Category Archives: Animals and Pets

Animal Rescue Benefit This Saturday at Wild Pug

Come join American Animal Rescue Society  for  Dog Days Afternoon at Wild Pug

Saturday, July 10       3-6 pm

Bring your dog, bring your friends, have a great
time! We will also have a raffle with great prizes.
Pre-sale can be purchased on the  Amer. Animal Rescue   website .

$25 wristbands, all you can drink
mixed well cocktails,  domestic draft, with proceeds donated to AARS.

Wild Pug      4810 N. Broadway St


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PAWS Chicago 8th Annual Beach Party – Bring Your Pet!

The Eighth Annual
 PAWS  Beach Party

is one of the city’s largest
pet-friendly social gatherings. 

This popular summertime event includes
dancing on deck, cool cocktails, a beachy dinner buffet and a
one-of-a-kind silent auction including tickets to Dancing with the
Stars, all while enjoying a spectacular lakefront and city skyline
view.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 6 p.m. Castaways at North Avenue Beach. Emceed by Lisa Dent from US99.5, the Beach Party at Castaways will host more than 500 guests, and more than 100 beachwear-clad dogs! You and your pup will lounge by the beach drinking cool summer cocktails from an open bar while enjoying a beachy dinner buffet, the always-popular silent and live auctions, and live music courtesy of the Underwater People!

Every dollar raised from the 8th Annual PAWS Chicago Beach Party, All Paws On Deck! enables PAWS Chicago to continue their life-saving work.

PAWS Chicago Beach Party is a fun, summer celebration that will include cool summer cocktails and an open bar, a beach-themed dinner buffet, a doggie buffet, dancing and a one-of-a-kind silent auction!

Purchase tickets online !        Find out more about  PAWS Chicago !

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Missing Yorkshire Terrier in Roscoe Village Chicago

HELP!!!

$1000 REWARD
FOR SAFE RETURN OF SADIE!
Call: (312) 543-5000

We lost our baby (of 9 years) in Roscoe Village near Addison/Lincoln/Cornelia/Damen. (3550 North – 1800 West) Our Yorkshire “Yorkie” Terrier was last seen on the 1800 Block of West Eddy St. on 4/6/10 at 3.30 pm. If you have ANY leads or have seen our baby, PLEASE, PLEASE call me and help.

No questions asked $1000 Reward for the information or safe return of our little girl! ‘Sadie’ is 5 lbs with a stocky build. Mostly Black with tan paws and head, and a white patch (star) on her chest. She was wearing a black nylon color with a gold ‘bone’ identity tag(faded) and current Vaccine tags. She is electronically chipped–9 years old–and needs important daily medication!! So please bring her home to us or she will have complications! We are devastated and we will not stop looking until we find her. PLEASE call us if you have seen this dog or even one that looks like her! We will follow up on all leads!

Her hair is a bit longer now (photos are from 2/7-Superbowl Sunday ) she has a shorter nose than most Yorkies, and stocky front shoulder build, erect ears, and a narrow behind… very small and short… maybe the smallest dog you have seen with the biggest heart!

Call: (312) 543-5000

Anyone with any information, please help!

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Missing Yorkshire Terrier in Roscoe Village Chicago

HELP!!!

$1000 REWARD
FOR SAFE RETURN OF SADIE!
Call: (312) 543-5000

We lost our baby (of 9 years) in Roscoe Village near Addison/Lincoln/Cornelia/Damen. (3550 North – 1800 West) Our Yorkshire “Yorkie” Terrier was last seen on the 1800 Block of West Eddy St. on 4/6/10 at 3.30 pm. If you have ANY leads or have seen our baby, PLEASE, PLEASE call me and help.

No questions asked $1000 Reward for the information or safe return of our little girl! ‘Sadie’ is 5 lbs with a stocky build. Mostly Black with tan paws and head, and a white patch (star) on her chest. She was wearing a black nylon color with a gold ‘bone’ identity tag(faded) and current Vaccine tags. She is electronically chipped–9 years old–and needs important daily medication!! So please bring her home to us or she will have complications! We are devastated and we will not stop looking until we find her. PLEASE call us if you have seen this dog or even one that looks like her! We will follow up on all leads!

Her hair is a bit longer now (photos are from 2/7-Superbowl Sunday ) she has a shorter nose than most Yorkies, and stocky front shoulder build, erect ears, and a narrow behind… very small and short… maybe the smallest dog you have seen with the biggest heart!

Call: (312) 543-5000

Anyone with any information, please help!

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Bea Arthur and PETA Protest McDonalds Animal Cruelty in Chicago

When I see meat in the counters at  Whole Foods, things like hamburgers mixed with various herbs and cheeses,  Chicken marinated with herbs and sauces,  I don’t give much thought to how it got there. I don’t think most people do. I bet if videos were shown above the meat cases, showing live animals being slaughtered,  more of us would be vegetarian!

Honorary PETA director Bea Arthur had no intention of letting a little thing like, say, death stop her from speaking out against cruelty to animals. The Golden Girl is taking on the Golden Arches’ chicken abuse in a full-page PETA ad in Thursday’s Chicago Tribune—(McDonalds is headquarted in the Chicago area) paid for by Bea herself through a gift in her will.

PETA members dressed in black will also held a spirited protest outside a downtown Chicago McDonald’s to mark the ad’s debut and the one-year anniversary of beautiful Bea’s passing.

McDonalds BRUTALLY kill chickens. Even their own internal animal welfare advisors have asked them to stop this practice. But CEO JIM SKINNER refuses.

