Archive for September 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 – help find these two loving forever homes. Gypsy (STILL HERE… Since May!) 1-year-old terrier/pit bull mix Gypsy is a strong, energetic gal. She can pull hard on a leash and tends to leap about when really excited, but she walks better and is more manageable with a body harness (adopters will still... Read more »

Advice to Animal Experts

This could be advice for current animal experts or those to come. Advice is such an interesting thing. I’ve been working in animal-related organizations for eighteen years, but I still wouldn’t smack the “expert” label on myself. Before my formal animal career began, I worked in my family’s business – my parents run a martial... Read more »

Pooh Pee Tracker App

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Yup – you read that right. The video tells a little about a new app – the Pooh Pee Tracker app, that allows people to geo-tag where their dog goes to the bathroom. You’re thinking, “why would someone want to mark their territory in virtual space???” Well, think of FourSquare – but for dogs. Pet... Read more »
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Review: Cats' Spoiled Rotten Box

Review: Cats' Spoiled Rotten Box
My friends at Pet Flow sent my kitties a Spoiled Rotten box… and they loved it! Okay, yes – they loved the box everything came in – they are cats! But they also liked the goodies and I was happy to let them sample the treats and play with the toys because they were high-quality... Read more »

Circus for Animal Lovers!

Circus for Animal Lovers!
Last weekend I had the joy of seeing Midnight Circus at Hamlin Park. I heard about Midnight Circus nearly five years ago and I can’t believe I didn’t see a performance until now. I guarantee that I will be going back. As a child, I was always captivated by circus performances, but I’m against some... Read more »

Looking for Love on WGN, Open House, and Cupcakes

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This morning I went on WGN with two fabulous furry friends from The Anti-Cruelty Society. We were also there to talk about two upcoming events. Check out the clip! Oreo is a sweet kitty. He is only 1 year-old and has been at The Society since January. That means most of his life has been... Read more »
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Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Dogs of the Week

Looking for Love - The Anti-Cruelty Society Dogs of the Week
Please share this post to help these TWO adorable pups find a loving forever home! Satchel and Lola are a BONDED pair of dogs! Satchel: 2-year-old cocker spaniel mix Lola: 9-year-old cocker spaniel mix Lola is a polite, fun, playful gal. She enjoys being petted, playing tug and chasing her tennis ball. She also enjoys... Read more »

Dog Park Etiquette

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The dog days of summer are winding to a close, but the weather is still great for visiting dog parks and spending lots of time outdoors with your best friend. In this “Chicago Tails” episode on Watch312, I visited the West Loop Dog Park and listened to dog owners talk about their dog park pet... Read more »