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 email@example.com. 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.
Apollo is a 1-year-old pit bull terrier. He is friendly, strong boy, smart, and knows the "sit"command and will wait for treats. He likes other dogs and does well in playgroups with dogs of similar energy level. Email Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit nawsus.org.
Gumball is a sweet 2-year-old tabby with white. His relinquished him while relocating for a new job. He is a friendly, talkative, gentle and has an easy-going personality. Email Delonda at email@example.com or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit nawsus.org.
Curious Lottie likes to jump onto people’s laps and into boxes of stuffed animals. She likes to toss pom-poms and toy mice. She plays well alone and gets along with dogs and cats. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.hhas.org.
Lola is sweet, friendly, affectionate, playful, quiet, gentle and very good-natured. She would likely do well with kids and other pets. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hhas.org.
Phoebe is a 1-year old lab/terrier mix who is doing great in her foster home. She is sweet, fun, potty-trained, fully house-trained and knows basic commands. He favorite game is "fetch." Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.
Bonzo is a 4-year-old, 25-pound Chihuahua and terrier mix who's lived in a home since he was a pup and returned to the rescues when his owners moved. He walks well on a leash and is house-trained.
Loki is a large male border collie mix who came from a shelter in Kentucky. He's still very much a puppy and needs patience and training. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visitwillcountyhumane.com.
Polly is a female domestic shorthair cat who is somewhat shy, but is starting to let people pet her. She needs a patient and understanding forever home. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visitwillcountyhumane.com.
Mishkeen is a sweet 4-year-old dilute tortoiseshell looking for a new home. She loves to be held and explore new places. Call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.
Six-year-old MeMow was recently surrendered. She is quiet, likes being brushed, is already fixed and four-paw declawed. Call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.
Beans is a 2-year-old, fun-loving mixed breed. He has a great spirit and is eager to learn. Beans requires a fenced yard. Visit W2Wrescue.com.
Atlas weighs 72 pounds, is a great listener, eager to learn and needs a home with older children. Visit W2Wrescue.com.