Pet Adoption

Family with Adopted Dog

Every companion animal deserves a loving home. 

An adoption screening process in in place to determine whether or not a potential adopter will provide a lasting, loving home. ACC is eager to help everyone make a match with just the right pet to suit their family.

Adoption Hours and Fees:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,

Saturday & Sunday

12:00 pm to 7:00 pm - (7) Seven days per week


Applications for Adoptions will not be accepted after 6 pm  

The shelter will remain open for viewing until 7pm


To view animals that are available for adoption, please visit the links below:

CACC adoptable pets  or

Adopted Dog at Shelter


Whether the love of your life is a pure breed or an all-American mix, the price is the same at Animal Care and Control.

Dogs and Puppies:  $65.00

Fee includes spay or neuter, City license, Rabies inoculation*, booster for Distemper, Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza, Parvo-virus, Heartworm test (DHLPP), Microchip.         

*Puppies who are too young will not receive rabies protection, which is required for the City License.*

Cats and Kittens - $65.00

Fee includes spay or neuter, Rabies inoculation*, booster for Feline Distemper, Pneumoitis, Rhinotracheitis, Calici (FVRCP), Microchip.

*Kittens who are too young will not receive rabies protection.*

Guidelines to Adopting a Companion Animal



Adoption Application

Download Adoption Application

Tips & Advice on Caring for Cats

Tips & Advice on Caring for Cats


Adopting a pet is an important commitment for the rest of your pet's life.  Please consider this decision carefully.

 Service Facts

 Department Main Office

Animal Care and Control

  • Phone: 312.747.1406
    Toll Free: 312.744.5000
    Fax: 312.747.1409
  • 2741 S. Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608   
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