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New Name, New Logo, Now On-line Only

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

blog-logo-08112009.jpgThe Chicago Pets Directory is now Chicago Pets D.I.R. (Discounts, Information & Resources) and we will be available on-line to bring you valuable resources, items to purchase, and, more importantly, discounts! Please continue to shop with our advertisers and say you saw it on Chicago Pets D.I.R.!

Easter Egg Hunt for the Dogs

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Easter BasketEaster has gone to the dogs. . .literally! Next weekend instead of the traditional Easter egg hunt, you have two chances to hunt eggs with your hound! Saturday, April 4, hunt on Towne Square in Palatine and snap a photo with the Easter Bunny.($5 pre-registration, $6 event day. All dogs must be on leash & wearing rabies tag. Info 847-991-0333, Palatine Park District.) On Sunday, April 5, from noon-2PM, hop on over to Central Bark Oswego for another chance to find a golden egg! ($10; RSVP to Judi at 630-554-3866, email

Best (Pet) Adoptee of ’08

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Best AdopteeLast call for all who adopted a pet in ’08 to enter the Best Adoptee of ’08 Contest. Please tell us (, in 40 words or less, why your pet should be the Best of ’08. Be sure to include at least one photo. The winner will be treated to a “diva” photoshoot and will be on an upcoming cover of The Chicago Pets Directory.

The finalists will be posted on the website in early April and it will be up to YOU to vote for your favorite.

Have a Green Day

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009


A Candle for Mom (& pets)

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

CandlesHelp homeless pets and get a great gift for Mom at the same time! Now through April 1st, DuPage County Animal Care & Control will recieve 40% of all sales from Yankee Candle’s Spring Fundraising Catalog. Orders can’t be placed on line but you can view the full catalog on this link. If you see something you like, call the shelter at (630) 407-2819 or email to order.

There is a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee with your purchase. If you’ are unhappy for any reason, you may take your purchase to any Yankee Candle retail store and exchange it for another Yankee Candle product.

Order now and give a homeless pet a second chance. You’ll feel great and make your house smell great too!

Happy Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 19th, 2009


Happy New Year

Friday, January 2nd, 2009


Burton Working on New Blog

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

burt workingHi, I’m Burton and I’m the C.E.D. (that’s Chief Executive Dog) of The Chicago Pets Directory. Like many busy executives, I had to work hard on my vacation to get this blog up and running. I hope you like it. Please let me know your comments!