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This big lug is very affectionate and active, so he needs a home with plenty…

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February 20,2017

Sinbad the Cat

2017 has sure been off to a busy start here at The Anti-Cruelty Society. Probably one of the…
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February 13,2017

The Anti-Cruelty Society Receives More Than $27,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities®

The Anti-Cruelty Society Receives More Than $27,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities® The Anti-Cruelty Society will spay and neuter a…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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5th Annual Chicago Volunteer Expo

Join The Anti-Cruelty Society at Chicago’s largest volunteer expo to learn how you can join our community of caring. Our Community Programs department will be in attendance to tell you more about our wide array of volunteer programs, including fostering,…

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Working Through Pet Loss Support Group

If you are having a difficult time in accepting your pet’s death, you may want to discuss your feelings with someone trained to understand the grieving process, such as a grief counselor, clergyman, social worker, physician, or psychologist. For those…

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