pet of the week


Community Star prints pet adoption information weekly. Local shelters, rescues and foster groups can submit contact information along with jpg photos of available pets — using Pet of the Week in the title — to news editor Paul. Eisenberg at [email protected]

Pickles, a 3-year-old terrier mix, is a good boy who enjoys meeting new people.  He loves playing with toys and taking walks to explore new places. He is friendly, playful and fun.
Emma may be a shy girl.  But when she's warm to you  She loves all pets.  She is also an idiot with her toys and loves to play.  Her favorite things are her stuffed mice and spring toys.  She will make you enjoy her daring jumps.  She also enjoys climbing the cat shelf and watching birds.
Azura is a lively cat who loves the attention and treats of others.  She will do best in a home with no other animals or children.  and being with someone who is patient and gives her time to adjust
Meet Beau, a happy 6-year-old girl.  Always smiling and sweet  He's slightly older and has a narrow trachea which sometimes causes him to make funny noises.  But it didn't bother him.  He has lived with the kids before and hopes to have a family to play with again.

PAWS Animal Shelter

8301 W. 191st St., Tinley Park, 815-464-7298,

animal welfare association

10305 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, 708-636-8586,

tender loving care

13016 W. 151st St., Homer Glen, 708-301-1594,

Southern Suburban Humane Society

21800 Central Ave Matteson, 708-755-7387,

National Association for Animal Welfare


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Update news from the southern border provinces. Sent every Monday and Wednesday.

9981 W. 190th St., Suites A and B, Mokena, 708-478-5102,

Alsip to the rescue

20601 S. La Grange Road, Frankfort, 815-469-1044,

Heather’s foster dog

23020 Lahon Road, Steger, 708-497-5399, [email protected],

Dogs Deserve Help

P.O. Box 623, Crete, 312-428-6988,

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