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One Tail at a Time

One Tail at a Time
One Tail at a Time

Chicago Shelters Are Full Again — And Struggling To Save Pets’ Lives: ‘We’re Not Going To Sugarcoat It. Things Aren’t Good’

In April 2020, every animal was adopted from Chicago animal control for the first time. Now, shelters and rescue groups are struggling as they're "inundated" with animals in need.

Citywide

Animal Rescue Group One Tail At A Time Brings Back ‘Summer Shake’ For Dogs

The first in-person fundraiser in more than a year will be held Aug. 8 at Bridge 410 in the West Loop.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

One Tail At A Time Looking For Dog Foster Homes After Ceiling Caves In At Training Center

The animal shelter needs to find long-term foster homes for dogs who would normally reside at the training center.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After 47 Bunnies Found Living In Hotel Room, Chicago Shelters Step Up To Help

Rabbits can reproduce at just four months old — which led a suburban woman to become overwhelmed with litters. A West Ridge shelter orchestrated the rescue and is helping to find homes for the bunnies.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

One Tail At A Time Reopening Bucktown Adoption Center This Weekend

The rescue nearly doubled the amount of pets it rescued in 2020 compared to 2019, placing more than 1,800 dogs, cats and bunnies into foster homes.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Virtual Tiny Dog Race Will Raise Money For One Tail At A Time Sunday

Adorably tiny dogs will participate in a casual race to raise money for the Logan Square-based animal shelter.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump To Headline One Tail At A Time Virtual Fundraiser

The Summer Shake Up at 1 p.m. Saturday will raise money for the shelter and its ongoing work during the pandemic.

Downtown

How To Ease Separation Anxiety For Pets Being Left Alone For First Time In Months

Animal rescues saw a significant increase in pet adoptions and foster care during the stay home order. But some people are now headed back to work.

Downtown

Kitten Season Won’t Stop For Coronavirus: Shelters Say Chicagoans Are Stepping Up To Foster, Adopt Influx Of Cats

At a time of year when newly born kittens usually fill shelters, shelters are saying that they are nearly empty due to the community stepping up during COVID-19.

Downtown

Every Single Animal Was Adopted From Chicago Animal Control This Week For The First Time Ever

People stuck at home are rushing to adopt or foster dogs and cats from the city's shelters, but you're not out of luck if you want to help.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Animal Shelters Send Out Call For More Foster Families Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Shelters are worried they won't be able to care for animals if there's a quarantine and owners might need help if they become ill.

Downtown

Toast The Puppy Will Rep Chicago In This Year’s Puppy Bowl

The Logan Square dog will be the lone pup representing Chicago during the Puppy Bowl.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Parmesan, A Very Sick Puppy Rescued From Construction Site, Recovering After Chicagoans Donate Thousands To Help Her

Parmesan is now recovering in a foster home, but One Tail at a Time still needs money to help her and other dogs.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Injured, Malnourished Stray Puppy Discovered By Vegan Company Has Found Her Forever Home

Flapjack has more than doubled in weight and is healthier and happier than ever. The dog's family is now looking into options for having her broken jaw surgically repaired.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Tiny Dog 500 Event Will Feature 50+ Pooches Racing To Help An Animal Shelter

Dogs as little as 1 pound will race during the event, which raises money for One Tail at a Time.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Dog Rescue One Tail At A Time’s New Building Plan Falls Through Again: ‘The Fight Has Never Been Easy, But We Keep Moving Anyway’

It's the second time a building sale has fallen through for the nonprofit. The first was blocked by Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th).

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Dog Rescue Shelter Blocked By Ald. Maldonado Finds A New Home Outside His Ward

One Tail at a Time is now looking to move into a city-owned building at 2460 W. Cortland St., also in Logan Square but situated in the 1st Ward.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Dogs On A Catwalk? Furry Fashion Show Will Benefit One Tail At A Time Shelter

You can also meet adoptable pets at the August event.

Downtown