Posts tagged "pet adoption"

Fostering Dogs, Pat Miller Describes How to Do It

Fostering Dogs, Pat Miller Describes How to Do It
Pat Miller supports the idea of fostering pets from shelters, but how do you do it? Listen HERE from Steve Dale’s Pet World. Miller, a well known dog trainer/certified dog behavior consultant and pet book author,  is now the author of How to Foster Dogs: From Homeless to Homeward Bound.. Foster isn’t only to help out... Read more »

Adopt This Cute Dog, Or Find a Friend Who Might

Adopt This Cute Dog, Or Find a Friend Who Might
This orphaned dog needs a home. She’s too cute not to find a home quickly. Listen HERE as Steve Cochran and the WGN Radio morning show team discuss Cupcake with myself and Angela Rayburn of Chicago Animal Care & Control. I appear with Cochran monthly to adopt a pet – the first ever pet adoption... Read more »

Remember Me Thursday, Worldwide Awareness of Homeless Pets

Remember Me Thursday, Worldwide Awareness of Homeless Pets
Pet adoption in America is steadily improving, and at least some shelters boast impressive numbers of placements in some parts of the country. But Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, is most interested in the orphans not adopted. ”Let’s face it, they’re dying needlessly,” he says. “They... Read more »
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Pet Adoption on WGN Radio

Pet Adoption on WGN Radio
Adopting pets on the radio? It’s been done before – just a few weeks ago, Steve Cochran, Andrea Darlas and the WGN morning team made it possible to adopt a Coonhound mix from the Anti Cruelty Society named Marvin. Even Illinois Governor Pat Quinn got into the act, to help support pet adoption. Tuesday (September... Read more »

South Suburban Humane Society Adopt-A-Thon

South Suburban Humane Society Adopt-A-Thon
36-hour ADOPT-A-ThON – first ever at South Suburban Humane Society. The adoptions (they hope) never stop. Starting at 8 a.m. July 19 and continuing forever (or July 20 at 8 p.m.). Dogs and cats will be available for adoption at PETsMART Orland Hills (9277 W 159th St.). Among the activities, a dunk tank and moonwalk.... Read more »

Mike Arms, Animal Community Facilities, Remember Me Thursday

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Mike Arms, CEO Helen Woodward Animal Center has been ahead of us for years. He points out that animal shelters are increasingly becoming facilities which serve the community in many ways, teaching animal welfare and compassion to children, offering camps for kids, behavior classes for kittens and puppies as well as adult dogs and simply... Read more »
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Anti Cruelty Bark in the Park Benefits Chicago's Oldest Animal Care Center

Roz Varon and Hosea Sanders of WLS-TV, officially begin the 20th Annual Bark in the Park in Lincoln Park (photo by Yousef Seidu)
Anti Cruelty Society held their 20th Annual Bark in the Park on May 3 in Lincoln Park, near Montrose Beach….thousands of people and dogs showed up on a beautiful day for a stroll in the park. This is now considered Chicago’s official kick-off to Spring. If you missed the event, here are some highlights:  ... Read more »

Bark in the Park, Officially Begins Summer in Chicago

Bark in the Park is the canine social event of the year.
Bark in the Park benefits the Anti Cruelty Society; you and your dog can officially celebrate the ‘right of summer ‘season on Saturday May 3 at 9 a.m. at Montrose Harbor in Lincoln Park with thousands of dogs.  It’s a great way to help celebrate the 20th Bark in the Park – 20 years of supporting Chicago’s... Read more »

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 »
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Dog Patch Pet & Feed Does the Right Thing, Adopting Dogs and Cats

Dog Patch Pet & Feed Does the Right Thing, Adopting Dogs and Cats
Dog Patch Pet & Feed owner Greg Gordon appeared on Steve Dale’s Pet World  on WGN Radio to talk about what he voluntarily did a few years back….He stopped selling dogs and cats at the Naperville, IL pet store and instead began to adopt them out from rescues. Dog Patch Pet & Feed became a... Read more »
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