Downtown »

What if Chicago's Urban Animals Had Thumbs?

In honor of "If Pets Had Thumbs Day," we wondered how the city's animals would do with an extra digit.

Uptown »

6 Stories You Might Have Missed From Last Week

None of these stories have to do with dress colors, llamas or Chicago's election.

Lincoln Park »

Baby Gorilla Healthy, Hanging on to Mom at Lincoln Park Zoo

The zoo's newest baby gorilla appears to be healthy, experts said.

River North »

Award-Winning Cat Movies Get 'Side Eye' at Sundance, but Help Local Strays

The award-winning Web series aims to find a home for all of the city's more than 250,000 stray cats. 

Uptown »

It's Coyote Mating Season, So Watch Out, Dog Owners

Urban coyotes may be especially agitated February through April, so dogs should be leashed, experts say.

Lincoln Park »

Bring in a Specimen to Get ID'd at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Saturday

The first-ever Discovery Day will feel like "Antiques Roadshow," according to the museum.

Lincoln Park »

Baby Gorilla Born at Lincoln Park Zoo

The baby female gorilla was born Tuesday.

Old Town »

Learn How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth at Pet Stuff on Wells Saturday

There will also be a raffle for pet products to celebrate Pet Dental Health Month.

River West »

Urban Out Sitters Responds After Van Full of Dogs Stolen: 'No One Lied'

Its owner criticized the media and introduced new security measures to keep dogs safe.

South Loop »

Doggy Day Care Van Stolen While Unattended, Surveillance Video Shows

Earlier statements said the van was stolen when its driver was carjacked at a red light.

Chicago »

Radio Extra: From Pawdicures to Dog Bars, Pamper Your Pooch

Kyla Gardner explains the best way to pamper your pet ahead of "Love Your Pet Day" on Friday. 

South Loop »

Van With Stolen Dogs Found: 'It Was All Ear Kisses and Face Kisses'

A passer-by spotted the stolen minivan with seven dogs inside in the South Loop Thursday morning.

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