Munster resident Julianne Watterson happened upon her position at the South Suburban Humane Society by chance, but her experience there has persuaded her to remain in animal rescue for the rest of her life.
Emergency medical technician Bobby Elliott is using his hands-on training to serve both humans and animals.
Crown Point resident Amanda Arceo is one of 40 volunteers working to find homes for animals as a part of rescue group All Breed Rescue Angels Inc.
Jaime Schoon is working to ensure that dogs housed at Gary Animal Control escape euthanasia with her group Northwest Indiana Death Row Dogs.
Participants of the third annual Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl take off down the sidewalks of Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso, walking their four-legged friends so everybody could see them Saturday evening.
Brenda Olthff shows off Noah, one of the many dogs that were out and about in Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso on Saturday during the third annual Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl, trying to get him a forever home.
Kaner, a St. Bernard and Rottweiler mix, lies in the grass with Jon Thomas, director of the Porter County Animal Shelter, at the Amphitheater in Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso on Saturday during the third annual Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl.
Walking into the Humane Society Calumet Area, you may notice two pink-speckled ears poking out from behind the main desk. Next, big brown eyes and an inquisitive, sniffing nose. Get closer to the 5-year-old white-and-black-spotted pit bull-terrier mix, and you can see the pink hairless strip…
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Anastasia Trekles enjoys making a difference as the newest board president of the Independent Cat Society, a no-kill cat shelter in Westville.
MERRILLVILLE | For about a year, the Treasured Friends animal rescue has been attempting to find new homes for dozens of cats living in a Merrillville man's home.
When Mary Ann Massa felt she was missing fulfillment in her life, she decided to make a difference by helping animals.
A year ago today, I wrote a letter to my then unborn child. We had recently learned he was a boy, but he still had no name so I called him “Little Baby.”
MERRILLVILLE | David Kotulak is fond of the many cats that fill his Merrillville home, but he understands he must part ways with most of them.
Peter Madafferi, of Merrillville, scans the woods for a stray dog spotted outside Henryville, Ind.
Darin Lee, of RobDar's HoundSong Rescue in Hammond, drops water off at the fire station in downtown Henryville, Ind. A dozen volunteers departed Northwest Indiana early Sunday on a mission to to help a Jeffersonville, Ind., animal shelter. They filled their cars with cases of water, blankets…
Lake County Animal Control Center Field Officer Tara Stanley's dog Zuma returns empty handed Sunday after scaling woods in search of an injured stray dog spotted from the road outside Henryville, Ind.
Beth Millies, a volunteer for the Lake County Animal Control Center, hugs a dog found next to a flattened house Sunday in Henryville, Ind. Millies was among a group of region volunteers that traveled to the tornado-ravaged town to bring supplies and care for stray pets. The dog later was reu…
David Sumpter pulled his dog Lucky out of the bottom of the rubble in his Henryville, Ind., house after a tornado ripped through it Friday. While making food runs, Sumpter left Lucky in his "DOG"-marked car to protect what little belongings he had left.
Victoria Beasley, a public liason with the Lake County Animal Control Center, gives a slice pizza to a stray dog found next to a flattened house in Henryville, Ind.
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