Stolen Dog

Adam Johnston poses with his dog, Barnaby, after the two were reunited. Barnaby had been stolen from Johnston's West Loop apartment, but was later returned to PAWS Chicago. (Source: Facebook)

Dog Stolen From West Loop Apartment Returned To PAWS Chicago

On Wednesday, a post on a Facebook page titled “Find Barnaby” reported that Barnaby was dropped off to PAWS Chicago after a woman saw someone matching the alleged thief’s description at a Petco.


Neven. (Credit: Midwest Animal Rescue & Services Facebook)

Animal Shelter Seeking Answers After Woman Who Reported Dognapping Disappeared

A Minnesota animal rescue group was hoping to get some answers Thursday, two days after a woman claimed a dog she adopted was stolen in Chicago, and then she cut off all contact. A police officer who heard about the case has begun seeking answers on her own time.


Stolen Puppy

Joliet Animal Shelter Worried About Sick Stolen Puppy

The 8-week-old puppy, a Shih Tzu-Poodle mix, was stolen from Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, on the 200 block of Republic Street, just after noon Monday. The female puppy was being treated for a respiratory infection, and needs medication, or is going to get sicker.


Cheeser, a pit bull mix, was stolen from the South Suburban Humane Society. (Supplied Photo)

Dog Recovered After Being Stolen From Animal Shelter

On Thursday afternoon, the Humane Society reported on its Facebook page that Cheeser had been recovered.


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)

Five Years After It Was Stolen, Dog Reunited With Illinois Family After Being Found In South Carolina

A dog stolen from the backyard an Illinois family more than five years ago was found wandering in South Carolina, and is now back with its rightful owners, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


Luigi, a seven-month old Pomeranian that was stolen from a vehicle last Monday. (Credit: Niles Police)

Woman Has Dog Stolen From Car In Niles

(UPDATE 4/4/2013: The puppy has been found and return to its owners) NILES, Ill. (CBS) — A woman had her dog stolen after leaving it in a parked car on the 5700 block of Touhy […]


Bella, a six-month-old poodle-Maltese, was taken from a locked car over the weekend. (CBS)

Puppy Dognapped From Locked Car

A Northwest Side couple says their puppy was dog-napped. Now they’re offering a reward for Bella, the Maltese poodle.



Woodridge Family Remains Upset Over Stolen Dog

The Woodridge family whose pet dog was stolen in a break-in 10 days ago says it’s difficult to try to explain to the children why someone would take the family pet.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2011


Anti-Cruelty Society Joins Search For Stolen Dog

The Anti-Cruelty Society is stepping in to try to find a stolen dog – and reunite him with his family in Woodridge.

WBBM Newsradio–01/13/2011