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.
Keats is a nice kitty who has been nicknamed “Mr. Mellow” by the shelter volunteers. He’s very friendly and easy going, quickly adjusts to new situations and just goes with the flow. He’s observant and super sweet and gets along well with other cats. This wonderful boy would would make a great addition to any home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Yahtzee is one in a litter of four. He is very friendly, playful and quite curious. He gets along with other cats and he loves to play and romp, especially with his siblings. He also loves getting attention from people. He’d love to be adopted with one of his brothers, but would be OK being adopted alone as well. He’d make a great addition to any home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Beaker is an 18-month old sweet cattle dog mix. He loves being active and is loyal to his chosen people. He would do best in a home with working dog experience and no children. He would also benefit from a training class with his new family because he is eager to learn and listens well. He does require a fenced yard. His adoption fee is now sponsored. Meet Beaker at at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Laney is a quiet border collie/beagle mix who is living in a foster home. She loves to cuddle on the couch. She also enjoys long walks. While at first she is shy, she is a great
companion once comfortable. She enjoys children of all ages; however, some dogs make her nervous so a meet and greet is a must. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mistletoe is an adult female Chihuahua that has not been at the shelter very long. She is friendly, spirited and loves to play with toys. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit www.willcountyhumane.com.
Kobie is a young male domestic shorthair tabby. He's playful and affectionate and gets along well with other cats. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit www.willcountyhumane.com.
Meet Opal, an animated 18-month-old year old, pittie/lab mix packed with playful antics. She is kid-friendly, dog-friendly, and appears to also like cats. Because of her kind, favorable personality, Opal would be an excellent addition to a family home. Visit Opal at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
One-year-old energetic Milton has been at animal control four months. He is always ready for fun, whether it's running laps around a room or playing with his toy mice. He loves hiding in unsuspecting places and coming out when ones least expect him. Visit Milton at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Gulliver is handsome 2-year-old orange and white neutered male. He is calm, gentle and very friendly. He loves attention and would make a wonderful companion. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.