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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

These 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do’s and don’ts are important to consider for any dog lover.

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6 Must-Read Books For Dog Lovers

These books are perfect for anyone who has fallen in love with man’s best friend.

09/12/2014

Cat Emergency At Battersea As Fewer Prospective Owners Come Forward

Dogs vs. Cats: Which States Love Them More

Dog owners vs. Cat owners: In the United States, it reflects our national politics.

07/28/2014

Rahan Silversten and her mother, Kerry. (Credit: Facebook)

Girl Selling Lemonade To Help Soldiers Bring Home Rescued Dogs

Rahan Sivertsen has a soft spot for dogs and soldiers, so she came up with an idea to sell lemonade and watermelon to raise funds for the Puppy Rescue Mission, which assists in adoptions of stray dogs that soldiers have rescued from war zones.

07/11/2014

A Chicago Fire Department paramedic uses a special canine mask to provide oxygen to Patchy, one of two dogs rescued from a burning home in West Pullman on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighters Save 2 Dogs From West Pullman Fire

Flames were shooting out the window of a home near 117th Place and Lowe Avenue around 12:15 a.m. when firefighters first arrived. The homeowners were not at home, but someone told firefighters there were two dogs inside, trapped in a back room

06/26/2014

BGA: Animal Control Mistakes Led To Deaths Of 2 Dogs

Chicago’s Animal Care and Control is charged with controlling and caring for unwanted or abused animals, but a WBBM investigation with the Better Government Association has uncovered recent mistakes that killed two dogs at the South Side facility.

05/15/2014

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Pet Owners Say Dogs Shouldn’t Have Died After Spaying At Animal Clinic

You never expect your pet to die after getting spayed. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with one grieving owner.

05/02/2014

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Vet Warns Dog Owners About Spread Of Bacteria From Standing Water

A prominent veterinary clinic has suggested dog owners keep a close eye on their pets, and get them vaccinated against a weather-related disease that’s moving into Chicago.

04/04/2014

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Aldermen OK Ban On Sale Of ‘Puppy Mill’ Animals At Pet Stores

The City Council gave final approval Wednesday to an ordinance banning pet shops from buying their animals from so-called “puppy mills” and similar places.

03/05/2014

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Puppy Bowl X To Feature Two Chicago Puppies

The Bears may not have made it anywhere near the Super Bowl, but there are at least two Chicagoans you’ll be able to cheer for on February 2nd: Sharpie and Taser, two puppies from ROMP Italian Greyhound Rescue. The pups will be appearing in Puppy Bowl X…

01/24/2014

This bike path is where a 68-year-old bicyclist was fatally injured. (CBS)

Police Seek Owners Of Unleashed Dogs Who Caused Fatal Bike Crash

Wladyslav “Walter” Bujak was on the bike trail doing what he loved. But Bujak did not finish his ride. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

10/04/2013

A dog displaced by the destruction of a Niles no-kill shelter. (CBS)

Destroyed Animal Shelter Will Hold Adoption-Donation Event This Weekend

Offers of help are pouring in for a Niles animal shelter that was decimated when a runaway school bus plowed into it earlier this week. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/03/2013

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Chicago Animal Welfare Group Applauds New Puppy Mill Regulations

A local group that’s been working to put puppy mills out of business applauds a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to impose restrictions on breeders who sell dogs on the Internet.

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Kam Gottlieb, 12, has helped buy treadmills for several animal shelters. (Credit: kinetick9s.weebly.com)

Wilmette Girl Raising Money To Buy Treadmills For Shelter Dogs

Since she was in the third grade, Kam Gottlieb has been raising money to buy treadmills for animal shelters through a group she founded and runs, Kinetic K-9s.

08/26/2013

Chicago Animal Care & Control workers remove two pit bulls from a house in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014, several days after squatters abandoned the animals there. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Dogs Rescued From House Where Squatters Abandoned Them

Three Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares

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Squatters Abandon Dogs In Calumet Heights House

Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.

08/13/2013

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Best Off Leash Dog Areas In Chicago

Here are a few of the best areas to play with your pooch off leash in Chicago.

08/10/2013

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Best Dog Walking Services In Chicago

Take advantage of the quality dog walking services offered in the Chicago area and ensure you come home to a happy and well taken care of pet.

08/09/2013

A dog taking a dognition test. (Credit: CBS)

New Test Can Tell You How Smart Your Dog Is

Ever wonder how smart your dog is? Or what they’re thinking? There is a new way to find out. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist shows us how you can put your dog to the test.

07/22/2013

Don't really care if it's the middle of the desert, pick up that dog's poop! (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dog Poop Puts Halt To Movies In Park

Piles of poop are putting the brakes on an outdoor summer movie series.

07/03/2013

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