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:
Pets and Animals
Coyote mating and whelping season is coming to a close, but coyotes could still be more visible and aggressive while they wean new pups.
Coyote mating season lasts until late May
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Village President of Matteson Sheila Chalmers-Currin along with administrators from Cook County Animal and Rabies Control, South Suburban Humane Society (SSHS) a
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control urges pet owners to take special precautions to protect the health and welfare of their pets during anticipated extreme heat this weekend.
Program designed to boost shelter capacity across County
On Monday morning, Cook County Animal and Rabies Control warden John Haralamos received a call from authorities of a dog found in a trash bag on the side of the road in Willow Springs.
More than 1,500 coyotes reside throughout Cook County. While they are very unlikely to attack humans, it is important to take precautions to ensure the safety of residents and their pets.