I made a plea on my radio show Steve Dale’s Pet World for Wright-Way Rescue, once located in Niles. Click HERE to listen to my conversation with the executive/director and founder Christy Anderson – she explained what really happened, as a school bus plowed in the shelter and destroyed the building. While amazingly the shelter workers,... Read more »
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 »
I believe most people who don’t want a cat, who don’t like cats or say they don’t like cats have simply never opened their homes to a cat….and ultimately their hearts. But generally, when people do open their minds to the idea, they generally do ultimately open their hearts. The short movie won an award, called ”Catalogue.” It was inspired... Read more »
The Tree House Humane Society 7th Annual Stray Cat Strut is Saturday June 2, 10 a.m., starting at the city’s oldest and largest cageless no kill all cat shelter, 1212. W. Carmen Avenue. A 5K Walkathon begins at the shelter and then heads to the lakefront to raise awareness about the plight of community cats,... Read more »
Bark in the Park is wonderful Chicago tradition – thousands of people and their dogs all meet at about Montrose Street in Lincoln Park to talk a walk (just over 3 scenic miles) to benefit the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago. Social dogs and their social people are welcome to help out the pet in... Read more »
Just the chance you’ve been waiting for - Your dog can take a picture with the Easter bunny, (Saturday) March 24 at 1 p.m. And for Bloodhounds or all dogs, it’s an egg hunt (just eggs? I’m thinking liver treats might be better). About 1,000 eggs will be hidden for (social) dogs to search out.... Read more »
The Tree House Humane Society celebrated 40 years at the Black Cat Ball, October 21 at the Red Canary. It was quite the cat party!
Bring both an umbrella and your taste buds - It’s Raining Cats & Dogs – the big time benefit for the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago with 25 big time chefs offering samples of what they do best. In addition, there will be live music, an auction with many cool items to bid on, complimentary... Read more »
Chicago Canine Rescue celebrating their tenth anniversary with their annual block party and Mutt Strut.
Help Chicago Canine Rescue to build their future, as they raise funds in their 8th annual Mutt Strut, October 8 in Wrigleyville, starting on Newport Ave. between Southport and Lakewood at noon. Several media types will be there, though I am honored to be the event’s ‘Top Dog’ with wonderful Melisssa Forman with You & Me,... Read more »