Two Bostons Pet Store In Naperville – Info, Hours, Products

two bostons pet store in napervilleYou don’t have too spend too much time in Naperville to notice that this is a city that loves their dogs!  Fortunately for Naperville residents, there is a shop located downtown that caters to their beloved pets.

Two Bostons is a locally owned pet boutique owned by married couple Andy and AdreAnne Tesene. The shop was named after the couple’s two pet Boston Terriers. This little pet boutique offers a full line of pet food and wellness products, as well as a full line of grooming products for your furry friends. There are also fun items available such as toys, clothing, and even specially baked gourmet treats.

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Dog Training In Naperville – Top Questions Answered

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With Naperville being such a dog-friendly place, we’ve got great dog parks, pet stores, and even dog walking/running/sitting services.  Missing from this list is one of the most helpful services you can do for yourself and your pet.  It’s dog training.

Training can often be the difference between a very happy relationship with your dog and one that’s not so pleasant.

There are many fine dog trainers in Naperville and various training methods that people subscribe to, no doubt.  One that you may find helpful for you and your pet is Sandy Finley of Perfect Manners Dog Training.  I remember first meeting up with him and his dog at a Starbucks on Ogden.  We sat inside chatting while his dog sat outside nearly motionless for 45 minutes waiting for us…while tons of strangers walked right beside him…without being tied to anything to keep him from wandering away.

Impressive.

Sandy took some time to answer some training questions that we and other dog owners commonly have.  Enjoy. [Read more…]

Halloween Events This Weekend: Pet Parade, Costume Contest, & More!

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There are a bunch of Halloween-related events going on this weekend in Naperville and we’ve highlighted 4 of them here.

Costume Contest Spooktacular!

  • Saturday, October 26
  • 9:30pm to 2am
  • At the Wise Boxer Pour House:  16 W. Jefferson Ave – Naperville
  • $10 entry fee benefiting the Naperville Jaycees

Come by the Wise Boxer Pour House in Naperville for a Halloween party and costume contest!  There are prizes for the sexiest, scariest, most original, funniest, and best couple costumes.  Prizes are awarded to each category plus another for best-in-show. [Read more…]

Ultimate Guide To Naperville Dog Parks

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If you’re looking for a place to bring your dog to have some fun in the sun, there are 3 Naperville dog parks that you can visit.

Greene Valley Dog Park

Greene Valley dog park is a huge 16-acre dog park with two different areas; one for larger dogs and a separate one for smaller dogs under 25 pounds.  You’ll need a DuPage Forest Preserve District permit to enter the park.  [Read more…]

Hot Weather Tips For Naperville Dog Owners

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In the midst of summer, the weather in Naperville is pretty much hot and, often, humid.  For you dog owners, you know how important it is to keep your doggies safe when the temperatures rise.  Here’s a breakdown of some common pet care tips for summer you may want to share with your friends:

  • No Dogs Left In Cars:  Yes, this one should be pretty obvious, but we still see this once in a while, don’t we?  [Read more…]

Why Dog Patch Pets In Naperville Is Awesome

dog patch pets in napervilleDog Patch Pet And Feed in Naperville has been around a long time.  Since 1972, in fact.

As a kid, the only thing I knew about Dog Patch Pets was that they sponsored a really great Naperville park district baseball team.  My teammates and I were always collectively bummed out when we knew they were on our schedule.

“Who are we playing tonight?”

“Dog Patch.”

“Oh, great!” (Cue sarcasm.  And, no, we never won.)

What I didn’t know back then was that they were much more than just the sponsor of the best little league team this side of the Missy-sip.  They’re also an awesome pet store. [Read more…]

Need A Naperville Dog Walker? This Is For You

naperville dog runningNeed a Naperville dog walker?  Well, maybe what you really need is a dog runner.  Yes, you read that correctly.  A dog runner.

Meet Heidi Janss, the owner of Dogs Love Running! of Naperville.  Her company not only offers the traditional dog walking service, but they’ll also go out and run with your dog, too.

Why would anyone need a dog runner? [Read more…]