Best Upcoming Pet Adoption Events In Chicago

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.

Meet Your Match Open House
ALIVE Rescue
2227 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 913-8100
www.aliverescue.org 

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
(773) 935-7297
www.pawschicago.org

Date:  Friday, December 8, 2017 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, December 9, 2017 11 a.m.to 11 p.m.

PAWS Chicago, the city’s largest No Kill humane organization, will host its 10th Annual Holiday Adopt-A-Thon.  The PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center has extended its adoption hours for this special two-day adoption marathon in an effort to help homeless dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens find a home in time for the holidays. Its goal is to both save lives through adoption and raise awareness around the issue of pet overpopulation and the needless killing of homeless animals.

Subaru Share The Love Event Supporting Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.)
Subaru Evanston
3340 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 705-2653
www.carenorthshore.org

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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Pet Gotcha Day! Heroes To The Rescue
The Sedgwick Stop
1612 North Sedgwick St.
Chicago, IL 60614
www.petgotchaday.com

Date: Dec. 1, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Chicago’s hottest pets will be escorted down the runway by the local heroes of Chicago.  Open bar, appetizers and entertainment will all be a part of the evening. Tickets are required for this event.

Cookie Walk For The Animals
A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter
420 Industrial Drive
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 355-2299
www.adoptpetshelter.org

Date: Dec.9, 2017 at 9 a.m. to  1 p.m.

Homemade treats made by volunteers can be purchased at the shelter.  All proceeds will be used to help the animals at the shelter. Tours of the shelter will also be given by shelter volunteers.

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