Chicago Animal Care and Control protects public safety and ensures the humane care of animals through sheltering, pet placement, education and animal law enforcement.

All CACC operations are based out of our shelter located at:

2741 S. Western Ave. Chicago, IL. 60608

Open daily 12pm-7pm


To view lost animals or animals available for adoption, please visit 


For information on: 

Upcoming Commission on Animal Care & Control Board Meeting Dates 

 Current job positions with CACC:

None at this time


 To apply for and view available positions with Chicago Animal Care and Control and other City Departments, please visit the City of Chicago CAREERS site   


Wildlife Management Co-Existence Plan



Upcoming vaccine clinic dates and locations

Vaccine Clinic Dates

Department Main Office

Animal Care and Control

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