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Cherie Travis

City Hall

Chicago Animal Care And Control Director Fired

The executive director of Chicago’s Animal Care and Control department was fired Friday, a move she said “was a complete surprise to me.”

03/25/2012

Isis, a shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned on the West Side and beaten by kids with bats and broomsticks in December 2011, was moved to a foster home a month and a half later. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care and Control)

Dog Abandoned And Attacked On West Side Now In Foster Home

Isis, the shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned in the cold by her owners and then attacked by children with baseball bats, is now in a foster home.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Inmates Clean Animal Shelter

Animal Control Director: Facility Has Improved Dramatically

The city’s Director of Animal Care and Control says onetime problems at the sprawling facility at 27th Street and Western Avenue are well under control these days.

WBBM Newsradio–12/30/2011

Animal Shelter

Despite Bad Economy, Shelters See Fewer Unwanted Pets

The City of Chicago takes in 20,000 unwanted animals every year, and while most have to be euthanized, the city is doing better than most.

WBBM Newsradio–09/27/2011

City Dog Pound

New Doggie Playground In The Works For City Pound

A new playground is in the works for Chicago’s dog pound.

WBBM Newsradio–07/08/2011