Cook County's Animal and Rabies Control today released an interactive map of locations where bats who tested positive for rabies were found in Cook County this year. The Halloween-themed map is designed to raise awareness about rabies prevention.“It... Read more
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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) and other... Read more
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. The department offers tips for pet owners to keep in mind:Do not leave... Read more
Program designed to boost shelter capacity across CountyCHICAGO – Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced grant awards totaling $8 million to expand animal shelter capacity throughout the County. The grants were... Read more
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. Cook County’s Animal and Rabies Control offers the following... Read more