Posts tagged "Best Friends"

Illinois Animal Shelters Will Ultimately Benefit; The Real Story

Illinois Animal Shelters Will Ultimately Benefit; The Real Story
Illinois Animal shelters and rescues are overwhelmed as it is. Pet blogging colleagues ChicagoNow.com’s Kathy Mordini of Raining Cats & Dogs and Dancing Dog Blogger Mary Haight both did superb jobs of articulated why a bill proposed in Illinois, SB0648,  sponsored by State Senator Andy Manar  (48th district) and House sponsor Wayne Rosenthal (95th District) was not a good... Read more »

Orangutan and Dog: Best Pals

Orangutan and Dog: Best Pals
Simply the sweetest story you will ever see. Best friends - Also, ethologically speaking – this makes….that a dog might bond with an great apes as for thousands of years they’ve been genetically altered to do.

Why Won't Chicago Animal Care and Control Punish Irresponsible Owners?

Why Won't Chicago Animal Care and Control Punish Irresponsible Owners?
In my view, nearly everything at Chicago Animal Care and Control is today broken. Check this blog post: Who runs CACC and why won’t Chicago Punish Irresponsible Pit Bull Owners?  (click to read story) I congratulate the author for having the courage to address the problems, though there are inaccuracies in the blog post  (important... Read more »
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Pitbull and Kitten, Best Friends

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I am sick and tired of those stories on Pit Bull-type dogs, usually mixes anyway….If there is a generalization about well-socialized Pitties…..well watch the video – this is what they are REALLY like! Also, more and more pet owners are following the trend of having a dog and cat (or two cats).

Dog Day on the Green - 2010

Here are some highlights from the City’s second annual festival for dogs, which I had the pleasure to emcee.

Gov. Quinn Puts His Paw Down, A Dogfighting Law With Real Bite

I participated in a historic Illinois bill signing (HB 5790) – increasing the felony penalty for dogfighting near schools, parks, day cares and playgrounds. When Gov. Pat Quinn signed the measure (July 17, ’10), Illinois became the first state in the union to throw one more penalty at dogfighters, translating to more time in jail.... Read more »
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Just Arrest Me Now - Dog Limit Proposal Dies

At City Hall today (Monday, 11/30) Ald. Gene Schulter’s committee on Licensing and Consumer Protection entertained a proposal to limit the number of dogs in Chicago. There was no vote – more to come on the outcome from the primary proponent of the ordinance, Ald.Ray Saurez. First to testify, Mark Rosenthal, of animal care and... Read more »
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