Category: Adoption Events

Rescue Dog Discovers Couches, Promptly Loses Mind

Rescue Dog Discovers Couches, Promptly Loses Mind
I am about to destroy your perfectly good work ethic and I don’t even care. Behold Merkle, meeting his first comfy couch. Named after the fine Chicago establishment that helped Wish Upon a Rescue with its first fundraiser, Merkle has made it official. After months of seemingly endless meetings, oodles of money spent, legal hoops jumped through... Read more »

Work from Home? Introvert? Book Lover? Lots of Computer Time? Why Not Consider Adopting an Older Dog?

Work from Home? Introvert? Book Lover? Lots of Computer Time? Why Not Consider Adopting an Older Dog?
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. As someone who has hosted many shelter dogs as well as the “happily homed” at my house, I can tell you without hesitation that I am a HUGE fan of the older set. Older pets can be ideal for many home situations but let me speak here to the more cerebral set…the... Read more »

Uber Puppy Bowl Comes to Chicago, Partners with Anti-Cruelty Society

Uber Puppy Bowl Comes to Chicago, Partners with Anti-Cruelty Society
That squealing you hear is the sound of puppies being fawned over in office buildings around Chicago as Uber’s Puppy Bowl is underway. Uber Puppy Bowl is taking place in 7 cities: Chicago, DC, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix and San Francisco. This is the first year for Chicago to participate, with the Anti-Cruelty... Read more »
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Thirty Area Rescues to Participate in Clear the Shelters Event, Adoption Fees Waived Saturday 8/15/15

Thirty Area Rescues to Participate in Clear the Shelters Event, Adoption Fees Waived Saturday 8/15/15
NBC and Telemundo will host Clear the Shelters on Aug. 15 when more than 30 local shelters in Chicago and surrounding area will waive adoption fees in hopes of finding homes for as many pets as possible. For the full list plus details on each shelter, please visit this directory. Among the participants you will find: Anderson... Read more »