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  • Petco reopening 2 Chicago boarding centers

    Petco reopening 2 Chicago boarding centers
    Petco plans to reopen two of its pet boarding and daycare centers in Chicago on a limited scale after shutting down for two weeks as a precaution over a surge in canine flu cases. The two Pooch Hotel locations will open Friday for customers that have...
  • Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie

    Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie
    A few days after the Panthers ran out of goaltenders, they announced an open amateur tryout to find a backup practice goalie for a day. While it was no laughing matter when both Panthers goalies, Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya, suffered injuries in...
  • Q&A: Canine influenza

     Q&A: Canine influenza
    With the jump in reported cases of canine influenza, the American Veterinary Medical Association is trying to answer dog owners' questions about the virus: Q: What is canine influenza? A: Canine influenza, or dog flu, is a highly contagious...
  • Dog day care businesses hit by canine flu

     Dog day care businesses hit by canine flu
    Some Chicago dog day care businesses are temporarily closing their doors to prevent spread of a highly contagious influenza virus that has infected more than 1,000 dogs in the Chicago area. Others are only accepting dogs with up-to-date flu vaccines....
  • Canine flu outbreak means no doggie Happy Hour

    Canine flu outbreak means no doggie Happy Hour
    Rogers Park Social is normally a great place to have a beer after work with your best friend. Your best friend Bowser, that is. But there are no dogs underfoot at the dog-friendly lounge these days. With a scary strain of canine influenza going...
  • Dog flu knocking family pets off their feet

    Dog flu knocking family pets off their feet
    This might not be the best time to take Fido to a play group. Area veterinarians' offices are seeing numerous cases of canine influenza, which is highly contagious and can be fatal. Naperville Animal Hospital has suspended all surgeries and boarding...
  • Elgin area reacting cautiously to reports of canine flu

    Elgin area reacting cautiously to reports of canine flu
    In the wake of reports of an outbreak of canine flu in the Chicago area, the City of Elgin will be taking some precautionary steps to prevent the spread of the disease at a pet clinic set for April 25 in the basement of the Hemmens Cultural Center. It's...
  • Preview: Islanders at Panthers, Saturday, 7 p.m.

    When/Where: 7 p.m., BB&T Center, Sunrise TV: FSF; Radio: 560-WQAM Scouting report: The flu-ridden Panthers have lost six of eight, including a 4-3 shootout loss to the Stars on Thursday. They trail the Bruins by two points for a wild-card spot, but...
  • Read of the week: 'The Last Town on Earth'

    Read of the week: 'The Last Town on Earth'
    This winter the library held a Cozy Blanket Bingo contest, which was a great hit with patrons and staff. It challenged participants to read something they might not normally read. My goal was to finish every square on the Bingo card, which I did, and it...
  • Dog flu bumps Bark in the Park fundraiser online

    Dog flu bumps Bark in the Park fundraiser online
    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. But...
  • Dog flu outbreak in the Midwest could spread

    Dog flu outbreak in the Midwest could spread
    A dog flu epidemic has sickened over 1,000 dogs and has been responsible for the death of at least five dogs in the Chicago area since mid-March, according to Dr. Donna Alexander, administrator for the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control....