Posts tagged "dog rescue"

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 »

Finding Liam: Missing dog helps another family reunite with lost dog

Finding Liam: Missing dog helps another family reunite with lost dog
In Lake County, a missing dog has become a hero after he’s reunited an elderly deaf dog with that dog’s family all while he remains on the lam. Rescuers and Liam’s adopters have been looking for the lost dog for nearly a month and are far from giving up hope. Liam was this close “... Read more »

Chicago Dog Flu: Its chilling effect on the dog rescue community

Chicago Dog Flu: Its chilling effect on the dog rescue community
Today is a gorgeous spring day for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Bark in the Park. Unfortunately, Chicago’s oldest pet-friendly fundraiser has gone virtual – iBark int he Park – this year thanks to the outbreak of the Chicago Dog Flu. The Canine Influenza in Chicago has done much more than get pets sick, it’s set back... Read more »
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The Grinch Returns Christmas for Cache Creek Animal Rescue

The Grinch Returns Christmas for Cache Creek Animal Rescue
There is reason to smile this week after all for a Joliet animal shelter seeking a new home. Earlier this week, Cache Creek Animal Rescue broke the news that it was facing eviction January 10th from its current home. Along with needing a new home, the group needed to raise $50,000 to stay afloat. Then... Read more »

Lil Olive and her Sissies

Lil Olive and her Sissies
During the holiday season, I’ve asked my rescue friends and contacts to share their heartwarming stories involving pets that they’ve rescued or adopted. Today’s post was submitted by Pam Horton, mom to Lil Olive, a rescued mill dog with her own social media fan base. The post Pam submitted last year about Lil Olive’s adoption... Read more »

From lake dog to queen bee, Shelby finds her happy ending

From lake dog to queen bee, Shelby finds her happy ending
During the holiday season, I’ve asked my rescue friends and contacts to share their heartwarming stories involving pets that they’ve rescued or adopted. Today’s post was submitted by Tiffany Fraley of Be Fido’s Friend. Tiffany’s fostered the “lake dog” after her rescue until she found a forever family. By Tiffany Fraley From lake dog to... Read more »
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Shelter Dog Kisses: How to Get Yourself Some

Shelter Dog Kisses: How to Get Yourself Some
If you’re looking for love, you don’t need to head to the personal ads. And, if you’re looking for a sweet kiss, a sloppy kiss or just a special kiss…you can get that at the same place – your local animal shelter. But, how do you go about getting Shelter Dog Kisses? A Chicago volunteer... Read more »

Adopt a dog: Our rescue pug rescued us

Adopt a dog: Our rescue pug rescued us
October is Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month and I’ve invited some of my fellow “ChicagoNow” bloggers to share their adoption stories. Today, Marie Larsen of  “There’s a Bug in My Coffee” tells the story of how Polly the pug saved her family after the loss of their other dog with her post – Adopt a dog: Our rescue... Read more »

Not so puppy love: Why adopting a senior dog is amazing

October is Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month and I’ve invited some of my fellow “ChicagoNow” bloggers to share their adoption stories. Today, Erin Vandenberg of  Eri-Thon let’s us know why adopting a senior dog is amazing. By Erin Vandenberg My husband and I have been married 11 years. In that time, we’ve rescued four dogs. No, we... Read more »
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The hardest decision I've ever made

The hardest decision I've ever made
October is Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month and I’ve invited some of my fellow ChicagoNow bloggers to share their adoption stories. Today, Bill Mayeroff of Where the Beer and Whiskey Flow tells the story of his dog Chester. By Bill Mayeroff Just over three years ago, I walked into the Rock Island County (Illinois) animal shelter. Less than an... Read more »
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    I am a crazy cat lady and puppy mill warrior that blogs to advocate and educate about pet issues. In American animal controls, millions of pets are abandoned each year and an estimated 4 million die just because there are not enough homes. It truly seems like it’s Raining Cats and Dogs.

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