Posts tagged "Anti Cruelty Society"

Help Me to Help Anti Cruelty Society, As Bark in the Park Goes Virtual

Help Me to Help Anti Cruelty Society, As Bark in the Park Goes Virtual
 To celebrate my 3,000th ChicagoNow blog post, please help me to help the Anti Cruelty Society: Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago has the courage to stand up and do the right thing. Due to the canine influenza virus (dog flu) epidemic, the event in the park has been cancelled. DON’T WORRY – YOU CAN STILL... Read more »

Chicago Animal Care & Control Pet Adoption Events, Starting at WGN Radio

Chicago Animal Care & Control Pet Adoption Events, Starting at WGN Radio
Steve Cochran and Steve Dale pair up to adopt Charlie, a 9-pound buff-colored male neutered Chihuahua from Chicago Animal Care & Control. On Tuesday March 23, 8:35AM CDT on WGN Radio. This pup can be yours. Listen at here, or at 720AM. Charlie, who is only a few years old,  is neutered and up-to-date on all... Read more »

Judy Baar Topinka, Animal Advocate

Judy Baar Topinka, Animal Advocate
Judy Baar Topinka, Illinois State Comptroller, was what she herself called “animal crazy.” When I last saw her, she asked, “What’s wrong with me, I can’t just adopt an ordinary dog, I need to adopt those no one else wants.” Illinois and homeless pets lost an outspoken advocate , who died early today, December 10, less... Read more »
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Anti Cruelty Adopts Dog with Steve Cochran

Anti Cruelty Adopts Dog with Steve Cochran
Anti Cruelty Society is up this morning (Tuesday, November 25) as Steve Cochran of WGN Radio (720 AM or www.wgnradio.com) will adopt Odie. Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of Anti Cruelty will personally bring Odie by the studio at 9:05AM CDT. I am proud to make radio history adopting dogs on the radio – you can... Read more »

Pets For Vets: Supporting Veterans and Dogs, A Match in Heaven

I was proud to be a part of this event - anytime you bring pets and vets together, it makes sense....saving lives in more than one way
Pets for Vets is a co-op effort of several organizations including Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka’s Comptroller Critters Adoption Program and the Anti Cruelty Society to pair U.S, military veterans with wonderful companions. The event kicked off on October 27 with a special day-long adoption event for veterans at Anti Cruelty underwritten by Fifth Third... Read more »

Jerky Treats Made in the U.S. - That's the Key from Merrick

Jerky Treats Made in the U.S. - That's the Key from Merrick
Jerky treats form China are a potential problem – even the Food & Drug Administration has expressed concern, cautioning consumers. There is an undeniable association of illness in dogs and the consumption of jerky products from China. Listen HERE to Steve Dale’s PetWorld, WGN Radio, I speak with Mark Sapir, vice President of marketing at... Read more »
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Dr. Shelly Rubin on WGN Radio Talking Emergency Care and Pets

Dr. Shelly Rubin on WGN Radio Talking Emergency Care and Pets
Dr. Shelly Rubin returns to Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Listen HERE as Dr. Rubin talks about all sorts of topics….protecting pets in the heat and when a pet overheats so much that emergency medical care may be needed, arthritic pets and what to do about it; obesity in pets; what can happen if... Read more »

Noodles in Good Morning America Competition

Noodles in Good Morning America Competition
  Noodles the Wonder Dog, a mixed-breed dog, adopted from the Anti Cruelty Society, is in the Good Morning America “Dog vs. Dog” competition. Instead of chasing postal workers, Noodles can get the mail himself by hopping on a mailbox. He can jump through hoops, play the piano, and sometimes performs on stage. Details on... Read more »

Anti Cruelty Society in Rachel Ray Challenge

Anti Cruelty Society in Rachel Ray Challenge
Anti Cruelty Society is one of a select group of shelters contending in the Rachel Ray/ASPCA challenge for $100,000. And VP Operations David Dinger describes HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio how you can help. Here are some ideas…. Follow Anti Cruelty on Facebook. Send everyone you know to our page(s) of adoptables, and the... Read more »
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Anti Cruelty Bark in the Park Benefits Chicago's Oldest Animal Care Center

Roz Varon and Hosea Sanders of WLS-TV, officially begin the 20th Annual Bark in the Park in Lincoln Park (photo by Yousef Seidu)
Anti Cruelty Society held their 20th Annual Bark in the Park on May 3 in Lincoln Park, near Montrose Beach….thousands of people and dogs showed up on a beautiful day for a stroll in the park. This is now considered Chicago’s official kick-off to Spring. If you missed the event, here are some highlights:  ... Read more »