| Nov 30, 2013
PETS IN NEED
I lost my home due to no fault of my own. I am a very sweet little girl who is good with other dogs, cats and children. I would make a wonderful addition to any family.
More about Molly: She is a tri-colored beagle, weighing about 20...
| Dec 8, 2013
Rena Church, the public art director for the city of Aurora, is a nice, pleasant person. And she has a cute, tiny dog, a Chihuahua mix named Rula.
Their dream? To do what is now forbidden: ride together on Metra.
Rena can almost envision the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Convicted sex offenders in Connecticut must be registered with the state and have their names and addresses listed for the public. Some activists want to require a similar system for people who abuse animals.
The idea is to stop the kind of gruesome...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Sifting through the splintered remains of what used to be his family's red-brick home in Washington, Ill., 30 hours after a tornado leveled much of the town, Jonathan Byler Dann wasn't holding out much hope of finding the one family member that didn't...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Pet stores in Naperville and Bolingbrook are asking for the public's help in finding two dogs, one stolen from each of the stores Friday, and the woman who was caught on video and may have stolen both of them.
The woman walked into the Petland on Ill....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Cat owners think they understand their feline friends' needs, but sometimes they may not. According to a recent survey by the Kelton Global of more than 500 cat owners, its turns out the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) may be easier to understand than...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
With more than 269,000 followers on Instagram, Lil Bub is an Internet sensation.
Now the dwarf cat, rescued two years ago from a tool shed in rural Indiana, is one of four celebrity pets featured in an advertising campaign rolling out Tuesday from TBWA\...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:52 AM
By Barbara Liston
ORLANDO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Michael Jarboe of Miami paid
extra for special airline dog handlers to ensure the safety of
his 2-year-old mastiff, BamBam, on a cross-country flight.
Instead, following a layover in Houston in 90-degree...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Ask any cat- or dog-lover and they will tell you how pets can bring joy, comfort and companionship into a person's life.
Pets can make people healthier, too.
Scientific studies show owning a pet can help reduce blood pressure, cholesterol levels,...
| Nov 17, 2013
Sheri Berliner's handsomely restored North Side greystone has the usual vintage light fixtures, framed art and updated kitchen, but when you climb the stairs to the second floor and peer down the hallway, you're greeted by five tightly closed doors....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Dr. Bernadette Aleksey (Dr. Bernie), veterinarian and owner of Adorable Pets Veterinary Center, Haddam, spoke at Brainerd Memorial Library, Haddam, on Nov. 19.
Dr. Bernie discussed her journey that led to her becoming a veterinarian. "I'd like to share...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Does Spot have a spot on South Florida beaches?
Not much of one, at least not in Broward and Palm Beach counties. That's one reason the City of Boca Raton plans to open a 100-yard stretch of sand and surf to accommodate man's best friend.