Darrick Sharkey, 24, of the 4200 block of West Iowa Street, was charged with one felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals.
Authorities have upgrade charges against a 20-year-old college athlete accused of throwing boiling water on his dog after the animal urinated on the floor.
Isis, the shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned in the cold by her owners and then attacked by children with baseball bats, is now in a foster home.
An East Pilsen neighborhood man faces animal cruelty charges, after police say he threw boiling water on his dog because the animal urinated on the floor.
There is a heart-wrenching story Monday morning about a West Side family on-the-move, a pet dog abandoned in the cold, and some cruel kids.
The former governor and his wife, Patti, and their two daughters traveled to Chicago’s PAWS animal shelter to get a Maltipoo named Louella, which had been rescued from the city pound.
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.
A Naperville woman says her small dog is recovering from serious injuries after a vicious attack by two bigger dogs.
If you’re looking to take your pooch out for drinks tonight, check out these dog-friendly bars.
Police are investigating a mystery stemming from a grisly discovery at a Hammond, Ind., demolition site.
A dozen volunteers are scouring the northwest suburbs for an elusive dog who got away from her owner.
A jury has awarded more than $330,000 to a family whose dog was killed by Chicago Police.
Officials in Kendall County say Moose the dog will not hurt anyone else ever again.
A Great Dane from Addison has won the Guinness World Record for the tallest living female dog on earth.
Police shot a pit bulldog to death Wednesday evening after it attacked a real estate agent in front of his West Ridge home.
Police shot and killed a dog, and wounded a suspect, during a drug raid in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood.
Funeral services will be Saturday for Taylor Mae Stinchcomb, the 15-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic crash near Grayslake, which also took the life of her sick dog.
A 15-year-old girl is dead following a crash near Grayslake, in which she asked a friend to take the wheel because she was too upset that her dog was going to be euthanized. The dog also died in the crash.
Stewart Gibbs of the West Loop apparently thought he was smart enough to perform surgery on his dog without training – and while apparently drunk – but he ended up getting arrested on an animal cruelty charge.
A U.S. Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer and Iraq War veteran from Rogers Park is facing felony animal cruelty charges, after police say he slammed his girlfriend’s small dog into a wall during an argument.