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.
Pez is a cuddly, 4-month-old Rhinelander. He is quite tame, allowing to be picked up by children and held without a fuss. Pez is also friendly with other rabbits, as he was brought in with other youngsters. He is smart, and already doing a great job with using the litter pan set up in his cage. Visit Pez at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Dreyden is an affectionate 2-year-old cat, always wanting to be around people. He always wants to be petted and will happily show his belly. He needs a love plenty willing to shower him with plenty of attention and make up for his rough past. Visit Dreyden at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Remington is a young male pointer/pit bull terrier mix who came to the shelter as a stray. He is a happy, fun-loving guy that loves to play and give hugs and kisses. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Amaretto is an adult female calico domestic shorthair that was abandoned at the shelter. She's shy but does warm up to people. Amaretto is front declawed and gets along with other cats. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Jake is a sweet, silly and gentle English coonhound mix that deserves a loving forever home. He is very friendly. likes everyone he meets and loves to play with other dogs.To meet him, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Lilah is a 13-year-old female tortoiseshell. She is gentle, friendly and very sweet. She loves attention and ear scratches. She is in the early stages of kidney failure and needs a special owner with a big heart to help her retire in comfort. To meet her, call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Thackery is an extremely nice and playful guy who is a bit on the feisty side. He loves to get his share of attention and affection, and he also likes time to relax and look out the window from his cat tree. He needs a home without other cats or young children as he can get overly excited. He’d be a great companion for someone in a calm home where he can give and get lots of love. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ernie is a very nice boy who likes people and other cats. He’s sweet, affectionate and likes to be petted and rub up against his people/companions to show he’s happy. He loves to carry his toy rat around and bring it to his feline friends. Since he doesn’t like to sit on laps or be carried, he’d do best in a home with no young children. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Sonny is a sweet 2-year-old miniature pinscher. He's had rough life and was afraid of people when he first arrived, but now he loves him. Kennel life is stressful for him; he would flourish in a forever home. He weighs around 25 pounds. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Meet Wiz K a 1 to 2-year-old toy fox terrier mix that was adopted as a puppy and returned as an adult. He needs time to work up to strangers and the becomes silly and lovable. He is 100 percent potty trained and been in rescue four months with no applications.
Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Hazel a 9-month-old terrier mix who would do best in a low key environment in a home without children. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.