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Woman reduces number of dogs in Hobart home

HOBART | Hobart resident Diane Link Polgar has reduced the number of dogs in her home by 12 after city officials told her she could no longer keep more than two dozen dogs in her home.

October 15, 2014 6:48 pm
Rescue group founder believes there's a home for every dog

Rescue group founder believes there's a home for every dog

Denny Gates-Berry has a special place in her heart for pit bull breeds and founded the K9 Rescue Mission in 2008 to rescue and "rehome" dogs in Gary and surrounding communities.

October 10, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Latest 'CATS' includes dog salute musical number

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Latest 'CATS' includes dog salute musical number

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Cook County authorities probe Dolton animal hospital

DOLTON | A south suburban animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said.

September 22, 2014 8:00 pm
A fighting chance: Local agency part of rescue deal sending 20 dogs to new homes in Canada

A fighting chance: Local agency part of rescue deal sending 20 dogs to new homes in Canada

MUNSTER | Problems at Gary Animal Control last summer led to an international domino effect of rehabilitation and new homes for more than two dozen dogs, officials said Thursday.

May 22, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Humane Society Calumet Area behavior consultant Kris Montgomery plays with a rescued pit bull named Magnolia at the Humane Society in Munster. Animal Rescue Corps rescued Magnolia and five other dogs from a dog fighting ring in Mississippi.

May 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets a boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets a boost from national group

Humane Society Calumet Area volunteer Qunicy Crump sits with Baxter at the Humane Society in Munster. Animal Rescue Corps rescued dogs from a Mississippi dog-fighting ring. Five of the rescued dogs were brought to the local Humane Society and in exchange, the Animal Rescue Corps will take ab…

May 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

A rescued pit bull named Pilgrim is housed at the Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster. Animal Rescue Corps rescued Pilgrim and five other dogs from a dog-fighting ring in Mississippi.

May 22, 2014 12:30 pm
Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Humane Society Calumet Area volunteer Shirley Yoder exercises Wailer at the facility before the dog is transported to his new home in Nova Scotia, Canada.

May 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Jere Marder, of Valparaiso, grooms Andrew, her Old English sheepdog, during the Steel City Kennel Club's dog show Saturday in Crown Point. Marder said Andrew is No. 7 in herding and No. 2 in the Old English breed in the country.

April 12, 2014 4:18 pm
Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Amy Beard, of Springfield, Ill., shows her 19-month-old Akita Scout during the Steel City Kennel Club's annual dog show Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point. The show continues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

April 12, 2014 4:17 pm

Pet supply store to open in Portage

PORTAGE | Pet Supplies Plus is set to have its grand opening Saturday at 6030 Central Ave.

April 08, 2014 9:30 am
Steel City Kennel Club to host All-Breed Dog Show this weekend

Steel City Kennel Club to host All-Breed Dog Show this weekend

CROWN POINT | Steel City Kennel Club will present its annual two-day All-Breed Dog Show on Saturday and Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St.

April 07, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond lawmaker saves lives of unwanted pets

Hammond lawmaker saves lives of unwanted pets

INDIANAPOLIS | More than 100 dogs and cats set to be killed at an Indianapolis animal shelter instead will find new lives in homes halfway across the country, thanks in part to the work of state Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond.

April 03, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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New Products for Saturday, March 22, 2014

New Products for Saturday, March 22, 2014

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March 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Judge extends ban on Vegas arson case puppy raffle

LAS VEGAS | A judge in Las Vegas extended a temporary ban Tuesday on a plan to raffle 27 puppies rescued from a pet shop fire, at least until he hears testimony from a man who claims store ownership and property rights over the animals.

March 11, 2014 6:04 pm
Animal Wellness Fair features vendors, free services

Animal Wellness Fair features vendors, free services

VALPARAISO | Raising safe and healthy pets was the aim of hundreds Sunday who attended the Animal Wellness Fair.

February 23, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Retired E.C. police dog to be euthanized today

Retired E.C. police dog to be euthanized today

Former East Chicago Police K-9 Officer Darrell Shaffer and bomb dog Eddy search for explosives in 2011 during training at the old Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell. Eddy, 11, is scheduled to be euthanized today.

January 26, 2014 9:20 am
Freeze settles in, more snow expected

Freeze settles in, more snow expected

John LeQuesne and his dog, Bull, a Siberian husky, play fetch in the snow at the dog park at Centennial Park in Munster. LeQuesne said this is Bull's favorite type of weather.

January 22, 2014 5:25 pm
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A Siberian husky named Bull and his owner, John LeQuesne, not pictured, play fetch in the snow at the dog park at Centennial Park in Munster. LeQuesne said this is Bull's favorite type of weather.

January 22, 2014 5:25 pm
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