Shelter Service Day

If you’re a teen looking for a one-day, on-site volunteer opportunity with The Anti-Cruelty Society, register for Shelter Service Day! The Anti-Cruelty Society welcomes teens to our Shelter Service Day! This unique volunteer opportunity occurs one Thursday per month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Use your crafting skills to create toys and beds for the animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society so that they can stay cozy and happy while they are in our care. 

Teens making pet toys

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.” 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

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? We can help. 

woman's hands with pink nail polish performing CPR compressions on fake brown dog

Busy FIngers Sewing Club

Busy Fingers sewing club meets in The Anti-Cruelty Society’s 169 W. Grand Ave. Auditorium, the second Monday of each month from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. During this time, members craft animal enrichment items for the Society. Sewing machines and materials are provided to members, but guests are always welcome to bring their own project materials. All are welcome!

Pour Your Heart Out

Join us on Wednesday, February 19 for Pour Your Heart Out to sample a variety of spirits, wines, and beers. Bring your friends and colleagues (over 21 only) for a fun mid-week event that supports animals in need at The Anti-Cruelty Society.  WHEN:  Thursday, February 19 WHERE: The Union League Club, Chicago WHEN: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. COST: $65 pp

Chicago Volunteer Expo

Resolve to get involved in 2020! Join us on Sunday, February 23, 2020 for the 8th annual Chicago Volunteer Expo at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park. Learn about volunteer opportunities from 75+ organizations around Chicago, including us!

A goup of people at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park

Shelter Service Day

If you’re a teen looking for a one-day, on-site volunteer opportunity with The Anti-Cruelty Society, register for Shelter Service Day! The Anti-Cruelty Society welcomes teens to our Shelter Service Day! This unique volunteer opportunity occurs one Thursday per month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Use your crafting skills to create toys and beds for the animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society so that they can stay cozy and happy while they are in our care. 

Teens making pet toys

Shelter Service Day

If you’re a teen looking for a one-day, on-site volunteer opportunity with The Anti-Cruelty Society, register for Shelter Service Day! The Anti-Cruelty Society welcomes teens to our Shelter Service Day! This unique volunteer opportunity occurs one Thursday per month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Use your crafting skills to create toys and beds for the animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society so that they can stay cozy and happy while they are in our care. 

Teens making pet toys

National Adoption Weekend

The Anti-Cruelty Society's Everyday Adoption Center in the South Loop PetSmart is excited to participate in these events! The next National Adoption Weekend is Feb 28 –March 1 and adoption fees will be waived on Saturday, Feb 29 at this location only.  Adopt your new best friend during National Adoption Weekend! Adoption hours at the Everyday Adoption Center are: Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The Everyday…

A black and white dog on an orange background

Dog Wellness Fair 14th District Police Station

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Dog Wellness Fairs provide free canine veterinary services throughout Chicago thanks to the generous support of the Caerus and PetSmart Charities foundations. The first 100 attendees receive vaccinations, microchips, nail trims, harness fittings, and free pet care supplies. No pre-registration required. All dogs must be leashed. No dogs in heat. No retractable leashes or leashes over 6 fee. Owners with dogs who may…

Shelter Service Day

If you’re a teen looking for a one-day, on-site volunteer opportunity with The Anti-Cruelty Society, register for Shelter Service Day! The Anti-Cruelty Society welcomes teens to our Shelter Service Day! This unique volunteer opportunity occurs one Thursday per month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Use your crafting skills to create toys and beds for the animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society so that they can stay cozy and happy while they are in our care. 

Teens making pet toys

Shelter Service Day

If you’re a teen looking for a one-day, on-site volunteer opportunity with The Anti-Cruelty Society, register for Shelter Service Day! The Anti-Cruelty Society welcomes teens to our Shelter Service Day! This unique volunteer opportunity occurs one Thursday per month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Use your crafting skills to create toys and beds for the animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society so that they can stay cozy and happy while they are in our care. 

Teens making pet toys

Dog Wellness Fair 11th Precinct

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Dog Wellness Fairs provide free canine veterinary services throughout Chicago thanks to the generous support of the Caerus and PetSmart Charities foundations. 

black man in blue scrubs examining white dog with assistance from white man in blue scrubs