Believe it or not, there wasn’t previously an Illinois law making it illegal for pet owners to leave pets in extreme heat or cold.
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.
Nearly 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.
As things stand now, Metra riders are not allowed to take pets on board, but on Wednesday the commuter rail agency’s board will discuss whether to test allowing pets on one of its lines.
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At least one animal shelter near tornado-ravaged Fairdale is housing several pets, but not because they can’t find the owners.
Animal-loving senior citizens will no longer have to choose to give up their pets without ever seeing them again, if the DeKalb County Board approves a proposed animal shelter addition.
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With the thermometer down – the calls to the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society are up.
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There’s a new app on the market today and it’s designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
Officials at the not-for-profit, no-kill Animal House Shelter say a new boiler will cost about $4,000. In the meantime, they need items to help keep the dogs and cats warm.
It’s estimated hundreds of pets were once missing and now found, while dozens await reunions. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards was at the Tazewell County Animal Control where there was one reunion and one more added to the missing.
Researchers meeting in Chicago have presented findings from three new studies that show health and other benefits from human-animal interaction. Scientists who examined the impact of pets on physical and emotional health and on human social relationships have found positive and lasting effects of pet ownership and pet therapy.
A new travelling Smithsonian exhibit about animals is on a tour of Chicago Park District Parks with stops scheduled through August 9.
Volunteers from PAWS Chicago are back in the city this morning with 79 homeless dogs and cats that survived the tornadoes in Oklahoma last month.
Four of Chicago’s animal shelters will team up this weekend for a cat adoption event aimed at easing the impact of “kitten season” or cat breeding season during spring and summer – the only time of the year when cats breed. The result is an influx of cats and kittens at animal shelters.
Lori Gentile began to cry when she saw the parade of dogs and cats — including the newest member of the Gentile family — scampering down the sidewalk into PAWS Chicago’s Lincoln Park adoption center Monday.
Volunteers from PAWS Chicago are going to tornado-torn Oklahoma this weekend to bring back 75 homeless dogs and cats.