Abby (left) and Maggie belong to the Loughrans, of Oak Lawn.
Max, 7, and Hercules, 2.5, belong to Gloria P. Martinez, of Oak Lawn. The German shepherds are brothers.
Addie belongs to Val and Pete Riley, of Oak Lawn.
Clifford belongs to Patrick Flynn, of Chicago Ridge. The golden retriever was waiting for a bath when this photo was taken.
Rodger is being taken care of by Marvin and Joanne Koplin, of Oak Lawn. They are watching the dog, which loves to watch out the living room window, for their son Marvin, of Merrillville, Ind., while he adjusts to a new job. Marvin delivered The Star, a predecessor to the SouthtownStar, for approximately five years while he was growing up in Oak Lawn.
Ronin, Asha and Dega belong to Pat and Laura Geary, of Oak Lawn. The Shetland sheepdogs have been having fun running and playing in snow. Their favorite thing to do is jump over the snow mounds in the Gearys' yard. "My husband made them a course to run through, and they spend hours outside in it. Of course, when they come in they warm up in their favorite spots and take a nap," Laura Geary said.
Toki belongs to the Clettenberg family, of Oak Lawn.
Winston belongs to Nancy Dahl, of Chicago Ridge.
Jet is the latest cat to hang around at Ann and Dan McMahon's International Auto Restoration in Oak Lawn. The Chicago Ridge residents quipped that "he's a snot."