Animal Care & Control

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Animal Care and Control

Featured Services and Programs

All CACC operations are based out of our shelter located at:

2741 S. Western Ave

Chicago, IL  60608

The facility includes:

  • A 54,000 square foot building which houses over 500 animals in separate kennels with a fully equipped medical division to care for the animals
  • A command center for Animal Control Officers with a fleet of 18 trucks
  • Animal intake from 8 a.m. until 10 pm, 365 days a year, (After hours, please call 311)
  • The Animobile van for off-site adoptions and vaccine clinics
  • Offices for the Executive Director and management staff.


Chicago Animal Care & Control is currently seeking applications for the position of Veterinarian

Under direction, the Veterinarian provides medical care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of animals working in the fast paced Medical Section at the Animal Care and Control Center (ACC).

Please review the Veterinarian Position Description, Salary and additional information.

Applications will be accepted through December 5, 2016.  Please help us spread the word about the opening.


CACC will observe Holiday Hours on the following dates:


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Sunday, January 1, 2017


Hours will be 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the viewing of lost of adoptable pets.


CACC will remain open form 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the drop off of lost or unwanted pets.

What We Do

Supporting Information

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City Data

Rules and Regulations

To view lost animals or animals available for adoption, please visit