"Headlines" by Author Malcolm Hall and Illustrated by Wallace Tripp (1973 Dell/Yearling Books)
Dr. Michelle Oakley, who originally hails from Northwest Indiana, is the soon-to-be star of "The Amazing Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet," a one-hour reality series that has already been shot and sold to begin airing in April (premiere date TBA) on cable's National Geographic Channel.
LOS ANGELES | The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting "Shame on you!" because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn't know what your rant is about.
A toy poodle is judged in the competition ring during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday in New York.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Placing dam-like structures in Chicago waterways would be an almost foolproof method of preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan, while a less pricey electric barrier system also has solid prospects for shielding the Great Lakes from the invasive fish, accordi…
HAMMOND | A man was charged Thursday in federal court with illegally killing and taking migratory birds, according to court records.
Pet adoption special
LAKE STATION | About 14 dogs were rescued Sunday night from a garage fire in the 2800 block of Clay Street.
When Ashley Gajda met an owner looking to abandon pet chinchillas near a dumpster, she decided to step in, and now dedicates her free time to similar rescue efforts.
CHICAGO | Lincoln Park Zoo invites pre-kindergarten to fourth-graders to kick back with the critters during winter and spring breaks. Registration for both camps opens at 10 a.m. today via the zoo’s website.
Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better, and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen
There are many people who call these creepy critters a pet or a passion and insist their beauty is worth the risk of a bite.
GARY | The city's animal control division announced Wednesday that the Human Society Calumet Area, Inc., will help the division perform some of its services starting next week.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. | If a single horseshoe brings luck, then the pitter-patter of eight tiny hooves must deliver even more good fortune.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.
CHICAGO | A sea otter found abandoned in Alaska at less than 6 weeks old in 1990 was considered the oldest sea otter living in any North American zoo or aquarium when she was euthanized over the weekend, Shedd Aquarium officials said Monday.
MERRILLVILLE | The staff of Merrillville Animal Hospital turned some unwanted items into cash for a good cause last month when they hosted a hosted a giant yard sale to raise money for the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, 6100 Melton Road in Gary.
BROOKFIELD, lll. | There's a new furry feline prowling around the Brookfield Zoo in suburban Chicago.
Jessica McDowell’s commitment to the 4-H program has provided her with a scholarship for $1,250 from the Rabbit and Sheep Scholarship Committee.
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