If you are an animal lover and spend a lot of time online, you have probably seen pleas from rescue groups seeking homes for unwanted dogs and cats. The area’s biggest no-kill shelter welcomes the trend.
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.
A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.
Adelor the African lion, one of the most popular animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo, has passed away.
Officials in Kendall County say Moose the dog will not hurt anyone else ever again.
Officials in Kendall County say a dog that bit a 6-year-old boy at a shelter was put up for adoption, while another dog that had done nothing wrong was euthanized.
Veterinarians euthanized all 81 cats found on the property of an elderly Cicero woman because the animals were infected with feline leukemia.
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever left a dog to die in a garage in northwest suburban Harvard.