A Pet Lover’s Guide to Milwaukee

Nearly two thirds of Americans live with at least one furry … or scaly … or feathery friend. And we like to think that Milwaukee – with its many dog-friendly bars, pet-themed festivals and cat cafe – has just as much to recommend it to its nonhuman residents as its human ones.

A Pet Lover's Guide to Milwaukee

Nearly two thirds of Americans live with at least one furry … or scaly … or feathery friend. And we like to think that Milwaukee – with its many dog-friendly bars, pet-themed festivals and cat cafe – has just as much to recommend it to its nonhuman residents as its human ones.

Pet Tales

Millions of animals inhabit Earth, though the meaning and magnificence of this fact hardly reaches us in lives set apart by paved roads and claimed lands. When our human-only days echo our disconnection from the rest of the animal kingdom, we may set the proverbial table for one more and invite a pet to join our lives. “A completely human life isn’t enough for most of us,” says Patricia McConnell, host of Wisconsin Public Radio’s nationally syndicated call-in show “Calling All Pets,” certified applied animal behaviorist and author of the 2002 book The Other End of the Leash. Our love…