Aldermen Seek To Equip Animal Control Workers With Pet Microchip ReadersTwo aldermen have crafted a pet-friendly ordinance to help strays get back home faster, and make it easier for Chicago to become a no-kill city.
West Ridge To Get Chicago's First Cat CaféThe City Council has cleared the way for a so-called “Cat Café” to open in the West Ridge neighborhood, as part of a new animal shelter.
DeKalb County Shelter Planning Facility For Aging Pets Of SeniorsAnimal-loving senior citizens will no longer have to choose to give up their pets without ever seeing them again, if the DeKalb County Board approves a proposed animal shelter addition.
Snowy Landscape Makes Perfect Dogsledding ConditionsAt Swallow Cliff Woods in Palos Park – which is best known for the 125-step stair climb and the toboggan run that has been closed for more than a decade – Vincent Juarez stood on the back of a sled, pulled by his three dogs.
Snow Got You Down? These Puppies Will Cheer You UpA tent full of puppies drew a crowd at Pioneer Court, just off Michigan Avenue on Friday. It was part of Pet Smart's "Inspired By Pets" Campaign, which brings dogs and cats from city to city, trying to brighten people's days.
Fireworks, Heat Can Lead To Stressful Day For PetsWith record-high temperatures expected throughout the area Wednesday, as well as the usual displays -- official and improvised -- of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, this could be a doubly stressful day for pets.
Eye On Pets: Taking Your Dog On VacationA new weekly feature begins airing today on Newsradio WBBM. It's called Eye on Pets and will feature tips from one of Chicago's top veterinarians to help keep your pets healthy and happy.
Eye On Pets: New Feature On WBBM NewsradioA new weekly feature begins airing Saturday on Newsradio WBBM.