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.
Meet Choo Choo, a 6-year-old Labrador mix. He loves dogs, cats and people. Visit Choo Choo at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Meet Rockette, a sweet 1-year-old cat, mellow and easy going, always ready to get plenty of gentle pets. She also gladly accepts rewards of yummy treats and wet food. Visit Rockette at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Cleo is a super-sweet 2-year-old in need of a patient foster/adopter. Cleo has lived outside her entire life and needs someone who will socialize her. Cleo weighs approximately 35 pounds. She loves toys. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Hollie is a 2-year-old beagle sheltie mix. She is approximately 30 pounds. She keeps her kennel really clean, too. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delilah is a large 2-year old female pit bull terrier. She is a happy, loving girl and does well with most dogs her size or larger. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Charlie is a spunky male 7-year-old rat terrier/corgi mix. He is playful, energetic, and loves going for long walks. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Avalanche is an 18-month-old female lab/ pit mix. Her ideal home would be with a retired individual or someone who works from home since she loves being with her people. Meet Avalanche at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Crystal is an 18-month-old, 5-pound mix of lab, husky and Akita. She is currently a foster guest at Springbrook Animal Care Center. To meet her, call 630-428-0500. For more information, visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Troll is a sweet and playful guy – he’ll play with just about anything to entertain himself and his human companions. He likes getting pets, and he “pets” his people back by rubbing all over them to show his affection. He loves to sit and look out the window from his cat tree. He also gets along with other cats. Troll would make a great addition to any home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Purrley is friendly kitty who loves interacting with people and especially getting pets and belly rubs. She’s very sweet, curious and quite attentive. She should do well with other cats if properly introduced. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bubble is a 3-year-old spayed female tortoise. She is a very sweet and gentle girl, as well as friendly, talkative and calm. She loves attention and enjoys being petted and sitting in the window and watching the outside world. She would make a wonderful companion. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.