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Pet of the Week

  • Diesel

    Diesel is a medium sized boy with lots of energy. He loves other dogs, people and especially he loves to play! He would be perfect for an individual o ...
    July 29, 2014 - 8:28 am
  • Lil Kitty

    Lil Kitty / 7 year old female / Black DSH She was relinquished in 2012 when her guardian was moving. ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Festus

    5 year old male - Boxer He was given up by his guardian to a high kill shelter.  He is good on a lea ...
    July 9, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Sonny

    This handsome guy was abandoned by his guardian.  He is a very sweet and mellow boy.  He is large but definitely not fat.  He enjoys getting lots of l ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Finley

    This 30 pound beauty was recently returned because she was shy. She's a sweet, quiet girl but really enjoys going on walks to explore all the great sc ...
    June 23, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Asher

    He was relinquished to a kill shelter when his guardian could no longer care for him. We transferred him to Helping Paws so he could find a home where ...
    June 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Portia

    She was brought to the shelter with her friend Smokey when their guardian died. There was no family in town to take them in so Helping Paws took them. ...
    June 4, 2014 - 5:09 pm
  • Faith

    Faith was abandoned by her guardian. She enjoys running, jumping and playing with her catnip toys and the laser light. She's a big girl that has been ...
    May 19, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Lola

    Her guardian was moving and couldn't take her with him. She is the biggest sweetheart.  She has been loved a little too much and she needs to lose a l ...
    May 12, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Freddy

    He is a handsome male Miniature Pinscher mix that was found as a stray. He unfortunately ended up at a kill shelter.  He has a short brown coat, long ...
    May 5, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite part of the McHenry County Fair?
    Carnival rides
    4-H contest
    Demolition derby