News and Events from the Society

June 14,2018

Hot Weather Safety Tips

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Hot Weather Safety Tips
CHICAGO— With record-breaking high weather predicted for the Father’s Day weekend, The Anti-Cruelty Society reminds you that it is important to keep your pet’s safety top of mind. Here are some tips to help…

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June 01,2018

Create a Community of Caring!

Are your kids looking for some way to connect with our animals? We have the perfect solution! And yeah, some of these are good options for adults too!

Reading Buddies is a new program that invites animal-lovers to put their compassion…

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June 01,2018

Puppies, Puppies, Puppies

PUPPY PARADES: Puppy Parades take place from 12-1 p.m. on Friday’s in the summer and this is when the Society walks dogs to a specific, pre-determined location within one mile of our River North location. The walk helps raise awareness…

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June 01,2018

Building a Stronger Bond

Clicker training is a type of training for both cats and dogs that helps build the human-animal bond, as well as teach new skills. At the Society, we use this training to help alleviate some of the stresses of living…

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June 01,2018

In Remembrance of Dr. Donna Alexander

The Anti-Cruelty Society is saddened by the passing of Dr. Alexander. The Society worked closely with her and the Cook County Animal Rabies Control to promote the importance of protecting pets through the rabies vaccination. Dr. Alexander was a supporter and…

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June 01,2018

Taste of PetSmart

The Taste of PetSmart will offer free food samples for animals and humans and an opportunity to learn more about all the offerings in the store, including The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Everyday Adoption Center!
There will be animals looking for forever homes…

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May 30,2018

The Anti-Cruelty Society on the passing of Dr. Donna Alexander

The Anti-Cruelty Society is saddened by the passing of Dr. Donna Alexander, the administrator of Cook County Animal Rabies Control. Dr. Alexander was a great advocate for proper animal care and was passionate in her work to keep pets in…

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