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The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago has suspended dog adoptions because of an outbreak of canine .
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Volunteer John Roa for the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago has pledged $15,000 to cover the adoption fees for every single animal adopted this weekend at the North LaSalle Street location.
Medicine hangs on a dog cage at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, March 22, 2016, after an outbreak of canine influenza.
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The strain of canine influenza found in dogs at the shelter is one that was first discovered in the Chicago area in 2015. The Anti-Cruelty Society put adoptions on hold in spring 2016 following a similar outbreak at the shelter. The Lake County, Ind., Animal Control and Adoption Center reopened last week after being closed for several weeks because of a similar outbreak. North Chicago Police Animal Control | Best Friends Animal Society
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Photo provided by FlickrJun 28, 2014 - The dogs are from Chicago Animal Care and Control and the Anti-Cruelty Society
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The event is not limited to the city. Participating Chicago-area shelters span as far south as the South Suburban Humane Society in Chicago Heights, as far west as the TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb, as far north as the Animal Outreach Society in McHenry and as far east as the Michiana Humane Society in Michigan City, Ind.Once an animal has been medically cleared, he is ready for adoption! We have revolutionized the sheltering of Chicagoland’s homeless animals with our cageless, No Kill Adoption Centers in and on the . Here, our canine and feline guests enjoy spacious suites and lots of love from and socialization with volunteers as they wait to meet their new families. Our Adoption Centers, in tandem with held in high-traffic areas, enabled us to find new homes for 5,125 animals in 2016.PAWS Chicago fosters provide a lifesaving service for homeless cats and dogs. Fosters open their homes to care for sick and injured pets, animals having trouble adjusting to shelter life, pets who need work on their socialization skills, or those who simply need time to grow before being ready for adoption.The House Rabbit Society of Chicago is a non profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing rabbits and finding them quality homes. We also aim to educate the public on issues of rabbit care and behavior. are tax deductible and greatly appreciatedThis is especially true because a "no-kill" policy could also require expanding the city's current shelter. The Tree House Humane Society, Chicago's first no-kill animal shelter, outgrew its facility and broke ground on a new one last June. (You may have heard of this new site because .)This shelter was started to stop the suffering of animals and is the only humane society on the south side of Chicago. The Wabash shelter operates in an economically depressed area and provides valuable services to residents such as shelter and care to homeless and needy animals, low cost clinic services to pet owners on a limited income and no-charge monthly pet food distribution.