If you’re looking for some fun events this weekend to support Chicago animal rescue, check out the pet scene below. There are several fun parties – from Red Carpet Romps to family fun nights and a Girl’s Best Friend. There are also opportunities to learn canine massage, animal communication and there are several adoption events.
Friday, March 8
Stop by Unity Lutheran Church at 1212 West Balmoral in Chicago starting at 6:30 for the Ark and Bark Mardi Gras Celebration and fundraiser for Famous Fido Rescue. A service will follow at 7:30. Learn more online or by calling 773-907-0305.
The Pony at 1638 West Belmont is going to the Dogs from 7:30 to 10:30. Join Chicago Canine Rescue as they come in to cheer on the Blackhawks. Tickets are $35 and covers some food, domestic drafts, well liquors and more. There will be a silent auction and more.
Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10
Stop by the Unleashed at 5231 North Broadway for an adoption and community outreach event for Tree House Humane Society. Volunteers will be on hand to talk about Tree House and the work the organization does.
Saturday, March 9
Join the Chicago English Bulldog Rescue for their Hollywood Red Carpet Romp doggy meet up at the Dog Depot in Downers Grove at 635 Rogers. Cruise the red carpet with your pooch and enjoy the open house, doggy fashion show and more. Learn more online and tickets to this awesome event are just $5.
Join Safe Humane Chicago and One Tail at a Time to celebrate their successes at Taverna at 750 W. Cornelia from noon until 3 p.m. Tickets are $50 and include food, bottomless mimosas, a brunch. Seating is limited – register in advance to beat the crowd.
There is plenty of fun for everyone in the family at Placing Paws Rescues family fun night at West on North at 2509 West North Avenue in Chicago from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a craft table for the kids and the best regifting raffle ever. If you want to dump those bath soaps you’ll never use, those tacky serving dishes you got as a wedding gift or the bizarre holiday ornaments you got from your mother-in-law – this is the place. Tickets are $20 for adult and kid are free and good for pizza, some beers and wine & soda.
Join Famous Fido Rescue at The Parlour Bar at 6341 North Clark starting at 8 p.m. for a Girl’s Best Friend fundraiser for the animals. Tickets are $10 with free Champaign from 8 to 9 and music by eXHo and Hag. There will be a silent auction and raffle as well to benefit the rescue.
Sunday, March 10
Join Animal Communicator Hope Black for a daylong seminar – Making the Connection – from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Alive rescue at 2227 West Belmont. Advance registration is required and the entry fee is $130. Email the organization firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Wright-Way Rescue in Niles will hold their weekly low-cost vaccination & health clinic from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Various cat and dog vaccines run from $15 to $30 and Microchipping is available for $25. No appointment necessary. Contact Amy at 773-353-9931 or email@example.com for further information. WWR is at 7136 West Touhy Avenue in Niles.
Canine Massage Chicago will host a student clinic at Integrative Pet Care from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sessions will be 30-minutes each and pet parents must participate. A $5 donation is optional to the Lucida Puppy Fund. All dogs are welcome – schedule an appointment via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Secondhand Snoots Rescue will be at Kriser’s For Your Pet’s All-Natural Life at 1640 North Milwaukee in Vernon Hills from 1 until 4 p.m. for an adoption event. Learn about the organization and meet their lovable adoptables.
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