Madison Magazine

33 pet sitters, boarding facilities, dog day cares in the area

Whether it’s a local boarding facility, a pet sitter or a doggy day care, make sure your companion is cared for when you’re not at home.

Whether it’s a local boarding facility, a pet sitter or a doggy day care, make sure your companion is cared for when you’re not at home.

Local pet walkers provide breaks for dogs during the day

It’s recommended that dogs get between 30 minutes and two hours of exercise a day, so that’s when a professional dog-walking service may come in handy. 

It’s recommended that dogs get between 30 minutes and two hours of exercise a day, so that’s when a professional dog-walking service may come in handy. 

A locally written hiking guidebook focuses on dogs at Wisconsin's State Parks

“A Dog Lover’s Guide to Hiking Wisconsin’s State Parks” by the University of Wisconsin Press features recommended hikes in 47 Wisconsin state parks.

“A Dog Lover’s Guide to Hiking Wisconsin’s State Parks” by the University of Wisconsin Press features recommended hikes in 47 Wisconsin state parks.

‘Infamous Mothers’ creator announces 45-city book tour

The free and virtual 'Nothing's Wasted Tour' will highlight Dr. Sagashus T. Levingston's new book while connecting entrepreneurs to bridge health and wealth gaps for Black mothers

The 'Nothing's Wasted Tour' launches a new book by Sagashus T. Levingston while connecting entrepreneurs to bridge health and wealth gaps for Black mothers.

During kitten season, local rescues need foster homes

Underdog Pet Rescue is seeing a high influx of cats and kittens this season and needs the community’s help.

Underdog Pet Rescue is seeing a high influx of cats and kittens this season and needs the community’s help.

Capital City’s latest is a tightly packaged experience

You really have to admire the artistry Capital City Theater has used to fit “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” into the confines of a Fitchburg barn.

You really have to admire the artistry Capital City Theater has used to fit “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” into the confines of a Fitchburg barn.

How to say goodbye to a pet

Anyone who has ever loved a good pet will tell you there are few relationships more rewarding — or losses more agonizing.

Anyone who has ever loved a good pet will tell you there are few relationships more rewarding — or losses more agonizing.

18 Madison-area rescues, fosters and shelters

If you’re looking to foster or adopt — or are interested in volunteering — consider one of these area organizations.

If you’re looking to foster or adopt — or are interested in volunteering — consider one of these area organizations.

Foster families facilitate a smooth path to adoption

Foster-based rescues allow organizations to learn more about an animal’s personality and needs to better match them with their forever homes.

Foster-based rescues help get animals out of shelters, and they allow organizations to learn more about an animal’s personality and needs to better match them with their forever homes.

Adopting Fred: Behind Beth Skogen's recent addition to her family

“Rescuing Fred, it just aligned with all of my values at the moment,” Skogen says. “It all just kind of came together perfectly.”

“Rescuing Fred, it just aligned with all of my values at the moment,” Skogen says. “It all just kind of came together perfectly.”

Rescue Spotlight: Underdog Pet Rescue

In the past 10 years, Underdog has kept thousands of animals off euthanasia lists and in good health.

In the past 10 years, Underdog has kept thousands of animals off euthanasia lists and in good health.