The Herald-News presents this week's Pets of the Week. Click on the caption of each photo to find out about that pet, including where he or she can be adopted.
Email "Pet of the Week" submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos should be in jpg file format, 200 dpi and sent as email attachments. Submissions are subject to editing for length, style, grammar and run as space is available.
Ares is is the shyest of a litter of five, but he's making progress. He’s energetic, very curious, and loves to climb and explore everywhere. He needs a home with at least one feline friend. He’s been raised with dogs and gets along fine with them. For more information, call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Kenny is sweet, affectionate, and wants plenty of attention. This chatty boy loves to cuddle on your lap and be pet and brushed for as long as he can get away with it. Kenny sustained a serious eye injury before coming to Humane Haven, had his eyes removed and recovered quickly. For more information, call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boca is a handsome 5-year --old neutered male orange tabby. He is a big fellow that is friendly, gentle, likes attention and enjoys sitting in the window and watching the outside world. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Benji is a 1-year-old cat who is ready to find a home. He is very playful and athletic, and always ready for fun. Call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.
Barkley is a 2-year-old male mastiff/shepherd mix who is a big goofy guy that loves attention. He needs someone who has time to work on obedience and training. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Oliver is a adult, male domestic shorthair. He is a bit shy but loves attention. Oliver is front declawed and gets along with other cats. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Ginger is a 2-year-old, 50-pound terrier mix. She's good with kids and some dogs but not cats. She's high-energy, crate-trained, great in a car and good on leash. She's also vetted and housebroken. Call The BoneYard Animal Rescue at 815-953-4747.
Dixie is a young female retriever mix. She was a great mom to all her pups and is now ready for find her forever home. She even is learning to do tricks - as you can see! Meet Dixie at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Mandy is an 8-month-old pit mix with a beautiful smile and spirit. Mandy requires a fenced yard. She is currently being fostered by Springbrook Animal Hospital. Meets can be arranged with an approved application. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Elroy was rescued after he was kicked in the eye by a horse and had to have his eye removed. But he is still a lovable boy who is eager to please. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sootie is a 1 to 2 year-old pointer and hound mix. She is always happy and loves to lie in her bed and take in the world. She loves people and does great with other dogs. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.