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Missed fashion week in Paris and couldn’t make it to NY, London or Milan for theirs? Then come to Bloomingdale, Illinois, where you are invited to the “Best In Show” Fashion For Compassion 2014, the third annual luncheon and fashion show presented by Almost Home Foundation for the benefit of homeless and unwanted companion animals, […]
A shopper’s delight, the Great Annual Rover Rescue Garage Sale is coming soon! Just follow the crowds to 326 Sharon Lane in North Aurora between 8 am and 4 pm, August 1st and 2nd. It’s one of the biggest and best garage sales in the Fox Valley! Held by Rover Rescue, a local non-profit, all-volunteer […]
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 […]