Upcoming Events

Jun 29, 2017 (Thursday)
Libertyville's Farmer's Market Meet and Greet

Jul 01, 2017 (Saturday)
Meet and Greet at Mischief's Brewing

Jul 05, 2017 (Wednesday)
New Volunteer Orientation


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Adoptable Pet

Scarlett

A friendly and sweet rabbit found running a neighborhood with her pal Rhett (also available for adoption) and eventually caught by a girl named Scarlett. She is about 7 or 8 pounds and had 8 healthy babies before she was...

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From the Blog

Help Needed Making Videos

  Help Needed Making Videos We are desperately in need of someone to make videos of the animals that are looking for homes.  We have found that the animals that have videos featuring them are much more likely to find forever homes...

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Photo Album

Phoenix 4

This is Phoenix immediatley after he was rescued. he was terribly withdrawn, his nails were curled over and as the...

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Adoptable Pet

Midnight

Midnight, tiny in stature at ~4 pounds but large in heart, soul and tenderness. This handsome boy, with a coat that pictures can`t capture, is settling in quite nicely at his foster home. Midnight is that pup that will be...

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From the Blog

She Was Their Princess

This morning I received a call from a woman named Maria whose miniature poodle was very sick. She said that the dog had stopped eating and drinking. She could not afford any medical care for the dog and was willing...

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WE CARE! Youth Club

Junior Youth Club: Ages 8-12
Teen Youth Club: Ages 13-17

Mission:

  • Give youth hands-on experience with animals
  • Provide educational programs about animals of all kinds
  • Adults mentor older youth, teaching them leadership skills and team building
  • Older youth mentor younger youth, teaching them leadership skills and team building
  • Through service projects and fundraisers teach youth how a non-profit organization runs

Goals:

  • To perform two service projects per year
  • To organize two fundraisers per year
  • To do two educational programs a year for younger children
A little compassion goes a long way

Youth Commitment:

  • Attend the monthly informational meetings
  • To assist in the different service projects as often as possible
  • To have a positive attitude
  • To put in 100% effort
Sponsored by Care Animal Hospital, The Pet Sitters of America and Compassionate Dog Training

Youth Club at VetYouth Club's Day at the Vet

Membership

Joining the Animal Education and Rescue Jr. or Teen Youth Club is a one-year commitment. We are looking for enthusiastic youth who love animals, want to learn more and help make life better for both animals and people.

We encourage all members to stay active for the entire year, build friendships, learn new skills and have lots of fun!

Membership dues are from November to November each year. The cost is $75/year, which includes a t-shirt (which must be worn at all meetings and events) and a snack at each meeting. If you join after April the cost is $40.00 from April to November.

We are also always looking for dynamic, forward thinking adults to help lead the club.

For more information, contact us. Membership dues and application can be sent to our mailing address.

Meetings are held the first Sunday of each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Libertyville Civic Center. Please check our Events Calendar for any changes.

View our Youth Club Rules [pdf]


Application

To apply for our Youth Club, fill out our Youth Club Volunteer Application [pdf].


One of our "Youth Club" Blog Entry

Special Guest at Youth Club Holiday Party

Sunday December 5 from 3-5 p.m. is our Youth Club Holiday Party.  We will have a very special speaker.  Susan Elliott, Animal Warden for Waukegan Animal Control, and her therapy dog Boz (see photo) will talk to the kids all... (read more)

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Youth Club Photos

Random Photos

Check in Pixie With Youth Club and Resident Smile! Jackson Looks For A Break Youth Club Member Joe Leads Discussion Mariah Shows Kids Icky Things In Jars Leah Shared Some Snuggle Time With Cupid Youth Club testimonial 2

Photo Albums

A Day at the Vet 2008 (Youth Club) , Youth Club , Youth Club 6-08 , Youth Club Dog Wash 2-9-08 , Youth Club Pet Therapy 12-7-08 , Youth club testimonial

Cartoon: Family Resemblance
 
Bringing people and pets together through education, therapy and rescue.