WHAT: The Chicago stop on the third annual “Get Your Licks on Route 66” national pet adoption tour presented by North Shore Animal League America, National Mill dog Rescue and Fido Friendly Magazine.
WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2011, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Mokena Marketplace (in front of PetSmart), 21430 Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448
WHY: The event, jointly hosted by the Animal Welfare League, aims to raise awareness for the plight of homeless pets and the vital services that the League provides for the community, while engaging pet lovers in humane education programs. In addition to pet adoptions, festivities will include a classic car show, raffles, a barbeque, and more.
October is Animal Safety Month, and Protection 1 is also offering these and other tips to protect pets from home fire hazards: