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My name is Maui I have been at Anti-Cruelty Society for a few months and…

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Nibbles is a sweet, laid back girl. She gets along with just about everyone, young…

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Latest News & Articles

May 22,2018

Bark in the Park 2018: A Huge Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended Bark in the Park on Saturday, May 19th at the Stadium Green…
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May 10,2018

Bark in the Park 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Colette Bradley                   D: (312) 645-8064 M: (312) 502-9702 Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for Bark in…
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April 30,2018

2018 Spring Magazine

The Anti-Cruelty Society's 2018 Spring Magazine features stories of Compassion in Action. A motto we don't take lightly,…
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April 30,2018

PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend

PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend May 18-20, 2018 Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. During the PetSmart Charities National…
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April 30,2018

Kitten Season

Kittens are often found living on the streets and make their ways to shelters. Many are orphaned, requiring…
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April 30,2018

Ask the Experts: Litter Box Lapses

What happens if your cat eliminates outside a littler box? It could be a cause for concern—either medical…
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April 30,2018

Bark in the Park 2018

All ages of humans and dogs are welcome to celebrate the loving pets in our lives and to…
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April 15,2018

Foster of the Year: Deborah Bottjer

When The Anti-Cruelty Society began a neonatal foster program where very young, orphaned kittens were sent home with…
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Canine Cruise 2018

All aboard for Canine Cruise 2018!

Join us for Mercury Skyline Cruiseline’s Canine Cruise on Saturday, June 9th, 2018.

The cruise begins at 10:15 a.m. Please arrive by 9:50 a.m. to begin boarding.

This 90 minute architectural boat cruise along the Chicago River…

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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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