Posts tagged "Adopt A Dog month"

Let's All Take Over the Internet with Adopted Pets

Our dog, Ethel Be ready – tomorrow the Internet will be taken over. World domination by a super power! Adopted pets! and adopted pets take over the Internet on Tuesday March 15. is celebrating 15 years, and as I write in my first blog post for the American Humane Association as National... Read more »

Bobby Hull Signed Cat Bandana

I have a problem, though...Mulder sent me a text yesterday, it says, "Now, get me a bandana signed by Mikita."
I was a host for an adopt-a-dog event at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier last fall. Among the guests, Chicago Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull. A huge pet lover, from Bobby’s pen to helping out Tree House Humane Society, a cat shelter – a story told in pictures (click on the gallery).  

Robin Ganzert Steers American Humane Association from a Celebrated Past Into A Promising Future

By Steve Dale, Tribune Media Services “Tell the truth and trust the people; they won’t let you down,” says Robin Ganzert, who last October took over as the new CEO and President of the American Humane Association. Robin Ganzert, PhD “Wow, I am humbled,” says Ganzert. “After all, since 1877 the historic American Humane Association... Read more »

Meet American Humane Association's Robin Ganzert

Listen to a one-hour with Robin Ganzert, PhD on my WLS-AM Podcast -  the new President and CEO of the American Humane Association. This is Robin first wide-ranging interview about her goals and the mission of the American Humane Association. I am standing with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Dr. Robyn Barbiers of the Anti... Read more »

Consider Adopting A Dog, American Humane Association

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Kids, Your Drawing of a Shelter Dog Might Be in the Movies

How would you like your kid’s name or a grandchild’s name to appear at the end of a movie? This is way cool….The American Humane Association is the organization which authorizes No Animals Were Harmed at the tail end of movies. Along with that designation at the end of the upcoming feature “Smitty” will be... Read more »

Holy Cow! Bobby Hull Scores One For the Dogs!

Harry’s Lakefront Doggy Affair was a celebration of the American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month , October 14 at Harry Caray’s Tavern, Navy Pier. The Adoption Trolley (operated by Chicago Trolley and Double Decker) with adoptable dogs from the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago and Lakeshore Animal Shelter drove up with adoptable dogs, all barking to... Read more »

Holy Cow! It's Time to Adopt A Dog and Meet Bobby Hull

A celebration of the American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month happens Thursday, October 14 at Harry Caray’s Tavern, Navy Pier, from 5 to 7 p.m. Chicago style hot dog? Happy Halloween, and Happy Adopt-a-Dog month! One of Chicago’s most beloved citizens (he should run for Mayor!) Bobby Hull will oversee the canine adoption party. Imagine, you... Read more »

WLS On Demand Podcast Celebrates American Humane's Adopt-A-Dog Month

LISTEN HERE for an on-the-air celebration for Adopt-A-Dog month! Dori Villalon, vice president animal protection American Humane Association discusses why the Adopt-A-Dog initiative was developed in the first place. She offers great tips about dog adoption, including how to choose the right dog for your family. Then, Denise Deisler, executive director Humane Society of Manatee... Read more »

Governor Quinn Celebrates Adopt-A-Dog Month

October is Adopt-A-Dog month, and Illlionis Governor Pat Quinn kicked off this American Humane Association national initiative in Chicago, at the Anti-Cruelty Society. Animal lovers came by, and so did the media, and our adopted dog, Ethel. Here are some images: