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Helping Seven Chimney Swifts Defy the Odds

Helping Seven Chimney Swifts Defy the Odds

John was reroofing his house and removing the chimney when he stumbled upon several noisy baby birds. He didn’t recognize the type of bird and wasn’t sure if they were okay, so he contacted Anderson...

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How Rosie Rescued Lois’ Family

How Rosie Rescued Lois’ Family

We were thrilled to see a recent message from one of our adopters on the Facebook page of 3 Girls Animal Rescue, one of our source shelters. Lois, our adopter, saw that we got her dog, Rosebud (now...

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91 Rescued Beagles Are Home at Last

91 Rescued Beagles Are Home at Last

Around midnight this past Monday, four vehicles pulled into Anderson Humane’s main shelter in South Elgin, carrying eight weary humans and 91 dazed beagles. It was the end of a nearly 800 mile...

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The Woman Who Cares for Wild Animals

The Woman Who Cares for Wild Animals

The photos on Jamie’s cell phone aren’t like most people’s. Between the usual shots of family and vacations there are images of an impossibly cute flying squirrel, a woodchuck snacking on lettuce, a...

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The Healing Power of Walking a Dog

The Healing Power of Walking a Dog

Every day, Anthony goes over to Peter and Diane’s house to see their Susie. Anthony and Susie go for a walk, Anthony gives Susie a kiss or two, and he returns her home, making sure to put her leash...

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Returning a Beaver to Health and Home

Returning a Beaver to Health and Home

It was an odd question. “Should we be able to walk up to a beaver?” the caller to Anderson Humane’s wildlife department asked. His name was Jake, he was a farmer, and he and his girlfriend had a...

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