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Randy Needs a Home

Reginald (white) and Randy (brown) were found wandering outside all by themselves.  They are very sweet Chihuahua mixes. Randy is a little shy at first, but overcomes his fear once... [more] View All Adoptable Animals

New Volunteer Orientation Monday

  If you are considering volunteering with us please come and check out our New Volunteer Orientation.  AEAR director and founder Sandy Kamen Wisniewski will tell the story of how AEAR... [more] View All Journal Entries


June 1, 2015
Sweet Senior needs our help
Couldn't Leave Her Behind After visiting the sad chow mix at animal control and knowing that she has been through so much I just couldn't leave her behind. Call me a sucker, call me dumb or call me whatever but I decided to take the gamble... more

April 26, 2015
Urgent Help Needed For Princess
  Thank you everyone for your donations for Princess.  Sadly, she did not make it.  But we did all we could, she did not die alone and she did not suffer long.  Thank you again. Urgent Help Needed For Princess Just a few hours ago I received a... more

April 20, 2015
Used Car Anyone?
If you have been following us, you may remember our car broke down while I was going to pick up a raccoon to deliver to a rehabber. Well, the car needs more work than it's worth. We are currently shopping for a used car to... more

April 18, 2015
Another Message On The Power Of Love
Two days ago, I was carrying two puppies down the deck stairs to the back yard and missed the last step. My foot twisted funny, I heard/felt a crack, and I fell. The puppies landed safely, still in my arms. I let go of my... more

April 17, 2015
Canine Influenza (H3N2 or H3N8)
There has been much panic about the flu virus that has been in the news. I had heard from a few local vets that they did not have any reported cases, and I suspected that the media was scaring people a bit too much about... more

April 16, 2015
Canine Flu, Low-Cost Pet Clinics, Lost Pet Site
Canine Influenza FAQs There has been a lot in the news about canine flu. The Lake County Health Department's Animal Care and Control Division is monitoring the situation carefully. Please visit the American Veterinary Medical Association website for a list of FAQs and recommendations on how... more

April 14, 2015
Special Promotion For Our Seniors
Thanks to Classic Windows of Libertyville, we are offering a special promotion to help our senior pets find homes. In honor of Prevention of Animal Cruelty month in April, any senior pet over the age of nine years old that gets adopted before the end... more

April 8, 2015
15 Dogs, 1 Home
Yesterday I was at animal control looking at a dog when they received a call from someone who had 15 dogs, 12 of which they wanted to place. The woman said this is their fourth litter of puppies, and they can't find homes for them... more

April 7, 2015
Animal Welfare Roundtable
Last night I attended the first Animal Welfare Roundtable Discussion organized and hosted by Congressman Bob Dold and his staff. This meeting came about after last year's discussion with Bob Dold when he attended our Prevention of Animal Cruelty Presentation in Cook Park last April. At... more

April 2, 2015
Good Morning!
It's a rainy morning. Spring is here! Yesterday I was glad for the beautiful weather. It helped to offset a difficult day. There's a saying that things happen in threes, and it seemed to be so yesterday. The first call I got was from a woman... more

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