Animal Care & Control

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Department Facts

About Us:

City Services


Dog Registration

Low Cost Vaccine Dates

Wish List 


Free Pet Health Fair

Saturday, July 22, 2017

11am to 3pm

3045 E. 83rd St.

Free Pet Health Fair



Portage Park Farmer's Market

4100 N. Long

July 16 & 30

August 6 & 20

October 1st

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Adopt Adorable







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.


Effective June 1, 2017


the City of Chicago will accept

Owner Surrendered pets from

Chicago Residents ONLY

If you live outside the City of Chicago and are surrendering a pet,

please contact your local Animal Control or Humane Society.

Alerts (Animal Care and Control)

High Alert Jun 15, 2017 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

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


Department Main Office

Animal Care and Control

  • Phone: 312.747.1406
    Toll Free:
    Fax: 312.747.1409
  • 2741 S. Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608   
    Get Directions
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Related Links
Chicago Municipal City Ordinance Chapter 7-12 - Animal Care & Control



Puppy Parents Workshops

2741 S. Western Ave - Auditorium

10 am. to 11 am

Aug 5th - Sept 2nd

Puppy Parents Workshop


Kitten on Deck Program

July 22nd

August 1st - August 19th

Kitten on Deck Program


Animal Care & Control Brochure

CACC Brochure