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The 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards: CHICAGO

November 5, 2010 by Tails Magazine in Chicago, November 2010 with 0 Comments

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We asked Tails readers to vote for the best animal-related services and products for our 10th annual Readers’ Choice awards, and boy, did you come through!

Tens of thousands of enthusiastic pet lovers logged on to TailsInc.com to vote. Without further ado, here are your Chicago favorites:

BEST VET

Winner:
Blum Animal Hospital
(773) 327-4446
BlumVet.com

Runner-Up:
TLC First Animal Hospital
(773) 631-0706
TLCFirst.Vetsuite.com

Other Favorites:
Portage Park Animal Hospital
Burnham Park Animal Hospital
City Cat Doctor

BEST DOG WALKING/SITTER SERVICE

Winner:
Cruisin’ Canines
(773) 327-4419
CruisinCanines.com

Runner-Up:
Out-U-Go!
(312) 324-3141
OutUGo.com

Other Favorites:
Supreme Pet Care
Paradise 4 Paws
Danny’s Dog Walkers

BEST PET BOUTIQUE

Winner
Two Bostons
(630) 357-7621
Two-Bostons.com

Runner-Up
Barker & Meowsky
(773) 868-0200
BarkerAndMeowsky.com

Other Favorites:
Kriser’s
Wet Nose
Soggy Paws

BEST PET PHOTOGRAPHER

Winner:
Sheri Berliner, Petraits
(773) 777-2891
Petraits.com

Runner Up:
Lisa Kruss, Pet Photos
(630) 599-0444
PetPhotos.com

Other Favorites:
Jennifer Spainhour, Tucker Pups
David Sutton
Whitney Rupp

BEST PET-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

Winner:
Quigley’s Irish Pub
(630)  428-4774
QuigleysIrishPub.com

Runner-Up:
Cody’s Public House
(773) 528-4050

Other Favorites:
Scoozi!
Clark Street Ale House
Joe’s Bar

BEST GROOMER

Winner:
Tucker Pup’s  Dog Activity Center
(312) 829-8787
TuckerPups.com

Runner-Up:
Soggy Paws
(773) 334-7663
SoggyPaws.com

Other Favorites:
Paws Pet Palace
Dynamic Dogs
Earth Pups

BEST OVERNIGHT BOARDING/DOGGIE DAYCARE

Winner:
Paradise 4 Paws
(847) 678-1200
Paradise4Paws.com

Runner-Up:
Tucker Pup’s Dog Activity Center
(312) 829-8787
TuckerPups.com

Other Favorites:
Doggie Depot
Pooch Hotel
Stay – A Modern Dog Hotel

BEST AGILITY INSTRUCTOR

Winner:
Stacey Hawk, Hawk City K9
(773) 348-2832

Runner-Up:
Debbie Bickford, Tucker Pup’s Dog Activity Center
(312) 829-8787
TuckerPups.com

Other Favorites:
Wendy DeCarlo-Young
Monica Bedrosian, A Fine Canine
Laura Monaco-Torelli

BEST POOPER SCOOPER

Winner:
The Pooper Scoopers
(877) 311-PETS
EverythingPet.net

Runner-Up:
Mutt Mitts
MuttMitt.com
Lazy Pet Poop Patrol Jaw Scoop

Other Favorites:
Lazy Pet Poop Patrol Jaw Scoop
Cristy Silas’ son, Jammie Silas
Wendy Wagoner’s husband

BEST PET BAKERY

Winner:
Happy Dog Barkery
(630) 512-0822
HappyDogBarkery.com

Runner-Up:
Three Dog Bakery
(773) 698-6261
ThreeDogBakeryChicago.com

Other Favorites:
Natural Pet Market
Happy Husky Bakery
K-9 Cookie Company

BEST DOG PARK

Winner:
Montrose Beach
MonDog.org

Runner-Up:
Wiggly Field (Grace-Noethling Park)
(312) 742-7816
ChicagoParkDistrict.com

Other Favorites:
Green Valley, Woodridge/Naperville
Katherine Legge Memorial Park, Hinsdale
Beck Lake, Glenview

BEST DOG TRAINER

Winner:
Laura Monaco Torelli (Animal Behavior Training Concepts)
(815) 353-0014
www.abtconcepts.com

Runner-Up:
Wendy DeCarlo-Young (Dog Obedience Group)
(773) 973-2934
DogObedienceGroup.com

Other Favorites:
Jamie Damato Migdal (AnimalSense Canine Training and Behavior)
Janice Triptow (Dog Behavior Solutions)
Monica Bedrosian (A Fine Canine)

BEST DOG FOOD

Winner:
Fromm
FrommFamily.com

Runner-Up:
Orijen
Orijen.ca

Other Favorites:
Wellness
Science Diet
Taste of the Wild

BEST CAT FOOD

Winner:
Wellness
WellnessPetFood.com

Runner-Up:
Orijen
Orijen.ca

Other Favorites:
Iam’s
Fromm
Nature’s Variety

BEST DOG TREATS

Winner:
Zuke’s
(866) 985-3364
Zukes.com

Runner-Up:
Greenies
(866) GREENIES
Greenies.com

Other Favorites:
Merrick’s
Mother Hubbard
Sweet Potato Cheews from 
Front Porch Pets

BEST CAT TREAT

Winner:
Zuke’s
(866) 985-3364
Zukes.com

Runner-Up:
Greenies
(866) GREENIES
Greenies.com

Other Favorites:
Friskie’s Indoor Crunchy Treats
Wellness
Temptations

BEST DOG TOY

Winner:
Kong
(303) 216-2626
KongCompany.com

Runner-Up:
Tuffies
TuffiesToys.com

Other Favorites:
West Paw Hurley
Canine Genius
Busy Buddies

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