Posts in category "pet adoption"

Dog Falls 16-Stories and Lives to Bark About It

Dog Falls 16-Stories and Lives to Bark About It
Perhaps, you’ve heard of cats with 9-lives, falling from high building and surviving – but how about dogs? Susie, a 4-year-old Multipoo survived a near 16 story fall on Saturday, June 14 . In fact, what’s more amazing is that Susie suffered no serious internal injuries or broken bones. The incident happened when the dog... Read more »

Amending Ban on Pet Store Sales of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits on WGN

Amending Ban on Pet Store Sales of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits on WGN
Puppy mills are not a good thing. FACT. Many dogs sold at pet stores are from puppy mills, others are from commercial facilities that mass produce dogs. FACT Purchases made at pet stores are impulsive, and unlike a private breeder or animal shelter or rescue, – which wants to insure you are the right family... Read more »

Puppy Mill Project: Mother's Day Benefit

Puppy Mill Project: Mother's Day Benefit
Puppy Mill Project benefit “Mothers in the Mills” is May 10. Aside from raising dollars for the the Puppy Mill Project, founded by Cari Myers, Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza and Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey will be honored. They were each invaluable to get a city ordinance and then county law passed to prevent... Read more »
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Bark in the Park, Officially Begins Summer in Chicago

Bark in the Park is the canine social event of the year.
Bark in the Park benefits the Anti Cruelty Society; you and your dog can officially celebrate the ‘right of summer ‘season on Saturday May 3 at 9 a.m. at Montrose Harbor in Lincoln Park with thousands of dogs.  It’s a great way to help celebrate the 20th Bark in the Park – 20 years of supporting Chicago’s... Read more »

Puppy Mill Sales Targeted in Cook County

Puppy Mill Sales Targeted in Cook County
Puppy mills are awful places. We’re a country which stands for humane treatment of animals….But if you landed here from outer space and fell on a puppy mill, you’d certainly have another impression all together. For decades the U.S. Department of Agriculture for various reasons hasn’t been able to significantly reduce the number of puppy... Read more »

Puppy Mills Sales Targeted in Cook County

Puppy Mills Sales Targeted in Cook County
Puppy mills are awful places. We’re a country which stands for humane treatment of animals….But if you landed here from outer space and fell on a puppy mill, you’d certainly have another impression all together. For decades the U.S. Department of Agriculture for various reasons hasn’t been able to significantly reduce the number of puppy... Read more »
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Cook County Plans to Take Up Pet Store Ban

Cook County Plans to Take Up Pet Store Ban
Chicago banned the retail sale of dog, cats and rabbits at pet stores (except for non-profits, who can adopt the animals in pet stores). Cook County will now follow, at least that seems quite likely due to a proposal introduced by Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey. The proposal is similar to a ban passed in Chicago... Read more »

Tony LaRussa: Baseball Going To the Dogs

Tony LaRussa: Baseball Going To the Dogs
Tony La Russa reaches down to pet a dog at the Global Pet Expo, March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention, Orlando, FL, the pet industry’s largest trade show with nearly 1,000 exhibitors. As he gently strokes the puppy, La Russa’s three World Series rings are unmistakable. La Russa, 69, is clearly as comfortable around... Read more »

No Pet, No Apartment

No Pet, No Apartment
Pets aren’t only allowed, they’re required if you want a Los Angeles apartment of from Judy Guth. Many apartments, too many, don’t allow pets or have random specifications like only allowing pets under a certain weight. Instead of a security deposit, Guth puts new carpeting in each unit. Tenants pay about $100 a month for... Read more »
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Adopting Cats: Cat Bombing

Adopting Cats: Cat Bombing
Adopting cats is the goal at Tree House Humane Society. When animal shelters began to photo bomb celebrities inserting adoptable dogs, it worked – the dogs began to get adopted. It’s called Mutt Bombing….Now shelters are photo bombing random people (from images on their social media pages)  and no one has complained – who doesn’t... Read more »
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