Bites to humans and companion animals must be reported to the local police department or to the Cook County Sheriff's office for unincorporated...
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The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control (CCARC) is conducting its Housing Cook County’s Animals grant program....

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Many people are considering adopting a pet during the COVID pandemic. Cook County Animal and Rabies Control advises residents to be aware of scams...

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Safety with Animals

Cook County Animal and Rabies Control provides a “Safety with Animals” program to the elementary schools of Cook...

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Rabies Certificate process change

If you lost a pet consult website for the photos of animals we have found and go to petharbor.com for animals found by the City of Chicago. You...

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In the age of COVID-19, all of us are worried about our families including our pets. Every family should have a “disaster plan” so that we can be...

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L.M.A. (Law Enforcement, Municipalities & Animal Control Officers) Request Assistance-Official Use Only

Law...

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2020 Low Cost Rabies Vaccination and Microchip Clinics

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Animal and Rabies Control is...

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The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control wants you to understand the dangers rabies can pose and take precautions to protect...

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Rabies Tags

All animals receiving rabies vaccinations are issued a rabies tag that has been purchased from Cook County Animal and Rabies...

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Cook County Animal and Rabies Control offers select services in unincorporated Cook County. 

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Cook County Animal and Rabies Control offers a number of services for the veterinarians and animal hospitals of Cook County.

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An integral part of an effective animal control policy is controlling the unwanted pet population. Spaying or neutering pets before they produce...

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Cook County Animal and Rabies Control urges pet owners to take special precautions to protect the health and welfare of their pets during the warm...

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The Veterinary Reporting System allows veterinarians to report disease processes for communicable and zoonotic diseases.

This is a...

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Wildlife Surveillance

Disease surveillance is accomplished through three main mechanisms:

  • Submission of specimens to the...
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