Events

May
27
Wed
Service Learning Drop-In
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 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 the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. For more information about our service learning project options, please visit the following Web page: http://anticruelty.org/services-local-resources/society-programs-services/teen-programs/teen-service-learning/.

May
30
Sat
60607 Fest
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
60607 Fest

Representatives from The Anti-Cruelty Society will be featured at 60607 Fest on Saturday, May 30. For more information about the festival, please visit the 60607 Facebook page.

Jun
2
Tue
Working Through Pet Loss
Jun 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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

Jun
3
Wed
Service Learning Drop-In
Jun 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 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 the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. For more information about our service learning project options, please visit the following Web page: http://anticruelty.org/services-local-resources/society-programs-services/teen-programs/teen-service-learning/.

Jun
7
Sun
Pet First Aid and CPR Class @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Mullane Auditorium
Jun 7 @ 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.

Click here to register.

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Paint Your Pet
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Paint Your Pet

Help support the Society with Bottle & Bottega and come Paint Your Pet! Bring a photo of your pet to paint an homage to your best furry, scaly, or feathered friend with guidance from our amazingly talented B&B artists! This MEGA Paint Your Pet event will be taking place at both Bottle & Bottega locations! Ticket price also includes use of Bottle & Bottega’s essentials: aprons, paint, brushes, step-by-step instruction and your take-home 10×10 masterpiece! Plenty of raffle prizes for some lucky painters!

  • Lakeview: 2900 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • South Loop: 1214 S. Michigan Ave.

BYOB begins at 1 p.m. Painting from 1:30 – 4 p.m. For more information and to register visit www.bottleandbottega.com

Jun
16
Tue
Working Through Pet Loss
Jun 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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

Jun
24
Wed
Yappy Hour @ Kriser’s
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring your dog and come mix and mingle at Kriser’s Yappy Hour! The Anti-Cruelty Society will be attending with some our lovable adoptables looking for their forever home! You can also stop by to drop off and donate food, toys, treats, beds, for the Society. See you there!

Jun
28
Sun
Pride for Pets: The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Pride Parade Army
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Save the Date and join The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Pride Parade Army in the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade!

We are currently recruiting animal lovers from all around Chicago to join us as a united front as we make our stand for animals as an official participant in the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade!

As an Army member, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow animal advocates while showing some Chicago pride for pets in need. All volunteers will receive a limited edition Anti-Cruelty Society Pride Parade t-shirt and bragging rights. Interested in enlisting? Visit our Facebook to RSVP!

Thank you to our partners whose support makes our work possible