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…
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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.
Kristina and Timothy Zandi, of Homewood, introduce their twins, Calvin and Olivia, 15 months old, to a puppy they are considering adopting. The family attended an event in Portage promoting adoption of homeless animals.
Kristina and Timothy Zandi, of Homewood, along with 15-month old twins Calvin and Oliva, check out dogs at the second annual International Homeless Animals' Day at Countryside Park in Portage.
CARBONDALE | The name Zeus invokes thoughts of a mighty and powerful Greek god, the supreme being for an ancient culture. But for Dawn Boyd and Lynda Kuether, Zeus isn't so much a god as a godsend.
Crown Point resident Connie Klar enjoys helping unwanted guinea pigs find new homes by volunteering with The Critter Corral guinea pig rescue.
VALPARAISO | The yipping and barking in Central Park Plaza on Saturday evening was enough to drive anyone crazy.
Usually it is the humans who do the adopting from animal rescues, but this time a dog is stepping up to the task, for a litter orphaned by the Oklahoma tornadoes.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Hundreds of pet lovers converged Sunday at Sunset Hill Park, with many hoping to add a furry friend to their families.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The twins were 7, shy and scared. Talking was tough and describing what happened nearly impossible.
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