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Say hello to Coco! This active young dog can be quite jumpy and rambunctious at…

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Meet Queenie

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June 26,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society's 2017 Canine Cruise

Thank you for joining us at our annual Canine Cruise event! We hope you and your pup enjoyed…
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June 15,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society Launches New Program to Help Senior Citizens Care for Their Pets

The Anti-Cruelty Society Partners with Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services to Launch a New Senior Support…
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June 09,2017

Hot Weather Tips from The Anti-Cruelty Society

A heat wave is headed to Chicago and it’s important to keep your pet’s safety top of mind.…
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June 05,2017


We were so excited to host Claire's Project BFF winner Riley and her best friend Rosie. The girls made cat and…
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May 09,2017

Pet Wellness Fair

On Saturday, May 6th, The Anti-Cruelty Society hosted our first-ever Pet Wellness Fair in East Garfield Park! Thanks…
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May 03,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society Magazine: Spring 2017 Issue

We’re excited to introduce the latest issue of the Society Magazine! Check out our great articles about what’s…
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April 28,2017

From Heartworm to Healthy

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s commitment to saving animals extends beyond the boundaries of our region to include a wide…
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April 03,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Foster Program

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Foster Program is a vital lifeline that helps to rehabilitate and adopt animals in our care. The…
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Kids Who Care

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in…

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Working Through Pet Loss Support Group

If you are having a difficult time in accepting your pet’s death, you may want to discuss your feelings with someone trained to understand the grieving process, such as a grief counselor, clergyman, social worker, physician, or psychologist. For those…

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