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.
Chip is a 6-month-old male Labrador retriever who is spunky and playful but is working on leash training and manners with shelter staff. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Lucy is a young female domestic shorthair cat who came from a kill shelter. She is a little shy and needs a loving home where she can feel safe. willcountyhumane.com. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Spunk enjoys being with people and loves getting attention. He’s a little on the shy side so he needs time to be comfortable in new situations. He likes to have fun and play, especially with fishing-type wand toys that he can chase and catch. He also does well with other cats.
Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Liam runs around and plays with his toys like a typical cute and energetic kitten. He also lets you hold him, pet him and give him lots of love and attention. He likes being with other cats and kittens, especially hanging with his best friend and brother Logan. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cletus is a 2-year old-male buff domestic long hair. He is gentle, talkative and sweet. He likes attention and enjoys head scratches. He has a friendly personality and gets along well with other cats. To meet him, call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Stella is an 18-month-old shepherd/Lab mix. She is a friendly, calm girl, and loves attention and being near people. to meet her, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Dinozzo (aka Dino) is a sweet shepherd hound mix who was adopted as a puppy. He lived in a home until the adopters living situation changed and had to come back to the rescue. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bobcat is a handsome and sweet 4-year-old. He enjoys chin scratches and belly rubs. His favorite past time is sleeping and watching the excitement through the windows. Visit Bobcat at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Rhubarb is a charming 1-year-old year old rabbit that's waited a month for a home. Rhubarb loves to be held and brushed. He will snuggle into laps and bask in the attention He is very interested in sniffing around and twitches his nose to greet people. Visit Rhubarb at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Gazelle is a majestic cane corso/dame mix. She is very submissive, walks well in a leash and is respectful when passing or seeing other dogs. She would do well in any home; however we believe she would flourish in a quiet soft spoken, understanding household. For more information or to meet her, visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Chopper is an 8-year-old pitty that became homeless when his family surrendered him. He appears to be housebroken, loves to be with his people and does well in the car. He does prefer to be the only furry friend in a house. Older children would best suit his family needs. For more information and to meet him, visit www.w2wrescue.com.