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Taking Spot on Spring Break?

Taking Spot on Spring Break?

Three ways to ensure your pet is a fun part of your family travels. You've made it to Spring Break! Before you make it to your travel destination, there are a few things to keep in mind if your...

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19 Puppies at the Chicago Auto Show

19 Puppies at the Chicago Auto Show

One of the longest lines at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show wasn’t for a chance to sit in the latest electric vehicle or ogle a sky blue Aston Martin. Instead, it was for a chance to sit on the floor and...

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Saving the Life of an Injured Woodchuck

Saving the Life of an Injured Woodchuck

They suspect she’d been hit by a car. The female woodchuck found by South Elgin police officers in a parking lot was clearly injured, so they took her to the main Anderson Humane shelter in South...

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Why Corina Loves Ducks

Why Corina Loves Ducks

Corina learned the joy of ducks, in part, from Gloria Gaynor. That’s Gloria Gaynor, Corina’s first rescue duck. Gloria was in rough shape when Corina got her through an ad on Craigslist. “She was...

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Untangling a Knot of Baby Squirrels

Untangling a Knot of Baby Squirrels

Caitlin had never seen anything quite like it, six baby squirrels on the ground behind her home, their tails all knotted together. “It’s called a squirrel king or a king’s knot,” said Ashley...

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Caring for Carmelo While Sam Seeks Refuge

Caring for Carmelo While Sam Seeks Refuge

When Sam* escaped her abusive husband, she took three things with her – her car, her courage, and her dog, Carmelo. “He’s family,” Sam said of her five-year-old Pomeranian. “He’s there for me. He...

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