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Ziggy 4 is Border Collie/ Bernese MountaDog Mix. Find him ADOPT Pet Shelter.

Ziggy, 4, is a Border Collie/ Bernese Mountain Dog Mix. Find him at ADOPT Pet Shelter.

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Updated: May 12, 2012 8:03AM


Age: About 4 years old

Breed: Border collie/Bernese mountain dog mix

Background: Brought to ADOPT from Chicago Animal Control. He has been at ADOPT since Dec. 17.

Personality: This loving guy is handsome in his fluffy tri-colored coat. Ziggy adores being around people. He’s extremely sweet and will melt your heart. He can be picky about his canine companions, so they will require that he goes to a home as the only pet. Ziggy loves walks and to be outside.

Adoption fee: $225

Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, 630-355-2299 or


Age: 1 year old

Breed: Short-haired tabby

Background: Bridget was born to an outdoor mom but rescued with her siblings at 5 weeks old, and has been in foster care since.

Personality: She is a small, sweet kitty with a big voice, so she may be part Siamese. She likes cuddling with her foster mom, and roughhousing with the four male cats she lives with. She has a twin brother, and would love to go to her new home with one of her friends, if possible.

Adoption fee: $100

Other: Neutered, shots, spayed, microchipped and up to date on vaccines

Where to find this pet: Paws and Purrs Humane Society, 630-897-8738, All cats live in foster homes and can be seen at adoption events or in their foster home by appointment.


Age: 1-1/2 years old

Breed: American pitbull terrier

Personality: Doyle is a fun-loving, energetic boy who loves to play and go for walks. He does well with other dogs. Doyle is handled by staff and volunteers daily and loves the attention, even baths!

Other: He weighs 60 pounds.

Adoption fee: $100, which includes neuter, vaccinations and de-worming.

Where to find him: Kendall County Animal Control, 802 W. John St., Yorkville, 630-553-9256


Age: 6 months old

Breed: American pitbull terrier mix

Personality: Kelly is a the sweetest puppy — very loveable, playful and gives kisses! She also likes other dogs. Kelly loves attention and going for walks.

Other: She weighs 40 pounds

Adoption fee: $100, which includes spay, vaccinations and de-worming.

Where to find her: Kendall County Animal Control, 802 W. John St., Yorkville, 630-553-9256


Age: 4 years old

Breed: Tricolor beagle

Personality: Quigley laps up attention and gives you her complete adoration in return. She loves to be petted and would be quite happy to snuggle for hours. She really prefers a quieter home and would do fine with cats or another low-key dog.

Other: Already spayed and crate-trained, nearly housebroken, and current on her shots

Adoption fee: $175.

Where to find her: Rover Rescue at 630-897-7454


Age: 10 months

Personality: He is a fun-loving and playful kitty. His favorite toy is the wand with feathers. He likes to bat at his human foster family.

Other: Neutered, microchipped and up to date on shots.

Where to find him: Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets, or 877-364-2286.

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