Virtual Pet Loss Support Group

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,” which now meets virtually, zia Zoom. This group is led by a professional grief counselor. The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:00–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

human hand holding a brown dog paw with grass under them

Virtual Story Time with Muffin

Join us for Story Time with Muffin! This 20-minute virtual event is a great way to engage your young child in the joy of reading all while learning how to show kindness to animals. With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a…

Woman surrounded by kids playing with puppet dog

Virtual Story Time with Muffin

Join us for Story Time with Muffin! This 20-minute virtual event is a great way to engage your young child in the joy of reading all while learning how to show kindness to animals. With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a…

Woman surrounded by kids playing with puppet dog

After School Crafting Club

Close your notebooks and put on your comfy pants, then join us to make DIY Donations for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s cats, dogs, and small animals using upcycled household items. Hang out with other animal lovers and be on the lookout for pet cameos! During this event, we will teach you how to craft toys and animal enrichment items using things you can find around your house. During this time of social distancing, our animals will especially…

A cat stands on a chair surrounded by DIY crafts

Cats 'n Mats Yoga

What could be better than doing virtual yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing virtual yoga with cats and The Anti-Cruelty Society! 

A woman does yoga with a cat

Busy FIngers: Sip and Sew Event

Join the Society's sewing and crafting club, Busy Fingers, as they host a free virtual Sip & Sew event from 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.! This will be a "sew-and-tell" for those working on crafting projects, and an opportunity to socialize virtually to with our fellow crafters. All levels of crafters are welcome!

Hands use a sewing machine

Virtual Story Time with Muffin

Join us for Story Time with Muffin! This 20-minute virtual event is a great way to engage your young child in the joy of reading all while learning how to show kindness to animals. With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a…

Woman surrounded by kids playing with puppet dog

After School Crafting Club

Close your notebooks and put on your comfy pants, then join us to make DIY Donations for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s cats, dogs, and small animals using upcycled household items. Hang out with other animal lovers and be on the lookout for pet cameos! During this event, we will teach you how to craft toys and animal enrichment items using things you can find around your house. During this time of social distancing, our animals will especially…

A cat stands on a chair surrounded by DIY crafts

After School Crafting Club

Close your notebooks and put on your comfy pants, then join us to make DIY Donations for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s cats, dogs, and small animals using upcycled household items. Hang out with other animal lovers and be on the lookout for pet cameos! During this event, we will teach you how to craft toys and animal enrichment items using things you can find around your house. During this time of social distancing, our animals will especially…

A cat stands on a chair surrounded by DIY crafts

Urban Dogs Virtual Workshop

Join our Urban Dogs virtual workshop and help make Chicago more pet friendly! We welcome all, especially Chicago dog owners and property groups. Society pet educator, Maggie Gleason, will unearth the mysteries of all things “doggo”. Learning why dogs behave the way they do can make a world of difference. Behaviors like leash pulling and nuisance barking can be, well, a nuisance. Learn training techniques for canines, and humans that will…

A small white dog stands next to a fire hydrant

After School Crafting Club

Close your notebooks and put on your comfy pants, then join us to make DIY Donations for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s cats, dogs, and small animals using upcycled household items. Hang out with other animal lovers and be on the lookout for pet cameos! During this event, we will teach you how to craft toys and animal enrichment items using things you can find around your house. During this time of social distancing, our animals will especially…

A cat stands on a chair surrounded by DIY crafts

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

After School Crafting Club

Close your notebooks and put on your comfy pants, then join us to make DIY Donations for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s cats, dogs, and small animals using upcycled household items. Hang out with other animal lovers and be on the lookout for pet cameos! During this event, we will teach you how to craft toys and animal enrichment items using things you can find around your house. During this time of social distancing, our animals will especially…

A cat stands on a chair surrounded by DIY crafts

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine

Virtual Crafting Crew

During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome

Hands sewing at a machine