Category: The Society

Oklahoma Rescue May 2019

Oklahoma Rescue May 2019
On Friday, May 31, The Anti-Cruelty Society, in partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other Chicago-area shelters, took in 165 cats and dogs from Tulsa, Oklahoma where they had experienced severe weather and flooding. Taking in these animals who were in the shelter prior to the storms helped free up... Read more »

A Hoppy Easter for All – Adopt Exotic Animals for the Right Reasons

A Hoppy Easter for All – Adopt Exotic Animals for the Right Reasons
As Easter approaches, many people are tempted to bring rabbits and ducks into their households for the occasion.  While bunnies and chicks are extremely cute, it is important to adopt them for the right reasons, and not just for a holiday. According to the Huffington Post, up to 80% of rabbits bought as Easter bunnies... Read more »

Pet Adoption Fees Waived This Saturday

Pet Adoption Fees Waived This Saturday
Money shouldn’t play a role in the unconditional love between pet and owner, which can be tricky when adoption fees get in the way. Luckily, our partner Subaru understands this and has graciously agreed to host the Subaru Love a Pet Adoption Event! This Saturday, March 9, from 12-5 p.m., Subaru will sponsor the adoption... Read more »
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A Classy Evening for a Great Cause: Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for Pour Your Heart Out

A Classy Evening for a Great Cause: Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for Pour Your Heart Out
Socialize, snack, and sip to support animals. What could be better? You are invited to join The Anti-Cruelty Society for our sixth annual Pour Your Heart Out fundraiser! Pour Your Heart Out will be held Wednesday, February 20th from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the timeless Union League Club. The evening will benefit the homeless, sick, and... Read more »

Pints for Pets

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s signature event is back and at a new location, Lagunitas Brewing Company, on Monday, October 1. Join us at Pints for Pets in the upstairs tap room from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and enjoy beer, appetizers, live music, and more! Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. You must be 21... Read more »

Spay/Neuter Benefits

You might be familiar with the process of spaying/neutering dogs and cats from adopting your furry companion and having to wait to take them home after they were spayed/neutered; or you may have heard that it’s the best decision to make for your animal. But, do you really know what is beneficial about spaying/neutering animals?... Read more »
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Truffle

Truffle
When two-month-old Truffle came to us, she was in rough shape. Hardly able to walk due to unusually tight muscles, Truffle was in desperate need of Denise Theobald’s help. Along with being a foster volunteer, Denise is a licensed canine massage therapist and the owner of Canis Bodyworks, LLC. Soon after beginning to work with... Read more »

The Importance of Syllables in Your Pet’s Name

The science behind naming your pet can be challenging. It should be fun and creative, yet easy to understand. Studies have found that names are an important way for humans and pets to interact. Some names are easier for pets to recognize than others. They respond best to names comprised of two syllables. Additionally, try... Read more »

Poison Prevention Awareness Month

March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month! Identifying what potential poisons exist in your home is the first step to keep pets safe. For a list of toxins, click here. To prevent your pets from ingesting these toxic items, place medicines or hazardous substances higher and out of sight, and store food in cupboards or other places... Read more »
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Volunteering at The Anti-Cruelty Society

Volunteering at The Anti-Cruelty Society
Volunteering is an excellent way to spend your free time having fun while also making a difference in the lives of shelter animals. Whether it’s every week or just a couple hours a month, each minute spent volunteering makes a world of difference. Volunteering at The Anti-Cruelty Society is a fun and fulfilling experience. To... Read more »