Red, a 2-year-old pit bull terrier mix, has been at South Suburban Humane Society since last year and is a favorite at the shelters. His adoption fees are waived this weekend as part of the Empty the Shelter event. | South Suburban Humane Society photo
Updated: June 30, 2014 12:36PM
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 Mike Deacon 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