Chicago Animal Care and Control

Chicago Animal Care and Control Official page for Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC): Your guide to helping Chicago’s homeless pets by adopting, volunteering, fostering and donating.

FAQ: http://bit.ly/caccfaq Read about CACC and how you can help Chicago's homeless animals here: http://bit.ly/caccfaq Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) is committed to protecting public safety and ensuring the humane care of animals through sheltering, pet placement, education, and animal law enforcement. As Chicago’s only open-admission, municipal animal shelter and control facility, CACC provides a centralized resource for animal-related services for Chicago residents, and promotes the humane stewardship of animals throughout the City. CACC accepts stray and owner-surrendered animals and also impounds dangerous animals and animals confiscated for various reasons, including abuse and neglect. Many animals arrive at CACC injured, ill, or very scared. While at CACC, they are provided medical attention, fresh food, clean water, and opportunities for socialization, rescue, and adoption.

Mission: Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) protects public safety and ensures the humane care of animals through sheltering, pet placement, education and animal law enforcement. CACC is Chicago's largest open-admission shelter, working to help strays, owner surrendered pets, court case animals, wildlife, exotic pets, and even some farm animals. Our goal is to continually increase the city's live outcome rate. We adopt dogs and cats directly to the public and we partner with hundreds of Homeward Bound approved partners to transfer animals into their care for further rehabilitation and adoption. Fosters can work directly with these rescue partners to care for animals that may be too sick or young for adoption. Every day CACC officers are in the field rescuing sick and injured animals, picking up strays, and investigating cruelty and neglect. We also provide life-saving care and reunite pets with their families. CACC offers a number of low cost services, including vaccine clinics.

Operating as usual

POPULATION UPDATE FOR TUESDAY 1/19Today's update is brought to you by King: http://bit.ly/caccdogkingCurrent population:...
01/19/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR TUESDAY 1/19
Today's update is brought to you by King: http://bit.ly/caccdogking

Current population:
🐢 76 dogs
🐱 26 cats
🐰 1 rabbit

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 8 transfer
❄️ 3 returns to owners
❄️ 3 dog adoptions - Kiev, Kiko, Suede

βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam

If you are interested in setting up an appointment to meet one of the animals, email [email protected] with your name, phone number, reference the pet's name / ID# and submit an adoption application here: https://bit.ly/cacc_app

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #newyearnewhome

Which dog best expresses how you are feeling today? Read more about these dogs at CACC Adoptable Pets and CACC Dog Trans...
01/19/2021

Which dog best expresses how you are feeling today?

Read more about these dogs at CACC Adoptable Pets and CACC Dog Transfer Team.

#dogs #adoptdontshop #adoptashelterpet

POPULATION UPDATE FOR MONDAY 1/18Today's update is brought to you by big boy Dudley, who has been known to put his whole...
01/19/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR MONDAY 1/18
Today's update is brought to you by big boy Dudley, who has been known to put his whole snout in a pocket for treats. Read more about Dudley: http://bit.ly/DudleyCACC

Current population:
🐢 77 dogs
🐱 18 cats
🐰 1 rabbit

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 5 transfer
❄️ 2 returns to owners
❄️ 3 adoptions - Dogs: Poindexter and Rook. Cat: Bubbles

βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam

If you are interested in setting up an appointment to meet one of the animals, email [email protected] with your name, phone number, reference the pet's name / ID# and submit an adoption application here: https://bit.ly/cacc_app

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #newyearnewhome

We salute all of our rescues, volunteers, employees, and community partners who work hard to serve others every day of t...
01/18/2021

We salute all of our rescues, volunteers, employees, and community partners who work hard to serve others every day of the year. Thank you! #MLKDayOfService

YIPPEE!!Jesse James left CACC this weekend, thanks to our friends at Dogs Are Deserving Rescue! This beautiful boy has e...
01/18/2021

YIPPEE!!
Jesse James left CACC this weekend, thanks to our friends at Dogs Are Deserving Rescue! This beautiful boy has experienced a lot of bad luck. Still, he remains full of spunk and wiggles. We know he will make his foster family and his adopters very happy!

#fosterssavelives #rescuedog #bettertogether #cacc

Everyone please join us in welcoming Jesse James to the Dogs are Deserving Family! #Fosteringsaveslives #Rescuedogsrock #Dogsaredeserving

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01/18/2021

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Great news, everyone! I am going home with my new human! Thank you for your best wishes and shares - especially to my fr...
01/18/2021

Great news, everyone! I am going home with my new human! Thank you for your best wishes and shares - especially to my friends at US99 / Chicago's Hottest Country! ❀️ Rook 🐾

POPULATION UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 1/17Today's update is brought to you by all the dogs at CACC waiting to find foster and per...
01/17/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 1/17
Today's update is brought to you by all the dogs at CACC waiting to find foster and permanent homes.

