Events

Apr
28
Sat
Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

On Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018, Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish McMillan Loehr, CPDT-KA, ACCBC, CDBC will present a two-day workshop on safety, defensive handling, and the most effective behavior modification techniques to use with aggressive dogs.

Attendees will learn the skills needed before working with aggressive dogs, gain hands-on experience in defensive handling and leash skills, and see videos of behavior modification in aggression cases.

  • Are you currently working with aggressive dogs or have an interest in learning more about how to safely work with aggressive dogs?
  • Would you like to learn hands-on defensive handling skills?
  • Do you want to add more to your toolbox in modifying behavior in aggressive dogs?

This workshop is open to all trainers, behavior consultants, veterinarians, shelter staff, or anyone interested in learning more about dog aggression and how to stay safe.

Learn more here.

Apr
29
Sun
Aggression in Dogs – Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

On Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018, Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish McMillan Loehr, CPDT-KA, ACCBC, CDBC will present a two-day workshop on safety, defensive handling, and the most effective behavior modification techniques to use with aggressive dogs.

Attendees will learn the skills needed before working with aggressive dogs, gain hands-on experience in defensive handling and leash skills, and see videos of behavior modification in aggression cases.

  • Are you currently working with aggressive dogs or have an interest in learning more about how to safely work with aggressive dogs?
  • Would you like to learn hands-on defensive handling skills?
  • Do you want to add more to your toolbox in modifying behavior in aggressive dogs?

This workshop is open to all trainers, behavior consultants, veterinarians, shelter staff, or anyone interested in learning more about dog aggression and how to stay safe.

Learn more here.

May
1
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

May
12
Sat
East Garfield Park Dog Wellness Fair @ Breakthrough FamilyPlex
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

East Garfield Park Dog Wellness Fair

Saturday, May 12, 12–3 p.m.

Breakthrough FamilyPlex
3219 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL 60624

FREE Pet Services:

  •   Vaccinations
  •   Microchips
  •   Training demos
  •   Nail trims

Family Activities:

  •   Free pet supplies
  •   Pet-friendly crafts
  •   Safety Around Animals puppet show

A huge thank you to the Caerus Foundation for their financial support, which makes this event possible, as well as the 11th district CAPS team for their support, and to Breakthrough for hosting this event on The Anti-Cruelty Society’s behalf. Swing by the Fair to explore the Breakthrough FamilyPlex’s many offerings, like their delicious in-house café.

Fine Details: No pre-registration required. All dogs must be leashed. No dogs in heat. No retractable leashes or leashes over 6 feet please. Owners with dogs who may require a muzzle are asked to bring their own.

May
16
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

May
19
Sat
Bark in the Park @ Stadium Green at Soldier Field
May 19 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bark in the Park @ Stadium Green at Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Bark in the Park will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Stadium Green located next to Solider Field. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5k walk kicks off at 9 a.m.  Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 day-of. Children (ages 3-13) are $10 in advance and $15 day-of. Click here to register today! 

Jun
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jun
10
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you plan on working with other people’s pets for a living as a dog walker, groomer, or staff member at a boarding facility? Do you have pets at home and want to be prepared in case of an emergency? We can help. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 645-8098 or email education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Jul
3
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Aug
7
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Sep
2
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you plan on working with other people’s pets for a living as a dog walker, groomer, or staff member at a boarding facility? Do you have pets at home and want to be prepared in case of an emergency? We can help. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 644-8338 ext. 8098 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Sep
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Oct
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Nov
6
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Dec
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Dec
9
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you plan on working with other people’s pets for a living as a dog walker, groomer, or staff member at a boarding facility? Do you have pets at home and want to be prepared in case of an emergency? We can help. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 644-8338 ext. 8098 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Jan
1
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Feb
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Mar
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Apr
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

May
7
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jun
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jul
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Aug
6
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Sep
3
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Oct
1
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Nov
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Dec
3
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jan
7
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Feb
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

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