Friends of Chicago Animal Care & Control celebrated the 10th annual Celebrity Chefs event, Big Night, Thursday, October 16 at the Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago’s best chefs and restaurants – organized by Jackie Shen of Jackie’s Cafe in New Buffalo – offered yummy tastings. Most importantly, this was a chance to raise dollars for the Friends of... Read more »
So, there I was at the Wabash Avenue location of the Animal Welfare League of Chicago.…I was simply helping out a friend, and visiting. Then I saw this scruffy looking white dog shivering in a corner. I don’t know why – I asked, executive director, Diane Spyrka to let me see her. I sat down.... Read more »
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.
Geiger, a three-legged Chihuahua and a Pit Bull-type named Antler made personal appearances at Witts (2913 N. Lincoln Avenue) for a Chicago Blackhawks viewing party on February 23 to benefit the Trio Animal Foundation. The room was packed, and lots of money was raised for Trio. That is the good news. The bad news, Hawks... Read more »
I walked into the Animal Welfare League of Chicago with Jill Cahr of the Trio Animal Foundation, and walked out with….a new friend.
John Williams and WGN listeners answered the prayers of the Animal Welfare League of Chicago’s Intake Facility. As I was the first to report – on this blog – the Animal Welfare League of Chicago air conditioning system was vandalized, totally destroyed on July 1…..A permanent solution for not only the air conditioning but also... Read more »
Trio Animal Foundation….they’ve come from nowhere to do good deed after good deed….and then there’s Animal Welfare League of Chicago, under the radar here for so very long. Thank goodness we have them – but they receive ZERO government funding….that’s the shelter that had the air conditioning system vandalized (destroyed), and is still in need... Read more »
PLEASE HELP! The cry for help comes from Animal Welfare League’s Chicago Intake Facility….Well over 100 animal in their care….Desperate situation – overnight, vandals destroyed the air conditioning system. Volunteers are coming in with fans, etc. But this is a building which really needs central air. If you can help – and a donation of... Read more »
Rockin’ for Rescue was an event held May 21 at the CBS Soundstage, benefiting the Trio Animal Foundation. Here are some highlights:
Listen to this WGN Radio Petcast. Unsung heroes – that’s Chicago Animal Welfare League. Because they accept SO many strays and unwanted animals, they take a huge toll off Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC). Jill Cahr and Diane Spyrka I can’t imagine what our city would be without them. Yet, unlike CACC they receive... Read more »