Your St. Berdoodle is the cutest ever, of course, but don’t expect Bill Casey, the agent behind Animal Talent of Chicago, to book her just for that — it takes grit to be the next Li’l Sebastian.
Katie Mehrtens, owner of the Right Spot Pet Massage, which practices out of multiple locations around town
A chat with Elly Greenspahn
Kids not ready for a dog or cat? Kayla Strauss, owner of the Looking Glass Pet Shop in Evanston, gives the lowdown on these popular alternatives.
Andrew Babbitt, co-owner of Curious Creatures, a reptile shop in Lake View East
My love-hate relationship with my first and only pet
Predicting what kind of parents people will be, based on how they treat their pets
Jessica Hiltner and Lindy Sidelsky, founders of the enthusiast group Real Dog Moms of Chicago
An animal communicator channels the woes of my disgruntled, pees-where-he-pleases feline.