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Feb 18, 2018 (Sunday)
Meet and Greet at PetSmart in Vernon Hills

Feb 18, 2018 (Sunday)
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Feb 20, 2018 (Tuesday)
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Adoptable Pet

Mr T

Mr T came to us because his family of 12 years thought he was getting aggressive and didn't want him around their grandchildren. His foster mom lets him out of his cage to fly around the house everyday and he...

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From the Blog

Pit Bulls Are Not So Bad

Ten months ago I would have told you I knew very little about the Pit bull breed of dog. While I too read and heard the horrific reputation they had of brutalizing other animals and people, I also didn't fully...

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Having Fun

Leah and Sarah two teen AEAR volunteers enjoyed a moment with adopted dog Lincoln at the 2007 volunteer holiday appreciation...

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Our Pets


I was adopted August of 2017!
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English Lop

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Benny's new home sent us a follow-up after adoption!
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More about Benny

Benny is an adorable bunny with luxuriously long ears. He was found as a stray by animal control and is settling into his foster home nicely. So far he seems to be great around the dogs in the house and he good about being petted and tolerates being picked up. He loves eating his hay and his favorite treats so far are his papaya snacks. Yum!

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