Dog Licenses

(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

City Clerk: Push To Register Dogs Ineffective

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.


Dog Park

City To Offer Contest, Prizes To Get Residents To Register Dogs

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.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Dog Park

Surge In City Dog License Purchases After Crackdown Threat

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.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Mayor Emanuel addresses reporters Friday in Chicago. (CBS)

Emanuel Touts McPier Accord, Announces New Shows

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.


Dog Park

City To Begin Cracking Down On Unlicensed Dogs Next Year

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.