We all need a furry companion to help us through the heat waves of deep Summer. You'd be hard pressed to find a better walking partner than Mac, our August Pet of the Month. He loves meeting new people and is very friendly with other dogs. Intensely loyal and playful, Mac will run, jump and chase you up the stairs. Grab a toy and play tug of war with this little rascal. Odds are he'll demand a belly rub before heading outside. Remember to give Mac his cold Kong from the fridge after his walk and you'll have a friend for life. Have a great August Mac!
Meet Teak! A wiggly, energetic plott hound with lots of love to give. Teak makes friends quickly and gets along famously with her furry roommate Milo the cat. Walking Teak can feel a bit like working a mystery. She puts that hound nose into overdrive, leaving no tree unsniffed. Tiki loves her treats and will be your best friend if you know how to open the treat jar. We look forward to walking Teak all summer long, while paying our respects to Milo, the man of the house. Have a great month Teak! You deserve it.
Congrats to Boris the Boston Terrier puppy for being our Pet of the Month for May 2019! Still a young pup, Boris deserves a round of apPAWS for toughing it through the rough Chicago winter during his first months. But don't worry little guy, warmer days are coming! Boris enjoys meeting just about everyone and soaks up all the attention he gets on his walks. People in the South Loop can't help but stop and say hello to this little munchkin. Boris accepts treat bribes and belly rubs in exchange for his indelible cuteness. Who could say no to that face? Have a great month Boris!
Meet the young and frisky Howie! He's a goldendoodle with an infectious spirit and indomitable positive energy. We love walking this silly guy. He's likely to stand up and give you a big hug. Some have speculated he might be a person in a dog suit, but that's just conspiracy theory. In reality Howie is one of the nicest, friendliest dogs you'll ever meet. Whether it's kids walking home from school, or busy people bustling around Old Town, Howie spreads smiles and positivity to all he meets. Have a great month Howie!
Visiting the sweet and loyal Peligro is truly a treat for our walkers. You'd be hard pressed to find a dog with kinder eyes than this beautiful German shepherd and lab mix. "Peligro" may mean danger in Spanish, but to us Peligro means big hugs, face licks and fun walks. An expert fetcher, she could spend all afternoon chasing her ball back and forth. Give her a treat and some chin scratches and you'll have a best friend for life. We're proud to have Peligro a part of the Majestic Paws family. Have a great month Peligro!
The act of administering medicine to our beloved pet can be a source of stress of any loving pet owner. After all, we want our pets to live happy and healthy lives. Unfortunately, many of our furry friends hate being given yucky medicine. Keep in mind these 20 “life hack” tips to make the process easier for both you and your pet!
Meet the unique and indelible Poppy! She's a two year old, white golden retriever with a personality big enough to fill a room. When her walker arrives she instantly flips on her back for belly rubs. Out on her walks Poppy is a social butterfly, stopping to make friends with all the neighborhood dogs. She loves her walks and everyone she meets along the way. Stop to pet her and you'll have a friend for life. Have a wonderful new year, Poppy!
It’s no secret that we love our furry friends here at Majestic Paws, but we’re not the only ones. There are tons of famous artists throughout the course of history who have a particular bond with their pets too! So much so that they’ve been the subject of their art, accompanied them to interviews, and some of their relationships have even been chronicled in books. From Andy Warhol and his dachshund Archie to Henri Matisse and his cats Minouche and Coussi, there are tons of celebrated creatives who understand the love of an animal.
Have you seen the trending video of a cat stealing the show on a fashion runway Turkey? Boy! That was really a head turner and a delightful scene. The models continued their walk, while the cat didn't care what was going on. At some point during the event, it tried to disrupt the strutting models, but it didn't work. The ladies had good reflexes and tried not to disturb the cat.
Leaving your pet in the garage for a long-length of time is generally not a good idea. However, circumstances may arise where keeping them in the garage temporarily may be your only option.
