South Loop »

South Loop Animal Hospital Celebrates Fifth Birthday with Open House

Community members — pet owners and otherwise — are invited inside the South Loop clinic Saturday.

Chicago »

City Chickens and Their Owners Welcome Visitors On Windy City Coop Tour

A steady supply of fresh, better-tasting eggs is just one benefit of keeping chickens, advocates say.

Lincoln Park »

Is the Zoo Haunted? Paranormal Investigator Leads Tours

Lincoln Park Zoo is hosting haunted tours for the month of October.

Woodlawn »

Your Grandchildren May Never See Mallard Ducklings in Chicago: Study

A new study from the National Audubon Society predicts the future effects of climate change on birds.

Lincoln Park »

The Zoo Wants You To Help Build the Largest Urban Wildlife Database Ever

Lincoln Park Zoo and Adler Planetarium teamed up to launch the Chicago Wildlife Watch.

Wicker Park »

Have You Seen Porkchop, the Pet Pig in a Stroller Wowing Wicker Park?

Owner Caitlyn Isham is sending Porkchop to training to become a therapy pet for nursing homes.

Lakeview »

'Mutt Strut' Returns to Lakeview with Doggie Cake-Eating Contest

The annual fundraiser includes a block party and 1.5-mile walk. It runs from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Andersonville »

Andersonville Aquarium and Aquatic Life Shop Shuttering This Month

The shop at 5040 N. Clark St. is holding a closing sale.

Lincoln Park »

Dog Trimmed of Two Pounds of Urine-Soaked Fur Gets Adopted

Ellen the dog has a new owner after 274 adoption requests, including one from Australia.

Rogers Park »

Captured! Snapping Turtles Blamed for Scaring Off Lagoon's Birds Nabbed

The former residents of Indian Boundary Park's lagoon are being moved to Marquette Park.

Lincoln Park »

Zoo's Rhino Weighs More Than 1,000 Pounds on 1st Birthday

Lincoln Park Zoo celebrated King's first birthday Tuesday with a giant cardboard cake.

South Loop »

The Dogs of the Shedd, Rescued from Shelters and Living it Up

The four resident Shedd pups make cameos in daily marine mammal shows and live 24/7 at the aquarium.

Lincoln Park »

VIDEO: Rescue Dogs Get Second Chance as Ambassadors at Shedd Aquarium

The four resident rescue pups perform in the marine mammal show at the Shedd daily.

Roscoe Village »

It's Raining Cats and Dogs in Roscoe Village Sunday at PAWS Adoption Event

Businesses in Roscoe Village will havepets available for adoption during the event.

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