Pets and Animals News

The boom, crackle and pop of Fourth of July fireworks as well as other outdoor elements can present potential hazards for pets this holiday weekend.

The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control urges pet owners to take special precautions to protect the health and welfare of their pets during the hot and humid weather over the coming days.

The new animal shelter in Matteson addresses overcrowding in the Southland, while providing housing for animals impounded by Cook County’s Department of Animal and Rabies Control


County’s Animal and Rabies Control hosts first clinic on Saturday, April 9