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Separation Anxiety in Dogs During COVID-19

With social isolation in place we humans are home all the time and our dogs are loving it. But what happens when we go back to work? Here are some tips for spotting separation anxiety in our pets and some tricks to help ease that anxiety. 


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On Being a Dog Mom

Mother’s Day is next Sunday. It’s a day which asks people to remember the importance and significance of mothers in their life and its observed as a day to give a special emphasis to the motherly figures in our lives. Meaning it can be, for many reasons, very hard on some people …


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What The Heck Is “Positive Reinforcement Training”?

How do you teach your dog how to behave? To sit? Go to her crate? Not jump up when you come home from work? Training can seem like a daunting task, but it is an essential one. The training process is how we teach our dogs how to navigate our world, and can also provide an outlet through which to engage with our dog and help them channel their mental energy. It is a process that Katie, Rover-Time's Team Manager, explains beautifully in this article.


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Happy 7th Birthday, Rover-Time

Seven years ago I launched Rover-Time's first website. It helped me find four dog walking customers that I serviced while juggling my "bridge job". By March, that same year, I finally gave notice and became my own boss. Now we've grown to become Chicago's leader in consistent and compassionate dog walking. So happy birthday to us.


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