Events

Jul
31
Tue
Bark at the Ballpark @ Chicago Dogs Impact Field
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Take YOUR DOG to the ball game… Take your dog to the crowd…” The Chicago Dogs are thrilled to execute the first ever ‘Bark At The Ballpark’ benefiting The Anti-Cruelty Society!

Head to Impact Field (9850 Balmoral Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018) July 31, 2018 with your furry four legged friend to experience fun for all ages! Gates open at 6 p.m.! Be a part of the Infield Dog Parade at 6:20 p.m. led by Puppy Bowl Star, Miss Brie. And don’t miss ABC 7 Meteorologist, Cheryl Scott, throwing out the first pitch at 7:05 p.m.!
Click Here For Tickets

Be sure to visit the many pet-friendly offerings including: 

The Anti-Cruelty Society: Learn about pet adoption, receive information on volunteering, fostering and take advantage of microchip scanning!

PetPlate: Delight your dog with natural, freshly-cooked, ready-to-eat meals, delivered to your door! Visit the PetPlate team to learn more about these vet approved healthy meals!

Pooch Hotel and Paradise 4PawsParadise 4 Paws and Pooch Hotel provides superior quality and care for your pets and the utmost in convenience and service for you, the pet parent. For our guests’ care and for your convenience, we are open all day every day – 24/7/365. Our ward winning pet resorts and hotels offer all-suite dog & cat boarding, doggie daycare, grooming & spa, training and airport parking. At the Bark At The Ballpark event, they will be providing SPAW services inclusive of brush outs and PAWdicures for your fur-babies.

Abell Animal Hospital: For over 40 years, Abell has provided high quality care to pets and personalized services to their families. Abell keeps pets happy and healthy for as long as possible through wellness exams, vaccinations, heartworm and flea/tick prevention, dental treatment, nutritional counseling, surgical care, behavior guidance, and disease management. A team of leading experts will be available for any medical care needs.

Requirements for individuals bringing Dogs:

  • All dogs must have complete and current vaccinations. Your dog must wear a current rabies tag to gain admission to the park.
  • I.D. Tags are recommended.
  • All dogs MUST be on a leash at all times.

Additional Information:

  • Veterinarians will be on hand in case of an injury or emergency.
  • We reserve the right to refuse entry to any dog.
  • Do not over-feed your dog in the excitement of rooting for your team.
  • Use good judgement regarding temperament of your pet so that this event will be enjoyable for everyone. Do not bring your dog if he/she is unreliable in crowds or with other dogs. Do not bring a dog whose behavior could be dangerous to others. Do not bring a female dog in heat. Be courteous and responsible – please pick up after your dog.
Aug
4
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Aug
5
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for August 5

 

Aug
7
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Aug
15
Wed
The Anti-Cruelty Society and Formento’s Restaurant Present: Dog Days of Summer @ Formento’s Restaurant
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A Pool Floatie Themed Party Benefitting The Anti-Cruelty Society

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 5:30-8 p.m.
Formento’s Restaurant
925 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

Please join us for an evening featuring cocktails and socializing.
Proceeds benefit the 20,000 homeless animals The Anti-Cruelty Society cares for each year.

Business Casual Attire but we encourage you to join the fun by wearing your pool floatie if you have one!

$30/person in advance, $35/person to include a pool floatie
$40/person at door

  • Two Drink Tickets
  • Appetizers
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Music by DJ Step
  • Meet & greet with pro soccer player Jonathan Campbell from the Chicago Fire Soccer Club
  • Meet & greet with adoptable pups from 5:30–7:00 p.m.
  • Alcoholic Slushies
  • Ice Cream Cart

*No outside animals allowed

Sep
1
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Sep
2
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 644-8338 ext. 8098 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 644-8338 ext. 8098 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for August 5

 

Sep
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Sep
19
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Oct
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Oct
6
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Oct
7
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for August 5

 

Oct
17
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Nov
3
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Nov
4
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for August 5

 

Nov
6
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Nov
21
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Dec
1
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Dec
2
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for August 5

 

Dec
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Dec
9
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 644-8338 ext. 8098 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Dec
19
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Jan
1
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jan
5
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Feb
2
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Feb
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Mar
2
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Mar
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3  Please note the July 3 session has been canceled.
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Thank you to our partners whose support makes our work possible