Current population:
🐢 79 dogs
🐱 18 cats
🐰 1rabbit

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 19 transfers
❄️ 1 return to owner
❄️ 3 cat adoptions: Aubrey, Cali, Jack
❄️ 2 dog adoptions: Kissy, Rock N Roll

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #newyearnewhome

DOGS IN NEED OF RESCUE 2021

THANK YOUWe are so appreciative of our friends at All Life Is Valuable, NFP for giving pets like Mickey a loving home fo...
01/17/2021

THANK YOU
We are so appreciative of our friends at All Life Is Valuable, NFP for giving pets like Mickey a loving home for their final days. We know Mickey was with people who cared for him when he most needed it.
#adoptashelterpet #CACC #bettertogether #seniordog

Mickeys journey started at CACC on 12-15-20 when he was surrendered due to housing issues. Landlord won’t allow dogs. So Mickey, a 15.5 year old chi, found himself at CACC. We couldn’t let him spend his final days at the shelter so he joined us on 12-21-20, the 1st resident of our Canine Senior Suites. He LOVED his suite! He spent almost 4 weeks with us !! This was a rough week for Mick, he had a bad seizure on Tuesday and never really fully recovered. Today we helped him across the rainbow 🌈 bridge. I promised him I would be by his side until his last breath and I made good on that promise. Held him close and told him he was loved dearly until I could no longer feel him breathing. RIP precious little one. Until we meet again ❀️

POPULATION UPDATE FOR SATURDAY 1/16Today's update is brought to you by giant puppy Poindexter. Learn more: http://bit.ly...
01/17/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR SATURDAY 1/16
Today's update is brought to you by giant puppy Poindexter. Learn more: http://bit.ly/caccpoin

Current population:
🐢 77 dogs
🐱 24 cats
πŸ” 2 roosters
πŸ¦†1 duck

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 14 transfers
❄️ 5 returns to owners
❄️ 2 adoptions - Dog: Lambchops, Cat: Cookie

βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam

If you are interested in setting up an appointment to meet one of the animals, email [email protected] with your name, phone number, reference the pet's name / ID# and submit an adoption application here: https://bit.ly/cacc_app

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #newyearnewhome

THANK YOUWe are so appreciative of our friends at PAWS Chicago for helping CACC pets like Winona. She is now safe and wa...
01/16/2021

THANK YOU
We are so appreciative of our friends at PAWS Chicago for helping CACC pets like Winona. She is now safe and warm, and in the care of people who will help her heal.

#fostersneeded #rescuedog #bettertogether #adoptdontshop

Today, it snowed. And instead of having to spend her day looking for refuge from a Chicago winter, Winona’s safe and sound with us.

Winona's one of the sweetest dogs we've had the pleasure of meeting. We know - it's a big statement after more than twenty years of saving Chicago's homeless pets but we stand by it.

We met her as a stray at Chicago Animal Care and Control just yesterday and already, she's stealing hearts at the PAWS Medical Center left and right.

When we saw those shy, soul-searching eyes looking up at us? Game. Over.

Despite her emaciated body, sparse fur, and scarred skin, we know one thing for certain - that smile of hers is pure magic. And soon, she’ll have a healthy outside to match her sweet, sweet inside.

We could go on and on about the tenacity of animals like Winona but, long story short, we’re just really honored to help her heal.

Welcome to PAWS, brave girl.

01/16/2021
CACC Cat Transfer Team

TOM TOM NEEDS A FOSTER
This poor boy was brought to the shelter after apparently being hit by a car. If you are interested in fostering him while he recovers, we can match you with a rescue group and get him transferred out of CACC. Please email [email protected] for more information.
#caturday #fosterssavelives #bettertogether #Adoptasheltercat

*MEDICAL*

**FULLY VETTED AT CACC**
TOM TOM #A223898
Male (neutered)/1yr
Owner surrender
Intake 1/11/21

Tom Tom was surrendered as he was thought to have been hit by a car. His owner reported he could not use his hind legs. But he is able to bear weight to situate himself. So let’s get this young fella the heck out of the shelter so he can get more comprehensive medical care and crush the world with his little adorable mustache! We will add medical notes when received.

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WANT TO FOSTER? The cats featured on this page are available for direct adoption and/or transfer at Chicago Animal Care & Control. If you are interested in adopting a cat featured on the page, and the profile says "Available for Adoption or Rescue" please visit CACC any day between 12 - 7 p.m. to meet them (adoption applications must be turned in by 6 p.m.). If the cats or kittens are labeled "Rescue Only" you must work with one of our Homeward Bound Approved Rescue Partners to foster them. Please note: the status of an animal may change at any time, so if the cat/kittens you wanted have left the shelter, we encourage you to help others! If you can't foster or adopt, please share and pledge! A list of the groups that participate in the rescue program can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/cacc-cat-transfer-team/apply-to-become-a-foster-now-so-you-can-help-during-kitten-season/861593670551130 Pledge info- https://tinyurl.com/CACCPledgeInfo

POPULATION UPDATE FOR FRIDAY 1/15Today's update is brought to you by Bobby and Oso. They are enjoying the mild weather a...
01/15/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR FRIDAY 1/15
Today's update is brought to you by Bobby and Oso. They are enjoying the mild weather and hope your weekend is also off to a great start!

