CBS 2 put four dogs to the test and asked police K-9 trainer Gary Tippett to pose as an intruder. Would the dogs attack or fall back? CBS 2′s Chris Martinez reports.
Emergency officials were called to the scene around 3:30 p.m. at Touhy Beach on the Far North Side. There, they found a confused Nova Scotia Retriever stranded on the ice.
Did you know that February 20th is Love Your Pet day? Humans get February 14 for Valentine’s Day, so why don’t you celebrate your pet’s own special day of love too. In order to pamper your pooch on this day, there are many boutiques around Chicago catering just to pets. Pick up a new bone or a new toy and show them how much you love them.
If you don’t learn how to pick up after your dog soon, Libra, the stars will BRING THE HAMMER DOWN. Yes, that’s right, the stars will punish you if you let your dog poop on the sidewalk one more time. The destruction will be swift and painful, worse than any onslaught you’ve ever heard described in a metal song. Seriously. You will cease to exist.
The kids came up with this idea on their own, according to their aunt Carolina Ruiz.
A team of dogs from the Chicago area is in Newtown Conn., to comfort those grieving after last week’s shooting.
They’re not just great companions. Man’s best friend may also be a secret weapon in the fight against cancer. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
“They seem pretty happy right now,” said veterinarian Dr. Andy Orals. “We’re all getting kind of attached to them.”
One person was slightly injured and three pet dogs died Wednesday afternoon in a fire that did an estimated $100,000 damage to an apartment complex on in west suburban Naperville.
Tinley Park firefighters saved two pit bulls that had inhaled smoke during a garage fire.
While searching the residence, police and animal control personnel were forced to wear protective suits, glasses, masks and gloves because of the large amount of animal excrement found all over the home.
Cancer has claimed the life of a tireless rescue worker who saved more than 200 animals over the past 8 years in the Chicago area.
No worries if you find that your apartment barely has enough breathing for you and Fido. Chicago and its surrounding suburbs have plenty of “dog friendly areas” where you two can go outdoors and take in the fresh air and get some exercise.
A warning has been issued for Chicago dog owners about a rare disease that could leave their pet blind.
The food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.
When summer strikes in Chicago, it’s time for families to start planning their weekend getaways. Just don’t make the mistake of forgetting a very important member of the family this year. That furry, four-legged pal who waits for you at the end of each day needs a little vacation as well. Take the time to plan a day trip to please the entire family at the best places to take a doggy day trip near Chicago.
While dogs and cats do not suffer heart attacks the way people do, researchers have come up with a set of recommendations on how to revive loved pets if their heart stops.
Dogs adore two things: their owners and food. Although they won’t be served a steaming platter of postman here, your canine friend may accompany you to one of these dog-friendly eateries and slurp a bowl full of cool water while spending time in his favorite place, at your side, while both of you watch the world go by.
More than 200 students from Harper High School, where gang conflicts were common last school year, have enrolled in summer jobs programs, including a dog obedience training program in Engglewood.
A new weekly feature begins airing today on Newsradio WBBM. It’s called Eye on Pets and will feature tips from one of Chicago’s top veterinarians to help keep your pets healthy and happy.