07/20/2012 06:23 pm ET

Chicago-Area Cats, Dogs & Other Pets Up For Adoption (7/20) (PHOTOS)

Looking for a new, furry friend to hang out with during those long summer nights?

This week, HuffPost Chicago presents its latest group of local pets up for adoption via a number of Chicago-area animal shelters. To our knowledge, they've all been spayed or neutered and are up to date with their vaccinations.

If this slideshow doesn't satisfy your cute animal fix, be sure to check out past features linked below the gallery either by scrolling down or clicking here. Many of the previously featured animals still are in need of forever homes.

Chicago's Adoptable Pets - Week 36