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 mdeacon@southtownstar.com 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