CRETE | Village officials are trying to improve public awareness of their annual event, offering discounted inoculations for pets in hopes they will not lose money in the future.
CALUMET CITY | A Calumet City police officer is being lauded as a hero after rescuing an infant from a burning home Thursday night.
When Portage resident Desiree Christian began volunteering with a small animal rescue that was soon closing its doors, she hopped into action and took over as owner.
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.
I think we are all ready to say goodbye to February and look forward to springtime. March gets us one step closer and it seems a lot of new activities are sprouting up next month.
VALPARAISO | Most animal lovers consider their pet dogs and cats cherished family members. Now Porter County pet owners can be confident their furry loved ones will have a better a chance to survive a home fire.
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MUNSTER | Boredom Busters, formed this year, plans to supply each dog at the Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster with a Kong toy by the holidays. The shelter doubled its intake in October as a result of a merger with Gary Animal Control.
Buying toys for kids and seeing their faces as they open their gifts is one of the best parts of Christmas. Even though my son has plenty of toys, it was hard to resist buying the Little People airplane, the Thomas the Tank Engine train set and the Mickey Mouse ball pit.
Jennifer Pallay's dog, Jasmine, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas during a past pet pictures with Santa event at Glenwood Village Pet Hospital. The animal hospital will host this year's event from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 10.
LAKE STATION | About 14 dogs were rescued Sunday night from a garage fire in the 2800 block of Clay Street.
MUNSTER | After a fire damaged the linens and cleaning supplies of the Humane Society Calumet Area earlier this year, JAK’S Warehouse in Schererville and Pet Supplies Plus in Dyer joined forces to organize a Fire Relief Drive. During a two-week collection, local animal lovers came out in dro…
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.
CALUMET CITY | Fifth Ward Alderman Roger Munda said he wants his City Council colleagues to consider toughening city ordinances regulating pet waste.
What is it about a tiny, fluffy kitten that makes them so hard to resist? For many, it's their looks. Appearance is one of the primary factors when choosing a feline friend, while dog owners tend to focus on size.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation to protect consumers who buy a dog or cat and then learn the animal is seriously ill.
PORTAGE | The Zandi twins were, in turn, awed and amazed by all of the dogs they saw during the Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry's awareness event Saturday for homeless animals at Countryside Park.
Kristina and Timothy Zandi, of Homewood, take their twins to pick out a dog at the International Homeless Animals Day at Countryside Park in Portage.
Timothy Zandi, of Homewood, holds a 13-week-old bull dog mix named Sprout as his wife, Kristina, holds their 15-month old son, Calvin, while looking at dogs available for adoption. Not pictured is Calvin's twin, Olivia, who also is looking at the dogs from the safety of her mother's lap.
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