News and Events from the Society

September 28,2018

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. Adopt a Shelter Dog month is about…

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September 28,2018

Halloween Safety Tips

Use Caution with Costumes

Generally, most pets prefer to walk around au naturel. If your pet chooses to tolerate a costume, make sure that it is entirely pet-safe. Be certain the costume is made of non-toxic and non-flammable material and remove…

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September 28,2018

Help Us Earn Litter for Shelter Cats

Join the free Cat’s Pride Club and fill out the nomination form. Search for us by our zip code, 60654. You don’t even have to own a cat to nominate the Society but your support will go a long way…

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September 28,2018

Kennel Quilt Donations

 Individuals from the TQPM Small Kennel Quilts group have sent in hundreds of kennel quilts to help keep our cats comfortable during their stay with us. These quilts will be used throughout the shelter as well as in other housing…

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September 28,2018

Society Veterinarian, John Shudell, Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The 2018 Bank of American Chicago Marathon marks Dr. Shudell’s third marathon and second time running for Team Anti-Cruelty. “It’s for a great cause, and I enjoy the challenge,” says Dr. Shudell. “Thinking about crossing that finish line helps keep…

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September 19,2018

The Anti-Cruelty Society to Participate in BARK(ing) Spot Event

The Anti-Cruelty Society to Participate in BARK(ing) Spot Event
The Anti-Cruelty Society teams up with The Lakota Group to transform parking spaces into a dog-friendly urban oasis in celebration of PARK(ing) Day

CHICAGO—On Friday, September 21, landscape design and urban planning firm,…

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September 18,2018

Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts Update

On Saturday, September 15, The Anti-Cruelty Society took in 23 cats and kittens that had been living a South Carolina shelter prior to Florence’s arrival. Six of the cats have Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, a virus that affects the immune system.…

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