Posts tagged "adopting pets"

Wight-Way Rescue's Future; Pooh-Pee App; Raining Cats & Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World

Wight-Way Rescue's Future; Pooh-Pee App; Raining Cats & Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World
It must be important to know what all the dogs in the neighborhood to know who the top dog is. Now, there really is an app for everything – the Pooh-Pee Tracker App. This new app allows you to mark your pet’s pooh and pee locations. The app can also  coordinate and connect those locations... Read more »

ACES International Conference

2013 ACES International Conference was held in San Diego, sponsored by and created by Mike Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rio Santa Fe, CA.  Experts from various disciplines come together to learn about best practices regarding animal welfare.
ACES International Conference is a meeting of experts from around the nation (even around the world)  to offer information on best practices, and offer continuing education for those who work in or volunteer at animal shelters and facilities and those who are in rescue organizations. One highlight was Remember Me Thursday, a new initiative to... Read more »

Dog Camp & Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog Camp & Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut: Steve Dale's Pet World
You can have more fun with your best friends than at Camp Dogwood…. as Alysa Slay will describe, it’s not too late to sign up for the next camp session, October 11-14.. Alyssa talks with me Sunday morning at 6:35 on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, 720 or listen online Animal News: Singing Mice.... Read more »
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Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut

Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut
Chicago Canine Rescue’s (CCR) 10th Annual block party and Mutt Strut (at Newport and Southport Avenues) to support pet adoption is October 5, 11:30 AM. The walk itself steps off at noon and goes north to Wrigley Field, and then back around – it’s an easy walk – as you can see the trees start to turn... Read more »

Why Adopt a Pet? Many Reasons

Why Adopt a Pet? Many Reasons
Q: Many of our neighbors are adopting pets from shelters, which sounds wonderful. But we’ve always gotten purebred Cocker Spaniels or English Springer Spaniels. Also, I don’t want damaged goods; some of the neighbors have had behavior problems with their dogs. Why should I adopt from a shelter? — R.T., Cyberspace A: You may save... 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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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 »

Finding Your Match at Animal Care & Control

Friends of Animal Care and Control raise money to help out tons
Chicago Animal Care & Control held a Valentine’s Day party, “Meet Your Match,”  on February 9.  Many pets found new and wonderful homes. Here a few highlights of the day that was filled with fun events. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free,... Read more »

Wine, Dine and Mine at Anti Cruelty Society

Nadine Wamsley, Anti Cruelty Society with a dog who has one less leg but lots of heart, Judy Baar Topinka - at this point in her career legendary for what she's done for tax payers and for pets, Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti Cruelty Society and myself. Topinka's commitment to animal welfare transcends to how much she cares about taxpayers in all ways. Because she says what's on her mind - and I've known her for many years - I can assure you she is sincere, walking the walk to save animals.
Images from the Anti Cruelty Society Wine, Dine and Mine Party, hosted by Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti Cruelty Society with Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, who celebrated her celebrated Comptroller’s Critters program. In fact, there was an adoption that night! Donors were also offered a tasting from some of Chicago’s most talented... Read more »
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Dogs Got Talent, Benefit for Foster 2 Home

Dogs Got Talent, Benefit for Foster 2 Home
Foster 2 Home is a newer organization, based in the Chicago area, which pulls dogs from shelters all over – and places them into Foster homes. At many of these shelters, the dogs are on death row, to no fault of there own. there are simply just too many dogs. No matter, this frees up... Read more »
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