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.
Tango is a 9-month old neutered domestic long hair brown tabby with white. He is a quiet and gentle boy that came to the shelter quite scared. He has made amazing progress and now seeks out attention and enjoys being petted. He would do best in a home with a patient owner where he can continue to come out of his shell. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Aruba is a 10-month-old, female, cattle dog/border collie mix. She arrived at Hopeful Tails with a fracture on her femoral head (hip) on the growth plate.In October she had surgery to help relieve pain from the fracture. She has been in the same foster home throughout this time. She loves other dogs, is great with cats, knows "sit" and "stay" and is an all around great dog. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dio is a 1 to 2-year old sweet cattle dog/blueheeler/terrier mix. Dio is medium in size, mostly stocky and completed a training class. Dio loves people and has done well with other dogs. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
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, snuggle with them, and will sleep on people’s necks. He would love to find a forever home with a feline friend or maybe a dog. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ernie likes people and other cats. He’s sweet and affectionate and 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. He’s very protective of his food though, which is understandable. He’d make a wonderful friend for anyone. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Huck is a large 2-year-old male American Staffordshire terrier. He is sweet and seems to do well with most other dogs. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Tina is a 2-year-old female calico cat. She loves attention and gets along well with other cats. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.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. Her adoption fee is $0 with an approved application. Meet Kai at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Thor is a young brindle pittie mix, full of joy and eagerness. Always ready for a new adventure, he needs an active household with large dog experience. He loves to learn, and is enthusiastic to begin obedience training. He will require a fenced yard, home visit, and be an only pet. His adoption fee is $0 with an approved application. Meet Thor at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Bubbles is a playful, outgoing, silly kitten – all energy and always on the move. She loves playing with other cats and make new friends. Bubbles enjoys running and climbing more than being held, but she always appreciates lots of pets. Visit Bubble at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Hubble is an 8-month old terrier mix. He is sweet and loves to play with other dogs. Visit Hubble at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.