Humane Society To Help Animals Affected By HarveyWhile Houston-area animal shelters are filling up with pets rescued from the flood zone, one shelter here is among many trying to help.
McDonald's To Switch To Cage-Free Eggs Over Next DecadeThe decision to switch to cage-free eggs signals a growing sensitivity among customers to animal welfare issues. That has been fueled in part by places like Chipotle that have made animal welfare standards part of their marketing.
Dozens Of Cats Crammed In Cages Left At Humane SocietyAround 3 a.m. Friday, 34 cats crammed into four cages were left in the outside dog kennel of the Humane Society of Hobart, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Fire Damages Animal Shelter In MunsterAn animal shelter in northwest Indiana was asking for donations of towels and blankets, after a fire in their laundry room overnight destroyed most of their linens.
Humane Society: 2 Of 100 Worst Puppy Mills Located In Illinois“These are the worst of the worst,” said Kathleen Summers, who helped author the “A Horrible Hundred” report. It focuses on facilities that have been previously cited in publicly available inspection documents.
Fireworks, Heat Can Lead To Stressful Day For PetsWith record-high temperatures expected throughout the area Wednesday, as well as the usual displays -- official and improvised -- of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, this could be a doubly stressful day for pets.
Humane Society Offers Reward For Info On Racehorse KillingPolice in northwest Indiana are hoping a reward will lead them to the person who killed a racehorse as it grazed last week.
20 Dogs Rescued From Fighting Ring, Four Suspects ArrestedPolice have arrested four people and rescued nearly two dozen dogs in connection with a dog-fighting ring in Northwest Indiana.