The Chicago City Clerk says the crackdown on owners who don’t register their dogs has failed to generate enough response…or much revenue, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Chicago is holding a “Dogs of Distinction” contest before cracking down on owners of unlicensed dogs as it tries to boost the city’s dog licensing level above the current 5 percent rate.
The City Clerk’s office said it has seen a surge in the purchase of dog licenses in the past couple weeks, after the city announced it would crack down on owners of unlicensed dogs after the new year.
Mayor Emanuel on Friday took questions on a variety of topics: McPier, the demonstrators trying to camp out in Grant Park and a proposed crackdown on some dog owners. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
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.