TUSCOLA -- One area group isn't having a "typical" food drive.
More than one million dogs are euthanized in shelters every year.
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, about 40% of pet owners learned about their pet through word-of-mouth.
Many people are afraid of shelter dogs thinking they're bad or broken, but that's not the case.
ILLINOIS -- You don't have to leave your pets at home anymore when you're taking the train.
DANVILLE -- It's a whole new world for stray pets. Animal control is now coming from the Vermilion County Animal Shelter, not the Danville Area Humane Society.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- It's a problem the Champaign County Humane Society has been seeing for about a year.
PAXTON -- People are Taking Action to warn others in the neighborhood.
MATTOON -- Firefighters saved a dog from a burning home Monday.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Humane Society posted on its Facebook page information about the Humane Care for Animals Act.
CHARLESTON -- The mayor is disgusted by a problem plaguing the city park.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The cold weather could take a toll on your pet's paws.
DANVILLE -- A few families went home with new mouths to feed.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- County board members are looking into ways of controlling animal overpopulation.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- A Facebook page has been created to reunite owners with pets lost during the storm.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Research shows owning a pet can help you stay healthy.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Here are some pictures of your favorite furry friend dressed up for Halloween.
SAVOY -- Halloween is going to the dogs, literally!
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- If you're looking for the perfect pet to take home, this may be the perfect time.
Update: 4:38 pm NATIONAL -- The FDA is investigating a popular pet treat which has been linked to hundreds of dog deaths.
MAHOMET -- Barking dogs didn't stop one Kid to Know from helping dozens find forever homes.
WARREN COUNTY -- Animal control officers in one town rescued 100 cats.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law is in place to help pet owners fighting against puppy mills.
TILTON -- In Our Town, people's pets are treated like royalty.
STEWARDSON -- A woman in Our Town loves baking, so she started her own business.
URBANA -- July 4th may be fun for families, but for animals, that's not always the case.
HOOPESTON -- An Our Town vet is committed to alternatively helping pets.
RANTOUL -- Officials are investigating the cause of a house fire.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you buy a new car and it doesn't work, you can get it replaced.
URBANA -- With Christmas just around the corner, some people may be thinking about giving a four-legged gift.
URBANA -- Crews are trying to determine the cause of a fire at a mobile home.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people are buying Halloween costumes for their pets.
URBANA -- Pet owners got a helping hand at a free rabies clinic.
COLFAX -- Some dogs, cats and birds are all on the brink of losing their home and maybe their lives.
DECATUR -- The city's Area Arts Council invites amateur and professional photographers to take part in its Pet Pics Photography Contest.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Humane Society kicked off it's annual Giant Garage Sale Friday morning. All the proceeds go back to the animal shelter.
DANVILLE -- An alderman is trying to close the area's animal shelter.
JAMAICA -- Officials at the Vermilion County Health Department report toxicology texts on two dead pets show signs of poisoning.
The National Retail Federation expects people will spend $367 million on their pets for the holiday.
Two homes are a total loss after a fire in Danville.