The holidays are a popular season to bring home a pet, but that impulse can leave consumers vulnerable to a growing number of online scams, according to an alert issued this week by the Better Business Bureau.
Swiping right could help you find a new furry best friend, if not a date for the weekend.
Two parking spaces in River North will be transformed into a temporary dog-friendly area as part of PARK(ing) Day, a global movement calling attention to the need for more open space in cities.
Cook County Jail detainees will train dogs from the city shelter as part of a new program aimed at preparing for adoption larger dogs that often struggle to find permanent homes.
Chicago animal shelters like PAWS are still coping with the spread of a new, highly contagious strain of canine influenza. In the U.S., the outbreak of the H3N2 dog flu virus was first found in Chicago last year. It's now spreading to western states.
We look into what the City of Chicago is doing to protect the dogs and cats in its care.