Kafka is a 7-year-old, long-haired dachshund. He is an Americans with Disabilities Act service dog for anxiety. Kafka was an owner give-up when the owner had to go into a nursing home. The dog needs a quiet home with no children younger than 12 years old. Kafka prefers to be the only dog. | PAWS Animal Shelter photo
Updated: February 17, 2014 6:23AM
The Thursday Neighborhood Star prints adoptable pets weekly when space permits.
Area shelters should send photos; pet descriptions; and shelter hours, address and contact information to Jessi Virtusio at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Pets o’ the Week” in the subject line.
PAWS Animal Shelter
8301 W. 191st St., Tinley Park, (815) 464-7298, pawstinleypark.org
Animal Welfare League
10305 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, (708) 636-8586, animalwelfareleague.com
South Suburban Humane Society
1103 W. End Ave., Chicago Heights, (708) 755-7387, southsuburbanhumanesociety.org
Animals for Awareness
P.O. Box 56, Palos Park, (708) 361-9330, animalsforawareness.org
Tender Loving Care
13016 W. 151st St., Homer Glen, (708) 301-1594, tlcanimalshelter.org
National Animal Welfare Society
9981 W. 190th St., Suites A and B, Mokena, (708) 478-5102, nawsus.org