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Chicago's 10 Best Hot Dogs

Menuism | Posted 07.13.2013 | Chicago

by Jeff Pearl, Chicago City Guide for the Menuism Blog Photos by The Vibary of Buffalo Grove, Colorado Card, Benny Mazur, and Jeff Pearl With the Cu...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Fall 2012 Pug Party

Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

Did you know that Chicago is home to a biannual Pug Party? The event, held each spring and fall, is organized by "pugmaster" Ben Friedman and has b...

Could The Westminster Dog Show Be Chicago-Bound?

Posted 07.13.2012 | Chicago

There's no question that Chicago is a city that's happy to roll out the red carpet for our dogs. But is it worthy of hosting the world's top pooches o...

Lunching With Lassie? City Council To Vote On Expanding Dog-Friendly Eateries

Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

Chicago dog lovers who want to enjoy the city's vibrant restaurant scene without leaving Fido behind could be in luck as the City Council prepares to ...

Abused Dog Recovering, Will Be Up For Adoption Soon

Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago dog who was abandoned in the street by her owner of some 10 years and viciously attacked by a group of neighborhood children with baseball b...

City Launches 'Dog Of Distinction' Contest, Registration Campaign

Posted 01.05.2012 | Chicago

After recently announcing that the city would crack down on enforcement of Chicago dog licensing requirements in the new year, City Clerk Susana Mendo...

Should City Be Able To Ban Pit Bulls?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Chicago

Reacting to the vicious mauling of a lakefront jogger by two large pit bulls, a Chicago alderman stated Tuesday that the City Council should revisit s...

Where to Put Your Pooch for the Holidays

Keith Ecker | Posted 01.18.2012 | Chicago
Keith Ecker

Because Chicago is a city with an abundance of dog-lovers, there are a host of businesses that cater to taking care of your four-legged friend while you're away. The following are some of the providers that received high user ratings.

City Dog License Sales Surge Amid Threatened Crackdown

Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

More than 2,000 Chicago dog licenses have reportedly been sold in the two weeks -- raising $20,000 in revenue -- in the two weeks since the city anno...

Chicago Hot Dog Companies In A Weenie War

Posted 08.07.2011 | Chicago

A descendant of one of the founders of the popular Chicago hot dog maker Vienna Beef has landed in the legal hot seat as his former employer filed sui...