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Rockford Area Woman Shares Story All Pet Owners Need to Hear

A Winnebago area resident is warning pet owners to keep a watchful eye on their dogs when they are outside after experiencing something terrifying yesterday.

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Illinois Dog Has a Strange Hobby–Rescuing Earthworms

When you think of a "rescue dog," you probably have an image in your head of a family adopting a new family pet from a local shelter or care organization. Holliday, a female German Shepherd-Border Collie mix from East St. Louis, is a rescuer, not a rescuee.

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Winnebago County Animal Services Needs Your Help to “Clear the Shelter”

I've long been a fan of dedicated men and women who run and staff Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS), and their latest offering/promotion is one of the many reasons why.

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Rockford Delivers the Adorable on National Mutt Day
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Rockford Delivers the Adorable on National Mutt Day

Monday, July 31 was National Mutt Day. We asked for you to share your favorite picture of your mutt. The photos are amazing.

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Play Some Golf to Benefit Veterans Dealing With PTSD and Help Dogs, Too

Friday on the WROK Morning Show, Joe Dredge and I spent some time discussing the upcoming Circle of Change Veterans Dog Program Golf Outing that takes place Saturday August 5th in Winnebago. I've gotta tell you golfers that this is something you'll want to get behind.

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Help Your Dog Stay Calm On The 4th Of July

Here are some ways to help keep your dog calm on the 4th of July.

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Man Offers Chicagoans $100,000 for Their Dogs–Would You Sell Yours?

I don't remember exactly what my dog Lucy did, but at the time I was so completely exasperated by her behavior that I said something to the effect of "I swear if someone walked by right now and offered me five bucks for you, I'd sell in a heartbeat!!" Well, no one came by with a five spot...and I was just blustering anyway. There's no way I would have sold her for five bucks. Ten maybe...

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One of Rockford’s Most Popular Instagram Photos Will Make You Say, ‘Aww’

There's just something so sweet about this photo from Rockford Memorial Hospital.

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7 Cool Rockford Area Dog Parks You have to Check out
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7 Cool Rockford Area Dog Parks You have to Check out

Springtime is here and you want to get out of the house and get a little exercise, and so does your dog. Just like your dog, we 'sniffed out' some great spots you and your dog to have a bit of fun.

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This Breed is America’s Favorite for the 26th Straight Year–But, What’s Illinois’ Favorite?

Twenty-six years in a row. If this dog breed were a sports team, we'd be using the word "dynasty."

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