Santa and Steve visit CACC


steve dale santaSanta hosted WGN radio personality, animal behaviorist and author, Steve Dale, at Chicago Animal Care And Control on Saturday December 14, the first day of our Howliday Boutique.






santa 2013Holding one pup for a good photo is hard. Holding THREE at one time and getting everybody in focus and looking happy is a miracle! Visitors were welcome to bring their pets for a photo with Santa for a donation of just $10.




santa 2013 1A few pups from the adoption pavillion at CACC were brought in to the Boutique to model some of the designer outfits available at deeply discounted prices. Volunteer Trish just couldn’t put little Scoobie down.




santa 2013 2Tables were piled high with all kinds of pet-related goodies–from Thunder Shirts to Bunny Booties–at bargain basement prices. All proceeds go to benefit the animals of CACC.




santa 2013 3These lovely old boys were ages 17 and 14–and still believe in Santa.




santa 2013 4Gracie, a CACC alum and Friends foster, is very wary of men, EVEN Santa, so Friends’ founder Charlie traded her camera for Santa’s jacket and hat. Gracie calmed down and Santa, wearing his civilian clothes, got the shot of the pup and her mum.