The Tour for Life is about saving lives...and this national tour to support pet adoptions hits Chicago Wednesday, April 20, at the with The Anti-Cruelty Society, 510 N. LaSalle (at Grand Avenue) Noon to 7 p.m.
partnership with PURINA ONE®, Tour for Life is the world's largest
cooperative national adoption initiative aimed at reinforcing the
importance and advantages of shelter pet adoptions. The tour was
conceived by North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest
no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization.
It began 11 years ago and
is responsible for placing thousands of pets into loving and permanent
event will also includes local celebrities, such as Andy Avalos from Channel 5,
behaviorist folks can answer all of your behavior questions (hopefully I can do that too!), a pet
intuitive (hopefully I can not do that!), a pet portraiture artist, and you can even bring your own pet to be microchipped a low cost. And in an
effort to find homes for even more of Chicago's pets, The Anti-Cruelty
Society has also invited Chicago's Animal Care and Control to bring adoptable pets to the event.
the months of March and April, Tour For Life 2011 will travel the
length of the United States from North to South and East to West,
helping over 100 shelter and rescue groups to enahnce awareness to their
organizations and to pet adoption.
Of course, the event is free!