Category: News

September 05,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society Takes in Over 80 Animals From Hurricane Harvey

Over 80 animals were brought to The Anti-Cruelty Society on Monday from areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. These were cats and dogs living in Houston area shelters prior to the storms hitting the area. Bringing these animals to Chicago helps…

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July 24,2017

Paint Your Pet

Join us as we partner with Bottle & Bottega Art Studios for our annual Paint Your Pet fundraiser on Sunday, August 27 from 1-4 p.m. Make sure to bring a photo of your beloved furry friend to paint, a friend…

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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 in our courtyard. Celebrate a furry friend or family member in the Society’s Lenore Shapiro Adoption Garden. Many of our friends throughout…

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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 sailing around while enjoying scenic views of Chicago’s breathtaking skyline. Please check back soon for photos from the day and be sure…

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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. Here are some tips to help keep your pet safe in the heat this weekend and throughout the summer.

Do not leave…

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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 dog toys for the pets in our care and then spent time playing with the animals! Check out a wrap up of…

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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 to the support of our new community partner Breakthrough, and a generous grant from the Caerus Foundation, we were able to bring…

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