An officer observed a stack of caged animals Sunday afternoon through the open door of a parked van at Advanced Auto at 1770 N. Rand Road, Palatine police said. The outdoor temperature was 90 degrees.
Staffers for Lucky Lab Rescue picked up two females and two males – Labrador mixes and one partially paralyzed mutt – at O’hare that were part of the meat trade in South Korea.
Believe it or not, there wasn’t previously an Illinois law making it illegal for pet owners to leave pets in extreme heat or cold.
To kick off the reveal of a temporary mural along the 606 – also known as the Bloomingdale Trail – free dog portraits were created by local artists with Project Onward, a nonprofit studio and gallery for artists with mental and developmental disabilities.
How could little Boogie cause so much trouble?
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.
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.
Staffers at the main library found two dead bedbugs on a table in an isolated room Wednesday night, according to library director Anthony Austin.
The PAWS facility in southwest suburban Tinley Park has shut down adoptions and stopped taking animals from owners as because of dog flu.
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.
At least one animal shelter near tornado-ravaged Fairdale is housing several pets, but not because they can’t find the owners.
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.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports a team of researchers is now studying what’s going on in their brains.
Let Fido run off the leash at these dog runs in the Chicago area.
A virus that affects dogs has many folks in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs seeing their fair share of cases, reports Mariam Sobh.
Veterinarians citywide say they’ve seen a spike in kennel cough cases and one or two boarding facilities may be the source.
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.
Previously, the highly publicized dognapping incident, which ended with the stolen pets recovered Thursday, was characterized as a carjacking.
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.
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.