Animal Bite Investigations

Bites to humans and companion animals must be reported to the local police department or to the Cook County...

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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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Educational Programs

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

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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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Found Animals

The pictures above are pets that have been found in unincorporated Cook County and Cook County...

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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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Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinics

Cook County Animal and Rabies Control (ARC) is resuming rabies vaccine and microchip clinics now...

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Rabies Prevention

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

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Rabies Vaccination Tags

Cook County Rabies Tag Order Form

NEW - Cook County residents can now print and...

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Services for Unincorporated Areas of Cook County

Cook County Animal and Rabies Control offers select services for residents in...

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Services for Veterinarians

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

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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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Wildlife Surveillance

Disease surveillance is accomplished through three main mechanisms:

  • Submission of specimens to the...
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