Vets and Pets

Service Information
Vets and Pets image with dog and cat

Please note: The Vets and Pets clinic is available to the first 200 dogs and is first come, first served.

The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs and the County’s Department of Animal and Rabies Control have partnered with Chicago Animal Care and Control for Vets and Pets, a free, one-day rabies and distemper vaccine and microchip clinic for dogs belonging to County veterans and service members.

This year, Vets and Pets has expanded to three events across Cook County:

Saturday, July 13, 2024
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
General Jones Armory
5200 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
Click here to download event flyer

Saturday, August 10, 2024
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Kedzie Armory 
1551 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60651

Saturday, September 7, 2024 
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Richton Park Community Center 
4445 Sauk Trail 
Richton Park, IL 60471

Veterans and service members can bring up to four dogs per household. Please bring one item that proves military status. Accepted documents include DD214 paired with picture ID, veteran ID or common access card. Dogs must be on a leash.