Posts in category "Better Know a Rescue"

Eat, Drink and Be Awesome! It's Merkle's to the Rescue! July 1 in Wrigleyville

Eat, Drink and Be Awesome! It's Merkle's to the Rescue! July 1 in Wrigleyville
Love animals? Enjoy frosty cold drinks and tasty noshes on hot Chicago summer days? How would you like to combine those, plus some chances to win gifts from local businesses, for a super easy and fun way to help a new rescue get born? Of course you want to because YOU are just that kind of awesome. (We’ve been talking.... Read more »

The Power of 3: Rescues Team Up in a Tri-pawed Trifecta!

The Power of 3: Rescues Team Up in a Tri-pawed Trifecta!
I find myself wondering if I should even write a post below this stunning photo by Lindsay Chan because that means you have to take your eyes off it. I mean, seeeeriously, that is one ridiculously good looking bunch of pups. But I WILL! I WILL write (it is so hard to swoon and type at the same time) because,... Read more »

500 Dogs Saved! Northwest Rescue Network Team Meets Milestone

500 Dogs Saved! Northwest Rescue Network Team Meets Milestone
Call it the Best Holiday Ever for this pooch. Six month old Rottie pup, Cody, was given the ultimate gift, a ‘freedom ride’ courtesy of the Northwest Rescue Network Team (NWRNT) who facilitated his transfer to the waiting arms of Reach Rescue. What makes this rescue even more special is that with Cody’s save, NWRNT reached... Read more »
Advertisement:

Local HeARTs Speak Photographer Travels to Spain, Donates Services to Aid Spanish Galgo Rescues

Local HeARTs Speak Photographer Travels to Spain, Donates Services to Aid Spanish Galgo Rescues
Did you know we have an organization in the Chicago area that is part of an international rescue effort? If you are not familiar with the exquisite Spanish galgo and their plight, you can learn about them here. Today, I’m delighted to share the latest news from Travis Patenaude, who co-founded Love, Hope, Believe Galgo Adoption with his... Read more »

Second City Canine Rescue Committed to Rescuing Responsibly

Second City Canine Rescue Committed to Rescuing Responsibly
Next up in my Better Know a Rescue series, it is my pleasure to present Second City Canine Rescue (SCCR)  Here I am speaking with founder, Jacquie Cobb. Jacquie, tell us about Second City. What is the big picture for those just learning of you now? Second City Canine Rescue (SCCR) was founded in September of... Read more »

Chillin' With a Safe Humane Chicago Court Case Dog and Talking Pit Bulls

Chillin' With a Safe Humane Chicago Court Case Dog and Talking Pit Bulls
File this under Small World. As I was typing up this post for Court Case Dog, Chloe, to assist in the effort to locate a foster home and get her to safety (still urgently needed as of this writing), I was pet sitting for a very handsome and RIDICULOUSLY cuddly pit bull named Jack. I knew Jack... Read more »
Advertisement:

Animal Heartline Humane: Small Rescue, Big Saves!

Animal Heartline Humane: Small Rescue, Big Saves!
It is my great pleasure to introduce you to Animal Heartline Humane, an all-volunteer, foster-based rescue agency located in the Far West suburbs of Chicago. In the past year, while I was involved with social media efforts to find urgent rescue placements for a number of dogs at DuPage Animal Shelter, Animal Heartline stepped in... Read more »

Get Your Belly Rub on at Belly Up for Adoptions, This Small Rescue Makes a Huge Impact

Get Your Belly Rub on at Belly Up for Adoptions, This Small Rescue Makes a Huge Impact
There are SO many rescues out there and finding out who is who is no small task. What do they do? Who can you trust? What are their adoption procedures like? How can someone get involved? To the Rescue! is here to help you navigate through the Better Know a Rescue series. These are meaty articles... Read more »

They are Family: Rescue Makes Lifelong PACT with Death Row, Special Need and 'Simply' Abandoned Pets

They are Family: Rescue Makes Lifelong PACT with Death Row, Special Need and 'Simply' Abandoned Pets
Next in my “Better Know a Rescue” series, it is my great pleasure to introduce PACT Humane Society. While PACT rescues animals from many places, I met them while volunteering at DuPage Animal Care & Control (DCACC) where I often saw them leave with crates of cats and dogs in tow, helping decrease the burden on the county’s... Read more »
Advertisement:

Spanish Galgos Find Hope in Illinois: One Dog's Salvation Spawns International Rescue Effort

Spanish Galgos Find Hope in Illinois: One Dog's Salvation Spawns International Rescue Effort
Leena was about to be hung from a tree. Hanging is one of the more common methods used by the Spanish hunters (known as Galgueros) to dispose of hunting dogs they feel are no longer useful. For the hunters, these dogs, called “Galgos”, are essentially considered tools, to be bred, conditioned and selected through barbaric methods for that single purpose. The dogs are not... Read more »