Pets of the Week: Sept. 27

Will County rescues have dogs and cats for adoption

The Herald-News presents this week’s Pets of the Week. Read the description of each pet to find out about that pet, including where it can be adopted.

Email “Pet of the Week” submissions to 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.

Two-year-old Celina is very playful. She is not a fan of other animals but she loves people once she knows them. To meet Celina, call Joliet Animal Control at 815-725-0333.

Frazzles is a sweet 5-year-old in need of a new home. He is cross-eyed but that does not slow him down. He loves attention from people and is quite content napping on his warm blankets. To meet Frazzles, call Joliet Animal Control at 815-725-0333.

Scarlett and Cocoa are a bonded pair that need a home together. Scarlett is a 9-year-old Chihuahua mix and Cocoa is a 7-year-old boxer. Both are sweet, friendly and lovable. They are well-behaved and like other dogs. To meet Scarlett and Cocoa, email Stacy at Visit

Billy is a 4-year-old domestic shorthair that is friendly, outgoing, talkative and affectionate. He loves attention and pets. He is FIV positive and would have to be the only cat in a home, live with other FIV positive cats or possibly live with other nonaggressive cats. To meet Billy, email Delonda at or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit

Roo is a 6-month-old shepherd mix who came to the shelter as a stray. He is sweet, goofy and has a lot of energy. Roo needs an equally energetic family. Contact the Will County Humane Society at and follow the instructions for the adoption process.

Chad is a large domestic shorthair who has been with at the shelter for a while. He is a bit shy and enjoys spending time in the cat trees looking out the windows. Email the Will County Humane Society at and follow the instructions for the adoption process.

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Denise M. Baran-Unland

Denise M. Baran-Unland is the features editor for The Herald-News in Joliet. She covers a variety of human interest stories. She also writes the long-time weekly tribute feature “An Extraordinary Life about local people who have died. She studied journalism at the College of St. Francis in Joliet, now the University of St. Francis.