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.
Waldo is a young male Chihuahua/greyhound mix who was found as a stray. He is so sweet and loving but very nervous in a shelter setting. Waldo needs to find his forever home as soon as possible. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Patty is a senior female tabby and white cat that was found as a stray. She will be on medication for hyperthyroidism for the rest of her life but she is doing well and is a total sweetheart. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Jolene is an 18-month-old boxer. She loves to play and lived in a home for along time before coming to the rescue. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Quinn is a mixed breed who is just over a year old. She needs an experienced trainer but is very sweet once she trusts you. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lady is a 1-year-old pittie mix. She does well meeting female dogs with a slow introduction. She is young and strong and would benefit from basic training. Any children in the home need to be age 10 and up. For more information, contact 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. For more information, contact www.w2wrescue.com.
Beanie is a sweet girl. She's shy until someone pets her. Then she'll rub her head into your hand and purr. She wriggles onto her side to show how playful she is. She needs a home without young children.Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Cleocatra is a very sweet, affectionate girl who enjoys lots of attention and being petted, especially around her head and ears. She’s happy strolling around and enjoys meal time. She was the Queen of the Nile in her previous home and doesn’t do well with cats. This nice girl would make a great best friend for someone in a quiet, loving home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alice is a sweet 3-year-old hound mix. She is a playful and energetic girl that loves people and children. She is eager to please and loves attention. To meet her, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Nicole is a 2-year-old spayed female domestic long hair calico. She is a quiet and gentle girl that loves to explore and play with her kitty toys. She likes attention and enjoys sitting in the window. She is not always fond of other cats and would do best as the only cat in a home. To meet her, call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit Visit www.nawsus.org.