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.
Consider your local climate as well as these tips before getting started.
Police in Crown Point, Ind., made a disturbing discovery Wednesday inside a home where neighbors had complained they’d been attacked by animals. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports that pet after pet was carted out of the house and police said no one should have been living in the conditions they had found inside.
Dogs, all pets for that matter, are family too. And they should be included in on the holiday festivities, including a trip to visit Santa Claus. Santa makes special visits just for pets around the Chicagoland area so you can have your dog or cat’s photo taken with him. And on Christmas morning, let them rip open one of their own gifts so they can experience the thrill of a magical Christmas too.
PAWS Chicago is hosting a 36-hour animal adopt-a-thon starting Friday morning at its Lincoln Park neighborhood shelter.
The City of Chicago takes in 20,000 unwanted animals every year, and while most have to be euthanized, the city is doing better than most.
Your pet gets a better chance for survival at the shelter with a new law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn.
The Anti-Cruelty Society says calls are pouring in from people concerned about how other people’s pets are being treated during the heat spell.
When the power went out on Monday, 250 animals and volunteers were left in the dark, without air conditioning, refrigeration and water.
The East Village, Ukrainian Village and Wicker Park neighborhoods, which are renown for their independent leanings, immigrant populations and hipster appeal, are also home to many family-friendly spots, especially during the summer.
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A Bucktown woman who works as a massage therapist for the Chicago Bulls says her dog was stolen more than three weeks ago during a break-in.
The north suburb incident is only the latest in a string of Chicagoland attacks by maraurding coyotes, which can become aggressive toward pets and small children.
A new state law that will take effect on New Year’s Day requires pet stores to give potential buyers the details of every animal’s health history.
A family lost its pets and Christmas presents Thursday afternoon when their home was destroyed in a fire in west suburban Northlake.
A woman and two pets were rescued from a fire at a house in west suburban Lyons on Wednesday, but another pet cat died in the blaze.
Many food pantries are no longer just for people. They’re for pets, too.
Pet shop owner Dave Cozzolino wanted to give some down-on-their-luck animals a second chance at a good life.
Diabetes has become a common diagnosis amongst pets. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports spotting the early signs is the key to their survival.