News and Events

Keep up to date on shelter news, upcoming events, and happy tails!

NEW! In-Shelter Volunteer Scheduling

We are excited to announce that we have implemented a new sign-up website for volunteering in the shelter. Why is this important? This allows volunteers to sign-up for the time of day that they are available to come into the shelter to volunteer. For example, say you...

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Portillo’s Dine To Donate 12/13/18

It’s time for Portillo’s again! On Thursday 12/13/18 from 5pm – 8pm, Portillo’s in Crystal Lake, IL will donate 20% off proceeds on all food purchased through take-out, drive-thru, or in-store to Animal House Shelter. Just bring this flyer with you or show it on your...

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Tails and Ales… And Wine Too

Back by popular demand, join us for a fabulous night at Church Street Brewing Company. Craft beer and wine will be plentiful, as well as entertainment, raffles and more. Buy tickets in advance for the best price!   Registration: begins November 21th, 2018 Date:...

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Pins for Paws Bowling Fundraiser

Join Animal House Shelter at Glo-Bowl Fun Center in Marengo for a fun day of bowling, food and lots of ice cream! Tickets include 2 hours of unlimited bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soda, and an ice cream buffet! Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for children....

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Pet Pictures With Santa

Bring your pets to take their pictures with Santa this year. Bring your dog, cat, or the entire family for photos!   Kountry Kennels Pet Resort 12N911 Hwy 20, Hampshire, IL 60140 Sunday December 16th, 2018 10am – 2pm First picture is a $10 donation and each additional...

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Hungry for Panera?

We have 3 dates and 3 different locations for you to dine at Panera while helping out Animal House Shelter at the same time! It's super easy! Just visit the Panera location, on the corresponding date they are doing a fundraiser for AHS and either show a printed copy...

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Paws for the Holidays 12/15

Come on out to Ice House Mall on December 15th for the Paws for the Holiday's adoption event! We will have a few of our adoptable animals ready to meet their furever family. If you cannot adopt, Ice House Mall will also be collecting monetary and material donations...

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2018 Holiday Bake Sale Has Begun!

We love the holidays because that means it’s time for our annual bake sale!   We are looking for people who love to bake to make donations of any baked goods (whether it be for humans or for animals). All proceeds will support Animal House Shelter!   You can drop off...

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Volunteer Opportunity Meeting 11/17/18

Are you looking a way to get more involved in giving back this coming year? Do you want an opportunity to help save animal’s lives? Do you want to be a part of a committee for change? Then come out to Animal House Shelter’s volunteer meeting! We will be unveiling the...

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Chicago Pet Show in St. Charles 11/10-11/11/18

Come out and see us at the Chicago Pet Show on November 10th and 11th, 2018 in St. Charles IL. We will have an Animal House Shelter booth at the show and also some adoptable dogs that you can meet! Plus you can enter to win a fun raffle prize from us when you stop by...

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Portillo’s Dine To Donate 11/15/18

It’s time for Portillo’s again! On Thursday 11/15/18 from 5pm – 8pm, Portillo’s in Crystal Lake, IL will donate 20% off proceeds on all food purchased through take-out, drive-thru, or in-store to Animal House Shelter. Just bring this flyer with you or show it on your...

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Looking for Gifts Ideas? Holiday 2018

We have partnered with Yankee Candle to do a holiday fundraiser this year. From 10/22/18 - 01/10/19, all purchases you make online on our Yankee Candle fundraising website will donate 40% off the purchase to Animal House Shelter. Its the perfect combination of being...

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Portillo’s Dine To Donate 10/18/18

It’s time for Portillo’s again! On Thursday 10/18/18 from 5pm – 8pm, Portillo’s in Crystal Lake, IL will donate 20% off proceeds on all food purchased through take-out, drive-thru, or in-store to Animal House Shelter. Just bring this flyer with you or show it on your...

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Planes and Puppies is Back! 10/13/18

Galt Airport in Wonder Lake, IL is having us back again for another Planes and Puppies Event! On October 13, 2018 from 9am- 1pm the EAA Chapter 932 will be hosting a Young Eagles Rally, providing FREE airplane rides to kids age 8 to 17. Participation is on a first...

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Chicago Pet Show in Libertyville 10/13-10/14/18

Come out and see us at the Chicago Pet Show on October 13th and 14th, 2018 in Libertyville IL. We will have a booth representing Animal House Shelter and also some adoptable dogs that you can meet! This is always a fun event for the whole family and there is lots to...

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The 2019 Calendar Contest Is Open!

This is your chance to make your pet famous! Enter your furry friend in our 2019 calendar contest for a chance to win some great prizes! Entering is easy! Sign-up at https://www.gogophotocontest.com/animalhouseshelter. Upload your photo and add a short story or why...

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