Posts tagged "Abby Smith"

Insurance Companies Blacklist Dog Breeds; Saving A Starving Dog: Steve Dale's Pet World

Insurance Companies Blacklist Dog Breeds; Saving A Starving Dog: Steve Dale's Pet World
Chuck Goudie from Ch. 7 is one of the nation’s most celebrated investigative reporters….and I’m happy to have him on Steve Dale’s Pet World on Sunday, November 17 on WGN Radio (720 AM or listen HERE), 6:35 AM CDT. I am not happy about the topic of our discussion. It’s about a report by Goudie,... Read more »

Dog Saved from Near Death

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Willow is no longer weeping – though anyone who watches this video may…How can we, as a species, do this? There’s such cruelty out there….but there is also love and compassion. While this should never happen, it did….and now people are making it right. Thank you Felines & Canines (a Chicago shelter) for saving Willow.... Read more »

Cinco de Meow for Felines & Canines

Cinco de Meow for Felines & Canines
Cinco de Meow should be a national holiday, or is it? To support Felines & Canines, get all the fajitas (meat and veggie), chips and guacamole you can stuff into your mouth. There’s keylime pie too. Most importantly, margaritas. Or for people who are a tad lame, soda, all at Trader Todd’s, 3216 N. Sheffield... Read more »
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Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World
Dog training is the topic when we start the show, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, starting 1 p.m. CDT on March 30, www.wgnradio.com or 720 AM.  Renown dog trainers Wendy DeCarlo-Young and Dennis Damon of the Dog Obedience Group will show me how to “sit.” Perhaps, I will also roll over. Most important,... Read more »

Makeover at Felines, Inc. - New Name, New Look, New Species

The renaming and re-grand opening of Felines & Canines new 6,000 square foot facility was in February (last month).
Felines & Canines (previously known as Felines, Inc) just began a new chapter in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood,6379 N. Paulina Street (at Devon Avenue). For over three decades as a cat-only, dogs are now included (mostly from the Animal Welfare League of Chicago). If you haven’t checked the new sunny addition yet, join the tour here. Type your... Read more »

Cinco de Meow to Help Felines & Canines

Cinco de Meow to Help Felines & Canines
Have a margarita with catnip – you’ll roll over and yowl….Cinco de Meow is a benefit for Felines & Canines (formerly Felines, Inc.), held on May 5 (of course) at Trader Todd’s (3216 N. Sheffield, just north of Belmont) from noon to 2 p.m. As you can hear on my WGN Radio Petcast (podcast for... Read more »
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Felines, Inc. Now Felines & Canines

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Does this person look earnest to you? Abby Smith is a hero, a real force in the Chicago shelter world. She’s been at the helm of Felines, Inc. for many years. Now, it is Smith who is the among those who are the moving force to raise dollars for the cats to move to new... Read more »

Meow Mixer, Fundraiser For Felines Inc.

Come mix it up at the Meow Mixer, up for the sake of cats, a benefit for Felines, Inc., (Thursday) October 28, 7 to 11 p.m. held at the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago (Grand and LaSalle), 157 W. Grand Avenue. More fun than you can possibly have at the Meow Mixer, a benefit for... Read more »
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