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Highland reviews pit bull attack under dangerous dogs ordinance

HIGHLAND | The owner of two pit bulls will learn their fate under a dangerous-dog ordinance hearing before the town's police commission Thursday.

July 22, 2014 2:25 pm
'Shelter Us' author tells furry pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells furry pals' tales

MUNSTER │ A new children’s book inspired by the lives of shelter dogs is raising money for the Humane Society Calumet Area, officials there said.

June 23, 2014 6:35 pm Photos

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'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

Randall Starewicz, of Munster, visits with a dog at the Humane Society Calumet Area shelter in Munster where he volunteers as a dog walker.

June 20, 2014 3:37 pm
'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

Randall Starewicz, of Munster, puts a leash on Ed the dog at Munster's Humane Society Calumet Area shelter recently. Starewicz is a former teacher and has written a trilogy of children's books inspired by the lives of shelter dogs. He volunteers at the shelter walking dogs.

June 20, 2014 3:36 pm
'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

Randall Starewicz's latest book, "Shelter Us: The Tails of Max and Miles," is inspired by the stories of shelter dogs.

June 20, 2014 3:37 pm
'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

Randall Starewicz, of Munster, visits with a dog at the Humane Society Calumet Area shelter in Munster where he volunteers as a dog walker.

June 20, 2014 3:36 pm
'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells pals' tales

Randall Starewicz, of Munster, with his wife, Liz, shows a copy of his book at the Humane Society Calumet Area shelter in Munster.

June 20, 2014 3:37 pm
Community service for shelter cats? Hobart man would put mice on notice

Community service for shelter cats? Hobart man would put mice on notice

HOBART | Hobart resident Mike Williams hopes to put shelter cats to work for the city.

January 04, 2014 6:56 pm

Portage approves new dog, cat licensing measures

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved new measures for the licensing of residents' dogs and cats.

December 03, 2013 8:00 pm
Hobart Humane Society responds to social media attacks

Hobart Humane Society responds to social media attacks

HOBART | The Hobart Humane Society has been under attack — particularly in comments made recently on social media — Director Brenda Slavik said, adding that the attacks are unwarranted.

September 24, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Thank you for showing interest in HSCA's future

Recently, Howard O. Cyrus and Arleen Smagacz questioned the logic of Humane Society Calumet Area board decisions. I can assure them our decisions were carefully planned using due diligence.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am

Humane society honcho belongs at animal sheler

I cannot believe the executive director of the Humane Society of the Calumet Area is moving her office to a different location. This is equivalent to a store manager moving their office a few miles away from the store. This is outrageous. Where is the board of directors' minds to let this oc…

September 08, 2013 12:00 am

Animal shelter, resale shop needed extra space

Although the Humane Society of the Calumet Area main shelter in Munster is a happy place filled with the sounds of barking dogs, meowing kittens, an occasional wisecrack from Pete the parrot, it can be noisy and filled with distractions.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am

Humane society director doesn't need new office

The executive director of the Humane Society Calumet Area is moving her office out of the main animal shelter. The rationale is that she cannot concentrate in the "distracting" shelter environment.

August 15, 2013 12:00 am
Hobart shelter staggers under cat-astrophe

Hobart shelter staggers under cat-astrophe

HOBART | Like a reality show based on Disney's "101 Dalmatians," the Humane Society of Hobart finds itself having to herd 34 cats someone dropped on its doorstep late last week.

August 10, 2013 5:30 pm
Fire at humane society prompts temporary evacuation of animals

Fire at humane society prompts temporary evacuation of animals

Firefighters stand in front of the Calumet Area Humane Society in Munster on Tuesday night as smoke ejectors work to remove any smoke from the building.

July 03, 2013 1:00 am

Help local humane society win challenge

South Suburban Humane Society staff members have been working their tails off to save more animals’ lives and win the ASPCA/Rachael Ray $100,000 Challenge.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am
Quarter Auction for Humane Society slated for June 1

Quarter Auction for Humane Society slated for June 1

HOBART | The Quarter Queens are hosting a Quarter Auction for the Humane Society of Hobart at 5 p.m. June 1 at the American Legion Post 54, 208 South Linda Street.

May 28, 2013 2:05 pm Related

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City humane officer ramps up care for abused, neglected animals

City humane officer ramps up care for abused, neglected animals

GARY | Max sniffed the chairs, floor and people sitting in the waiting room at the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana as if reacquainting himself with the place where he began to heal from the neglect he experienced last year.

April 28, 2013 9:15 pm Photos

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Humane Society of Hobart hopes to find new homes for 33 cats

Humane Society of Hobart hopes to find new homes for 33 cats

HOBART | The Humane Society of Hobart is hoping to find new homes for 33 cats rescued from a local hoarder, Director Brenda Slavik said.

February 18, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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