Pets and Animals

Animal Bite InvestigationsBites to humans and companion animals must be reported to the local police department or to the Cook County Sherif… Read More
Animal Shelter Grant Program The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control (ARC) conducts Housing Cook County’s Animals grant pro… Read More
Educational ProgramsDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, Animal and Rabies Control is not currently offering in-person educational training program… Read More
Law Enforcement, Municipalities & Animal Control Officers (L.M.A.) Request for AssistanceLaw enforcement, municipal and animal control a… Read More
Found AnimalsThe pictures above are pets that have been found in unincorporated Cook County and Cook County Forest Preserves within the last… Read More
About Pet Preparedness Different disasters require different responses. But whether the disaster is a hurricane or a hazardous spill, you m… Read More
Pet Safety Tips Please click below to view pet safety tips by topic. If you see an animal in distress, call your local police department for… Read More
Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinics Cook County Animal and Rabies Control (ARC) is resuming rabies vaccine and microchip clinics now throu… Read More
Rabies Prevention The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control wants you to understand the dangers rabies can pose and take prec… Read More
Rabies Vaccination TagsCook County Rabies Tag Order FormNEW - Cook County residents can now print and complete the order form under the Down… Read More
Services for Unincorporated Areas of Cook CountyCook County Animal and Rabies Control offers select services for residents in unincorporated… Read More
Services for VeterinariansCook County Animal and Rabies Control offers a number of services for veterinarians and animal hospitals of Cook C… Read More
An integral part of an effective animal control policy is controlling the unwanted pet population. Spaying or neutering pets before they pro… Read More
Wildlife Surveillance Disease surveillance is accomplished through three main mechanisms: Read More