Posts tagged "pet rescue"

Dining goes to the dogs for Dog Restaurant Week

Dining goes to the dogs for Dog Restaurant Week
The kids are back in school and the dog days are upon us. And, in Chicago, dining out has gone to the dogs for at least one week. From Sunday, September 7 through 13 One Tail at a Time kicks-off its inaugural Dog Restaurant Week that will give you a chance to try out some... Read more »

Pets: The heartbreak of saying good-bye

Pets: The heartbreak of saying good-bye
Some pet stories just break my heart. As I watch my newsfeed during the day, I see the pleas to save cats and dogs of all ages. I feel the anguish when rescuers step up and the senior pet dies in rescue…too heartbroken to live on after being left behind by their family. As I... Read more »

Bialy's Wellness Foundation: Special dog's memory lives on

Bialy's Wellness Foundation: Special dog's memory lives on
In the Russian roulette of animal control, the most adoptable animals are fighting for a second chance. If a pet is sick, old or has a disability, the chance of rescue is often slim to none.  Nearly a year and a half ago, that dog was Bialy. She ended up being a motivation for the... Read more »
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How about get a real job and stop picking on companies

How about get a real job and stop picking on companies
The private message landed on my Facebook fan page last week after a debate erupted over an old blog –  Naperville: The puppy mill outlet capital of America. A new follower was upset that I’d taken aim at Happiness is Pets – known seller of puppy mill dogs. He private messaged me a note that... Read more »

Playtime for Millie: A puppy mill dog's spring day

Playtime for Millie: A puppy mill dog's spring day
When you adopt a dog from a puppy mill, sometimes the littlest things mean the most – like a day of play with your brothers. After all, dogs play…that is what they were born to do. But, for dogs born and raised in puppy mills, play isn’t part of the picture. Play is something that... Read more »

Chicago pet events for end of March

Chicago pet events for end of March
It’s spring break week and it’s a pretty quiet week on the Chicago pet scene. The fun is on Saturday when your bully (English Bulldog) can dress to the nines for the Hollywood Red Carpet Romp. There’s a fun adoption event at Go Dog Go and Chicagoans stand up for carriage horses at a peaceful... Read more »
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7 tips to enjoy the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, head out to the Arlington Race Track for the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo. This annual event has a little something for pet lovers of all ages – from rescues to great products to fun vendors and talented pets, you should find something of interest. Here... Read more »

Doggies and Denim hit the catwalk for Safe Humane Chicago

I have to admit that I’m madly in love with the latest fashion model trend at Bloomingdale’s in Chicago…Doggies and Denim. Yep, once again the dogs are hitting the catwalk at the Michigan Avenue store. The event next Thursday will feature Safe Humane Chicago dogs and volunteers from the organization. Doggies and Denim features some... Read more »

Chicago bans puppy mill sales in pet stores

You can mess with a lot of things in this world…but you don’t mess with people’s pets. That was the message from Chicago City Councilwoman Emma Mitts as Chicago passed a ban on the sale of puppy mill dogs, cats and rabbits in the city’s pet stores. The Companion Animal Protection Ordinance gives the city’s... Read more »
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Chicago pet events for this weekend

A spa night, a little Zumba to warm your bum some animal magnetism and a fun bowling event are just a few of the events this weekend planned to support animal rescue. And yes, there are adoption events as well. Check out this weekend’s Chicago pet events below. Friday, February 28 Chicago – Join PAWS... 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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