Artificial Sweetener Found In Candy, Gum A Growing Danger For DogsAn artificial sweetener, found in candies and gums that's harmless to humans is poisonous to dogs and is increasingly leading to death, reports CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole.
Veterinarian: Keep Pets Safe On HalloweenChocolate and costumes could spell trouble for dogs and cats. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Des Plaines Dog Owners Warned After Cut Up Hot Dogs Apparently Filled With Poison Found Near CondoDes Plaines Police are warning dog owners to watch out now that cut-up hot dogs have been found on the lawn of a condo building: hot dogs apparently filled with rat poison.
Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails Near ChicagoHiking trails are a great place to spend the day, and bringing the four-legged friend along is an added bonus.
Woman Charged After Police Find Van Full Of Caged, Overheated Dogs In PalatineAn 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.
Four Dogs Rescued From Korean Meat Trade Arrive In ChicagoStaffers 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.
It's Finally Illegal In Illinois For Owners To Expose Pets To Extreme WeatherBelieve it or not, there wasn't previously an Illinois law making it illegal for pet owners to leave pets in extreme heat or cold.
Dog Owners Get Pet Portraits At Dog Park On 606 TrailTo 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.
Did Doggie Do? Or Did Uber Try To Pull A Fast One?How could little Boogie cause so much trouble?
Lake County Fair Keeping Quirky Banana Derby, Where Monkeys Ride On Backs Of DogsDespite 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.
Free Dog Healthcare Clinic Held On West SideNearly 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.
Palatine Library Officials Close The Book On BedbugsStaffers at the main library found two dead bedbugs on a table in an isolated room Wednesday night, according to library director Anthony Austin.
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