1:00 PM13:00

Pups on the Patio 2: Doggo Boogaloo

Save the date!! Our wonderful friends at Billy Sunday have invited us back for Pups on the Patio 2: Doggo Boogaloo! We'll be out on their dog friendly patio on Sunday, October 14 to have a few drinks with old friends and maybe make some new ones and hopefully enjoy a beautiful fall afternoon. We can't wait to see you!

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1:30 PM13:30

NLOL Chicago Painting Party



Paint a portrait of your pet at our New Leash on Life Pet Paint Party! PINOT's will transfer your favorite pet photo onto a 16”X20” canvas. Then, artists of Pinot's Palette will walk you through the steps to create your Pet Portrait!

Deadline to submit photos is Monday, September 24th.

Sunday, October 7th
Pinot's Palette - 2768 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Tickets are $65 per painter
Click the link below to register and get all the details:


Food and drink for sale at venue.
We can't wait to see you! Cheers!

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Two Gentleman From Verona - starring Chicago's Rescue Dogs!

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Midsommar Flight presents Two Gentleman from Verona starring New Leash on Life pups! Ok, starring might be a bit of an exaggeration, but our pups appear in three scenes. Come see the show at a park near you: 

7/21 @ 6pm & 7/22 @ 2pm: Gross Park, 2708 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL
7/28 @ 6pm & 7/29 @ 2pm: Touhy Park, 7348 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL
8/18 @ 6pm & 8/19 @ 2pm: Touhy Park, 7348 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL

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12:00 PM12:00

Family Reunion

Come out and help us celebrate another fabulous year of dog rescue! All members of the New Leash On Life - Chicago family, friends, fans, supporters, etc are welcome! 

Reconnect with fosters, adoption counselors, volunteers, adopters, and DOGS!
Lunch, Games, and Prizes provided. BYOB.

The picnic will be at Thaddeus S. "Ted" Lechowicz Woods, 5901 N. Central Ave. on Saturday, September 30 from noon - 3 p.m.

Get your tickets today!


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11:00 AM11:00

First Annual Puppy Prom/Adoption Event/Fundraiser at Empirical Brewery 1801 W. Foster Ave

What’s better than dogs in prom clothes? Nothing we can think of!

That's why New Leash on Life Chicago is happy to announce its Doggy Prom 2016 – Rescue Me! The juke box starts rocking at 11 a.m. so dress your dog* in their best prom attire and come out for an afternoon of fun.

Everyone is welcome (no dog, no worries) to join us in celebrating the very thing we love the most, rescue dogs. This fun-filled afternoon for humans and canines alike includes red carpet photos, music, appetizers, drink specials, great raffle prizes, and photo booth fun. You'll even get to vote Queen and King of the Prom! 

If that isn't enough, we'll have some of our adoptable dogs ready to meet, greet, and party. 

Kids and families are welcome.

Adults $20
Kids (over 2) $5
Kids under 2 are free
If you plan on bringing your dog, please register a free dog RSVP so we can have a count on how many canine friends to expect. 

Space is limited so get your ticket today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-leash-on-life-chicago-doggy-prom-2016-and-adoption-event-tickets-24328292578

100% of the proceeds will go directly to saving more dogs in 2016!

*This event is indoors so we welcome social dogs due to spacing.

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12:00 PM12:00

Adoption Event at 4Legs Pet Supply 4725 N. Damen Ave

Come in and meet some of our adoptable dogs on Saturday, April 2 from 12-3! Free doggy kisses to each visitor!!

You can also just stop in and learn more about NLOL and how you can get more involved. We are always in need of volunteers, for handling dogs and transporting to and from the events. Fill out the volunteer application today, and get started!!

 Hope to see you there!

Adoptable dogs attending are: Inky and Magnus



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