The Herald-News presents this week's Pets of the Week. Read the caption of each photo to find out about that pet, including where he or she can be adopted.
Email "Pet of the Week" submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos should be in jpg file format, 200 dpi and sent as email attachments. Submissions are subject to editing for length, style, grammar and run as space is available.
Zelda is an adult female Dachshund mix, about four years old. She is a sweet girl who would love nothing more than to lay in the grass and get her belly rubbed. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Katalina is quiet, gentle, good-natured and petite. She loves curling up, lap time and lots of pets and attention. She’s very affectionate and likes everyone. She also gets along well with other cats, however she’s afraid of dogs. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Cadberry is a sweet girl who sadly lived outside during this cold winter. She suffered frostbite and lost the tips of both ears. She’s doing well in her temporary home where she enjoys being with people and having play time, a warm lap, affection and love. She does well with kittens and should be OK with adult cats if properly introduced. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birch is an 8-month-old male tabby cat. He is a bit shy but when he gets to know someone, he becomes very affectionate. Birch is good with other cats, too. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Jake is a sweet, silly and gentle English coonhound mix that deserves a loving forever home. He is friendly, likes everyone he meets, and loves to play with other dogs. To meet him, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Cabana has a beautiful coat and wide, green eyes. He needs time to warm up but is very affectionate and once he is comfortable with people. He loves chin scratches and wet food. Visit Cabana at at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Violet is an elegant, 2-year-old, Border collie mix. She came to us as a timid stray in need of a bath, food and extra snuggles. She now craves human interaction so much, she will whimper until you plop on the ground and smother her with attention. She is definitely a people person. Visit Violet at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Lexie is a 1 to 2-year-old lab mix. She is very lovable but needs some additional leash manners. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diezel is a 1-year-old lab mix who needs a loving home. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Amber was left to die in a field. This girl is great with dogs, cats and people. She loves to play fetch, take walks, receive and give love at a moments notice. She is in foster so an arranged meet will be required. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Thor is a young brindle pittie mix, full of joy and eagerness. Always ready for a new adventure, he needs an active household with large dog experience. He loves to learn, and is enthusiastic to begin obedience training. He will require a fenced yard, home visit, and be an only pet. His adoption fee is $0 with an approved application. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.