Animal shelter

Brownie is a female German Shephard and Great Dane mix available for adoption at Cache Creek Animal Rescue, which is facing eviction from its facility in Joliet. (Credit: Cache Creek Animal Rescue)

Joliet Animal Shelter Facing Eviction Just Before Christmas

Dogs rescued by a Joliet no-kill animal rescue group could be evicted in a matter of days, but the shelter and its supporters are fighting back.


Cheeser, a pit bull mix, was stolen from the South Suburban Humane Society. (Supplied Photo)

Dog Recovered After Being Stolen From Animal Shelter

On Thursday afternoon, the Humane Society reported on its Facebook page that Cheeser had been recovered.


Buddy reunited with Emma. (Credit: Cindy Hall)

Valparaiso Family Reunited With Missing Dog

A northwest Indiana family has been reunited with their missing dog on Saturday.


A bus crashed into the Wright-Way animal shelter in Niles. (Credit: CBS)

School Bus Crashes Into Animal Shelter

Volunteers for a suburban Chicago animal shelter say they have no place to put dozens of animals after a school bus crashed into their building.


The animals at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake have been holding up remarkably well after the shelter has gone without power for two days because of the storm on July 11, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Group Petitions Gary Mayor To Close Down Animal Shelter

A group of animal lovers in Indiana are petitioning the Gary mayor to close down the local animal shelter.


Laine, a female terrier mix, is just one of scores of dogs and cats up for adoption at PAWS Chicago's 36-hour adopt-a-thon starting Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. (Credit: PAWS Chicago)

PAWS Animal Shelter Holding 36-Hour Adopt-A-Thon This Weekend

PAWS Chicago is hosting a 36-hour animal adopt-a-thon starting Friday morning at its Lincoln Park neighborhood shelter.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Four of five domestic rabbits that will soon be up for adoption after they were rescued from outside Northside College Prep High School. Nine bunnies were found abandoned there. Three died. (Credit: Red Door Animal Shelter)

Shelter: More Pet Rabbits Being Abandoned In The Wild

A Rogers Park animal shelter says it’s seeing a big increase in the number of pet rabbits that have been released into the wild – with unfortunate consequences.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2011

Diane Eldrup (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Lake County Shelter Owner Convicted Of Animal Torture

A jury has convicted a former Lake County shelter operator on charges of animal torture.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

Inmates Clean Animal Shelter

Cook County Jail Inmates Put To Work Cleaning Animal Cages

Inmates at the Cook County Jail are taking on some new responsibilities, in the form of cleaning cages at an animal shelter.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011

The animals at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake have been holding up remarkably well after the shelter has gone without power for two days because of the storm on July 11, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Grayslake Animal Shelter Still Has No Power

When the power went out on Monday, 250 animals and volunteers were left in the dark, without air conditioning, refrigeration and water.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Diane Eldrup (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Animal Shelter Owner Indicted For Another Dead Dog

The owner of a north suburban animal rescue facility, charged with cruelty and torture after 18 dogs were found dead, is facing more charges.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Diane Eldrup (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Several Dead Dogs Found Inside Animal Shelter

As many as a dozen dogs have been found dead inside an northwest suburban animal shelter.

WBBM Newsradio–12/17/2010