Bucktown »

WATCH: Bucktown Dog Says 'I Love You' ... And It's Pretty Clear

The Siberian husky has been learning new tricks since March, owner and trainer Christina Peng said.

Portage Park »

Rhinos, Lions, Ox and More: Old World Taxidermy Like a Private Field Museum

The owner, an ex-Portage Park resident, is writing a book about his hunting adventures worldwide.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park Zoo's Polar Bear, Anana, Moving to North Carolina

Anana will be moved to the North Carolina Zoo while a new polar bear exhibit is constructed.

River North »

Anti-Cruelty Society Waives Adoption Fees in Effort to Meet Contest Goal

The River North shelter has until Aug. 31 to reach their goal of 2,100 adoptions and win $100,000.

Woodlawn »

Park District OKs $8.1 Million in Habitat Restoration for Jackson Park

More than a million flowers would be planted in the park, new islands built and ponds stocked with fish.

Lincoln Park »

Shark Week at the Shedd: Meet the Sharks of the Wild Reef Exhibit

Zebra sharks are affectionately known as the "Labradors of the sea" because of their gentle nature.

Lincoln Park »

Dog Trimmed of 2 Pounds of Urine-Soaked Fur Ready for Adoption

Lincoln Park-based Trio Animal Foundation announced on Facebook that Ellen is ready to be adopted.

Lincoln Park »

Turtle-Walking Is a Real Thing at the Nature Museum

Volunteers help the terrarium turtles get some exercise outdoors and "do their turtle thing."

Lincoln Park »

Oldest Fish at the Shedd, 'Granddad,' Keeps Swimming after 80-Plus Years

The Australian lungfish has been at the aquarium since 1933 and "lives a pretty relaxed life."

South Loop »

Shedd Aquarium's 'Granddad' Lungfish 'Lives a Pretty Relaxed Life'

The lungfish, who's been at the Shedd since 1933, is the world's oldest living fish in any aquarium.

Lincoln Park »

Watch Out for Lilies If You're a Cat Owner

A Lakeview pet emergency center treats one or two cats per week who have eaten the poisonous flowers.

Englewood »

Blackhawks Star Bryan Bickell, Wife Amanda to Host Pit Bull Health Clinic

The clinic is open to owners who live in two ZIP codes where shelters see a huge number of pit bulls.

Near West Side »

Controversial Artificial Turf Dog Park Opens Friday at Skinner Park

The park's advisory council opposes the facility and won't take responsibility for maintaining its turf.

Lincoln Park »

These Dogs Romping at Montrose Dog Beach Will Make Your Day

The dogs of Chicago converge at Montrose dog beach all summer to run, jump and swim.

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