Holiday Pet Dangers

Pretty bull terrier pet on a christmas ornamentsBy: Juliana M. Villacorta – Executive Director, Found Chicago

Holiday time is upon us. It’s full of food, fun, friends and family. But, it is also full of dangers to our pets. Take a few minutes to look around and pet proof your home soRead more


Halloween Tips for Your Pet

By A. Tosone

halloweendogHalloween is meant to be a bit scary.  What would Halloween be without skeletons and goblins, after all?  A haunted house without a coffin or a surprise attack from some ghoulish thingamabobby?  We humans know it is all in good fun butRead more


How to Choose the Right Food for your Pet

by A. Tosone

Every pet is an individual. It seems obvious to say there are no two dogs the same. Or two cats. Or two guinea pigs. So when you add a new four-legged friend to the family, it stands to reason that what yourRead more


The Picture of Freedom

by A. Tosone

When you’re involved in rescue you willingly get on an emotional rollercoaster. Period. End of discussion. The highs and the lows are guaranteed terms of service in this business. The ride with the biggest high and the lowest lows is the FreedomRead more


To Neuter or not to neuter? That is the question …

Contributed by A. Tosone

If you listen to the tiniest amount of animal welfare news then you’ve probably heard it more than 10,000 times. PLEASE SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR PETS! We animal rescuers thump our chest and stand behind our battle cry. It is theRead more


Heartworm: The importance of prevention

by A. Tosone

Ask any local veterinarian and they will tell you that your pet should be on preventative medicine for heartworm. No questions asked. It’s imperative. Even life saving.

But what exactly is heartworm? Heartworm is a parasite that lives in the heart andRead more