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Join Us for a Charitable Poker Event!

Rockford Charitable Games will be sponsoring Heartland in a charitable poker night in Niles on April 25th!

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Register Now for Pet First Aid Certification Course!

Join us in a pet first aid certification course held at the shelter on Sunday, May 20th from 2:00-6:00pm, provided by Illinois Pet CPR & First Aid!

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Cinco de Meow

Come celebrate Cinco de Meow with us in Chicago on Saturday, May 5th while enjoying food from Three Legged Tacos and beer from Alarmist Brewing, all to support the animals of Heartland!

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