The Herald-News presents this week's Pets of the Week. Read 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.
Robin is a 2-year-old German shepherd/collie mix who needs an outlet to burn off energy and a dedicated, fun-loving family. She enjoys playing with other dogs, is respectful with cats and is great with kids of all ages. She knows basic obedience and is house trained. Visit Robin at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Plato is a cuddly 2-year-old medium haired kitty. He loves play time and will chase after toys, play with his catnip mouse and play tag by himself. He loves getting lots of attention and belly rubs! Part of his adoption fee has also been sponsored. Visit Plato at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Domino is a 7-month-old beagle, super-sweet and playful. He needs a home with no small children since he tends to be nervous around them. Meet Domino at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com
Kai is a gorgeous young female pit bull terrier. She is a strong girl, so she needs a strong handler with bully experience and a home where she is the only pet. A home visit and fenced yard is required. Meet Kai at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Ruby is a gorgeous female pit bull terrier with lots of energy. She loves people and is very playful. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Hannah is 3-year-old domestic longhair cat. She was very shy at first, but has come out of her shell and is ready for a loving home. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
If you are looking for a little buddy, Melvin is your guy. He is a very sweet miniature pinscher and Chihuahua mix who is approximately 2 years old and loves to cuddle. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Letty is sweet and petite. She's had her pups and is ready for her own happy life. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elmo is a 2-year-old neutered male domestic short hair. He is friendly, affectionate, and will follow you around to rub against your legs looking for attention. He enjoys sitting in the window and watching the outside world. His gentle and sweet nature would make him a great fit for any home. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Ernie is a very nice boy who likes people and other cats. He’s sweet and affectionate, likes to be petted and vocalizes to let you know he’s happy. He was abandoned and covered with fleas. He is now a thriving, happy kitty. However, he's very protective of his food, which is understandable. He’d make a wonderful friend for anyone. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oscar is one of the nicest, friendliest cats you’ll ever meet. He’s curious, vocal, and adjusts very easily to new situations. He loves to be with people, loves to snuggle, and will sleep on people’s necks. He would love a home with a feline friend or maybe a dog. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.