Archive for August 2013

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week
Please share this post. Let’s get them adopted through a “labor of love” this weekend. Duke 6-year-old domestic shorthair mix Sweet and gentle Duke came to the shelter when his owner could no longer care for him. Duke is a shy guy who finds all the changes in his life a bit unsettling. In spite... Read more »

Dream Dog Park Contest

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In this episode of “Chicago Tails” on Watch312, I visit Grant Bark Park for a doggie play date. Check out the cute pups and their owners as they talk about their favorite toys and games. Animal expert, Arden Moore, joins me for a brief interview and talks about the details of the 2013 Beneful Dream... Read more »

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week
Please share – let’s get these cuties adopted! Prim Rose 4-year-old shepherd mix Prim Rose is a sensitive girl who will probably enjoy a calm, adult household. She will need patience and support to feel more comfortable in her environment. A slow approach will be best, taking care not to put her in potentially overwhelming... Read more »
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WGN's Dan Ponce - Poem & Promise for a Cat and Bark B Que

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Original post: August 16th Additions added (in bold): August 21st This morning, my colleague, Mary, and I went on WGN’s Midday News for the Adopt-a-Pet segment and to promote Bark B Que, a great event happening this Sunday. Click the link above or here to watch the segment. I was holding Oli, a sweet 2-year-old... Read more »

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society's Cat & Dog of the Week

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society's Cat & Dog of the Week
Please share. Help find these cuties loving forever homes. Oli (In September, he will have been at the Society for 1 whole year! Let’s find his forever home NOW!) 2-year-old domestic shorthair Oli is a handsome boy who came to The Anti-Cruelty Society when his owner could no longer care for him. Oli is a... Read more »

Ready. Pet. Go! – Before It’s Gone

Ready. Pet. Go! – Before It’s Gone
It’s the final countdown [I’ll give you a sec while the Europe song plays out in your head…], Chicago Public Schools are back in session on August 25th! For all the animal-loving parents out there frantically thinking of something fun to do with the kids before the big send-off, visit “Ready. Pet. Go!” at Chicago... Read more »
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Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week
Please share. Let’s find these cuties loving forever homes. Precious 5-year-old domestic shorthair Precious is a super friendly and lovable girl who came to The Anti-Cruelty Society as a transfer from another shelter (as an unlimited-stay shelter, we often take pets from other shelters to give them a second chance at finding a forever home).... Read more »

Dog Would Have Saved Teen from Incarceration

This afternoon I stood before about a dozen teenage boys that are currently incarcerated in Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention. It was the last day of our three-day program where we bring in dogs (three rescued pit bulls) to teach about empathy and compassion. We were summarizing the key messages and taking final questions. As... Read more »

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Cat & Dog of the Week
Vandergriff 11-month-old Australian Cattle Dog/Finnish Spitz  Vandergriff is a sweetie. He is a gentle young dog that may need a little time to acclimate to city life. He will require all the puppy basics; including chew, potty and leash training. He is very playful and eager to do explore. Oreo 1-year-old domestic shorthair mix Oreo... Read more »
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