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Chicago Trolley Pup Crawls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | September 30, 2010


Join Blackhawks Legend Bobby Hull as we celebrate National Adopt a Dog Month

700 E. Grand Ave. | 312.527.9700 | Date: October 14, 2010 | 5p–7p

Bring your pup or pick one up at Harry Caray’s Tavern Navy Pier’s Doggy A-Fair on Thursday, October 14th from 5p–7p. October is National Adopt a Dog Month and both Anti-Cruelty Society and Lake Shore Animal Shelter will be on hand with the Adoption Trolley full of loveable dogs in need of a home. Already have a canine companion? Bring your dog along and enjoy a bevy of dog-friendly activities and gifts from vendors across Chicagoland. Is your dog a hockey fan? Pose for photos with Chicago Blackhawks legend, fellow dog lover and Harry Caray’s Navy Pier partner Bobby Hull.

Climb Aboard the Adoption Trolley - It's a Chicago Trolley Pup Crawl!
Those in need of a four-legged friend can hop on board the Adoption Trolley, courtesy of Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co., which will be parked next to Harry’s patio for this special event. Representatives from Anti-Cruelty Society and Lake Shore Animal Shelter, Chicago’s oldest no-kill animal shelter, will begin the adoption process for anyone who finds a pooch they’d like to adopt.

Doggy A-Fair
Harry’s lakefront Doggy A-Fair will include Chicago’s premier doggie stores, spas and specialists. Receive behavioral tips from WLS AM radio personality and pet psychologist Steve Dale, get special training tricks from Dog-A-Holics, take home some doggie swag from Kriser’s, enter to win a Lake Michigan doggie cruise courtesy of Mercury Cruises, spruce up your pup with The Barking Lot, receive health and wellness tips from Zulu, have your dog’s photo taken with Harry’s Holy Cow! mascot and more. Does your dog have a hidden talent? Show one of your dog’s tricks to win prizes!

For Dog Owners
While you treat your dog, treat yourself to great food and drink specials including Flying Dog In-Heat Wheat Beer for $4.50 and specialty cocktails such as the Salty Dog Margarita, Dirty Dog Martini and the Canine Cosmo for $10. Colossal 8oz Vienna All Beef Chicago Style Hot Dogs will also be available for $9.95 with 100% of the proceeds donated directly to Lake Shore Animal Shelter and the American Humane Association.

Fido on Facebook
Each dog photo taken with the Holy Cow! will be uploaded to Harry Caray’s Tavern’s Facebook page ( The photo with the most likes by Friday, October 22th will win a $50 gift certificate for Harry Caray’s Tavern, Navy Pier.*
*must have 10 likes to be eligible. Certain restrictions apply.

Since this is an outdoor event, it will be rescheduled if there is inclement weather.

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CONTACT FOR HARRY CARAY'S: Beth Heller Director of Marketing
T: 312.595.4555
Sonja Leskinen Marketing Manager
T: 312.595.4554
CONTACT FOR CHICAGO TROLLEY: Jenny Topolosky, Carol Fox & Associates
T: 773.327.3830 x109
Nick Harkin, Carol Fox & Associates
T: 773.327.3830 x103