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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Animal Shelter Grant Program

The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control (ARC) conducts Housing Cook County’s Animals...

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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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Educational Programs

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Animal and Rabies Control is not currently offering in-person educational training...

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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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Law Enforcement, Municipalities & Animal Control Officers (L.M.A.) Request for Assistance

Law enforcement, municipal and animal...

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Low Cost Rabies Vaccination and Microchip Clinics

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Animal and Rabies Control has paused rabies and...

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Pet Safety Tips 

Please click below to view pet safety tips by topic. If you see an...

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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

Cook County Rabies Tag Order Form   NEW-Cook County residents can print and complete the order form...

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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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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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