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.
Rollo is a young male Chihuahua who was found as a stray. He is a sweet guy and seems to get along with adults, children and other dogs. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Henderson is a 3-year-old pitt mix. This big strong boy needs an experienced owner and additional training. Henderson should be good with low energy females and an owner who is patient with slow introductions. His adoption fee is sponsored, so he is free to an approved adopter. To meet him, contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Juliet 3-year-old year pit mix currently in foster care. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Max is a 4-year-old purebred chocolate Labrador. He loves other dogs and is great with children. He does require some leash training but is learning quickly. He is very treat motivated and especially enjoys bacon-flavored treats. He will happily jump midair to gobble them up! Max would do well with owners that shower him with tennis balls and take frequent trips to the river. Visit Max at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Four-month-old Ryon is affectionate 4month old kitten. He purrs when held and is happy being held all day. He enjoys gentle play time with other kittens and has been friendly with the small dogs in his foster home. Visit Ryon at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
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.
Francine is a spunky 30-pound Jack Russell terrier. Her puppies are adopted and it's now time for her to find a happy home. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiki is a 6-year-old female domestic shorthair. She has lived at the shelter for awhile, but she does not like the shelter life. Kiki needs a loving forever home where she is the only cat. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Jensen is a handsome young male lab mix. He is playful, friendly and energetic. He loves attention and going for walks. To meet him, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Shamrock is a petite 1-year-old female tortoiseshell. Her kittens have homes. She is shy but sweet in her new surroundings at the shelter. She is starting to enjoy attention and especially loves chin scratches. She would do best in a home with a patient owner that will give her time to trust and come out of her shell.To meet her, call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Jet is a big boy who is quiet, lovable and likes people. He likes to give head bumps when he wants attention and affection. He’s talkative and purrs a lot. He’s gentle and nice so he should be good with children. He’d be OK with other cats since there were several cats in his previous home and he did well. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ernie likes people and other cats. He’s sweet, affectionate and likes to be petted. He will 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.