Posts tagged "rescuing dogs"

Josh Duhamel: PetSmart Charities, 5 Million Pets Adopted

Josh Duhamel: PetSmart Charities, 5 Million Pets Adopted
One online story about actor Josh Duhamel recently began with this headline: “Adopting was the smartest thing I’ve done.” “I’m not sure my wife would agree with that!” Duhamel says with a laugh. The actor’s wife is singer Fergie, of the Black Eyed Peas. “For the purposes of this conversation, sure, pet adoption is the... Read more »

Rockin' for Rescue Benefits the Trio Animal Foundation

Rockin' for Rescue Benefits the Trio Animal Foundation
the Trio Animal Foundation presents Rockin’ for Rescue, May 19. Trio helps many Chicago shelters – they remove dogs with special needs, provide medical care and eventually forever homes. They’ve saved countless animals, from the Animal Welfare League of Chicago and others. Of course, their good work requires dollars – Rockin’ for Rescue is a... Read more »

Love At First Bark with Julie Klam

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A conversation with Julie Klam, author of “Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help Your to Save Yourself.” She rescued a Pit Bull-type dog – different that the Boston Terriers she previously worked with, and other stories.  

Dog Saving Network Takes Center Stage

Chris Dignan (fellow ChicagoNow blogger) is a marine mammal trainer by day. By night, he pulls off his flippers and becomes a superhero dog trainer. One of the most common reasons dogs are dumped at shelters (cats too) are behavioral issues, most of them are fixable…and many easily fixable – if you know how. Dogs... Read more »

Day of the Dog at Found

The mission at Found is to rescue, rehabilitate and re home pets. They typically take dogs destined for death’s door. Naturally, raising funds for this mission – though worthy – is challenging. You can help, and have a good time by celebrating Day of the Day on October 2 at Found, 4130 N. Rockwell (just... Read more »
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