Caring for Maxwell While Anna Recovered

Caring for Maxwell While Anna Recovered

When Anna, who lives alone, called an ambulance to come take her to the hospital, she wasn’t thinking about Maxwell, her 16-month-old soft-coated wheaten terrier. All she knew is that her new chemo meds were making her seriously sick, weak, and likely dehydrated. Anna...
Navigating Coyote Season

Navigating Coyote Season

Fall brings cooler temperatures, apples and pumpkins, colorful leaves . . . and coyotes. Suddenly your evening walk with your dog brings sightings of these wild animals, leaving you scared for your safety and unsure how to respond. Worry no more! We caught up with...
The Blind Kittens Who Stole Karen’s Heart

The Blind Kittens Who Stole Karen’s Heart

Life hasn’t always been kind to kittens Mini and Hugo. Mini was found outside with one perforated eye and one collapsed from a severe infection. Hugo had serious infections in his eyes as well. Neither kitten had a home or people to care for them. Both kittens...
The Woman Who’s Cared for Hundreds of Kittens

The Woman Who’s Cared for Hundreds of Kittens

Kelly is currently hosting a group of high-maintenance but adorable house guests named Shaggy, Velma, Fred, Daphne, and Scooby. They’ve been with her for weeks, but will be leaving soon. Though Kelly has had to feed and care for them every two hours for much of their...
Removing Squirrels from Elisa’s Attic

Removing Squirrels from Elisa’s Attic

Elisa was having a heck of a time with her neighbors. They kept sneaking into her attic and causing damage to her gutter and eaves. First it was the raccoons, then the squirrels. The most recent time was a pair of squirrels getting ready to nest, likely for the...
Celebrating the Joy of Pets at Pets-AH-Palooza

Celebrating the Joy of Pets at Pets-AH-Palooza

On September 25, Northwestern Medicine Field was full of the happy sounds of barking and laughter as Anderson Humane hosted our 7th annual Pets-AH-Palooza. For Gerry and Teresa, the event was a bit of a reunion. They adopted their dog AJ at a previous Pets-AH-Palooza....