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(Credit: Hobart Humane Society)

Dozens Of Cats Crammed In Cages Left At Humane Society

Around 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.


A dryer at the Humane Society animal shelter in Munster, Ind., caught fire overnight, filling the shelter with smoke. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Damages Animal Shelter In Munster

An 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.


A puppy mill in Ohio (Photo supplied by Humane Society)

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.


Lake Michigan Fireworks

Fireworks, Heat Can Lead To Stressful Day For Pets

With 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.


Racehorse "Lady May Z" was found shot and killed on her owners' horse farm in Lowell, Ind., on May 29, 2012. (Supplied to CBS 2)

Humane Society Offers Reward For Info On Racehorse Killing

Police in northwest Indiana are hoping a reward will lead them to the person who killed a racehorse as it grazed last week.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

One of the dogs rescued from a suspected dog fighting operation in Gary. (Credit: Pamela Jones/CBS 2)

20 Dogs Rescued From Fighting Ring, Four Suspects Arrested

Police have arrested four people and rescued nearly two dozen dogs in connection with a dog-fighting ring in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011