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.
Doug is a large male mastiff mix. He is friendly, gentle, and gets along with children and most other dogs. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Aggie is a 1-year-old female American domestic shorthair cat. he came to the shelter from a kill shelter and is a bit shy. Aggie is very sweet, loves to play, and gets along with other cats. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Marcus is a 1-year old Carolina dog/Labrador retriever who needs an active family. He loves being outside playing, rolling in the grass or exploring the yard. He is a quick learner and easily trained with food and praise. Marcus plays well with other dogs and bonds quickly. To apply or for more information, visit Plainfield-based K9 Enrichment Initiative at www.k9ei.dog.
Ivy April is a 2-year-old boxer/American pit bull terrier mix. She is a sweet and gentle dog and full of love. She is leash-reactive with other dogs and good at meeting dogs through gates and fences, but will need slow introductions. She should be the only dog in the home but would make a great couch cuddler, foot warmer and walking or swimming partner, To apply or for more information, visit Plainfield-based K9 Enrichment Initiative at www.k9ei.dog.
Sugar is a young black Lab mix. She is playful, energetic and friendly. She loves to be around people and will show affection by leaning against people and giving kisses. To meet her, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Bebe is a 2-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair. She is calm, gentle, and loves attention. She loves chin and ear scratches and would love to be a lap cat. To meet her, call 708-478-5102 or email Delonda at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Victorino is a 2-year-old tabby who is super sweet and cuddly. He likes sitting on laps and receiving undivided attention. He repays with cuddles, cat naps and constant purring. Visit Victorino at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Sweet Sanyo always wants to be petted and held. He also loves food. He is a talker and never in one place for long. He needs a family that will look past his FIV and love him like any other cat. Visit Sanyo at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Lucy is a front-paw declaw. She’s a little shy at first, but after she warms up to her human companions, she is affectionate and friendly. She doesn’t seem to like toys; she’s very content to sit and observe. She doesn't really like other cats and needs a quiet home where she is the only cat. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hhas.org.
Mochi is friendly, playful, active and energetic. she likes running and playing with her toys, exploring and climbing up the cat tree, and socializing and sharing affection with human companions. She loves mealtime and really enjoys her food. Mochi would most likely get along fine with other cats. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.hhas.org.
Quinn is a mixed breed who is just over a year old. She needs an experienced trainer but is very sweet once she trusts you. She loves giving hugs. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Sonny is a sweet 2-year-old miniature pinscher. He weighs around 25 pounds and loves cuddles. He is believed to be a dachshund and miniature pinscher mix. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steve, a.k.a “Nubs, is 4 to 5-year-old laid back male, who we believe was born with a deformed foot, but that doesn’t stop him from running and playing. He seems to enjoy the company of most dogs and people of all ages. Steve is in foster so a meet must be arranged. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Gazelle is an 18-month-old, 82-pound cane corso / dame mix. She is strong and loves to play. She needs an experienced large breed owner, fenced yard, and must be the only pet in the home. Her adoption fee has been sponsored so she is free to an approved adopter. She is in foster so an arranged meet is required. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.