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Adoptable Pet


We agreed to take Mona in when she was only eight-weeks-old. She was a very sick little puppy. She had daily seizures and was completely incontinent. It was quite an ordeal, getting her well. It involved daily care...

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From the Blog

MJ Scores!

MJ, short for Michael Jordan, isn't the famous basket ball player who wowed audiences with his skills on the court. This MJ was a border collie mix who spent nine long years living in a garage in Gurnee, Illinois. For...

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February 16, 2017
Emergency Help Needed For Stray Cat
We received a call from a woman who found this severely emaciated cat in her yard. Not only is the cat skin and bones but she/he also has skin missing on the legs literally to the bones. The cat is suffering. Please help us help this... more

February 8, 2017
Casey Needs Medical Help
A few weeks ago we took in Casey. His owner, an elderly woman, could no longer take care of him. We took him to the vet yesterday and the doctor said he needs a dental badly as well as a cyst removed. The estimate is... more

January 8, 2017
Mouse's Ongoing Care
Yesterday we went to Tops Veterinarian Rehabilitation for Mouse to get a complete evaluation. Overall I was very impressed. Dr. Kevin Jones was the veterinarian who evaluated her. It is unclear as to how Mouse became disabled. It could be an injury or she was born... more

June 10, 2016
Maddison's vet visit
One of our two new ferrets came to us skinny and with hair loss. Today I took her to Care Animal hospital on Peterson Road in Libertyville. The doctor said she's 90% sure it's adrenal gland disease. We opted to have an implant put in under... more

November 23, 2015
Twilight's wish list
Twilight's Christmas Wish Twilight (brown kitty) has been a long term resident of AEAR. She came to us at six-years-old. She is FIV positive with chronic allergy issues. Twilight did get adopted out once but was returned when the family decided to move and couldn't... more

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