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Bow-WOW & Alley Cat Bowling

Join us Sunday, March 25th at 5:30 pm at River Rand Bowl in Des Plaines for bowling, pizza, dessert, games and raffles all to benefit the animals at Heartland!

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Submit Your Pet’s Photo! Petco Foundation’s Love Changes Everything!

Submit photos of your adopted Heartland pets to Petco Foundation’s “Love Changes Everything” event! You will have a chance to win prizes and will also help Heartland Animal Shelter have a chance to win a $10,000 grant for the animals!

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Recently Adopted Izzabelle Still Missing! Help Us Find Her!

Our dear Izzabelle was recently adopted and then went missing shortly after on February 4th in Glen Ellyn. She is not wearing a collar or a leash and can be skittish. Please call Heartland at (847) 296-6400 if you see her.

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