News & Events

Happy Dog Barkery Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Happy Dog Barkery events! August 28, and September 18 10:00 -1:00 5118 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Come and meet CILRA volunteers and dogs! We have been busy with the high demand for adopting Labs and cannot guarantee that we will have any available for adoption at each…

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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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Celebrating 25 Years!

CILRA is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary! Stay tuned for upcoming announcements of how you can join in the celebration!

Kings Island & Walt Disney World Raffle!

Update on the CILRA Drawing to Walt Disney World and Kings Island!! We would like to congratulate Patricia C. of Indiana on her win of the King’s Island Tickets. The winner of the 4 Walt Disney World tickets was Lauren P. of Texas. Our sincerest thank you to all that entered this special CILRA fundraiser…

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Orvis Events!

CILRA was at the Orvis store in Carmel, IN, for a couple of events this spring: Adopt a Rover in March and Father’s Day gift wrapping in June. We had lots of fun talking to fellow dog lovers, sharing information about CILRA and wrapping gifts. Thanks to Orvis for welcoming us at both of these…

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Photos with Santa

Santa and all of his elves were on hand for our annual Santa Photo Day on Saturday, December 1 in Downers Grove, IL. Despite the rain, we had a great turnout and had over 80 dogs come out to have their picture taken with Santa. All the dogs, both big and small, were excited to…

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Orvis – Fall Days Event

CILRA was at the Orvis store at Clay Terrace in Carmel, IN, on Sunday October 14th for their annual Fall Days. We were able to share information about our rescue and our special dogs. The customers are always happy to stop and say hi to our Labs and share stories about their own dogs. Buddy,…

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Orvis – Dog Days of Summer

CILRA was at the Orvis store at Clay Terrace in Carmel recently for their Dog Days of Summer event. We had fun talking to people about CILRA and what we do, and we met a lot of dogs in all shapes and sizes. As part of the event, customers could get their pup’s pic taken…

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Randall Road Animal Hospital Open House

CILRA participated in Randall Road Animal Hospital’s first open house event. Pictured are CILRA volunteers Carol W., Colette S., and Roger R.

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