CROWN POINT | The Animal Adoption and Control Center will host its second annual Pet Oktoberfest between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds. There will be pet vendors along with animal rescue groups, the Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit and Posse, Lake County Sheriff John…
CROWN POINT | Snoopy and his owner were reunited Friday.
CROWN POINT | While the Lake County Sheriff's attorney John Bushemi did not respond last week to queries about the use of warrants in impounding animals, a seasoned criminal attorney said warrants are not necessary to rescue distressed animals in plain view.
CROWN POINT | A spokesman for Lake County Sheriff John Buncich declined further comment on the status of fired animal control employee Victoria Beasley, but her supporters aren't taking her firing as final.
CROWN POINT | A woman opposing the firing of a longtime employee of the Lake County Sheriff's Animal Adoption Center reported receiving a call Monday from the sheirff's investigations division regarding charges being filed against her.
The remains of two small monkeys found in a crate of equipment at the BP Whiting Refinery have been removed for safe disposal, a company spokesman said Thursday.
Contract workers got a jarring surprise Wednesday afternoon at the BP Whiting Refinery when they encountered a shipment crate that contained two dead monkeys.
PORTER | Michele Bolinger, speaking on behalf of Building Commissioner Art Elwood Tuesday night at the Town Council meeting, updated officials on a home considered overrun by cats.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council might seek help from a veterinarian as it looks to address an ordinance regarding pit bulls and other dangerous animals in Merrillville.
MERRILLVILLE | Concerned residents in Merrillville's Sedona subdivision want the town to address problems with unattended pit bulls they believe to be dangerous in their neighborhood.
ST. JOHN | One pig is on the loose and one penned at a south suburban farm after St. John police received a call Thursday about two pigs running free on a St. John road.
MICHIGAN CITY | Michigan City has changed the design of the animal control division by moving the animal control officer to the Police Department, Assistant Chief Royce Williams announced Wednesday.
WINFIELD | The Lake County sheriff could begin providing more than police protection to Winfield under a developing agreement.
CROWN POINT | Three abandoned dogs seized from an East Chicago home were severely underweight, flea-infested and in desperate need of medical attention, Lake County Animal Control spokeswoman Victoria Beasley said.
A 2-year-old female German shepherd was found abandoned along with two male dogs in an East Chicago home. The dogs, which are being treated for malnutrition, flea infestation and assorted medical conditions, have been taken to the Lake County Animal Control building in Crown Point.
CROWN POINT | April Godra's said her first act as director of Lake County no-kill animal shelter was to keep it from being politically euthanized.
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