Tag: South Suburban Humane Society

Junior Volunteer Camp preps tweens to volunteer with pets

Junior Volunteer Camp preps tweens to volunteer with pets
Tween animal lovers will be getting some training on being advocates at a very cool camp in Downers Grove this week. West Suburban Humane Society offers their Junior Volunteer Camp aimed at prepping 11 through 13-year-olds hands-on activities and training. This is the second straight year WSHS has offered the Junior Volunteer Camp and the... Read more »

99 Problems But a Pit Ain’t One of Them

99 Problems But a Pit Ain’t One of Them
A suburban Chicago shelter is getting creative and having some fun as it works to find homes for the many pit bulls and pittie mixes in their care. The South Suburban Humane Society has put a twist on the Jay Z song 99 Problems to launch their new campaign called 99 Problems But a Pit Ain’t... Read more »

Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month: Special programs and promotions

One way to spread the word about Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month is to get four of the oldest organizations in the city to join forces for the Windy City Feline Frenzy. The Anti-Cruelty Society, Chicago Animal Care & Control, Tree House Humane Society and Felines & Canines will all participate in the two-day extravaganza on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23.
If you’ve been considering adding a cat to the family, now is a great time to take the plunge. June is National Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month and many Chicago-area shelters and rescues are coming up with creative ways to help more cats and kittens find homes. During this time of year, shelters are overflowing with kittens... Read more »

Social media to the rescue for three senior dogs

It’s nice for a change to end the week with a heartwarming story. One that didn’t look like it would have a quick, happy resolution to start when a tearful woman who had lost her home had to relinquish three senior dogs to the shelter. Thanks to social media, her dogs are settling into a... Read more »
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