Better Chicago’s April Dog of the Month: Ellie

Meet Ellie, a therapy dog at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House, who lives in Lakeshore East and is polite as can be. Ellie’s mom, Emily, answered some questions we had about Ellie, and the good work she is doing. Who: Eleanor (Ellie) Roosevelt About: 5-year-old Goldendoodle Lives In: Chicago born […]

Better Chicago’s November Dog of the Month: Mr. Ruben Oliver

Meet a good-natured Mini Goldendoodle living in the Fulton River District who loves riding in convertibles and happy hours at Clark Street Ale House. Who: Mr. Ruben Oliver (aka Mr. Wet Nose or DAC Doodle) About: 4.5 year old male Mini Goldendoodle Lives In: Fulton River District with his parents Ericka Rios and Joe Hable. […]

Better Chicago’s October Dog of the Month: Rosie

Meet a rescue pup in Edgewater who doesn’t let her one eye stop her, is best friends with a robot vacuum, and is the life of the party. Who: Rosie About: A curious and adventurous 5-month-old female lab mix Lives In: Edgewater, with her mom Eliza Poznanski, Communications and Media Relations Manager at Chicago Children’s Museum […]

Better Chicago’s September Dog of the Month: Watson Belvedere

In this new monthly series, we will feature a Windy City pooch that deserves some fun recognition. For our first honor, meet Watson Belvedere, an 8-month-old Tibetan Terrier living in Bucktown who loves blueberries and is named after an ’80s sitcom. (Want your furry best friend to be featured? Details are at the end of […]