Posts tagged "Safe Humane Chicago"

Safe Humane Chicago Reaching Out for Support

Safe Humane Chicago Reaching Out for Support
Safe Humane Chicago does exactly what the name says, this non-profit helps to encourage humane education. Your support can help to place animals out of Chicago Animal Care & Control and into foster homes, or forever homes….watch over court case dogs who otherwise don’t have a voice and support animal welfare education in neighborhoods where... Read more »

Free Pet Vaccines for Chicago U.S. Military Veterans

Free Pet Vaccines for Chicago U.S. Military Veterans
Free pet vaccines will be given to pets owned by military veterans living in Chicago on Wednesday, September 3 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Chicago Animal Care & Control (2741 S. Western Avenue), Chicago. I so love this, as we can’t do enough (and generally don’t do enough) to support our veterans. Arrive early... Read more »

Why Won't Chicago Animal Care and Control Punish Irresponsible Owners?

Why Won't Chicago Animal Care and Control Punish Irresponsible Owners?
In my view, nearly everything at Chicago Animal Care and Control is today broken. Check this blog post: Who runs CACC and why won’t Chicago Punish Irresponsible Pit Bull Owners?  (click to read story) I congratulate the author for having the courage to address the problems, though there are inaccuracies in the blog post  (important... Read more »
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Pawz for Japan, A Benefit to Help Animal Victims in Japan

After the event, Tokiko (who should be proud of her accomplishment to pull this benefit together), Robin and me.
What a beautiful concert and tribute, Pawz for Japan honored and raised money for animal victims in Japan, benefiting World Vets and Japan Earthquake Rescue and Support (JEARS). Here are some highlights of the evening, from the Drake Hotel. 

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 »

Alternative Ideas To Mandated Spay Neuter

The issues relating to shelters, why people give up pets to shelters and pet adoption are very complex. I don’t maintain to have all the answers. Still, I do have some ideas. For sure, what won’t work – that’s mandatory spay/neuter. There’s new information which demonstrates how MSN has failed, maybe even costing communities more... Read more »
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Dog Day on the Green - 2010

Here are some highlights from the City’s second annual festival for dogs, which I had the pleasure to emcee.

Skip Haynes, Alliota, Haynes and Jeremiah Performs Today - It's Free

“There pets I want to tell you about, they live in my home town” Skip Haynes of Alliota, Hanyes and Jeremiah wrote a song which he pefrom today at Dog Day on the Green (Montrose Harbor in Lincoln Park), specifically to promote shelter adoption in Chicago. Fund of some proceeds of the tune benefit Safe... Read more »

There Aint No Festival Just Like It - Dog Day on the Green on WLS

Driving South on LSD to Dog Day on the Green. Skip Haynes of Aliotta, Haynes and Jeremiah who inked the Chicago classic Lake Shore Drive wrote a version (with me helping out) to promote Dog Day on the Green and pet adoption. Skip Haynes performs on WLS again, and at Dog Day on the Green... Read more »
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Vets from Chicago Veterinary Specialty Center on Steve Dale's Pet World

These may not be the lyrics to Lake Shore Drive that you remember, but Skip Haynes of Aliotta, Haynes and Jeremiah recorded lyrics just for Dog Day on the Green, Skip Haynes There are pets I’d like to tell you about, they live in Chicago town…. Animals of all kinds, you can see them all... Read more »