The executive director of Chicago’s Animal Care and Control department was fired Friday, a move she said “was a complete surprise to me.”
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.
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.
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.
A new playground is in the works for Chicago’s dog pound.