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Latest News & Articles

January 21,2019

The Anti-Cruelty Society to Hold 6th Annual Pour Your Heart Out Fundraiser

The Anti-Cruelty Society to Hold 6th Annual Pour Your Heart Out Fundraiser The wine, beer, and spirit tasting event…
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January 15,2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Paws and Reflect on the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.: The Anti-Cruelty Society to Host National Day…
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January 11,2019

The Anti-Cruelty Society Offering Pet Food and Supplies to Government Employees Furloughed by Shutdown

Supplies will be available Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13. For information on supply availability, please call 312-644-8338. The…
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January 07,2019

2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual Report is a celebration of the Society's compassion in action. It is a review of…
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January 07,2019

2018: A Year in Review

At The Anti-Cruelty Society in 2018 nearly 5,700 animals were adopted from our facilities and nearly 10,000 cats,…
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January 07,2019

Keep Your Pet Busy this Winter

FOR YOUR DOGS: Typical enrichment activities like going for walks, hanging out at the dog park, or going on…
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January 07,2019

New Animal-Related Laws in 2019

Read about the new laws that took effect in 2019. Here is the complete list: Police-Service Dog Protection Act. This…
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January 07,2019

Introducing: Pajama Parties

Pajama Parties is a new initiative that will be implemented in 2019 where trained volunteers will bring an adoptable dog…
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Pet First Aid & CPR

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?…

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Pour Your Heart Out

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…

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