Lucky is a rottweiler-mix. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newsradio 780)

Calls Pour In From People Concerned About Pets

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.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

The animals at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake have been holding up remarkably well after the shelter has gone without power for two days because of the storm on July 11, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Grayslake Animal Shelter Still Has No Power

When the power went out on Monday, 250 animals and volunteers were left in the dark, without air conditioning, refrigeration and water.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011


Guide To Ukie Village: West Town Family Fun

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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Brookfield Zoo Guide

Brookfield Zoo 8400 31st St., Brookfield, Ill. Monday – Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Indoor Animal Exhibits close one half hour before the zoo closes. General Admission Adults: […]


Missing: Maverick

Rash Of Break-Ins Hit Pet Owners Hard

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.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2011


Dog Survives Coyote Attack In Highland Park

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 Dog (File Photo)

New Law Forces Pet Stores To Share Health Details

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.


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Pets, Presents Lost In Northlake Fire

A family lost its pets and Christmas presents Thursday afternoon when their home was destroyed in a fire in west suburban Northlake.


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Woman, Pets Rescued From Fire

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.


Wilmette Pet Center

Some Food Pantries Offering Food For Pets

Many food pantries are no longer just for people. They’re for pets, too.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2010

Wilmette Pet Center

Pet Shop Owner Takes To Selling Shelter Animals

Pet shop owner Dave Cozzolino wanted to give some down-on-their-luck animals a second chance at a good life.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010


Diabetes In Pets: How To Spot The Early Signs

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.

CBS 2–11/10/2010


Best Halloween Costumes For Dogs

This Halloween, don’t forget your favorite pooch. There is no shortage of costumes for our four-legged friends this year. Take a look at some of the best costumes for 2010. All featured costumes below are […]


Over-the-counter flea and tick medication

Vets: Avoid Over-The-Counter Flea & Tick Medicine

Veterinarians have warned pet owners to think twice before treating their dogs or cats with over-the-counter medication for fleas and ticks, as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

CBS 2–10/05/2010