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If your cat is overweight, work with your veterinarian to help your kitty safely lose weight.
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Ask the Vets – Is my cat too fat?

Obesity isn’t just a concern for people; it has become the top nutritional concern for cats across the U.S. as well. A survey of veterinarians … Read more ›

Max A Pooch says, "Picking up litter is good for your waste line!"
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Pick up litter it's good for your waste line!

Posted by Keith SandersonApril 2, 2012 EmailPrint Max A Pooch says, " Pick up litter Glencoe it's good for your waste line! Then vote for … Read more ›

Adorable brothers Batman and Robin are available for adoption at Heartland Animal Shelter!
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Batman and Robin are looking for their happy home!

Batman and Robin are two bonded 5-year-old brothers. This dynamic duo was adopted as kittens from Heartland but their family had to move and did … 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 ›

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 ›

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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 ›

Moira is dreaming of her forever home!  Please come to meet Moira!
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Charming Moira needs a loving home!

Moira is a 4-1/2 year old torti who came to Heartland a little over a year ago from a kill shelter in Kentucky. Soon afterward … 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 ›

Sweet Betsy is available for adoption!
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Warm-hearted Betsy is searching for her forever home!

If you are looking for a sweet new family member, you should hurry to Heartland Animal shelter to meet 5-year old Betsy. Betsy is one … Read more ›

Cute Hilton is Available for adoption @ Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook
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Sweet Hilton is looking for his forever home!

Hilton is a beautiful boy with the sweetest eyes. He is approximately 3 years old and weighs right around 60 pounds. Hilton is such a … Read more ›