| Jun 1, 2015
| 7:50 AM
The Hinsdale Humane Society's Pet Walk will give animals, other than dogs a chance to shine this year.
Due to the risk of canine flu, the society asks the public not to bring dogs to the June 7 event.
Even without man's best friend, "There will...
| May 29, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Like the rest of Pennsylvania's poultry industry, Orefield turkey farmer David Jaindl is keeping a wary eye on the bird flu outbreak that has devastated the egg and poultry business in the West and Midwest this spring.
But for Lehigh Valley consumers...
| May 29, 2015
| 3:56 PM
There's a new strain of canine flu in the U.S., and it has some pet owners worried about their furry family members.
More than 1,000 dogs caught the illness during a recent outbreak in Chicago, and infections are reportedly emerging in other states,...
| May 28, 2015
| 9:02 AM
Banners, sidewalk signs and planters newly brimming with colorful flowers herald the arrival of La Grange's Pet Parade weekend May 29 to 31 and the unofficial kickoff to summer.
But the 69th annual parade May 30 will have a decidedly different look and...
| May 27, 2015
| 4:13 PM
ALIVE Rescue has a chance to pull dogs from Chicago's Animal Care and Control facility, but there's a hitch: The dogs have to go to dogless foster homes.
The canine flu has severely curtailed operations at the Chicago shelter; on May 2 it suspended...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:16 AM
The canine influenza outbreak has claimed another victim: the Anti-Cruelty Society's Bark in the Park 5K fundraising walk.
The 21st annual event, scheduled for May 3 at Montrose Harbor, has been canceled because of the highly contagious virus.
| May 21, 2015
| 9:32 AM
As Memorial Day weekend marks the official start of beach season in Chicago, residents are pulling out their beach blankets and picnic baskets — but is it safe to bring the dogs along?
Veterinarians, who are encouraged by the recent drop in canine...
| May 17, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The men charged with ridding the farm of a deadly contagion tugged at their dark green protective suits and adjusted the double-intake respirators covering their faces.
"Biosecure. Stop!" read a sign at the farm entrance.
Another sign, in red letters,...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:42 PM
H5N2 avian influenza, or bird flu, has reared its head at a commercial egg-laying facility in northwest Iowa that houses as many as 5.3 million chickens, according to state officials.
All the birds in the Osceola County facility will be euthanized,...
| May 15, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Evergreen Park on Friday reopened its dog park because the village believes the danger of dogs contracting the canine flu has largely passed.
The Happy Bark Dog Park, at 91st Street and California Avenue, closed April 4 at the suggestion of a...
| May 14, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Reaction has been a mix of understanding and disappointment to a ban on dogs in the La Grange Pet Parade May 30 due to an outbreak of canine influenza.
"I can see both sides," said La Grange resident Jane Wirengard. "If it's so highly contagious, they'...