A veterinarian and an employee of a south suburban animal-care facility have been charged with animal cruelty after four dead dogs and nine seriously neglected dogs were found over the weekend, according to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. This is shocking, as Dr. Amardeep Sangha, owner of the Dolton, IL Animal Hospital, is charged with... Read more »
The Love Bus came to Chicago – The Keep L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Tour kicked off August 11 at the south end of the Lincoln Park Zoo. Thousands passed through (many with their dogs). This free event included an opportunity to speak with veterinarians and pet behavior experts. I also reported live on WGN Radio’s Bill... Read more »
So, there I was at the Wabash Avenue location of the Animal Welfare League of Chicago.…I was simply helping out a friend, and visiting. Then I saw this scruffy looking white dog shivering in a corner. I don’t know why – I asked, executive director, Diane Spyrka to let me see her. I sat down.... Read more »
The Trio Animal Foundation Rockin’ for Rescue Benefit was held May 19 at the Double Door. Over 400 people showed up to rock ‘n roll to help save animals.
the Trio Animal Foundation presents Rockin’ for Rescue, May 19. Trio helps many Chicago shelters – they remove dogs with special needs, provide medical care and eventually forever homes. They’ve saved countless animals, from the Animal Welfare League of Chicago and others. Of course, their good work requires dollars – Rockin’ for Rescue is a... Read more »
In this installment of Dining with Fido, we visited Harry Caray’s Tavern, at Navy Pier. Offering choices for dog friendly dining around Chicago. If you have friends visiting from out of town (as you’ll see we did), Navy Pier is a great destination. And Harry Caray’s is about fun, at any of their locations.
Thanks to Governor Quinn, and a bill signed into law today (August 3), lost dogs and cats are more likely to be reunited with their families. The bill requires shelters to scan each pet twice and also attempt to contact owners via email and/or telephone with 24 hours of their intake. Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president... Read more »
This guest blog by Lauren Kelliher of Illinois Doberman Rescue. I first wrote about this dog, this past Christmas, then named Hope. It’s an amazing story – the dog might have died – and I thought for sure this super pup would be adopted. But that hasn’t been the case. I asked Lauren for an... Read more »
Over 100 revelers came out to celebrate a Pit Bull named Trio’s 10th birthday, a benefit for the Trio Animal Foundation at Moonshine. If you missed the party (or not), check out these images:
I walked into the Animal Welfare League of Chicago with Jill Cahr of the Trio Animal Foundation, and walked out with….a new friend.