Wicker Park »

Meet the Four Men, and One Parrot, You're Bound to See at Wicker Park Fest

A desire to be out among people has made these men familar faces at Milwaukee, Damen and North avenues. 

Lincoln Park »

Applications Pour in To Adopt Rescued Dog Trimmed of 2 Pounds of Fur

For now, Ellen the dog is living with Sue Naiden, president of the Chicago-based Trio Animal Foundation.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park Zoo's General Curator Celebrates 25 Years of Animal Care

Portage Park native and North Park University grad Dave Bernier has been at the zoo for 25 years.

Lincoln Park »

Dogs Get Their Moment in Front of the Camera at Shelter Fundraiser

West Loop-based company Doggyloot threw the photo event to raise money for a suburban animal shelter.

South Loop »

New 'Science Pub' Series at Shedd Aquarium Discusses Findings Over Beers

Shedd Aquarium scientists will take turns discussing their research with visitors in the monthly series.

Edgewater »

Lincoln Square's Ruff Haus Pets Expands to Edgewater

Rich Forsythe opened the original Ruff Haus on Rockwell Street in 2000.

Lincoln Square »

Lincoln Square Is Going to the Dogs During PAWS' Angels With Tails Event

Shops in Lincoln Square will have dogs and cats available for adoption during Sunday's PAWS event.

Lakeview »

PetSmart Opening Lakeview Location in October, Company Says

The national retail chain will open its first Lakeview location in Halsted Flats, 3740 N. Halsted St.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park Zoo Kangaroos' Newest Addition: Jack the Joey

Just as one baby kangaroo begins to walk around, another pokes its head out of its mother's womb.

Lincoln Park »

Long-Term PAWS Resident Steve the Coonhound Needs a Home

The dog has been a resident at PAWS Chicago since Dec. 26, 2012.

Lincoln Park »

VIDEO: 'Bug Deliveries' at Nature Museum Set Stage for Butterfly Show

The butterfly release at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum takes place at 2 p.m daily.

McKinley Park »

'Fancy Rat' Pet Owners Aim to Quash 'Stigma of Being a Rat'

Owners, breeders and veterinarians say domesticated rats are just like dogs.

Lincoln Park »

VIDEO: Domesticated 'Fancy Rats' Make Great Pets, Owners Say

Domestic rats are very different than their wild cousins.

River North »

Cat Adoptions to Cost $1 at Anti-Cruelty Society as it Vies for $100K Prize

The Anti-Cruelty Society is competing for the $100,000 prize for the most adoptions this summer.

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