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Help, I Found a Baby Wild Animal!

Help, I Found a Baby Wild Animal!

You’re out for an evening stroll when you hear a strange little sound coming from the ground. You – or your dog – decide to check it out, and you realize it’s a nest of baby bunnies. But where’s...

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The Couple Who Welcomes Our Adoptable Dogs

The Couple Who Welcomes Our Adoptable Dogs

Every weekend, a van full of dogs arrives at Anderson Humane’s South Elgin shelter following a more than 12-hour drive from one of our source shelters in Oklahoma. The dogs are tired, hungry, and...

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Getting Rid of Gary’s Unwanted Guests

Getting Rid of Gary’s Unwanted Guests

Gary was being overrun. He had a couple squirrels in his attic, who were chewing the fascia of the roof and making noise at all hours of the day and night. There was also a skunk tunneling under his...

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Before You Buy a Bunny or Chick This Easter

Before You Buy a Bunny or Chick This Easter

Six things to consider before giving your kids a little critter for the holiday. As Easter approaches, many parents are tempted to buy a baby bunny or chick as the crowning jewel of their young...

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The Family of Six Who Have Fostered 300 Dogs

The Family of Six Who Have Fostered 300 Dogs

It all started six years ago on Fat Tuesday. Julie Bolster, a mom of four, had helped plan some after-school enrichment programs at her kids’ school. One of the sessions involved two puppies, who...

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