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From the community

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 ›

From the community

Spa Event Aims To Pamper Women While Helping Pets

Ladies – It’s the dead of winter… the holidays are over… old man winter has left his mark on our landscapes and us – in … Read more ›

Queenie was lost 2,100 miles from home near O'Hare in July.  Her family hasn't given up hope of finding her.
From the community

Oregon trucker still searching for dog lost near O'Hare on 7/20/11

Karl Ward, a long-distance truck driver from the state of Oregon, lost his dog "Queenie" on 7/20/11 while making a delivery in Wood Dale, IL. … 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 ›

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 ›

Join canine-focused activities at the fifth-annual "Ruff'n It" event at Greene Valley Forest Preserve.
From the community

Canine Fun at "Ruff'n It" at Greene Valley Forest Preserve

Calling all dogs! Fetch your favorite leash, wag your tail, and bring your human companion for some canine fun during the fifth-annual “Ruff’n It” at … 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 ›

Queenie, lost 2,100 miles from home around O'Hare Airport on 7/20/11
From the community

Oregon trucker loses dog near O'Hare on 7/20/11

Karl Ward, a long-distance truck driver from the state of Oregon, lost his dog "Queenie" on 7/20/11 while making a delivery in Wood Dale, IL. … 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 ›