Posts tagged "Chicago Animal Care and Control"

Animal Cruelty Charges for Leaving Dogs in Sub-Zero Temperatures

Animal Cruelty Charges for Leaving Dogs in Sub-Zero Temperatures
Prosecutors said a man left his two dogs outside in his SUV during the worst January’s sub-zero weather, according to DNA Info Chicago, and other sources. Manuel Gaitan, 46, was charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals after he reportedly left the pets inside an unheated SUV for four days without food or water in West... Read more »

Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control Needs Your Help for Big Night

Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control Needs Your Help for Big Night
Chicago Animal Care and Control needs your help…you can volunteer, or you can simply attend an upcoming fundraiser called Big Night.  Chef Jackie Shen leads this celebrity chef yummy event – let your nose lead you to the Chicago Culture (78 E. Washington St.), September 26, 6:30 p.m. Aside from meeting lots of animal lovers... Read more »

Adopting Cats, Feline Frenzy

Adopting Cats, Feline Frenzy
FELINE FRENZY! It’s crazy – wacky, cats are (sadly) everywhere at shelters and available for adoption. To celebrate Adopt-A-Cat Month, a coalition of Chicago animal shelters are coming together to offer feline bargains. If you can’t find a cat at these places, you won’t ever find a cat. On June 22 and June 23, cats... Read more »
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Pets and the Blackhawks with Bill Leff on WGN

Pets and the Blackhawks with Bill Leff on WGN
Chicago Blackhawks support pets, and I talk how it all came about with Bill Leff on WGN Radio. Click here to listen, sa we talk about the truth about how it is to work with the Chicago Blackhawks. I make the exciting announcement, to thank the Hawks for supporting pet adoption by allowing me to... Read more »

Blackhawks Support Pet Adoption

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Chicago Blackhawks Charities and I have teamed up (again!) to support pet adoption in Chicago…You may have have seen this video at the United Center (in Chicago) at a game…..check this out! The Blackhawks are champions in more ways than one, supporting Chicago Loves Pits, the Chicago Area Shelter Alliance (CASA) and the city’s municipal facility,... Read more »

Meet Your Match Pet Adoption Event, Chicago Animal Care & Control

Meet Your Match Pet Adoption Event, Chicago Animal Care & Control
Find a new best friend for life at the Meet Your Match Adoption Event at Chicago Animal Care & Control (2741 S. Western Avenue), February 9 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. So, what’s the deal – first, off many people know that Chicago must have a municipal shelter, but unaware you can adopt from there.... Read more »
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Fire at Hoarder's Home Kills at Least One Dog, Several Heroically Rescued

Fire at Hoarder's Home Kills at Least One Dog, Several Heroically Rescued
Hoarding does not happen without a price. Today a blaze spread through Northwest side home of a hoarder. This homeowner, according to new reports, routinely burnt “stuff” in his backyard. This time, somehow his house caught on fire. And the innocent dogs he kept paid a price, some with their lives. Like the things he hoarded,... Read more »

Keep L.O.V.E Alive Behavior Tour Hits Chicago

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 »

WLS-TV Morning News, Hot Weather Safety for Pets

Here I am with Judy Hsu of WLS-TV (ch. 7 in Chicago) talking about all that hot weather headed our way, and safety tips for our pets. (you may need to click ‘read more’ to watch the video),  For example, dogs do die in hot cars and when owners jog in the heat of the... Read more »
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Rockin' Good Time for Rescue for Trio Animal Foundation

The Marquee at the Doubledoor tells story. Tonight it's about rock n' roll saving animals.
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.
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