Posts tagged "Chicago animal shelters"

Chicago Blackhawks & Pet Adoption

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Chicago Blackhawks Charities supports pet adoption….I made this video to support pet adoption in general, help people become more aware of pit bull-type dogs. In fact, Amanda and Bryan Bickel founded a group called Chicago Loves Pits. I also help people to be more aware of the city shelter, Chicago Animal Care & Control.  ... Read more »

Garage Sale for Animals on Cinco de Mayo

Garage Sale for Animals on Cinco de Mayo
It’s a mega-garage sale to help the animals! And at the same time a Cinco de Mayo celebration, raising dollars for a shopping list of rescue organizations. There will be refreshments (including MARGARITAS! – now that’s my kind of refreshment). And admission is only $5 for this family friendly event, hosted by Alicia Obando of... Read more »

Bark in the Park for Anti Cruelty Society

I've helped to emcee this event for most of those 19 years....to my left Bart Shore of WBBM-radio and Roz Varon of WLS -TV have been at Bark in the Park of all those 19 years, and to the far right in the photo - he oughta look familiar, Hosea Sanders of WLS-TV, he's been a regular for about 10 years.
Bark in the Park, benefiting the Anti Cruelty Society, is a Chicago tradition, and despite weather predictions to the contrary – it was really a nice day. Thousands of dogs turn out for this event, and a who’s who from the Chicago animal world as well. If you missed it – you missed tons of fun, here... Read more »
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Wine, Dine and Mine at Anti Cruelty Society

Nadine Wamsley, Anti Cruelty Society with a dog who has one less leg but lots of heart, Judy Baar Topinka - at this point in her career legendary for what she's done for tax payers and for pets, Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti Cruelty Society and myself. Topinka's commitment to animal welfare transcends to how much she cares about taxpayers in all ways. Because she says what's on her mind - and I've known her for many years - I can assure you she is sincere, walking the walk to save animals.
Images from the Anti Cruelty Society Wine, Dine and Mine Party, hosted by Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti Cruelty Society with Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, who celebrated her celebrated Comptroller’s Critters program. In fact, there was an adoption that night! Donors were also offered a tasting from some of Chicago’s most talented... Read more »

Cinco de Meow to Help Felines & Canines

Cinco de Meow to Help Felines & Canines
Have a margarita with catnip – you’ll roll over and yowl….Cinco de Meow is a benefit for Felines & Canines (formerly Felines, Inc.), held on May 5 (of course) at Trader Todd’s (3216 N. Sheffield, just north of Belmont) from noon to 2 p.m. As you can hear on my WGN Radio Petcast (podcast for... Read more »

Captain Morgan Goes to the Dogs

It’s the national Captain Morgan dude who made an appearance at the Captain Morgan Club (at Wrigley Field, Addision and Sheffield) with Cub Randy Wells to benefit Lake Shore Animal Shelter. In fact, Wells and friends did something VERY special. Check it out in the gallery –
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