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Carly Stadie, 17, of Hampshire plays with a kitten Wednesday evening at TAILS Humane Society, 2250 Barber Greene Rd. DeKalb.

Philanthropy and Volunteerism class raising money for TAILS

By Lauren Dielman | April 30, 2012

Philanthropy starts in the classroom. Some students are raising money for a cause in their Philanthropy and Volunteerism class (PSPA 401). The money raised will benefit TAILS, 2250 Barber Greene Road, a local not-for-profit animal shelter. Isabelle Bourgeois,...

Courtesy of DeKalb County Animal Shelter
Deb Ryan, staff cat lady, coaxes Snowy out of her cage to be cleaned. While Toby (Bottom) could go without a cleaning for the day.

DeKalb Animal Shelter expands

By Jennifer Irocky | May 4, 2011

DeKALB | Sheba is an Australian Cattle Dog/German Shepherd mix. Memo is a declawed calico adult cat. Both animals are up for adoption at the DeKalb County Animal Shelter, 16173 Baseline Rd., in Genoa. In the past couple months, the center has expanded....

One of TAILS black cats that has gone un-adopted during the month.

Black cats get spotlight from TAILS

By Zachary Brictson | October 18, 2010

Black cats at the TAILS humane society for sheltered and adoptable animals are getting the spotlight this October. Located at 2250 Barber Green Road, TAILS began the "Change Their Luck" campaign at the beginning of the month, lowering adoption fees for...

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