Dogs

Boogie the dog. (Credit: CBS)

Did Doggie Do? Or Did Uber Try To Pull A Fast One?

How could little Boogie cause so much trouble?

07/22/2015

Capuchin monkeys dressed as jockeys ride dogs in the Banana Derby. (Credit: Facebook/Banana Derby)

Lake County Fair Keeping Quirky Banana Derby, Where Monkeys Ride On Backs Of Dogs

Despite pleas from Brookfield Zoo and members of the Lake County Board to do away with an event featuring monkeys riding dogs, the Lake County Fair plans to keep the popular Banana Derby race.

07/14/2015

(Credit: Kira Robson/Animal Care League)

Free Dog Healthcare Clinic Held On West Side

Nearly 200 West Side dogs received free health care and more during a three-hour clinic in the parking lot of the Austin district police station on West Madison Street.

07/11/2015

Photo Of Bugs (AP Photo/Virginia Tech Department of Entomology)

Palatine Library Officials Close The Book On Bedbugs

Staffers at the main library found two dead bedbugs on a table in an isolated room Wednesday night, according to library director Anthony Austin.

07/09/2015

The PAWS shelter in Tinley Park has been shut down as at least 35 dogs have confirmed cases of dog flu. (Credit: CBS)

Dog Flu Reported At Tinley Park PAWS Shelter, Chicago Animal Control

The PAWS facility in southwest suburban Tinley Park has shut down adoptions and stopped taking animals from owners as because of dog flu.

04/29/2015

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Dog Flu Strain Traced To Asia; Cats May Be In Danger

There’s new information about a virus that his killed several dogs in the Chicago. Vets now say the strain has never been seen before in the U.S., reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

04/13/2015

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DeKalb Animal Shelter Holding On To Pets While Tornado Victims Find Living Arrangements

At least one animal shelter near tornado-ravaged Fairdale is housing several pets, but not because they can’t find the owners.

04/12/2015

Dogs inside the Kankakee facility. (Credit: Amiee Stubbs of the Animal Rescue Corps)

About 80 Dogs Rescued From Kankakee Breeding Facility

About 80 small dogs and puppies have been rescued from neglectful conditions at a breeding facility at a home in Kankakee, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

04/07/2015

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Researchers Studying What Dogs Are Thinking

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports a team of researchers is now studying what’s going on in their brains.

03/31/2015

(Photo Credit: Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's Facebook)

Best Dog Runs In Chicago

Let Fido run off the leash at these dog runs in the Chicago area.

03/27/2015

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Increase In Kennel Cough Affecting Some Chicago Area Doggy Daycares

A virus that affects dogs has many folks in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs seeing their fair share of cases, reports Mariam Sobh.

03/23/2015

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Vets Seeing Uptick In Kennel Cough Among Chicago Area Dogs

Veterinarians citywide say they’ve seen a spike in kennel cough cases and one or two boarding facilities may be the source.

03/10/2015

Vito Stramaglia and Hugo Santamaria (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Seven Dogs Found In Trunk Near Mag Mile; Two Men Arrested

Two out-of-state men are facing animal cruelty charges after police found seven dogs in a vehicle’s trunk Friday on the Near North Side.

03/08/2015

Surveillance video shows two suspects drive off with a dog-daycare van. (Chicago Police)

Van Filled With Dogs Was Unattended Before Theft: Surveillance Video

Previously, the highly publicized dognapping incident, which ended with the stolen pets recovered Thursday, was characterized as a carjacking.

02/19/2015

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

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West Loop Park Patrons Call On Dog Owners To Pick Up Poop

Park patrons in the West Loop are calling on police to ticket irresponsible dog owners who leave dog droppings behind, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

01/13/2015

dogs reading

Dogs Helping Kids Learn To Read At 13 Chicago Public Schools

Books, computers, and even apps can help your children learn to read, but at 13 Chicago Public Schools, young students are becoming better readers thanks to dogs.

12/09/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

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.

09/23/2014

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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

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