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  • NAHS Celebrates 35 Years

    July 17th, 2014
    NAHS Celebrates 35 Years

    By Gail Diedrichsen As a feisty young girl growing up on a small farm in rural South Dakota, Ardis McCallion developed an affection for all animals. She especially adored her collie Pat — and perhaps her fondness for this dog became the inspiration for the remarkable contribution she made as the “founding mother” of the […]

  • Q. What should I know about “structure” in dog training? A. There are some current buzzwords popular in dog training right now: pack, leadership, discipline, boundaries, balance and structure. Each of these words has value and merit in the dog training world — but I have to be honest and say that when I hear […]

  • Business Name: Raw Bistro Pet Fare Business Proprietor: Pat Greene Location: Available at independent pet shops throughout Chicagoland and the western suburbs Contact: www.RawBistro.com facebook.com/RAWbistro Mission Statement: The mission of Raw Bistro Pet Fare is simple. We help our canine companions thrive by providing the highest quality diet possible: a balanced, species-appropriate raw diet formulated […]

  • On June 14, When Cristyn Zloza took 2nd place at the 2014 PetQuest Poodle tournament in Wilmington, Ohio, it was more than a win for her skill in grooming. It was also a testament to the power of dog rescue — because Aurora, the dog Cristyn groomed for the competition, is a miniature poodle that […]

  • For the past several months, the Board of Directors of Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin was hard at work to fill their Executive Director position. The position had been vacant since September of 2013, but on Monday, May 19th, the Shelter welcomed Beth Drake as their new Executive Director. “The Board of Directors made […]

  • Every spring and summer, “kitten season” arrives and animal shelters are inundated with homeless cats and kittens. To help address the need and provide more cats and kittens with loving homes, Hinsdale Humane Society is celebrating Adopt-a-Cat month this June with a variety of events and activities. “June is traditionally the busiest month in terms […]

  • Always make time…

    June 5th, 2014
    Always make time…

    …for friends

  • Follow your heart…

    June 5th, 2014
    Follow your heart…

    Always.

  • My BFF

    June 5th, 2014
    My BFF

    My BFF has four paws and a wet nose…

  • It’s that time of year again when local kids get to experience “Adventures in Animal Awareness” as part of Hinsdale Humane Society’s summer pet camp. Children in fourth through sixth grades will learn from a number of up-close experiences with animals — and there will be many opportunities for photos! The pictured buying unlike cialis […]

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  • On June 14, When Cristyn Zloza took 2nd place at the 2014 PetQuest Poodle tournament in Wilmington, Ohio, it was more than a win for her skill in grooming. It was also a testament to the power of dog...

  • For the past several months, the Board of Directors of Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin was hard at work to fill their Executive Director position. The position had been vacant since September of 2013, but on Monday, May...

  • Every spring and summer, “kitten season” arrives and animal shelters are inundated with homeless cats and kittens. To help address the need and provide more cats and kittens with loving homes, Hinsdale Humane Society is celebrating Adopt-a-Cat month this...

  • It’s that time of year again when local kids get to experience “Adventures in Animal Awareness” as part of Hinsdale Humane Society’s summer pet camp. Children in fourth through sixth grades will learn from a number of up-close experiences...

  • Attention all pet lovers! Do you have a photogenic pooch? A camera-friendly feline? If so, here’s a great opportunity to show off a special dog or cat and help raise much needed funds for homeless and needy animals in the...

  • Save the date! Hinsdale Humane Society will host the 25th annual Pet Walk walk-a-thon and fundraiser on Sunday, June 1 from 9am-1pm at Katherine Legge Memorial Park, 5901 S. County Line Road in Hinsdale. The event is the shelter’s...

  • Two Bostons Pet Boutique, a leading area resource for pet care and wellness products, today announced that it will hand out free long-stemmed roses to the first 250 store visitors who wish to honor a fallen Veteran this coming...

  • The 2nd Annual Art for Animals Charity event has been schedule for March 15th from 6pm-9pm when Blackbird’s Bowl, Natural Pet Foods & More will open its doors to their charming boutique at 221 Liberty St. in Downtown Morris...

  • If you’re looking for a fun family activity, make plans for Hinsdale Humane Society’s bowling fundraiser, “Spare” the Animals, on Saturday, March 8, from 11 am to 2 pm at Willowbrook Lanes, 735 Plainfield Rd. in Willowbrook. The event’s...

  • During the month of February, Hinsdale Humane Society (HHS) is offering vouchers good for free spay/neuter services at participating area veterinary offices. This promotion runs in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States’ (HSUS) World Spay Day, an annual campaign...

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