By Michelle Guilbeau
Looking to add an additional special, and furry, member to your family? Or for a way to support a local adoption site? A pet adoption event is a great way to find that perfect pet who can make you feel like your life is complete, and pet adoption events are also an excellent way to help out animal adoption groups as they depend heavily or solely on the generosity of others. There are many excellent pet adoption agencies in the Chicago area; here are five of the best upcoming pet adoption events in the vity. The adoption events may be highlighting animals available for adoption or raising money for their cause or a combination of both.READ MORE: West Side Teens Get Some Maritime Experience Out In Lake Michigan On Boats, Thanks To Community Leader Rev. Walter Jones
Meet Your Match Open House
2227 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Date: Feb. 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come and meet your 4-legged soulmate just in time for Valentine’s Day. ALIVE Rescue will have dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens available for adoption at The Little Barn, their adoption center. There will be light snacks provided as well as a puppy kissing booth.
PAWS Chicago’s 10th Annual Holiday Adopt-a-Thon
PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center
1997 N. Clybourne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
Date: Friday, December 8, 2017 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, December 9, 2017 11 a.m.to 11 p.m.
Subaru Share The Love Event Supporting Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.)
3340 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076
Date: Dec. 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Visitors will have the opportunity to meet adoptable animals, speak with CA.R.E volunteers about what it takes to become a foster home. Also, a free holiday lunch will be available from Village Inn.
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The Sedgwick Stop
1612 North Sedgwick St.
Chicago, IL 60614
Date: Dec. 1, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Cookie Walk For The Animals
A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter
420 Industrial Drive
Naperville, IL 60563
Date: Dec.9, 2017 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.MORE NEWS: Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By Police