Lambs Farm to the Rescue! New Garden & Pet Center

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PetShop1smallLambs Farm to the Rescue!
Introducing the new Dogwood Garden & Pet Center – shop and adopt!

We are pleased to announce the official opening of the new Dogwood Garden & Pet Center. The new greenhouse offers a large assortment of hanging baskets, ornamental grasses, annuals and perennials, as well as garden décor and accessories, flowering plants and home accents for year-round decorating needs. A wide array of pet supplies and unique animal gift offerings are also available.

After just one year of facilitating the adoption of hundreds of puppies and kittens to loving families through the partnership with The Anti-Cruelty Society, Lambs Farm will now exclusively offer rescue puppies and kittens for adoption. The nominal adoption fee charged will be shared with The Anti-Cruelty Society to support their expenses associated with the transport, spaying/neutering, and inoculations required for the rescue animals.  View the current adoption list here.

“Partnering with Lambs Farm has proven to be a rewarding experience. We are thrilled to expand our relationship by providing their 100% rescue-based operation with adoptable cats and dogs,” said Dr. Robyn Barbiers, President of the Anti-Cruelty Society.

“Our Pet Shop, the first non-sheltered business in the country to employ people with developmental disabilities, has provided a wonderful growth opportunity for more than 53 years by offering meaningful employment in a nurturing environment. Through our partnership with The Anti-Cruelty Society, the men and women we serve will continue to share that environment of love and acceptance with the puppies and kittens for which they provide care,” said Dianne Yaconetti, Lambs Farm President and CEO.

On June 14 and 15 from 11:00am to 2:00pm, we will host a special Adoption Day event with The Anti-Cruelty Society at the new Pet Center.  Stop by to meet representatives of The Anti-Cruelty Society and some of their older dogs in need of loving homes.

Find out more about the history and mission of Lambs Farm!


The Anti-Cruelty Society is Chicago’s oldest and largest, private, open-admission, unlimited stay non-profit humane society. With a mission of building a community of caring by helping pets and educating people through comprehensive programs and services that help over  50,000 animals and humans every year and include: adoption, charity veterinary clinic, low or no-cost spay/neuter clinic, cruelty investigations and rescue, humane education & community outreach, a free behavior hotline, dog training classes, S.A.F.E. program (short-term accommodations for emergencies), The Bruckner Rehabilitation & Treatment Center, the Virginia Butts Berger Cat Clinic, and the Dog Rehabilitation Center. For more information, visit or call (312) 644-8338.

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