Archive for August 2015

Rescue efforts continue in Chicago cat hoarder house

Rescue efforts continue in Chicago cat hoarder house
It’s not an unusual tale – someone moves out or gets evicted and their pet or pets get left behind. The unusual twist in Chicago’s Belmont Central neighborhood today is that the person that was evicted had been hoarding cats. Now, Tree House Humane Society and Chicago Animal Care and Control are working against the... Read more »

Federal Judge backs Cook County Pet Store Ban

Federal Judge backs Cook County Pet Store Ban
Cook County’s ban on the sale of puppy mill dogs, kitten mill cats and rabbits is now law thanks to a federal judge that has tossed out a lawsuit aimed at stopping that law from going into effect. Judge Matthew F. Kennelly dismissed the lawsuit today, which put the new law passed last April in... Read more »

There's no place like home for dog stolen from Heartland Animal Shelter

There's no place like home for dog stolen from Heartland Animal Shelter
It is a happy ending every way imaginable for a senior dog stolen from Heartland Animal Shelter over the weekend. Mr. Reese was found in Glenview this morning and this evening he’s curling up with is forever family just a few days after he was discovered missing from the Northbrook shelter. Someone broke into Heartland... Read more »
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One Tail at a Time opens doors at new adoption center

One Tail at a Time opens doors at new adoption center
Today is a big day for one Chicago rescue organization…and a bigger day for the dogs they rescue. One Tail at a Time opens it’s first ever adoption center today and the group is hoping to step up its rescue efforts to save even more lives from Chicago Animal Care and Control and elsewhere. I’ve... Read more »
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