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.
Although she is deaf, Paris is very comfortable with new people, other cats, and adapts well in new situations. She likes paying with toys and being petted and brushed. The ideal family is one who understands her needs and can shower her with lots of love and affection. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hhas.org.
Annabelle has a medium-length coat that needs regular grooming. She likes people, attention, gentle pats on her head and feathery wand toys. She does not like other cats. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.hhas.org.
Rex is a friendly 4-year-old lab mix, who strong, playful and energetic. He likes to be around people and loves attention. He is treat-motivated and knows the "sit" command. Contact Heather at email@example.com. Visit nawsus.org.
Ferris is a friendly and affectionate 1-year old-male domestic shorthair. He loves attention, enjoys being petted and likes to play with kitty toys. His gentle and sweet personality makes him a great fit for any home. Email Delonda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit nawsus.org.
Zara is a large border collie/Doberman pinscher who is sweet and charming. She is very active and is learning to walk on the leash, and will need a family that can keep up with her. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Nani is a long-haired calico. She is very sweet and loves attention from humans, but not the other cats at the shelter. Nani would do best in a home where she is the only cat. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Rhody is a 7-month-old chocolate lab/Rhodesian ridgeback mix. He is a playful, spirited and learning basic obedience and good manners. Rhody enjoys playtime with other dogs. Call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.
Nine-year-old Lara is mellow but enjoys short play sessions.She likes wand toys and snoozing in cat trees. She needs a child-free home where she can receive all the attention. Call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.
Trigger, a 12-year-old hound, still loves to play with toys. He often has his nose to the ground, following a scent. HE is housebroken and needs space to explore. Visit wishuponarescue.org.
Rocky is a young shepherd mix with lots of energy. Rocky wants to be friends with every dog he meets. He still has some work to do with his manners. Visit wishuponarescue.org.