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Animal Medical Center-Skokie to host Open House

After serving Skokie and the surrounding areas for years, Animal Medical Center-Skokie is holding its first annual Open House on Saturday August 13th. Please join … Read more ›

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

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 ›

Animal Shelters Fall on Hard Times

Morton Grove Patch reports: At the Community Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) in Evanston, an older dog was handed over by a woman who had lost … 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 ›

Buddy is a 2-year-old male boxer that was adopted in May from Animal House Shelter in Huntley. (Photo by Kara Silva/TribLocal reporter)

No-kill animal shelter to host 5k-run, fundraising event

Animal House Shelter, a no-kill haven in Huntley for animals that have been abused, neglected, have special needs or were rescued from being euthanized at … Read more ›

From the community

Be Prepared for Litter After the Snow Melt

The Village urges all residents to keep Skokie clean by picking up litter and debris in their neighborhood and around their homes and businesses. If … Read more ›

Friendly Mandee is looking for her loving home!
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Pets available for adoption at Heartland Animal Shelter

Mandee is a 4 year old Jack Russell terrier mix that already knows how to be a nice pet. Mandee is extremely friendly and lovable … Read more ›

Photo by Brian L. Cox / Special to the Tribune

Firefighters gave cats oxygen in house fire

Five cats trapped in a recent house fire in Skokie were pulled from the blaze and given oxygen by Skokie firefighters. “Certainly there are sometimes … Read more ›

Collies like this are coming to Alden’s Kennels, 6810 Barnard Mill Road, Ringwood, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and 20 for the Central States Collie Club annual specialty show. The event is free to spectators.
From the community

Collie Club brings Lassie to Alden’s Kennels in Wonder Lake

I can’t tell you how excited I am about the upcoming Central States Collie Club specialty show Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and 20, at … Read more ›