Pets and Animals
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control reminds residents to take advantage of low-cost rabies vaccines and free microchips before clinics conclude at the end of August. The four remaining clinics are all open 10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control released its 2019 low-cost rabies vaccine and microchip schedule. The first clinic is on Tuesday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Brookfield Village Hall, 8820 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield.
More than 1,500 coyotes reside throughout Cook County and springtime means it is their mating season. Cook County’s Animal and Rabies Control reminds pet owners to be vigilant during coyote mating and whelping season.
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control is advising pet owners to prepare and protect their pets from the distemper virus.
Winter weather is here. Cook County Animal and Rabies Control offers the following tips to keep pets safe and healthy during the winter months.
Heat and fireworks that mark the summer months can create special problems for pets.
A wild rabbit found June 13 in Tinley Park has tested positive for tularemia. Cook County Animal and Rabies Control urges residents to avoid touching live or dead wildlife.
Cook County Animal and Rabies Control urges pet owners to take special precautions to protect the health and welfare of their pets during the forecasted excessive heat.
Among the recommendations:
I was greatly saddened to learn today of the passing of Dr. Donna Alexander, the administrator of Cook County Animal and Rabies Control.