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A PetSmart puppy booth drew a crowd on Michigan Avenue on Friday, providing a bit of cheer after some people woke up to snow flurries in the middle of May. (Credit: Terry Keshner/CBS)

Snow Got You Down? These Puppies Will Cheer You Up

A tent full of puppies drew a crowd at Pioneer Court, just off Michigan Avenue on Friday. It was part of Pet Smart’s “Inspired By Pets” Campaign, which brings dogs and cats from city to city, trying to brighten people’s days.

05/16/2014

Shelly R. Hess (Lake St. Louis Police)

Suspect In Suburban Petland Puppy Thefts Surrenders

A woman implicated in the thefts last fall of puppies from Petland stores in Naperville, Bolingbrook and Missouri has surrendered.

02/13/2014

Taser & Sharpie (Photo Credit: romprescue.com / Puppy Bowl X)

Puppy Bowl X To Feature Two Chicago Puppies

The Bears may not have made it anywhere near the Super Bowl, but there are at least two Chicagoans you’ll be able to cheer for on February 2nd: Sharpie and Taser, two puppies from ROMP Italian Greyhound Rescue. The pups will be appearing in Puppy Bowl X…

01/24/2014

This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis. (Petland)

Three Stolen Puppies Returned Safe

Three designer puppies stolen late last week from three different pet stores were dropped off at a Petland in Missouri on Sunday.

11/11/2013

(Credit: chicago-dog-parks.com)

Best Off Leash Dog Areas In Chicago

Here are a few of the best areas to play with your pooch off leash in Chicago.

08/10/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Puppies Abandoned In Indiana Dunes State Park Find New Homes

Lakeshore PAWS, which has been caring for the puppies, received more than 70 adoption applications after Karen Read, of Portage, found them abandoned along a dark road in the park last week.

05/16/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Woman Rescues 17 Puppies Abandoned At Indiana Dunes State Park

Someone dumped a mother Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a dark road in the Indiana Dunes State Park on Friday.

05/14/2013

Tall glass of puppy (Credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Gemini

You keep stealing puppies! I don’t get it. Is it the adrenaline rush? Are you addicted? To what? Stealing? Puppies? Both?

10/08/2012

Joshua Moore

Police: Man, Boy Posted Violent Torture Of Puppies On YouTube

A Chicago man and a 13-year-old boy are facing numerous charges after allegedly posting videos of themselves torturing puppies on YouTube.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Scales Of Justice

Attorney Considers Class Action Suit Against Pet Shop

An attorney who is suing a chain of pet shops says it could turn into a class-action case.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Larry Subject (left) and Travis Wester (right) are both charged with animal cruelty after police found they had left 43 puppies inside a parked vehicle, in cramped containers without adequate food or water. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Judge Rules Animal Cruelty Defendants Can Get Puppies Back

Two Iowa men found last week in the west side Lawndale neighborhood with 43 puppies in their car can get them back.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Two of the 43 puppies that police officers found in a parked vehicle, inside cramped containers without adequate food or water. Two Iowa men were charged with animal cruelty after the puppies were found. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care & Control)

Judge To Rule On Whether Rescued Puppies Can Go Up For Adoption

A hearing is being held Thursday to determine the future for 43 puppies that were found in a cramped parked vehicle last week.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Larry Subject (left) and Travis Wester (right) are both charged with animal cruelty after police found they had left 43 puppies inside a parked vehicle, in cramped containers without adequate food or water. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

$10K Bond For Iowa Men Who Left 43 Puppies In Parked Vehicle

Two Iowa men have been ordered held on $10,000 bond after they were arrested on animal cruelty charges when police found 43 puppies left inside a cramped parked vehicle with little food or water.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Puppy Mill Dogs Up For Adoption

Several dogs go up for adoption today (Friday, March 25) in Chicago after being rescued from puppy mills in Missouri.

03/25/2011

Photo Of A Snarling Pit Bull Terrier Dog. (AP Photo)

Police Shoot Attacking Pit Bull In Elgin Home

Police in Elgin shot and killed a family dog that turned on its owners and its own puppies.

01/13/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (left), state Sen. Bill Brady (credit: AP Photos)

Is Quinn’s Campaign Ad ‘America’s Nastiest’?

Chicago has been given a new unofficial title: home of “America’s Nastiest Political Ad.” That’s the charge from the Guardian, England’s most liberal newspaper.

CBS 2–10/19/2010