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Passionate Waukegan Animal Control improving their community

Passionate Waukegan Animal Control improving their community
Just a few short years ago, Waukegan was in a crisis situation when it came to animal welfare. The stray and feral cat population was out of control, Parvo was rampant in some neighborhoods and there were few animal control laws in effect. Thanks to a passionate team within Waukegan Animal Control, a helpful city... Read more »

North Chicago Animal Control sees quick turnaround

North Chicago Animals Needing Rescue - Jack is a great boy who loves everyone and has been good with dogs at the shelter. He even seems to be happy in the kennel, but would rather be out with people.
There’s a movement in many communities aimed at changing the mission and the perception of their local animal controls. In the Chicago-area alone, there’s a growing number of community animal controls that have made a total turnaround from being a holding place until pets run out of time and are euthanized to  helping them find... Read more »

Found pets: Are animal controls holding pets for ransom?

It should be pretty simple. Your pet is lost and someone turns him or her into animal control. You go to retrieve your found pet and pay a fine or holding fee. When you get there, you find out you owe hundreds if not thousands of dollars for them housing your lost pet. Are animal... Read more »
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