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What Should I Get My Pet for the Holidays?

What Should I Get My Pet for the Holidays? Holidays are family events, and you may want to include your pets in the gift exchange. … Read more ›

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From the community

Coyote Awareness

Coyote Awareness Several sightings of coyotes have been reported lately prompting a big concern. Coyotes are a permanent fixture in rural, suburban and urban areas. … Read more ›

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Winterizing your 4 Legged Family Members

Winter is around the corner and you will find your pet needs a little extra care from you. It’s best to be prepared for your … Read more ›

Toby, winner of the best pooch costume at the Schaumburg Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade, relaxes on the cool October day. Toby is dressed as an Olympic gold medalist speed skater. (Photo submitted by the Schaumburg Park District)

Share photos of your costumed pets!

It’s not just children and adults getting into the Halloween spirit, pets get in on the action too. We want you to share photos of … Read more ›

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Chihuahua & Owner Out-Fox Coyote

Coyote's are funny. Independent, cunning, hungry, & REAL fast. Although not agressive, they make it their life's work to look for food. In Darien, there … Read more ›

From the community

Presents for Pets Campaign

FLOOFINS & CO. PARTICIPATES IN NAPPS “PRESENTS 4 PETS” CAMPAIGN IN HONOR OF HSUS NATIONAL ANIMAL SHELTER APPRECIATION WEEK With National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week … Read more ›

Jeanette Schulz, executive director of On Angel's Wings, saved this dog from euthanization. He'll song go to an adoptive parent in Fox Lake. (Sheryl DeVore/Tribune)

On Angel’s Wings dream come true for pets and humans

Inch Bug had two days left to live. It’s not that the 3-year-old  Chihuahua-Pomeranian  mix  was sick. There just wasn’t enough room for the dog … Read more ›

Sara Tucker had her 24-year-old horse Kismet cremated at Hinsdale Pet Cemetary in Willowbrook. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune photo)

Horse crematorium open in western suburbs

When Darien resident Sara Tucker was deciding how to peacefully dispose of her deceased horse’s body, the last thing she wanted was to see her … Read more ›

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Pet obesity: Big dogs, fat cats increasingly common

Even before Eric Pihl pulls into TheraPET Wellness Center parking lot, his dog, Bonnie, climbs up from her lounging position in the back seat and … Read more ›

Photographer Jim Hoch captures a dog as it leaps to catch a disc in the air. Photo submitted by Cantingy Park

Share your doggie photos with TribLocal

We are undoubtedly in the dog days of summer; every day seems to bring another heat advisory or apocalyptic storm. But instead of grumbling and … Read more ›