Will Bea’s plea from beyond the grave inspire McDonald’s to lessen the hellish suffering of the chickens who are killed for its restaurants? Please join Bea and PETA by taking action and urging McDonald’s to demand that its suppliers switch to a less cruel slaughter method called controlled-atmosphere killing. If Bea’s eternal activism has inspired you, please also consider joining PETA’s Augustus Club (which Bea helped launch) to ensure that your efforts to help animals live on long after you’ve gone!

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From Acrobatic Cats to Barbra Streisand, Skokie Theatre Entertains

LOOKING  FOR  SOMETHING  FUN
AND UNIQUE THIS WEEKEND?

HOW  ABOUT  ACROBATIC  CATS?!



Samantha Martin and The Amazing Acro-Cats and the Rock-Cats come to Skokie Theatre, Saturday March 20th at  12:00  and  2:00pm.


See the Amazing Acro-Cats Live and in Purr-son perform over 30 tricks and feats of agility. Audiences are astounded as they watch these fantastic felines push carts, ride skateboards, roll barrels, ring bells, turn on lights, walk tight ropes, jump through hoops and much more!

The Amazing Acro-Cats are part of Amazing Animals by Samantha, a private educational zoo owned and operated by Samantha Martin, a Chicago-based animal trainer and feline specialist. Her animal troupe have appeared on numerous national television shows, including TMZ, The Tonight Show and Animal Planet, as well as films, commercials and print advertising campaigns.



Ok, so you missed  One Night Only: Barbra Streisand & Quartet at  VILLAGE VANGUARD in New York City. The dvd will be out in a few weeks.  Until then, there is  BAB  FAB!

Celebrate the birthday of the legendary Barbra Streisand with the third annual “Bab Fab: The Barbra Streisand Birthday Celebration”.  THREE NIGHTS! 

It kicks off on April 23rd with a Streisand connoisseur Matt Howe, and then continues with two great performances of Streisand’s work on April 24th and 25th.  All performances can be found at the Skokie Theatre Music Foundation.

Spend an evening with Barbra Streisand activist Matt Howe on April 23rd, 2010 at 8pm.  Matt’s passion for the life and career of Barbra Streisand has not only inspired him to create one of the most thorough informational websites on Barbra but has gained the respect and admiration of several of Barbra’s creative associates and top people in the entertainment industry.


“Bab Fab” will continue on April 24th at 8pm and April 25th at 2pm with A Barbra Streisand Musical Celebration.  This performance will cover Streisand’s fantastic musical career, from her early days in Greenwich Village to her incredible rise to super stardom.  Rob Dorn escorts audiences through a Streisand musical timeline assisted by some of Chicago’s leading cabaret and musical theater talent, including Amy Cole, Elizabeth Dowling, Hilary Ann Feldman, Laura Freeman, Scott Gryder, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Marianne Murphy Orland, Jason Paul Smith and more!


Skokie Theatre Music Foundation, 7924 N. Lincoln Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60077.
order tickets by calling 847-677-7761  or  onlie  at  Skokie Theatre.

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From Acrobatic Cats to Barbra Streisand, Skokie Theatre Entertains

LOOKING  FOR  SOMETHING  FUN
AND UNIQUE THIS WEEKEND?

HOW  ABOUT  ACROBATIC  CATS?!



Samantha Martin and The Amazing Acro-Cats and the Rock-Cats come to Skokie Theatre, Saturday March 20th at  12:00  and  2:00pm.


See the Amazing Acro-Cats Live and in Purr-son perform over 30 tricks and feats of agility. Audiences are astounded as they watch these fantastic felines push carts, ride skateboards, roll barrels, ring bells, turn on lights, walk tight ropes, jump through hoops and much more!

The Amazing Acro-Cats are part of Amazing Animals by Samantha, a private educational zoo owned and operated by Samantha Martin, a Chicago-based animal trainer and feline specialist. Her animal troupe have appeared on numerous national television shows, including TMZ, The Tonight Show and Animal Planet, as well as films, commercials and print advertising campaigns.



Ok, so you missed  One Night Only: Barbra Streisand & Quartet at  VILLAGE VANGUARD in New York City. The dvd will be out in a few weeks.  Until then, there is  BAB  FAB!

Celebrate the birthday of the legendary Barbra Streisand with the third annual “Bab Fab: The Barbra Streisand Birthday Celebration”.  THREE NIGHTS! 

It kicks off on April 23rd with a Streisand connoisseur Matt Howe, and then continues with two great performances of Streisand’s work on April 24th and 25th.  All performances can be found at the Skokie Theatre Music Foundation.

Spend an evening with Barbra Streisand activist Matt Howe on April 23rd, 2010 at 8pm.  Matt’s passion for the life and career of Barbra Streisand has not only inspired him to create one of the most thorough informational websites on Barbra but has gained the respect and admiration of several of Barbra’s creative associates and top people in the entertainment industry.


“Bab Fab” will continue on April 24th at 8pm and April 25th at 2pm with A Barbra Streisand Musical Celebration.  This performance will cover Streisand’s fantastic musical career, from her early days in Greenwich Village to her incredible rise to super stardom.  Rob Dorn escorts audiences through a Streisand musical timeline assisted by some of Chicago’s leading cabaret and musical theater talent, including Amy Cole, Elizabeth Dowling, Hilary Ann Feldman, Laura Freeman, Scott Gryder, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Marianne Murphy Orland, Jason Paul Smith and more!


Skokie Theatre Music Foundation, 7924 N. Lincoln Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60077.
order tickets by calling 847-677-7761  or  onlie  at  Skokie Theatre.

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