Upcoming Events

Jan 16, 2018 (Tuesday)
Facebook - Meet the Animals Live

Jan 17, 2018 (Wednesday)
Youth Club Informational Meeting

Jan 20, 2018 (Saturday)
Meet and Greet at Mischief's Brewing


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Adoptable Pet

Lucy

Lucy is part lab and part shar pei...our best guess. She certainly looks and acts like it! She's a special dog that deserves a special family. She is very shy at first with new people and needs a patient...

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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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Photo Album

Heartworm Cycle

Volunteer Becky Palmieri points out to the youth what the life cycle of heartworm in a dog.

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Adoptable Pet

Pepper

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From the Blog

Petey's Sinus Condition

Petey is a 14 yr. old  Chihuahua who is in our care and has been suffering from chronic sinus issues for quite some time.  While we have tried many of the traditional methods nothing has worked, so It's time to...

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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 $150/year, which includes a t-shirt (which must be worn at all meetings and events). If you join after April the cost is $75.00 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

Youth Club Meeting CANCELLED

Due to the weather the youth club meeting is cancelled today. (read more)

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Youth Club Photos

Random Photos

Youth Club Members Create Posters for AEAR It's Love at First Lizard Pixie With Youth Club and Resident Lizard In Hairy Situation So Adorable Sydney and Pup Pet Therapy at The Nursing Home Foster Dog Pixie Gives Love To Resident

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.