News & Events

Let Your Dog Sniff on Walks!

Dogs devote about 40 times more brain volume to decoding smells than people do. Read about the benefits of slow ‘sniff’ walks here:

The Betty White Challenge – thanks for participating!

The social media campaign to raise funds in Betty White’s name was a huge success, and benefited countless animal shelters and rescue groups across the country – including CILRA. Many thanks to everyone who participated!

Pictures with Santa at Happy Dog Barkery

Pictures with Santa was a great success at Happy Dog Barkery! About 135 pets were photographed with Santa, including Kenny, a 4-mo. old piglet. Thanks to the wonderful Illinois volunteers and a special Thank You to Happy Dog Barkery in Downers Grove, IL!

Happy Dog Barkery

Celebrating 25 Years!

CILRA is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary! Our heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you for your continued support. We could not have done it without you!

Earth Day 2021

CILRA had a great day at the Earth Day Indiana Festival. Lots of people dropped by our booth to learn more about what we do, tell us about their pets and, of course, to pet Duke, the beautiful CILRA ambassador. Exhibitors promoted topics around environmental protection, conservation of natural resources and sustainable living. With local…

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CILRA attended DOGTONA!, Hendricks County Humane Society’s annual fundraiser. It was good to be back at events and talk with people about all the great work we do. DOGTONA! is always a party with lots to see and do for both humans and canines … Sheriff Dept K-9 demos, any-dog dog show (best dressed, best…

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