Category: Holidays

Shop local: Pet Christmas gifts from Chicago companies

Shop local: Pet Christmas gifts from Chicago companies
If you’re shopping for pet Christmas gifts this holiday season, you don’t have to go much further than your own back yard for some cool options. There are a lot of great pet products that are either made in Chicago or were created by companies based here. Here are some cool options for cats, dogs... Read more »

Get in the holiday spirit with many of these great pet events

Get in the holiday spirit with many of these great pet events
If you’re not in the Holiday spirit just yet, check out this great list of holiday pet events supporting pet rescue in Chicago this week. There are so many opportunities for photos with Santa Paws (or Claws or Claus) that you need a Reindeer to catch them all. There are also still plenty of opportunities... Read more »

Alive Rescue hoping to find pets a Home For the Holidays

A Chicago rescue is hoping that some of their longer term residents will find families during the next month and will finally have Home for the Holidays. The Home for the Holidays campaign focuses on six dogs and a bonded pair of cats that they would like to help find their forever family. Adoption rates... Read more »
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Free pet photos with Santa at Subaru's Share the Love

Free pet photos with Santa at Subaru's Share the Love
Subaru dealers around Chicagoland are hosting a Furry Foto Pet Event over the next few weeks. In conjunction with The Mix 101.9 FM, Subaru is offering free family and/or pet portraits with Santa this Holiday Season. Photos are being taken by Fetch Portraits, founders of the Pose A Pet app. This is the part of... Read more »

Options abound for pet photos with Santa

Options abound for pet photos with Santa
He’s making his list and checking it twice but has your pet been naughty or nice. The best way to find out is to have your pet’s photo taken with Santa. There are quite a few groups holding pet photos with Santa Paws or Santa Claws this weekend. Here’s a peek by community. If you... Read more »

The Christmas spirit is for the dogs (and cats)

The Christmas spirit is for the dogs (and cats)
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – and – animal rescue is no exception. There are all kinds of fun events this week to get you in the Christmas spirit – from cool craft fairs and bazaars to a Jazz Nativity to several great parties and the ever popular photos with Santa. So... Read more »
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GivingTuesday & 7 ways help homeless pets this holiday season

It’s the giving season and last year, a new movement started to create a national day of giving to kick off that season. It’s added Giving Tuesday on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday to encourage the giving community to start the season by giving back. Many non-profits have signed up to... Read more »

Skip Black Friday and find unique Christmas gifts at these events

Skip Black Friday and find unique Christmas gifts at these events
If you’re looking for some great gift ideas for the holidays, skip Black Friday and forget about Cyber Monday. In the Chicago area, you can find some unique gifts and cool presents at the many area bazaars, gift shows and shopping events that have been set up to support local animal rescue. There’s lots of... Read more »
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