Events

Feb
17
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 17 @ 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!

Feb
20
Wed
Pour Your Heart Out @ Union League Club
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Pour Your Heart Out

Wednesday, February 20
5:30–8:30 p.m.

Union League Club
65 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago

Please join The Anti-Cruelty Society for our sixth annual elegant evening of spirits and socializing.

Showcasing wine, beer, and spirits tastings at Chicago’s timeless Union League Club, Pour Your Heart Out is one of the Society’s signature events of the year.

Hors d’oeuvres  |  Wine pull  |  Raffle

$65/person in advance
$70/person at the door

Please dress business casual. Jeans are not permitted in the Union League Club.

Mar
2
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Mar
3
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Mar
23
Sat
East Garfield Park Dow Wellness Fair @ 11th District Police Station
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Thanks to a generous grant from the Caerus Foundation, The Anti-Cruelty Society is able to bring a variety of much-needed pet care services to this Chicago neighborhood, and all free of charge!

Location:

11th District Police Station
3151 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Free Pet Services:

  • Vaccinations
  • Microchips
  • Nail trims

Family Activities:

  • Free pet supplies
  • Pet-friendly crafts

A huge thank you to the Caerus Foundation and 11 District Police team for their support, which makes this event possible.

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.

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Apr
6
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Apr
14
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

May
4
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

May
5
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Jun
1
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Jun
2
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Jul
6
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Jul
7
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

Aug
3
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Aug
4
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Sep
7
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Oct
5
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Oct
6
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

Oct
8
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 8 @ 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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Nov
2
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 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.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Learn more and Register Here

 

Nov
3
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

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.

2019 dates:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 7
  • April 2
  • May 1
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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

Dec
1
Sun
Cats ‘n Mats
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Each class is $10 (100% of the proceeds benefiting the animals in our care!).

  • When: First Sunday of every month (Please note: April’s Cats ‘n Mats will be held on April 14)
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!

Click here to register!

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