Archive for January 2014

Chicago Animal Care and Control sued by ALDF

Chicago Animal Care and Control sued by ALDF
A national organization has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Animal Care and Control today for failure to produce critical public records in relation to dogs and cats in its care. The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed suit in Cook County today seeking a court order to inspect public records at CACC in order to... Read more »

Decoding Your Dog Sunday at The Anti-Cruelty Society

It may seem like your dog doesn’t have a lot to say. However, your dog is communicating with you all the time. Thanks to a new book written by veterinary behaviorists – Decoding Your Dog – you now have a better roadmap to figure out what different behaviors really mean from your dog. And, this... Read more »

Rescue dog lost at Midway now safe and sound

Rescue dog lost at Midway now safe and sound
A rescued Doberman mix that slipped a harness at Midway airport during a transport mission has been found. Volunteers and residents around Midway had been searching for Madison since Friday. The rescue dog lost at Midway is now with Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus after her frightening adventure thanks to the work of a good Samaritan.... Read more »
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Animal Care League honors dog that nursed kittens with Theresa's Fund

Animal Care League honors dog that nursed kittens with Theresa's Fund
When the little dog was found in an Oak Park alley, the future didn’t look so bright for her. She was matted, shivering and couldn’t walk. In a short period of time, the little Shih Tzu mix not only became an inspiration to those at the Animal Care League, but saved the lives of some... Read more »

Chicago rescue pups take the field in Puppy Bowl X

Chicago rescue pups take the field in Puppy Bowl X
The line up is set and the big game is right around the corner. Now that we have a rooting interest in the big game February 2, all we need are the munchies and we’re set. Am I talking about the Super Bowl? No way…who needs the Broncos and Seahawks when there is Puppy Bowl X.... Read more »

Meet the rescues from Project New Beginning

The crates are stacked up for the ride to freedom.
Project New Beginning hit the road in early January to spring a couple of van loads of English Bulldogs from puppy mills. The Chicago English Bulldog Rescued saved 25 dogs – 19 English Bulldogs stayed with the rescue, 3 are with Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus and 3 French Bulldogs went to an Alabama rescue. If... Read more »
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25 puppy mill dogs taste freedom through Project New Beginning

25 puppy mill dogs taste freedom through Project New Beginning
To say that the Chicago English Bulldog Rescue is bursting at the seams these days is a bit of an understatement. CEBR has 19 new dogs in their care from a recent puppy mill rescue – Project New Beginning. And, two of the mamma dogs are expecting babies, which will bump up their numbers even... Read more »

Chicago Pet Events through January 26

Did you know it’s Cat Appreciation Week? At least it is at Doggy Style Pet Shop where there will be lots of fun activities this week. There will be a variety of pet adoption events, a Bully Bowl and the opportunity to learn more about how to Decode Your Dog. Here’s a peek at the... Read more »

Chicago pet events for this weekend

Chicago pet events for this weekend
There are lots of great Chicago pet events this weekend – from Tats for Cats to Catapalooza to Spare the Hounds and many adoption events. Cool alert of the weekend – Pet Communication session to benefit The Puppy Mill Project. Check out the Chicago Pet events below and stop by to learn about rescue. Saturday,... Read more »
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The myth of a Chicago puppy shortage

The myth of a Chicago puppy shortage
If you’ve set foot in a Chicago shelter recently or been in touch with local rescues, one thing is apparent – they are overflowing with homeless dogs. At Chicago Animal Care and Control, the city’s largest open access shelter, a group of volunteers on the dog transfer team works against the clock to network dogs... Read more »
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