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13 Questions with Paul Fehrenbacher, Co-Founder at Mutt Jackson

Rover-Time had the pleasure of chatting with Paul Fehrenbacher about his breakout business, Mutt Jackson. To hear his excitement as he shared his vision to gather Chicago’s pet community together in a new, refreshing way was an inspiring experience. But we'll let the Chief Mutt himself fill you in on what makes Mutt Jackson so special.


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A Message on Dog Massage from Denise Theobald

Humans are familiar with the physical and mental joys of massage and dogs stand to gain just as much from it as humans do! In this Q&A, Denise Theobald from Canis Bodyworks, shared over 20 years of canine massage experience with Rover-Time's readers.


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How Liz Farina Markel Captures Life: An Interview with Tipping Point Photography

Rover-Time had the pleasure of sitting down with Liz Farina Markel of Tipping Point Photography to chat about her work, her take on dog photography, and the way she’s able to capture such rich personality and authenticity in her photos. As a pet parent, Liz approaches her canine subjects with an incredible amount of patience and understanding. That helps her to capture remarkably authentic photos of man’s best friend.


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Team Rover-Time Interview With Zoe Sjogerman

We are a team of vetted and experienced pet professionals focused on providing a high standard of care for your pets. Rover-Time’s blog is excited to begin featuring different employees in a Q&A format brought to you by our Lincoln Square staffer, Kirby. Today she’ll interview Zoe Sjogerman, who’s worked for Rover-Time for over two years! Meet Zoe Sjogerman, our Albany Park manager who shares her passion for animals, acting, and podcasts.


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Dishin’ with the DIY Dog Mom: How to Navigate Holistic Healthcare for Your Dog

We were first introduced to The DIY Dog Mom, Alicia Boemi through her amazing Instagram account. Scrolling through Alicia’s profile, you’ll find an adorable collection of happy smiling pups living their very best lives. A local Chicagoan with an incredible pack of pups, The DIY Dog Mom shares what …


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Business Spotlight: 10 Questions with Yvonne Feeney from Anything is Pawzible

While the idea of dog training goes hand-in-hand with puppyhood, dogs and humans of any age can benefit from the professional advice and guidance of a certified dog trainer. As total dog nerds here at Rover-Time, we’re always eager for the chance to learn more about canine behavior and the science that goes into dog training. I’ve recently had the opportunity to explore this firsthand with the adoption of my dog, Gretchen. When it became apparent that Gretchen had some tendencies towards leash reactivity, her rescue organization, One Tail at a Time, linked me with certified dog trainer and behavior specialist, Yvonne Feeney.


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Three Things To Know About Working At Rover-Time

While I’ve personally witnessed the company grow and shift in new directions over the last few years, one thing has always stood true has been the company’s dedication to its walkers. These stellar individuals sincerely make everything possible. They’re always ready to care for our customer’s pets like they were their own and without them, there would be no Rover-Time. In order to maintain an all-star team of caretakers, you have to take care of them like all-stars.


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Reasons Why You Should Choose A Premium Pet Care Service

Rover-Time’s rates represent more than just a walk. We uphold a principle of doing no harm. It’s our job to deliver skillful, safe, conscientious, and compassionate care to all animals entrusted to us so they return home safely.


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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Life With A Service Dog

We all know dogs to be smart and capable creatures. Masters of timeless classics such as “Sit”, “Shake”, and “Roll Over”, canines have proven their resourcefulness and adaptability time and time again. But did you know some dogs can be trained to detect, and help their owners through, certain fluctuations in physical and mental health?


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5 Awesome Ways You Can Help Chicago’s Dog Rescue Community

Whether you are a doting pet parent or just a regular fan of any and all Chicagoland dogs, seeing a report like that can really tug at the heartstrings. The efforts of no-kill shelters and spay + neuter programs have gone a long way to cut down on euthanization in this city, however, we still have much further to go. Are you looking for a way to help support these efforts, but not sure where to start? We’re happy to lend a paw with a few ideas!


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