Events

Aug
2
Tue
Teens Who Care: Session 2
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Session 2
Orientation: August 2

Program Days: August 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19

The Teens Who Care volunteer program will give high school teens ages 14-18 an opportunity to do hands-on volunteer work throughout different departments at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

Youth will have an opportunity to earn service learning hours, hone job skills, learn about animal behavior, and more in this exciting volunteer program.

Click here to apply!

Working Through Pet Loss
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This open educational group is dedicated to working through the emotional rollercoaster that can occur when we lose a beloved pet. Whether it is sudden or long-time coming, the permanence of a pets death can take its toll on thoughts and emotions that are a natural part of the healing process.

 The group facilitator, Mark Bilkey, has over 15 years of experience in guiding individuals through the loss and transition process.

The support group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no charge but pre-registration of at least three individuals is required. To register call (312) 644-8338 ext. 344 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org.

 You can now register on line!

 The programs will be held in our Education and Training Center. Enter at 169 W. Grand Avenue.

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

FREE EVENT: Register Here

Aug
6
Sat
Kids Who Care
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

To sign up for one of our upcoming Kids Who Care programs, please fill out our online registration form.

 

 

Aug
11
Thu
The 5th Annual Chosen Man’s Best Friend and Factor Felines Benefit
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 5th Annual Chosen Man’s Best Friend and Factor Felines Benefit

Join The Anti-Cruelty Society as we partner with Factor Chosen Model Management for the 5th Annual Chosen Man’s Best Friend & Factor Felines Benefit on Thursday, August 11 at The Dana Hotel. Guests will enjoy light bites, drinks, and a silent auction while watching a unique fashion presentation featuring adoptable animals from The Anti-Cruelty Society. This event is perfect for anyone who is a part of Chicago’s fashion, entertainment, and nightlife crowd!

Date: Thursday, August 11

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Location:
The Dana Hotel
660 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Cost:
Pre-purchased tickets: $25 per person
Day of event tickets: $35 per person
VIP Ticket Package Option: $500 which includes a private table with prime seating, a bottle of champagne, vodka, and tickets for 10 guests

To purchase tickets for this event please click here.

For questions about the Chosen Man’s Best Friend and Factor Felines Benefit or other events, contact Christine Natarelli at (312) 645-8006 orcnatarelli@anticruelty.org.

Aug
16
Tue
Working Through Pet Loss
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm

This open educational group is dedicated to working through the emotional rollercoaster that can occur when we lose a beloved pet. Whether it is sudden or long-time coming, the permanence of a pets death can take its toll on thoughts and emotions that are a natural part of the healing process.

 The group facilitator, Mark Bilkey, has over 15 years of experience in guiding individuals through the loss and transition process.

The support group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no charge but pre-registration of at least three individuals is required. To register call (312) 644-8338 ext. 344 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org.

 You can now register on line!

 The programs will be held in our Education and Training Center. Enter at 169 W. Grand Avenue.

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

FREE EVENT: Register Here

Sep
3
Sat
Kids Who Care
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

To sign up for one of our upcoming Kids Who Care programs, please fill out our online registration form.

 

 

Sep
25
Sun
Pet First Aid and CPR Class @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Mullane Auditorium
Sep 25 @ 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. 344 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here.

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