Posts tagged "Bark in the Park"

Tony LaRussa: Baseball Going To the Dogs

Tony LaRussa: Baseball Going To the Dogs
Tony La Russa reaches down to pet a dog at the Global Pet Expo, March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention, Orlando, FL, the pet industry’s largest trade show with nearly 1,000 exhibitors. As he gently strokes the puppy, La Russa’s three World Series rings are unmistakable. La Russa, 69, is clearly as comfortable around... Read more »

Bark in the Park: Walk Your Dog to Help All Dogs (Cats too!)

Thousands of dogs bring their people to Bark in the Park
Bark in the Park, benefiting the Anti Cruelty Society, is a Chicago tradition, this 19th annual event kicks off May 4 in Lincoln Park near Montrose Beach. Thousands of dogs will take a leisurely walk the 5K course, though some more serious folks (without a dog) can run the course. The run begins at 9 a.m.,... Read more »

Keeping LOVE Alive, Dr. Debra Horwitz Hits Bark in the Park

Keeping LOVE Alive, Dr. Debra Horwitz Hits Bark in the Park
Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Debra Horwitz talks on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio about pet behavior, and also the Ceva Animal Health Keep LOVE Alive Tour. Listen HERE, as Dr. Horwitz points out behavior is about keeping pets alive since so many many many animal are euthanized because of behavior problems. There is help out there,... Read more »
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Meeting Timmy, Steve Dale's Pet World Live from Museum of Broadcast Communicaitons

Meeting Timmy, Steve Dale's Pet World Live from Museum of Broadcast Communicaitons
Broadcasting Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio April 27 at 1 p.m.(CDT)  from the Museum of Broadcast Communications, the first live show radio ever broadcast from the museum. At noon, I’ll be hosting an event (and walk-ups are invited) at the Museum called “Remembering Lassie” with Jon Provost“, who played Timmy. The Museum’s executive director... Read more »

Bark in the Park, A Chicago Pet Tradition

Bark in the Park, A Chicago Pet Tradition
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 »

Bark in the Park a Howling Success

(Photo by Yousef Seidu)
Bark in the Park, an annual event for the Anti Cruelty Society attracted thousands of people with their thousands of dogs….It’s an amazing event. If you missed it – here’s a photo recap. 
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Walk for Pets and to Honor Chicago Legend Dr. Lester Fisher

This year’s Annual Bark in the Park fundraiser for the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago is dedicated to Dr. Lester Fisher, director emeritus of the Lincoln Park Zoo, and also longtime member of the Board of Directors at the Anti Cruelty Society. Dr. Fisher monkeying around If you are of a ‘certain age’ you’ll remember... Read more »

Bark in the Park, Fun to Help Homeless Pets

You're in the park - so why not have a picnic. Some stay for many hours after the event. This year, there will be a talent contest (for dogs - not for people!).
The Annual Bark in the Park fundraiser to help the Anti Cruelty Society to help homeless pets is Saturday, May 7 9 a.m. in Lincoln Park at Montrose Harbor. I’ve had the pleasure of participating in the event either as an emcee or volunteer in the refreshment area (a favorite job) for many years. Here... Read more »

Bark in the Park for the Anti Cruelty Society

Bark in the Park raised $250,000 for the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago last year, so naturally the goal is to do better this year….the event is Saturday (May 7), at Montrose Harbor in Lincoln Park, just after 9 a.m. Thousands of dogs, and people too, cross the finish line at the annual Bark in... Read more »
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Bark in the Park

The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago’s 16th Annual Bark in the Park, amazing – thousands walking with their dogs from near Montrose Beach along the Lakefront to help homeless animals. From Chicago celebrities, to a wide range of breeds and all sizes of dogs, to perhaps breaking a Guinness Book of World Record….Check out the highlights: