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Meet Boogie

Boogie is an energetic, fun teenage dog. Boogie came to us, all the way from…

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Meet Katt

A gorgeous senior lady, Katt came to us as a transfer from another shelter. Katt…

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Latest News & Articles

November 30,2016

Welcome, Mr. Kelly

Well, now that Thanksgiving is drawing to a close and those warm gooey feelings of togetherness with family…
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October 20,2016

Likes for Lives

Meowza, do I feel like a fancy feline or what?  In celebration of October being national “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog” month,…
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October 05,2016

The Anti-Cruelty Society Fall 2016 Magazine

We’re excited to share the latest issue of the Society magazine! Check out our Fall 2016 issue including articles on…
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September 28,2016

World Rabies Day

                          I would like to take a moment today to bring World Rabies Day to everyone’s awareness.  While the…
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September 09,2016

Back to School!

                      Well, I’m not going back to school.  I’m just trying to be supportive of all the youth at…
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September 01,2016

Snack Safety!

Things sure have been hopping around here at The Anti-Cruelty Society...literally! We have been rearing a litter of…
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June 01,2016

The Anti-Cruelty Society Spring 2016 Magazine

We’re excited to share the latest issue of the Society magazine! Check out our Spring 2016 issue including articles…
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June 30,2016

Chicago Shelters’ Longest Tenants—And Why You Should Adopt Them

Meet nine animals who have been waiting at their shelters the longest. (Hint, hint.) Ready to pounce? If…
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The Whisker Mixer

Want to save homeless and abused animals? Join us for a young professionals networking event featuring food, drinks, and an inside look at The Anti-Cruelty Society’s programs, pets, and people. Don’t miss your chance to get involved! To RSVP, call…

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5th Annual Chicago Volunteer Expo

Join The Anti-Cruelty Society at Chicago’s largest volunteer expo to learn how you can join our community of caring. Our Community Programs department will be in attendance to tell you more about our wide array of volunteer programs, including fostering,…

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