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Meet Caline

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Latest News & Articles

July 14,2017

Fire Safety for Pets

Napping is perhaps my favorite activity. And no sound is worse than when the fire truck’s siren wakes…
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July 10,2017

Happy Rescue-A-Rabbit Month!

Ah, summer. So far, the month of July has involved me laying around my office and relaxing –…
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June 30,2017

The Lenore Shapiro Adoption Garden

We are pleased to announce a very special addition to the Society—a tribute wall that was recently installed…
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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

#ProjectBFF

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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07/27/2017

Canine Good Citizen Testing

Get your dog certified as a Canine Good Citizen! The AKC Canine Good Citizen test includes a series of ten evaluations that will test your dog’s self-control and training skills in everyday settings. All dogs, including both purebred and mixed…

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08/01/2017

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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