Fun Chicago pet events kick off in February

Fun Chicago pet events kick off in February
Wednesday night you can help out Peace for Pits at Pitties Looking for Love.

While we continue to wait out winter, there are many fun Chicago pet events to help support Chicago animal rescue and pet adoption this week. There's a night out for pitties, a girls night out, dining for pets and wine tasting, Yappy hour and Hearts and Hounds just to name a few. Check out this week's events below and adoption events for February are here.

Wednesday, February 5

Naperville – Some Pitties are Looking for Love tonight at this great midweek social supporting Peace for Pits, Inc. at the Tokyo Bay Sushi Bar & Grillat 2775 Showplace Drive, Suite 129 from 5 to 9 p.m. Donate a squeaker free durable toy or grain free food and get $5 in raffle tickets.

Thursday, February 6

Grrrrrls night outChicago – Valentine’s Day is just over a week away and it’s time to unwind with the girls for a night of fun at Grrrrrls Night Out supporting Alive Rescue. Head to the g boutique at 2131 North Damen from 6 to 9 p.m. for a night of shopping, horsd’oeurvres, drinks and prizes. The first 25 ladies to purchase tickets (here for $25 each) receive a Stayin’ Alive Gift bag.

Friday, February 7

Park Ridge - Why cook in when you can dine out and help animals in need at the same time? Jason’s Deli at 608 West Touhy is hosting a Group Raise event from 6 to 8:30 to support the work done by CatVando – a group that sponsors Trap-Neuter- Return (TNR) programs in Western Cook County. To participate, dine in and leave your receipt in the Group Raise Donation box – 15 Percent of your meal will be donated to CatVando. By the way you must reserve or commit online by February 4 for this event to move forward.

Saturday, February 8

Chicago - Logan Pets at 2659 North Milwaukee Avenue is hosting an adoption event for Precious Pets Almost Home from noon until 4 p.m. Stop by and meet the adoptable cats and kittens and learn more about the organization.

Palatine – Show some love for homeless animals at a special wine tasting to benefit the cats and dogs at Heartland Animal Shelter at D'Vine Wine and Gifts at 742 E Dundee from 4 to 6. This Chicago pet event is $25 per person and if you purchase wine, 10% of the proceeds benefit the cats and dogs at Heartland Animal Shelter.

Yappy HourChicago – Join American Animal Rescue Foundation (AARS) for Yappy Hour and Silent auction to help support the rescue. Some of the great auction items include Blackhawks tickets and a signed Blackhawks jersey. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Jefferson Tap & Grille at 325 N Jefferson. Tickets are $35 and available online – more details here.

Chicago - Join Greyhounds Only for their annual Hearts and Hounds event from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society at 168 West Grand. Treats, drinks, music and adoptable greyhounds as well as lots of fun activities for your own dog. Details online. Advance tickets may be purchased through the evening of February 2 online for $35 and tickets at the door are $40.

Sunday, February 9

Chicago - Take a break from the never ending winter and enjoy some beautiful music while helping out the programs at Safe Humane Chicago. Pianist Ira Goodkin who adopted one of the fire poodles - Claus - will be playing selections of Chopin at PianoForte Studios at 1335 North Michigan Avenue starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are $75 and may be purchased here.

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