Posts tagged "Trio Animal Foundation"

Trio Animal Foundation Rockin' for Rescue

Trio Animal Foundation Rockin' for Rescue
Rockin’ for Rescue is a benefit to support saving homeless animals – often those no one else will take, from the Trio Animal Foundation. This night features, on May 17, gourmet food, premium craft beers, cocktails, dancing and gambling all to the backdrop of the historic US Cellular Field (35th Street at the Dan Ryan... Read more »

Help Dogs Reach Heights at Animal Welfare League

Help Dogs Reach Heights at Animal Welfare League
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 »

Rockin' Good Time for Rescue for Trio Animal Foundation

The Marquee at the Doubledoor tells story. Tonight it's about rock n' roll saving animals.
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.
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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 »

Blackhawk Watching Party Raises Money for Trio Animal Foundation

Trio co-founders Jill Cahr and Sue Naiden with Christy Agee of Witts, and two once abused dogs Geiger and Antler
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 »

Bill Moller Pet Segment Rewind

Bill Moller Pet Segment Rewind
Check out this podcast of my appearance on Bill Moller’s Show on WGN Radio (from February 18, 2012). I write here what I was really thinking for each of the phone calls we took and topics we spoke about, as you listen. Bill wondered, should that Pekingese have won the Westminster dog show? I personally... Read more »
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Drinking Up for Trio and Project Rescue Chicago Pups

Drinking Up for Trio and Project Rescue Chicago Pups
The Franklin Tap, along with Matrix Partners, a marketing firm focused on the pet industry, is hosting a benefit for Trio Animal Foundation on Wednesday, January 25th, 5:30 to 9 p.m., 325 S. Franklin (between Jackson and Van Buren) . The goal is to raise money to help alleviate the costs that Trio has incurred... Read more »

Puppy Mill Project, "Go Away" to Pet Stores Selling Puppies

Puppy Mill Project, "Go Away" to Pet Stores Selling Puppies
Guest blog by Andrea Kim To celebrate National Puppy Mill Awareness Day, there was a puppy mill protest on September 17 at Puppies R Us. The store allegedly sells puppies purchased from puppy mills and also reportedly breeds Pit Bulls.  Over 50 people came out to protest on Ashland Avenue. The refrain was, “Go humane... Read more »

Dining with Fido - Old Town Social

Old Town Social truly welcomes dogs. The place is just friendly....simply a neighborhood type place, but with sophistication without pretentiousness, and flavors surprisingly complex. I am very much a fan. And the extensive beer list is filled with little known imports as well as domestic craft choices.
Continuing our summer series Dining with Fido, featuring restaurants and bars that are dog friendly. I loved everything about Old Town Social  (455 W. North Avenue at Cleveland St.) the impressively amazing beer list, the people (patrons and staff) and the food – BUT MOST OF ALL, they are more than dog friendly; they are... Read more »
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When Hope Isn't Enough, Please Help Find this Dog a Home

When first delivered to the Animal Welfare Leagues (and there are photos far more graphic than this), it was unclear whether or not this dog would survive. Trio Animal Foundation provided the funds to save this pup. And veterinarians, and one devoted foster mom, succeeded. But without a forever home, what's the point?
This guest blog by Lauren Kelliher of Illinois Doberman Rescue. I first wrote about this dog, this past Christmas, then named Hope. It’s an amazing story – the dog might have died – and I thought for sure this super pup would be adopted. But that hasn’t been the case. I asked Lauren for an... Read more »