One scenario could be if guests visited the home for a few hours for an important occasion and there was inclement weather outdoors. If you foresee that or something similar as ever being a possibility, a lot of preparation needs to be done beforehand to make the garage a safe area for your pet.
How appropriate it is that for our October Pet of the Month we chose a dog with Autumn colored fur. You can search your whole life and won't find a sweeter pup than Charley. She's a long haired mini Dachshund with tons of personality. Just wait until she rolls on her back for belly rubs. Your heart will melt! Walking Charley is a blast. Her adorable little trot around the neighborhood is "aww" inducing. Charley has the cute factor on lock down, and that's indisputable. One look into those eyes and you'll get the warm and fuzzies. Have a great month Charley!
Meet Poppy, a gorgeous golden retriever with lots of love to give! She's never met a stranger she couldn't convince to pet her. Poppy prefers to plop and roll on her back for belly rubs whenever her Majestic Paws walker arrives. Favorite activities include getting cozy, inducing smiles, and meeting new people. This social butterfly is as loyal and beautiful as they come. Enjoy your month Poppy!
Anyone who has a pet in the home knows that they bring endless joy and happiness to our lives. From puppy cuddles in the morning or sweet purrs from your kitty in the evening, pets are sweet as can be. This is why we need to make sure that we aren’t harming them when we use harsh chemical cleaners around the house. The ASPCA actually reports that household cleaners are one of the top pet poisons!
Whether it’s an evening walk or an overnight dog sit, Riot is a great hang! He’s a gentleman Corgi who loves people, walks, and cuddles. Riot is a glutton for attention and would love nothing more than for you to stop and say hello while he’s out exploring the neighborhood. He’ll wag his tail and put his ears back for as long as you’d like to pet him. Expressive, friendly and loyal to his owner Robert, Riot is the epitome of a good dog. We’re ecstatic to have him as a member of the Majestic Paws family. Have a great month Riot!
Animal shelters rescue millions of companion dogs every year. Dog shelters provide a temporary home for these lovable creatures until they find a new one who will love them, show them the way of the pack, and reciprocate their undying love, loyalty, and companionship that these dogs are well-known for. They are knocking on the doors of your heart and imploring the kindness in you to bring them home where they can repay it with their own brand of affection, loyalty, protection, and never-ending companionship. MyPetNeedsThat.com shows you the facts about why bringing home a shelter dog is good for you and your family.
You won’t find a more handsome, loyal pup than Mack! Mack is a Collie-mix and loves his afternoon walks around Lakeview. His loving parents, Dominic and Lexi, adopted Mack after he had spent some time on the streets as a stray. He’s been loved and cared for ever since. Mack’s interests include sneaking people-food he’s not allowed to have, meeting other dogs and people, and taking long naps near his loved ones. Sometimes his outgoing cousin Scout comes over to play. They make a great team! Enjoy your month Mack. You deserve it!
With all the hustle and bustle of moving, it can create a stressful environment for your dog or cat. They can be unsure as to why you are moving around your belongings and may feel uneasy about where you are headed. There are several things that you can do before, during and after a move to help your furry friend adjust.
It would be hard to find a friendlier, more loyal pup than good ol’ Magnus. With his natural charisma, Magnus has never met a dog or human he couldn’t charm. His favorite activities include sniffing every inch of his block in Lakeview and following his mom, Lauren, around like her shadow. Magnus loves his walks, but if he had his druthers he’d skip getting his paws wiped after a rainstorm. Of course, it’s all worth it for that treat and fresh water at the end! Keep doing your thing Magnus, King of Lakeview!
What’s black and white and incredibly cute all over? The answer’s easy: Santina, of course! Pointer and hound dog blend perfectly together into a leggy, friendly pup who is always happy to go out on an adventure around the neighborhood. You can find her in her happy place prancing around Gold Coast parks and occasionally stopping to check out the local wildlife.