• Man in black sunglasses holding small black dog on a boat with Chicago skyline in background

Canine Cruise

  • Man in black sunglasses holding small black dog on a boat with Chicago skyline in background

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Annual Benefit Cruise will be Saturday, June 8, 2019

CHICAGO – Enjoy a gorgeous summer cruise with your favorite furry friend on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Join The Anti-Cruelty Society aboard Mercury Skyline Cruiseline’s Canine Cruise! This wonderful event is back by popular demand and it is the perfect way to kick off the summer season with your dog. The cruise begins at 10:15 a.m., but please arrive prior to 9:50 a.m. to begin boarding. 

Well-behaved dogs accompanied by their humans will take in the sights and smells of a 90-minute guided architectural boat cruise along the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. To ensure ultimate canine comfort, the boat will be equipped with large bowls of fresh water and a newspaper-lined restroom. This not-to-be-missed event will be enjoyable for all! Tickets for humans are $30 each and dogs are free. If seating is available, tickets may be available day-of for $35. 

To purchase tickets, please visit: anticruelty.org/cruise

For directions and parking information, please visit: https://www.mercurycruises.com/location/


About The Anti-Cruelty Society
In 2019, The Anti-Cruelty Society is celebrating 120 years of being Chicago’s oldest, largest, private, open-admission, unlimited stay humane society. With a mission of building a community of caring by helping pets and educating people, its comprehensive programs and services help over 50,000 animals and humans every year and include: adoption, charity veterinary clinic, low or no-cost spay/neuter clinic, cruelty investigations and rescue, humane education & community outreach, a free behavior helpline, dog training classes, S.A.F.E. program (short-term accommodations for emergencies), The Bruckner Rehabilitation & Treatment Center, the Virginia Butts Berger Cat Clinic, and the Dog Rehabilitation Center. For more information, visit anticruelty.org or call 312- 644-8338.