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Kiddies helping kitties

Kiddies helping kitties
Kids love summer, and what better way to spend some of those sun shining days than helping fluffers at The Society. We have plenty of programs for animal loving children who want to make a difference in the lives of our adorable adoptables! Here are a few: Reading Buddies: It is no secret that doggies... Read more »

Dog Days of Summer is back and hotter than EVER

Dog Days of Summer is back and hotter than EVER
It is that time of year for leis, cocktails and puppies!   Join us on Monday, July 22 from 5-8 pm at Formento’s in the West Loop for our annual Dog Days of Summer event benefiting The Anti-Cruelty Society. It will be a night of cocktails, appetizers, raffles, adoptable pups and more. Tickets can be... Read more »

Bark in the Park, Chicago’s Original Dog Party

The Anti-Cruelty Society is excited for Chicago’s original dog party, Bark in the Park, for the 25th year in a row on Saturday, May 18. As our largest fundraiser, Bark in the Park consists of a walk along Chicago’s lakefront followed by a party with food, beverages and activities for both humans and their dogs... Read more »

Deck the Howls

It’s Almost Time To Deck the Howls! The Anti-Cruelty Society is excited to participate in a nationwide Deck the Howls event on Wednesday, December 12! Kids throughout our community are invited to visit the Society and read holiday tails to animals awaiting adoptions. Children are invited to cozy up in their favorite holiday attire, craft... Read more »

National Adoption Weekend Nov. 9 – 11

Thinking about adopting? Join us on November 9-11 for a National Adoption Weekend! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Everyday Adoption Center is one of the many PetSmart locations participating in a weekend dedicated to bringing awareness to pet adoption. Adopt a new furry friend at one of the Society’s PetSmart locations and you’ll be adding a new... Read more »

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

Adopting is a big decision, and an important one. When a family adopts a new pet, they not only help a homeless animal, but make room in shelters for another pet in need. To celebrate this month, meet one of longest-term dogs, Bella! This sweet lady enjoys cuddles and can often times be found snoring... Read more »

BARKing Spot

BARK(ing) Spot is happening September 21 The Anti-Cruelty Society has teamed up with landscape design and urban planning firm, The Lakota Group, to transform two parking spaces on the 100 block of West Illinois Street into a dog-friendly green space to celebrate PARK(ing) Day. PARK(ing) Day is a day dedicated to calling attention to the... Read more »

Come Play with Animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society!

Did you know that even if you’re not in the market to adopt, you can come visit animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society? That’s right, just come by the Society’s Adoption Center at 510 N. LaSalle St. during open hours (Mon.-Fri. 12-7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 12-5 p.m.) and ask a staff member in the dog... Read more »

Dog Days of Summer

Do not miss out of the hottest party of the season! Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for the first ever Dog Days of Summer pool floatie themed fundraiser on August 15 from 5:30-8 p.m at Formento’s Restaurant benefitting the 20,000 animals the Society cares for each year. It will be a night consisting of alcoholic popsicles,... Read more »

Hot Weather Tips

Walking to work in the summer causes you to break a sweat. We know that, but if you are hot, imagine how your furry friend is feeling. The summer season can be a dangerous time for your pet if you are not careful. We have some tips for you to help your pet cope with... Read more »