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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 ›

County rule change would allow pygmy goats and pigs

Herald News reports: Pygmy or dwarf goats and pigs would be allowed as pets in unincorporated areas of the county under proposed zoning ordinance changes. … Read more ›


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 ›

Debbie serves as a board member and foster parent.  Gizmo is currently seeking a loving home
From the community

Successful drive for animal rescue group.

Debbie VanArtsen and Gizmo, both from Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue, were very excited to receive 2 gift certificates and a check from Pedigree Junction Dog … Read more ›

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

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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 ›

From the community

Dogs needed for charity dog wash July 24 in Mokena

I’ll Be Doggone is having a dog wash fundraiser at their pet supply store in order to help raise money for Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue. … Read more ›

Misty Lindstrand pets her foster dog, Maggie, while daughter, Eliana, 5, watches. (Sheryl DeVore/Tribune)

Green Pup Shelter provides foster, permanent homes for unwanted dogs

The first three years of her life, Maggie lived in a wire cage no larger than her tiny body. She had little human contact, and … Read more ›


New Lenox scouts organize Mutt Strut

Two New Lenox Girl Scouts invite people and their four-legged companions to take a stroll in a special fundraiser later this month. Scouts Rachel Czaja … Read more ›

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From the community

P.A.W.S. of Tinley Park Celebrates 20,000th Adoption!

Just this last year, PAWS of Tinley Park witnessed the adoption of their 20,000th orphaned pet to a loving, forever home. He was a boxer … Read more ›

From the community

New Lenox Cadette Troop 70101 Need Help to Spread Holiday Cheer to their Furry Friends!

New Lenox Cadette Girl Scouts Troop 70101 Need Help to Spread Holiday Cheer to their Furry Friends! The girls of Troop 70101 will once again … Read more ›