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An Update on CILRA’s Special Request for Help

Our most sincere thanks to everyone who responded to our request to help “Bedford”! Her original story is below, and we are very grateful to have received several donations to help with her vet bills. “Bedford” has now been re-named Willow, and she is doing wonderfully! As you can see from the photo below, her…

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Happy Dog Barkery

Come meet CILRA foster Labs and volunteers at the very cool Happy Dog Barkery, 5118 Main St., Downers Grove, IL 60515. (630) 512-0822   10am-2pm on July 15 and October 7 http://www.happydogbarkery.com/

Earth Day Indiana Festival

CILRA had a great day at the Earth Day Indiana festival recently. Turnout was good and lots of people dropped by our booth to learn more about what we do and, of course, to pet all the beautiful Labs we had at the event! Many thanks to everyone who volunteered to help at the festival….

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Orvis Event March 11

CILRA had a fun and successful afternoon at the Orvis “I Love Dogs” adoption event on March 11! We  were able to share information about our rescue operations as well as highlight 4 of our foster dogs, Chloe, Sadie, Butch and Shadow. We received a lot of positive feedback from the people we talked to…

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Happy Dog Barkery

Everyone enjoyed themselves at the latest Happy Dog Barkery event in Downers Grove, IL. Featured are Carol W., Roger R., Joan M. and Jennifer B.  Doggies are Effie, Flint and Bill.      

Santa Photos

Santa Photo Day was held at the Keller Williams Real Estate office next to the Happy Dog Barkery in Downers Grove, IL. Our CILRA volunteer group: Top left to right, Jean J., Meghan T., Kerry T., Joan M., Jeff B., Carol W., Santa Ricky T., Rachael R. and Jennifer B.! Thanks to Keller Williams, and…

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2016 CILRA Reunion Wrap-Up

Pouring rain Friday night and early Saturday morning … uncertainty about afternoon weather … a very muddy Eagle Creek Bark Park … didn’t look too good for reunion.  But we pressed on, dodged the rain (even saw sun later in the afternoon), embraced the mud and had a fun day!  Thank you to all who…

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Doggie Dining – Port Edwards

Here’s a picture of the Doggie Dining event at Port Edwards Restaurant on 8/11/16.  Pictured are Carol W. and Joan M. in the back row; Jennifer B. and Roger R. in the front row.  CILRA dogs are Flint (who is available for adoption!) and Razzle.   Carol W. attended the Doggie Dining at Port Edwards…

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Northern Indiana Pet Expo

Mary B. (and her CILRA Lab, Lexy) and Sally S. (and her CILRA Lab, Dexter) attended the Northern Indiana Pet Expo on June 18 and 19. The dogs were a huge hit at enticing people over to their booth to get information and learn more about CILRA. Mary even had two offers to adopt Lexy while they…

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Pampered Pets Event

Carol W. and Joyce E. recently attended Pampered Pets Resort & Spa Adoption Day event on Saturday, April 16 in East Dundee, IL.  There were 7 rescues in attendance and 3 suppliers of dog food and treats.  All of the lucky dogs who attended went home with a sampling of dog treats sure to tempt…

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