All stray animals that are found by Cook County Animal and Rabies Control are taken to two shelters in Cook County.

If the animal is found north of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), it is taken to Golf Rose Animal Hospital, 51 E. Remington Road, Schaumburg, IL.

If the animal is found south of the expressway, it is taken to Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, IL.

Once at the facility the animal is held for seven days if it is identified by rabies tag, personal tag, hospital tag or micro-chip.

If the animal is unidentified, it will be held for a minimum of three days before it is eligible for adoption or fostering.

Posted below are pictures of animals recently found by Cook County Animal and Rabies Control in unincorporated Cook County and Cook County Forest Preserves. If you recognize your pet, please contact the listed facility.

 

Description: Brown dog, Pit bull type, male

When: July 3, 2018 at 12:45 p.m.

Where: Silver Creek Family Picnic Area (Melrose Park)

Dropped off at Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Hwy, Chicago Ridge

 

Description: Intact male

When: July 2, 2018 at 2:10 p.m.

Where: Route 30 and Woodlawn, Ford Heights

Dropped off at Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Hwy, Chicago Ridge

 

Description: Black dog, Spaniel type, male

When: June 18, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.

Where: 5901 N. Central Ave, Chicago (Ted Lechowicz Forest Preserve)

Dropped off at Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Hwy, Chicago Ridge

 

Description: White Male Pomeranian

When: Found at approximately 7:00 p.m. June 5, 2018

Where: Picked up at 5000 5th Avenue, Hines, IL

Dropped off with Animal Welfare League - 10305 Southwest Hwy., Chicago Ridge, IL

 

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Description: 
Who: Male, Tan, Lab mix

When: May 25, 2018 at 5:06 p.m.

Where: 2216 W. Nichols, Arlington Heights, IL

Dropped off at Golf Rose Animal Hospital, 51 E. Remington Rd., Schaumburg