My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Anti-Cruelty Society, Chicago, IL, USA
My husband and I have been contributors to this wonderful organization for 25 years. Within 5 years we adopted two dogs from ACS. The facility is always clean, there is a place to take a dog to have room to play a little outside the confines of the cage. We watched for playfulness and any sign of temperament problems. Both dogs were happy to come home with us. Before adopting the pet, there was a questionnaire to complete about how much time the pet would be alone and how much experience the adopter had with taking care of a pet. Then a ACS staff came in to chat.
We haven't adopted from ACS for quite a while now. Our 2nd dog passed away a few years ago, and our 3rd dog was found at another fine shelter. Yet, any time we think about adopting again or have extra pet things we don't need or, as happened once many years ago, found a cat making its home on our front porch, there is no question, that we trust ACS first and foremost. It will be the first place we go when we're ready to adopt again.
Not only are the facilities clean and the personal pleasant and professional, we agree with the society's philosophy and how they carry it out. The fact that they keep growing and improving their services for both the pets and the adopters proves they are doing something right.
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I've known of it since I was very young. We had several pets in the family and that's were you went to get one. This organization has always been trusted for its humane treatment of animals.