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Happy Dog Barkery Hosts Great Lakes Lab Rescue

The Happy Dog Barkery will be hosting Great Lakes Lab Rescue (GLLR) on Sunday, May 20th from 12 to 4 pm. This wonderful organization will … Read more ›

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Happy Dog Barkery hosts Wet Nose Food Pantry

The Happy Dog Barkery will be hosting Wet Nose Food Pantry at the store located in downtown Downers Grove. This organization will be visiting us … Read more ›

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Pet Food Distribution for people in need March 10th 10:00-11:00

This Saturday, March 10th,there will be a Pet Food Distribution for local people in need at our Storage unit in Eagle Storage 555 Rogers St … Read more ›

One of 43 puppies found Tuesday in a van in the Little Village neighborhood is shown at Chicago's Animal Care and Control office. The department has taken custody of the puppies, pending the results of a legal case against two men allegedly found in possession of them. (HANDOUT / February 8, 2012)

Lawsuit accuses Chicago-area chain of selling dogs from puppy mills

A half dozen pet owners have filed a lawsuit alleging a chain of Chicago-area pet stores sells puppies from what the suit alleges are “some … Read more ›

CAPS and community  members, shown Feb. 4, have been protesting an area pet store since November. (photo submitted by CAPS)

CAPS group says it will keep on protesting pet store

Whether it’s freezing and snowy or hot and humid, Kristen Kaminski said she is not going away. Kaminski and her group, the Companion Animal Protection … Read more ›

State investigates reports of distemper in dogs

The Illinois Department of Agriculture is investigating reports of distemper in dogs, including two sold at suburban pet stores, officials said Tuesday. There is one … Read more ›

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Mary Ann Minick Dedicates Life to Helping Others and Animals

Mary Ann Minick’s Christmas card from 2010 is a beautiful picture of her, her husband and their nine dogs. Minick is the founder of the … 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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Foster a Dachshund

FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED: MidWest Dachshund Rescue, Inc., is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and placing homeless and needy dachshunds and dachshund mixes in the Midwest. MidWest … Read more ›

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Puppy adopted in Afghanistan settling into new suburban home

Kaydee Johannsen doesn’t have her husband for comfort right now. Sgt. Tim Johannsen, of the First Infantry Division based at Fort Riley, Kan., is deployed … Read more ›