog and two very active kids.  One beautiful black cat in particular caught our eye. We were concerned because she was missing a front leg.  The weekend before Zacharys birthday, We got in the minivan and didn’t tell him where we were going. When...

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Our Top 10 Kids' Books of 2020

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Our Top 10 Kids' Books of 2020

There were so many amazing books that came out last year and we really wanted to highlight some of the best middle grade/kids' books since we have written our own kids books and are a part of that community! So we have created our list of the top 10 kids' books from 2020! All the books below will have a brief synopsis and a link to Goodreads so that you can go get them for yourself if you want to! Lets get started with our list! 1. Clean Getaway by Nic Stone Synopsis: How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip...

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