Dec 012020
Helping cats and dogs in need

Our friends over at Canine Compassion Association are looking for help to rescue and adopt cats and dogs! URGENTLY needed: Dog food—both kibble and canned food Cat food—both kibble and canned food Cash donations to buy dog and cat food! Front Line or other flea/tick prevention Also needed: Sturdy toys Compressed rawhide or other chew […]

Nov 202013
Gloria Barinholtz and 33 years of helping homeless animals

Adopt-A-Pet’s Founder – A Legacy of Compassion 1981-2003 Gloria Barinholtz spent many years volunteering at various animal shelters. She hadn’t found a pound or shelter she could live with, and so in 1981 she founded Adopt-A-Pet, the area’s first “shelterless shelter” – a new concept based on placing animals in foster homes, rather than a shelter […]


Dec 112011

Howdy, I’m Pippin. I’m new here to Wilmette Pet, so be sure to check in as the staff gets to know me better! I’m a 2 year old chihuahua-terrier mix – at least, that’s what they think. I know that I am, actually, a pure bred, 10th generation American mutt, and proud of it.