Cherie Travis

Chicago Animal Care And Control Director FiredThe executive director of Chicago’s Animal Care and Control department was fired Friday, a move she said “was a complete surprise to me.”
Dog Abandoned And Attacked On West Side Now In Foster HomeIsis, 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.
Animal Control Director: Facility Has Improved DramaticallyThe 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.
Despite Bad Economy, Shelters See Fewer Unwanted PetsThe 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.
New Doggie Playground In The Works For City PoundA new playground is in the works for Chicago's dog pound.