Dogs rescued

An Illinois Department of Transportation truck blocks a lane of traffic on the Bishop Ford Freeway after spotting two dogs wandering on the shoulder near 115th Street. (Credit: CBS)

Owner Rescues Two Dogs Wandering Along Bishop Ford Freeway

The Akita dogs were spotted along the shoulder of the Bishop Ford near 115th Street around 6 a.m. Illinois State Police said a woman and her daughter had been searching for the dogs all night, and when they learned the dogs were on the Bishop Ford, the daughter drove to get them.

02/05/2015

One of eight dogs rescued from the Dolton Animal Hospital. Four other dogs were found dead. (Credit: Animal Welfare League)

Shelter To Inspect Potential Foster Homes Before Giving Out Rescued Dogs

Many people have called the Animal Welfare League in Chicago Ridge since Sunday, hoping to adopt one of the eight dogs taken there from the Dolton Animal Hospital.

09/25/2014

Firefighters rescue several dogs from a burning building in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Dogs Rescued From Jefferson Park Fire Doing Better

“They seem pretty happy right now,” said veterinarian Dr. Andy Orals. “We’re all getting kind of attached to them.”

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Firefighters rescue several dogs from a burning building in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Person Burned, Several Dogs Rescued At NW Side Fire

Firefighters brought the animals — some unconscious — out of the building in blankets and used oxygen masks specially made for pets to attempt to revive them.

11/26/2012