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It has come to our attention that a person or persons is claiming to be a representative of our organization and is attempting to facilitate adoptions for animals not in our care. They are utilizing the email address of Neither this email nor this person is affiliated with our organization or any of our representatives. If you see these posts, please do not contact this person. We are taking steps to report this activity with the appropriate parties. If you have been in touch with this person, or have questions, please call our front desk at 847-740-7788.

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Below are some common questions that we receive from generous individuals who would like more information on how to help Save-A-Pet. If any of your questions are not answered below, please feel free to email or fun$ for more information.

What if I want to hold a donation drive for Save-A-Pet?

Your business, club or organization can gather donations for Save-A-Pet by using our online Wish Lists found under our “Ways to Give” section on our website. Please contact the Development Manager at 847-740-7788 x108 or fun$ before you begin so that we may help to provide pictures of our animals.

Can I host a third-party event for Save-A-Pet?                           

YES! We would love to hear from you and help coordinate the event. Please contact the Development Manager at 847-740-7788 x108 or fun$ so that we can discuss further.

I am hosting a community event and would like Save-A-Pet to be there. Who should I contact?

We love being able to share information about Save-A-Pet and our animals to the community. We have a great team of volunteers who can attend these events on behalf of Save-A-Pet. Please send additional details, such as the date, time, and location of the event to for further consideration. Please note that at this time it may not be possible for us to bring animals to community events.


What are some other ways that I can support Save-A-Pet and its animals?

Below are just a few other creative ideas for how you could help Save-A-Pet and enrich the lives of our dogs and cats.

  • Honor your animal-loving friends by donating to Save-A-Pet in lieu of a material gift for holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.
  • Ask your loved ones to make a gift to Save-A-Pet in lieu of a material gift for your birthday or other special occasions. Here are some ideas for verbiage to make that easy:
  • Please let your charitable donation to Save-A-Pet be your only gifts to us.
  • In lieu of a gift, a contribution to Save-A-Pet is greatly appreciated.
  • No gifts please. Instead, please share your generosity with Save-A-Pet.
  • [Host] would like to honor this occasion by having monetary gifts donated to Save-A-Pet.
  • Ask loved ones to make a gift to Save-A-Pet in lieu of flowers in your obituary.
  • Make a gift to Save-A-Pet in lieu of table favors at your wedding.
  • Ask family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors to sponsor you in a walkathon, 5K, bike race, bowlathon, etc. ten donate those funds to Save-A-Pet.
  • And more!

If you have any other ideas on how you would like to help Save-A-Pet, please reach out to fun$ and we’d be happy to work with you!