Chicago shelter at capacity and Drax is at high risk: Share, share, share and help him find a home

At Chicago Animal Care and Control, the shelter is full, and the unspoken consequences for those dogs and cats who have been there for an extended length of time, grows dangerously close.

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‘Dreadhead cowboy’ who rode horse on expressway charged with felony animal cruelty

The man dubbed the “Dreadhead Cowboy” who rode a horse for seven miles down the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago on Monday, has been charged with one count of aggravated felony animal cruelty.

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Bonded pair abandoned by their owner in midst of Coronavirus pandemic

In the crowded city of Chicago, two bonded dogs found comfort with each other after their owner most likely abandoned them in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. The two were picked up by officers … Read More

Terrified puppy surrendered in crate with ‘CAUTION’ on card

At Chicago Animal Care and Control, a terrified young dog was brought into the shelter inside of a portable airline crate with the word “CAUTION” on his card. Apparently, the pup named Mochi tried to … Read More

Three injured pit bulls turned away at Chicago shelter

More discrimination against dogs breeds occurred at Chicago’s Animal Care and Control Shelter this past week after a worker refused to help three injured pit bulls. According to the Chicago Sun Times, the dogs … Read More