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Ages & Stages of Dog Development

Puppies can be a lot to handle, especially if you've never had a dog before. Knowing more about their development cycle is instrumental to raising a well-behaved, furry friend.   While the exact amount of time in each stage might differ, the consensus is that dogs, as...

A New Look!

As the All For Dogs business has grown, we thought it was time to freshen up our look. We have updated our website to make it more user friendly and updated our logo as well. The new All For Dogs official logo features a charismatic labrador wearing a bright scarf....

Should You Board Your Dog or Hire a Pet Sitter?

In the past, there weren’t many options outside of a kennel for dog care when out of town. These days, with apps and websites and online classifieds, many at home dog-sitting options have opened up to pet owners. But which option is better for dogs and their owners?...

How Long Can You Leave a Pet Alone?

Uncertain about how long your pet can be left alone? While each pet has unique needs, there are some general guidelines for different animals. Here’s some pet-specific advice to get you started! Dogs There’s no reliable rule for how long your dog can be left alone....

What Does a Pet Sitter Do?

Is work or travel taking you away from your dog more than you’d like? Between apps like Rover and mom & pop pet care businesses, there are many options for getting your animal the care it needs! But, what does a pet sitter do? Here’s some information about pet sitting...

Should You Adopt a Puppy or Full Grown Dog?

Bringing a new puppy into your home is a wonderful thing, but a young or newborn dog may not be the right choice for all people. There are benefits and challenges to both adult and young dogs. With a choice as significant and long term as pet ownership, it’s important...

5 Great Reasons to Hire a Dog Walker:

Dog owners are often apprehensive when it comes to hiring a dog walker. From bringing a stranger into the fold to lacking supervision over your pet in public spaces, hiring a service doesn’t come second nature to most. That said, many pet owners find dog walkers to be...

How to Train You Dog to Walk on a Leash

Does your dog make leash walks difficult? Do they stop frequently, tug in every direction, or recoil when you attempt to put them in their harness? Leash walks are not second nature for all dogs, but often the only safe and legal option for talking your dog outside....

How Long Should You Walk Your Dog?

Dog owners know that taking your pet for a spin around the block is a part of the program. But more than routine, exercising your dog is crucial in bolstering its mental and physical health. How long should a dog be walked each day? The answer to this question depends...

What Does it Take to Foster a Dog

What Is Dog Fostering? Fostering a dog can be a very different experience between people. However, whether seeking a trial run for future adoption or simply giving back with short term care for shelter animals, fostering is not something to enter into lightly. With a...
Ages & Stages of Dog Development

Ages & Stages of Dog Development

Puppies can be a lot to handle, especially if you've never had a dog before. Knowing more about their development cycle is instrumental to raising a well-behaved, furry friend.   While the exact amount of time in each stage might differ, the consensus is that dogs, as...

A New Look!

A New Look!

As the All For Dogs business has grown, we thought it was time to freshen up our look. We have updated our website to make it more user friendly and updated our logo as well. The new All For Dogs official logo features a charismatic labrador wearing a bright scarf....

Should You Board Your Dog or Hire a Pet Sitter?

Should You Board Your Dog or Hire a Pet Sitter?

In the past, there weren’t many options outside of a kennel for dog care when out of town. These days, with apps and websites and online classifieds, many at home dog-sitting options have opened up to pet owners. But which option is better for dogs and their owners?...

How Long Can You Leave a Pet Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Pet Alone?

Uncertain about how long your pet can be left alone? While each pet has unique needs, there are some general guidelines for different animals. Here’s some pet-specific advice to get you started! Dogs There’s no reliable rule for how long your dog can be left alone....

What Does a Pet Sitter Do?

What Does a Pet Sitter Do?

Is work or travel taking you away from your dog more than you’d like? Between apps like Rover and mom & pop pet care businesses, there are many options for getting your animal the care it needs! But, what does a pet sitter do? Here’s some information about pet sitting...

Should You Adopt a Puppy or Full Grown Dog?

Should You Adopt a Puppy or Full Grown Dog?

Bringing a new puppy into your home is a wonderful thing, but a young or newborn dog may not be the right choice for all people. There are benefits and challenges to both adult and young dogs. With a choice as significant and long term as pet ownership, it’s important...

Looking For A Pet Professional?

Established in 2005 All For Dogs Pet Services has become the Chicago Suburbs go to company for all your pet service needs.  All of our in-home professionals have previous pet industry experience, love dogs, and have proven themselves as pet professionals.