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.
KB is a 5-year-old male beagle. He gets along with other dogs and has a typical beagle personality: silly, active and playful. To meet him, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. For more information, visit www.nawsus.org.
Rudy and Penny are a bonded pair that should stay together. Rudy is a 4-year-old grey and white neutered male domestic long hair. Penny is a 4-year-old spayed female calico. They are both very sweet and friendly. They love attention and enjoy being held and petted. To meet them, call NAWS at 708-478-5102. For more information, visit www.nawsus.org.
Nickie is a smart, wonderful kitty with many endearing qualities, but also some challenging ones. She’s an older, front de-clawed who takes a long time to build trust, but once she does she’ll be your friend forever. She doesn’t do well with other animals, so she’ll need to be an only pet in a quiet home. She has some stomach issues that requires a special diet and occasional anal gland expressions. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catticus Finch is a big tabby with a big voice. He’s talkative, good-natured and very friendly. He likes everybody, even the vet! Catticus love hanging out with and having quality time with his human companions. He also likes to explore high places. He doesn’t do well with other cats, so he’d do best as the only pet. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Freddie is a large male coon hound mix who came from a southern kill shelter. He is shy with new people but is sweet and playful once he warms up. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Hannah is a female domestic long hair cat, about 3 years old. She is shy but starting to come around. Hannah needs a loving and patient forever home. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Splenda is a 1-year-old pit bull mix. She loves people but should be the only dog since she was attacked by another dog before coming to Hopeful Tails and is afraid. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cherokee is a 5-year-old small boy, only about 25 to 30 pounds. He is believed to be a
Chihuahua and terrier mix. He is extremely sweet and walks great on a leash. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Willy Nilly he is a 1-year-old male hound mix who is good with dogs, cats, people and kids. He loves to play with people and his ball. For more information, visit W2Wrescue.com.
Henderson is a big boy, about 3 1/2 years old. He is strong and will need an experienced owner willing to train him. He should be good with low energy females and an owner who is patient with slow introductions. For more information, visit W2Wrescue.com.