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Ten tips to save money inside your home

Ten tips to save money inside your home

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, savvy approaches to running your home can save you money according to house smart experts.

September 27, 2014 3:02 pm

Earth-friendly ways to welcome babies and pets

Earth-friendly ways to welcome babies and pets

Tackling the to-dos that come along with these new additions is also a good time to adopt other green habits that will help preserve pretty places for them to explore and enjoy as they grow.

September 27, 2014 2:55 pm

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

CLEO

September 27, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

September 26, 2014 6:29 pm

Cast homework in the right light

Cast homework in the right light

If you can't imagine how your kids can possibly see well enough to do their homework as they sprawl out on the floor, their beds or the couch; fear not.

September 25, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

Just as there are lots of products on the market to help ease the aches, pains and mobility issues of human old age, so there is a good selection of such products for senior dogs and cats, as well.

September 25, 2014 2:03 pm Photos

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Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

LARRY

September 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pets provide more than companionship

Pets provide more than companionship

A Northwest Indiana mental health specialist knows the positive effect a pet can have on clients.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

KNIGHT

September 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

September 12, 2014 4:21 pm

Family trips with pets take some planning

Family trips with pets take some planning

One of the hardest parts about going on a vacation is leaving the family pet behind. While making the decision to travel with a pet can be fun and enjoyable, local experts say it takes a little planning and lot of precaution so every member o…

September 07, 2014 9:37 am

Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

MARANDA

September 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Help your pet lead a long happy life

Like any other member of the family, it is important to make sure your cat or dog stays healthy.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteering can be a family affair

Volunteering can be a family affair

Volunteering time to make the life of a rescued pet better is often a rewarding experience for both adults and children.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

You'll never forget your pets

Our dog has cancer. Within two weeks, we found a strange growth, learned from a biopsy that it was cancer, had it removed and then found out it is an aggressive cancer that typically will claim a dog’s life in four to seven months.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Picking out a pet: Make sure you do your homework

Picking out a pet: Make sure you do your homework

A dog can round out the perfect family. However, do homework in advance, and you're much more likely to end up with a friend for life than a return trip to the pound.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Plenty of fun for Fido

Plenty of fun for Fido

Gone are the days where the family pet is treated as an afterthought, staying at home alone while the kids are in school and the adults are at work.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lincoln Park Zoo launches nature exploration program for toddlers

Lincoln Park Zoo launches nature exploration program for toddlers

CHICAGO | To help toddlers form an early bond with nature, Lincoln Park Zoo has launched a new nature exploration program designed specifically for them.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Keep your family — and your pets — safe

Keep your family — and your pets — safe

Whether you are integrating a new pet into the family or bringing a new baby home from the hospital, there are important things to keep in mind to make sure all the people and animals stay safe, experts say.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Dog-friendly parks offer exercise, socialization for pooches

Dog-friendly parks offer exercise, socialization for pooches

Northwest Indiana and the surrounding areas offer a variety of opportunities for dogs to walk, run, play and socialize with other dogs both on- and off-leash. Try one of the many dog-friendly parks and beaches on your next outing.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

August 30, 2014 12:00 am

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PONCHO

August 29, 2014 3:25 pm Photos

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Pet briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

August 23, 2014 12:00 am

Jail bonding: Program pairs Lake County inmates with shelter animals

Jail bonding: Program pairs Lake County inmates with shelter animals

CROWN POINT | Dressed in head-to-toe khaki, Eugene Taylor leaned over and patted the white pit bull at his feet.

August 09, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Pet briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Paloma is a large and beautiful girl who loves treats and lots of petting. She is a 4-year-old Cane Corso mix. Adopt her from Humane Society Calumet Area.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Pets of the week

Pets of the week

JET

August 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pets of the week

Pets of the week

DINGO

August 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pet of the week: Clyde

Pet of the week: Clyde

CLYDE

August 02, 2014 12:00 am

Pet Briefs

CRITTER SUMMER CAMP | Munster

July 31, 2014 5:38 pm

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues

Almost every horse rescue in the country is running out of room or money as they continue to be strained by an influx of abandoned equines, a trend that began during the recession.

July 26, 2014 6:33 pm Photos

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Pets of the week

Pets of the week

GRETA

July 26, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

July 26, 2014 6:00 am

Pet of the week: Tramp

Pet of the week: Tramp

TRAMP

July 26, 2014 6:00 am

Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling these homes in 27 of its 190 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one.

July 20, 2014 5:42 pm Photos

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Pets of the week

Pets of the week

DESIREE

July 19, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Pet of the week: Bella

Pet of the week: Bella

BELLA

July 19, 2014 6:00 am

Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

July 19, 2014 6:00 am

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn't kick until after her pet died.

July 13, 2014 6:41 pm Photos

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Pets of the week

Pets of the week

CHAD

July 12, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Pet of the week: Dickens

Pet of the week: Dickens

DICKENS

July 12, 2014 6:00 am

Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

July 12, 2014 6:00 am

Fat camps offer pudgy pets 'pawlates' to slim down

Fat camps offer pudgy pets 'pawlates' to slim down

It's not just a people problem: Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering "pawlates," ''doga" and "Barko Polo," doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man's best friend.

July 06, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Pets of the week

Pets of the week

FANTASTIC FOURSOME

July 05, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Pet Briefs

ADOPTION EVENTS | Schererville

July 05, 2014 6:00 am

Pet of the week: Pebbles

Pet of the week: Pebbles

PEBBLES

July 05, 2014 6:00 am

Dashing dogs: Agility races gaining popularity

Dashing dogs: Agility races gaining popularity

Linda Harper of San Diego and her Shih Tzu named Fame spend every weekend on the road competing in agility races, the fastest growing dog sport in the United States.

June 28, 2014 2:45 pm

Pets of the week

Pets of the week

SUZY

June 28, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Ten tips to save money inside your home

Ten tips to save money inside your home

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, savvy approaches to running your home can save you money according to house smart experts.

September 27, 2014 3:02 pm

Earth-friendly ways to welcome babies and pets

Earth-friendly ways to welcome babies and pets

Tackling the to-dos that come along with these new additions is also a good time to adopt other green habits that will help preserve pretty pl…

September 27, 2014 2:55 pm
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