Dangerously low temperatures are forecast over the next few days. Wind chills will make it feel as cold as -25°F Tuesday night with bitterly cold temperatures continuing into Wednesday.
Eight rabid bats have been found so far this year
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control urges pet owners to take special precautions to protect the health and welfare of their pets during the heat advisory over the coming days. The department offers tips for pet owners to keep in mind:
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control is partnering with local animal organizations to offer low-cost or free rabies vaccine and microchip clinics throughout the County
Coyote mating and whelping season is coming to a close, but coyotes could still be more visible and aggressive while they wean new pups.