Beat The Heat!

Beat The Heat!

It’s warming up here in the Chicago Suburbs and that means it’s time to be extra careful for our canine companions! The cool AC works great but you need to watch the temps outside before you take a nice long walk with fido. The 5 second rule is a great...
It’s so chilly!

It’s so chilly!

Winter’s cold air brings many concerns for responsible dog owners. Keep the following precautions in mind: Don’t leave your dog outside in the cold for long periods of time. Wind chill makes days colder than actual temperature readings. Be attentive to...
Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis

Hey, Pups! Hope you summers are going awesome! I’m here to talk about a scary disease that can be lurking around the forests near our Chicago. Because it tends to be rare, it’s sometimes misdiagnosed, and can lead to death in a very short amount of time!...
Snowy Paws

Snowy Paws

Brr! It’s been a slushy wet winter here at Camp! I definitely love the snow, and I love to run through the slush! It’s fun, and messy, and that’s what dogs like me like best! As with anything fun, though, there are some precautions to take to make...
Rub-a-dub-dub

Rub-a-dub-dub

            With all the storms and the weather cooling, it’s important to keep your dog looking their best! Short coat pups (luckily) like me can get away with infrequent baths and light brushing, even in the muddiest of...
Creepy Crawlies

Creepy Crawlies

The weather is getting warmer and we all know what that means! Little critters making a meal of your pet. While Camp K-9 suggests all pets be on year-round preventatives, we absolutely require it in warmer months. One dog coming in with just a few fleas can infect the...