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.
Friendly, laid-back domestic shorthairs Dexter, 7, a male; and Virginia, 6, a female, are a bonded pair. They love to explore, give head bumps and sit in the window and watch birds. They get along with other cats. Email Delonda at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit nawsus.org.
Sissy is a 2-year-old beagle. She loves people and other dogs. She has a very gentle an sweet demeanor, making her a good fit for any family. Email Stacy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Roxy answers to her name. Her sensitive stomach needs a raw diet. She loves pets and sitting over heat vents, but not in people’s laps. Roxy gets along well with other cats. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hhas.org.
Coraline is fearless and energetic. She likes to play with toys and other cats. She's friendly and social. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.hhas.org.
Dolly is a female Chihuahua/Dachshund mix who came to the shelter when her owner was placed in a nursing home. She is sweet and affectionate and loves to be held and cuddled. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Marv is a 2-year-old male domestic shorthair that loves to sleep in a drawer! He is very affectionate and loves attention. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Gadget is a 7-year-old shepherd/boxer mix with joy in his eyes, an endearing underbite complete with a snaggletooth and pep in his step. Visit Gadget at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Robust Splodge likes to lounge and greet people with a powerful meow. He needs an owner who can match his alpha personality but also give plenty of back scratches and chin rubs. Visit Splodge at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Oreo is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix. She had a litter of adorable pups who were all adopted. She has not been around many young children so older kids would be preferred. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.
Little man is 2-year-old terrier mix. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.