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Wolfie & Marving hizang out with Santa (credit: Jacob Knabb)

Best Places For Pet Pictures With Santa

Dogs, all pets for that matter, are family too. And they should be included in on the holiday festivities, including a trip to visit Santa Claus. Santa makes special visits just for pets around the Chicagoland area so you can have your dog or cat’s photo taken with him. And on Christmas morning, let them rip open one of their own gifts so they can experience the thrill of a magical Christmas too.

12/08/2011

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

Feral Cats

Former Cat Hoarder’s House Declared Uninhabitable

A house in Vernon Hills is reportedly emitting an odor so foul, it’s not fit for man or beast.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2011

File Photo (Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Cats Credited With Alerting Aurora Family To Fire

A family’s cats are being credit with alerting their human companions to a fire in Aurora over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

More than 50 cats were removed from his Cicero home, which officials say was covered in filth inside. (CBS)

81 Cats Found At Cicero Home Euthanized

Veterinarians euthanized all 81 cats found on the property of an elderly Cicero woman because the animals were infected with feline leukemia.

06/29/2011

More than 50 cats were removed from his Cicero home, which officials say was covered in filth inside. (CBS)

50 Cats Found At Woman’s Cicero Home

Firefighters checking in on a 61-year-old woman Monday afternoon found more than 50 cats inside her west suburban home, including a dozen that were dead in her backyard.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Feral Cats

Vernon Hills Seeks To Inspect Former Cat Hoarder’s House

The Village of Vernon Hills was to go to court Monday to get permission to inspect the home of a former animal hoarder.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Squalid Gary Home Declared Uninhabitable; Woman Hospitalized

Neighbors of could not have believed what they found out about a couple in Gary, Ind., Thursday night as police and firefighters began walking into and out of their house.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

File Photo (Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Five Cats Rescued In North Suburban House Fire

Five cats were rescued from a burning house Thursday afternoon in north suburban Skokie after the pets’ owners told firefighters they were still inside.

02/18/2011

Photo Of A Feral Cat. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

Winter Is Tough On Feral Cats

There are several ways to help abandoned and former pet cats-gone-wild make it through the harsh winter.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2010

'Cottonball' Is Among The Cats At Save-A-Pet Shelter. (Save-A-Pet Photo)

Donations Mean No Obit For No-Kill Pet Shelter

Once facing possible closure, the Save-A-Pet shelter in Grayslake will remain open well into next year.

WBBM Newsradio–12/10/2010

Chicago Anti Hunger Foundation

Radiothon: Donate Now To Help Feed The Needy

This holiday season, we are hoping you can help provide help for those who are struggling to put food on the table.

WBBM Newsradio–12/10/2010

Wilmette Pet Center

Pet Shop Owner Takes To Selling Shelter Animals

Pet shop owner Dave Cozzolino wanted to give some down-on-their-luck animals a second chance at a good life.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Photo Of A Feral Cat. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

7 Dogs, 17 Cats, 20 Birds Removed From Condo

A horde of animals is removed from a Park Ridge condo after neighbors complained of a foul smell.

11/09/2010

Gov. Pat Quinn (left), state Sen. Bill Brady (credit: AP Photos)

Is Quinn’s Campaign Ad ‘America’s Nastiest’?

Chicago has been given a new unofficial title: home of “America’s Nastiest Political Ad.” That’s the charge from the Guardian, England’s most liberal newspaper.

CBS 2–10/19/2010

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