News and Events from the Society

February 06,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society Closes for Dog Adoptions Amid Canine Influenza Outbreak

Dog adoptions have come to a halt at The Anti-Cruelty Society amid another outbreak of canine influenza. Canine Influenza Virus (CIV), commonly known as the dog flu, first appeared in the Chicago area in the spring of 2015. Since then,…

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February 06,2017

Canine Influenza

A new strain of canine influenza virus (CIV) hit the Chicago area in March, 2015 and since that time there have been several outbreaks throughout the region. As of December, 2015, canine influenza has been deemed endemic in the Chicago area, meaning…

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January 24,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society 2016 Annual Report

We’re excited to share the latest issue of the Society magazine: our Annual Report! Check out our look back on last year, as well as our recognition of our generous donors. Don’t forget to share this with your friends!

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January 13,2017

2016 Highlights

The Anti-Cruelty Society staff put together a video of their favorite memories from 2016. Join us in celebrating our success, the animals who found new homes, and the people that made it all happen. Congratulations on a wonderful year!

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January 11,2017

People Magazine: Sinbad the Survivor

It’s amazing what a haircut can do.

Case in point, Sinbad the cat, who was found in the basement of an elderly man’s home in December, carrying 5 lbs. of filthy, matted fur. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON…

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January 04,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Cold Weather Safety Tips

Winter can be a dangerous season for pets. Follow these tips to help prevent cold weather from affecting your pet’s health.

Bring a towel on long walks to clean off stinging and irritated paws. After your walk, be sure to wash…

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November 30,2016

Welcome, Mr. Kelly

Well, now that Thanksgiving is drawing to a close and those warm gooey feelings of togetherness with family and friends are at the front of everyone’s minds – or at least the gooey feelings of warmed up holiday leftovers –…

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