101 Dogs (+1 Chicken) of the Chicago Teachers Union Strike

Dogs are the original experts in work stoppage (er…never startage), so you can count on the CTU’s Canine Caucus to make negotiations way cuter. Behold 101 good boys and girls hard at non-work on the picket line.

1. Milo is on strike.

Photo by Laura Gangichiodo

2. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Jen Chris

3. Tank is on strike.

Photo by John Hermle

4. Bella is on strike.

Photo by Nadia Corvera

5. Zelda is on strike.

Photo by Megg Romei

6. Harrison is on strike.

Photo by Missy Metz

7. Remi is on strike.

Photo by Alex Lloyd

8. Guinness is on strike.

Photo by Maggie May

9. Chief is on strike.

Photo by Moira Doman

10 and 11. Paco and Pita are on strike.

Photo by Linda Trevino-Garcia

12. Charles is on strike.

Photo by Luis Alberto Amaya

13. Rosie is on strike.

Photo by Erin Claxton

14. Navi is on strike.

Photo by Jessica Anderson 

15. Macy is on strike.

Photo by Hailey Griffin

16. Morty is on strike.

Photo by Sabrina Lydia

17. Lucky is on strike.

Photo by Gloria Marie

18. Paco is on strike.

Photo by Elisa Viramontes

19. Ingrid is on strike.

Photo by Sean Eichenser

20. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Brittany Catherine

21. Harry Spotter is on strike.

Photo by Kathryn R. Schmidt

22. Sirius Lee is on strike.

Photo by Tiffany Whittington

23. Toast is on strike.

Photo by Ashten Klappa-Cales

24. Daisy is on strike.

Photo by Christina McGrath

25. Kash is on strike.

Photo by Sara Hainsfurther

26-29. These dogs are on strike.

Photo by Sue Stone

30. Dory is on strike.

Photo by Amanda Walsh

31. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Rebecca Albarran

32. Ellie is on strike.

Photo by Morgan Vorder-Bruegge

33. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Katie Friedl

34. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Courtney Leske

35 and 36. Bruce and Bailey are on strike.

Photo by Courtney Tyler

37. Louie (Southside Occupational’s therapy dog!) is on strike.

Photo by Sharon Quinn

38. Bear is on strike.

Photo by Yara Santillan

39. Bella is on strike.

Photo by Rosa Ort

40. Xochitl is on strike.

Photo by Tisha Grudzien

41. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Dana Weingardt

42 and 43. These dogs are on strike.

Photo by Patricia Arroyo

44. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Kirsten O’Hara

45. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Lorna Henson

46. Maya is on strike.

Photo by Melissa Dippel

47. Gigi is on strike.

Photo by Melissa McMahon

48. Robot is on strike.

Photo by Melissa McMahon

49. Striker is on strike (yep, literally named after this strike).

Photo by Melanie Meier

50. Greta is on strike. 

Photo by Andrea Schuster

51. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Meg Rachel

52. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Katie Feldmann

53. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Katherine Meghan

54. Bambi is on strike.

Photo by Claudia Leon

55. Blue is on strike.

Photo by Sasha Tor

56. This dog is on strike

Photo by Nidia Carranza

57. This dog is on strike.

Photo by EnriqueyErika Granados

58. This weird pink dog with feathers is on strike.

Photo by Patricia Arroyo

59. Ted is on strike.

Photo by Becca Freyja

60 and 61. These dogs are on strike.

Photo by Pauli Chavez-Lopez

62. Olly is on strike. 

Photo by Morgan Witt

63. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Maggie Valcik

64. Scooby is on strike. 

Photo by Erik Kutz

65. Osa is on strike.

Photo by Shelby Redman

66. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Patti Spagnola

67. This dog is on strike. 

Photo by Emily Anne Crawford

68. Percy is on strike.

Photo by Bridget Alexander

69. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Lauren Harrington.

70. Milo is on strike.

Photo by Leslie Westerberg

71. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Olivia Joy Berg

72. Laika is on strike. 

Photo by Rosa Sosa

73. Milo is on strike. 

Photo by Kelsey Wright

74. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Natalie Field

75. Iggy Pup is on strike.

Photo by Eve Reineke

76. Sammy the Striker gave out free hugs and is on strike. 

Photo by Mary Fukawa

77. Bluford is on strike.

Photo by Amanda Hansing

78. Charlie is on strike.

Photo by Meredith Leuck

79. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Amy Martello

80. Prince is on strike.

Photo by Xre Sa

81. This dog is on strike. 

Photo by Laura Mary

82. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Julia Kambasha

83. This dog is on strike.

Photo by S J Mac Oisdealbhaigh

84. Clyde is on strike.

Photo by Maggie May

85. Henry is on strike.

Photo by Meredith Leuck

86. This hot dog is on strike.

Photo by Katie Mahoney

87. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Holly Elizabeth

88. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Maria Caudill

89. Spencer (who we wrote about in March!) got adopted and is on strike.

Photo by Kelley Lynch

90. Peanut is on strike.

Photo by Heather Ann

91. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Chris Hill

92. Dublin is on strike.

Photo by Kevin Hough

93. Maximus is on strike.

Photo by Christina Alvarado-Speth

94-98. These dogs are on strike.

Photo by Amanda Hansing

99. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Lauren Harrington

100. Thriller is on strike.

Photo by Megan Walendzinski

101. This dog is on strike.

Photo by Stryker Down

And a quick message from the feline auxiliary:

Photo by Heidi Lynn

And while the CTU strike of 2019 may now be over, Obie here will always *look back* on it fondly.

Got pics of your pup on the picket line? Be sure to tag #sidewalkdog!

(Cover photo by Amy Wagner)

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