Posts tagged "dog rescue"

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 »

Peachy The Warrior Princess: From puppy mill to advocate

Peachy The Warrior Princess: From puppy mill to advocate
A once terrified puppy mill dog that graduated to therapy dog after she was rescued is now inspiring others even after she’s passed to the rainbow bridge. The woman that adopted her is now hoping to educate the world about puppy mills, pet stores and adopting older pets and finding homes for harder to adopt... Read more »

When a breeder goes bad: Over 30 dogs rescued near Medaryville

When a breeder goes bad: Over 30 dogs rescued near Medaryville
In Northern Indiana, rescuers are still trying to pick up the pieces after they stepped in to save over 30 dogs at a breeding operation gone bad. When they arrived at the property in rural Medaryville, Indiana just before Independence Day, they found dogs and the man who bred them living in filth beyond belief.... Read more »
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Jack Sparrow’s bucket list

Jack Sparrow’s bucket list
Jack Sparrow is getting the happy ending he deserves…no matter how short that time may be. Friday, his rescuers got the sad news that the sweet dog that had been so incredibly abused has several aggressive cancers. Now they are working on what they call Jack Sparrow’s bucket list – a list of fun and cool... 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 & Dogs.

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