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Derek Fierro

Police: East Lakeview Teacher Admits To Beating His Dog To Death

An East Lakeview neighborhood man called police early Friday and admitted to beating his dog to death.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

James Wesolaski, 51, has received a prison sentence for beating and choking his small dog. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Man Sentenced To Prison For Beating, Choking Small Dog

James Wesolaski admitted he had struck the animal, a Lhasa Apso named Teddy, after becoming angry when the dog bit him and escaped from his home.

08/09/2012

Dog Rescued

Rags, The Stevenson Expressway Dog, To Be Adopted

Rags — the little white dog that managed to avoid cars on the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour a week ago — is getting a home on Thursday.

07/10/2012

Dog Rescued

Dog Spotted Running On Stevenson Expy.

A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Tank, a 5-year-old Pomeranian who weighs 8 or 9 pounds, is missing after apparently falling off a boat on the Chicago River. (Credit: Mark Lewis)

Dog Found Safe After Falling Off Boat In River

A little life vest-wearing dog that slipped off a boat in the Chicago River Sunday evening is back with his owners, after a nearly 24 hour search and the help of some good people.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Payton The Dog

Dog Credited With Helping Family Escape Burning Plainfield Home

A family dog is being credited with helping a family escape a fire in Plainfield overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Missing Generic

Man Found After Vanishing While Trying To Find His Dog

All’s well that ends well for a far north suburban man and his dog.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2012

Randall Dockens

Canine Teams Head To Chicago To Help With NATO Security

Several out-of-state canine teams are here in Chicago to help with NATO security – teams from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

Darrick Sharkey allegedly threw a dog off a porch, injuring the animal. (Chicago Police Department)

Police: Man Throws Girlfriend’s Dog Off Porch During Argument

Darrick Sharkey, 24, of the 4200 block of West Iowa Street, was charged with one felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals.

03/03/2012

Byron The Dog

Charges Upgraded Against Man Who Poured Boiling Water On Dog

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.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Isis, a shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned on the West Side and beaten by kids with bats and broomsticks in December 2011, was moved to a foster home a month and a half later. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care and Control)

Dog Abandoned And Attacked On West Side Now In Foster Home

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.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Dog Prints

Police: Man Poured Boiling Water On Dog For Peeing On Floor

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.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Dog Prints

Dog Abandoned In Cold, Beaten By Kids On West Side

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.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Meet Luella, the Blagojevich family's new puppy. (CBS)

On Night Out, Blagojevich Gets Upstaged By New Puppy

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.

12/09/2011

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

Dog Prints

2 Bigger Dogs Maul Family’s Pet At Naperville Park

A Naperville woman says her small dog is recovering from serious injuries after a vicious attack by two bigger dogs.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

The Kerryman Irish Bar & Restaurant

Dog Friendly Bars In Chicago

If you’re looking to take your pooch out for drinks tonight, check out these dog-friendly bars.

10/27/2011

Skeletal Remains At Indiana Demolition Site

Dog Finds Skeletal Remains At Northwest Indiana Demolition Site

Police are investigating a mystery stemming from a grisly discovery at a Hammond, Ind., demolition site.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Queenie

Volunteers Search For Dog That Escaped In Wood Dale

A dozen volunteers are scouring the northwest suburbs for an elusive dog who got away from her owner.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2011

Dog Prints

Family Gets $330,000 Judgment After Police Shoot, Kill Dog

A jury has awarded more than $330,000 to a family whose dog was killed by Chicago Police.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

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