Chicago Animal Care And Control
The death of a diseased, stray mastiff-terrier mix named Tatum has drawn more than 4,000 comments on the Facebook page of an animal welfare group that’s taking Chicago Animal Care and Control to task.
Chicago’s Animal Care and Control is charged with controlling and caring for unwanted or abused animals, but a WBBM investigation with the Better Government Association has uncovered recent mistakes that killed two dogs at the South Side facility.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel denied the city has a backlog of unchecked complaints to Chicago’s Animal Care and Control, despite hundreds of calls getting no response, some since as far back as August.
Chicago Animal Care and Control receives a lot of calls; approximately 58,000 requests for service a year.
During some of the coldest days of this winter, Chicago Animal Care and Control left dozens of calls unanswered about possible inhumane treatment of pets. Overall, more than 300 such calls got no response in December an January.
An animal control worker was seriously injured after being mauled by a pit bull Monday morning, according to Chicago Fire Media.
Three Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares
The one-year old German Shepherd mix continues to be cared for at the Chicago Animal Care and Control facility on 27th Street and Western Avenue.
A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a pit bull which attacked other pets Tuesday morning in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The executive director of Chicago’s Animal Care and Control department was fired Friday, a move she said “was a complete surprise to me.”
It’s not unusual for the CTA to have to temporarily halt service on one of its trains because of an object or a person on the train tracks, but a live rooster? That’s what happened early Monday morning in the Logan Square neighborhood.
A hearing is being held Thursday to determine the future for 43 puppies that were found in a cramped parked vehicle last week.
A 22-year-old South Side man is in the county jail – accused of kicking a kitten like it was a football.
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.
If your dog doesn’t have a city license – a dog tag – and you live in Chicago, you might end up paying a fine after the first of the year.
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.
The City of Chicago wants to move three residents of the Boystown neighborhood to another part of town – because other residents may be killing them with kindness.