Current population:
🐢 78 dogs
🐱 25 cats
πŸ” 2 roosters
πŸ¦† 1 duck

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 19 transfer
❄️ 5 returns to owners
❄️ 1 cat adoption: Emma

βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam

If you are interested in setting up an appointment to meet one of the animals, email [email protected] with your name, phone number, reference the pet's name / ID# and submit an adoption application here: https://bit.ly/cacc_app

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #newyearnewhome

Thanks to Scotty and US99 / Chicago's Hottest Country fo helping us find a home for sweet, Rook! #bettertogether
01/15/2021

Thanks to Scotty and US99 / Chicago's Hottest Country fo helping us find a home for sweet, Rook! #bettertogether

LET'S FIND ROOK A HOME!
If you are not looking for a new member of the family just yet, please SHARE this posts so we can find this sweet boy a forever home!
- Scotty K Onair Chicago Animal Care and Control

Find out more about Rook and how to adopt him here:
https://www.radio.com/us99/news/scottys-pet-of-the-week

IT'S FRIDAY! Thanks to our friends at Chicagoland Rescue Intervention & Support Program - CRISP for helping this cutie (...
01/15/2021

IT'S FRIDAY!
Thanks to our friends at Chicagoland Rescue Intervention & Support Program - CRISP for helping this cutie (and his mom) feel better and thanks to the generous donors that make this happen!
#bettertogether #TGIF

Today we are super grateful to a new donor that reached out to us to help fund some cat care. Our first kitten client of the year is "The Child" who has a loving home and owner. It just took a little dewormer, some vaccines, and an upcoming neuter appointment to get this kiddo feeling better.

Thank you so much to all our donors who help pets feel better and stay in the homes that love them!!

APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE!If you are interested in learning more about the dogs at CACC, find a list of available animals a...
01/15/2021

APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE!
If you are interested in learning more about the dogs at CACC, find a list of available animals at petharbor.com/chicago and view bios and videos at CACC Dog Transfer Team. To set up an appointment to meet a particular dog, fill out an application at https://bit.ly/cacc_app. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #homefortheholidays #newyearnewhome Less

POPULATION UPDATE FOR THURSDAY 1/14Today's update is brought to you by Alfred, a quiet fellow who loves his walks. More ...
01/15/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR THURSDAY 1/14
Today's update is brought to you by Alfred, a quiet fellow who loves his walks. More about Alfred: http://bit.ly/caccalfred

Current population:
🐢 78 dogs
🐱 37 cats
πŸ” 2 roosters
πŸ¦† 1 duck

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 9 transfers
❄️ 6 return to owners
❄️ 1 cat adoption - Mrs. Wiggins

We're open BY APPOINTMENT every day of the year for adoptions!
βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam
βœ… Application: https://bit.ly/cacc_app
βœ… Questions? Email [email protected]

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #NewYearNewHome

Hello, Chicago! Tomorrow will mark one month since I arrived at the shelter. The people here tell me that I should work ...
01/14/2021

Hello, Chicago!
Tomorrow will mark one month since I arrived at the shelter. The people here tell me that I should work harder at getting attention and to show off my skills. So, here goes! I was really afraid at first. I lost my home and didn't know what would happen to me in a strange place. It was all I could do to curl up in a ball and try to stay calm. But the people here have been so nice! They tell me I'm a good boy and never get tired of me giving both paws and feeding me treats, which of course I take gently. Now, I look forward to going outside and visiting my favorite spots in the yard. I think I'm ready to meet a new family and let them work their way into my heart, too! Please email [email protected] to make an appointment to meet me!
❀️ (Hopefully) Yours, Rook
More info: http://bit.ly/Rook_CACC
#adoptashelterpet #shyguy #timetoshine #CACC #Fursday

THANK YOU THURSDAYWe are so appreciative of our partners for rescuing CACC animals, finding them foster homes, and comin...
01/14/2021

THANK YOU THURSDAY
We are so appreciative of our partners for rescuing CACC animals, finding them foster homes, and coming back to rescue another dog or cat in need of help!

#adoptashelterpet #CACC #NewYearNewHome #fosteringsaveslives #bettertogether

Foster a dog, and save a dog! 9-year-old Zara had an awesome foster step forward Sunday after she spent a month between CACC and Heartland. Since Zara’s kennel was open, we went back to CACC and got Alfalfa!
#fosteringsaveslives❀️🐢 #cacc #heartlandanimalshelter #rescue

POPULATION UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY 1/13Today's update is brought to you by Cornbread and Cranberry Sauce, who have been at ...
01/14/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY 1/13
Today's update is brought to you by Cornbread and Cranberry Sauce, who have been at the shelter for TWO MONTHS! These gorgeous girls were once part of a family. Once had a home. They are scared and unhappy at CACC and need a patient foster who will work to socialize them. If you are interested in learning more about Cornbread and Cranberry Sauce, email [email protected].

Current population:
🐢 80 dogs
🐱 33 cats
πŸ” 2 roosters

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 5 transfers
❄️ 2 returns to owners
❄️ 3 adoptions - Cats: Gabriel and Boochi, Dog: Morgan

We're open BY APPOINTMENT every day of the year for adoptions!
βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam
βœ… Application: https://bit.ly/cacc_app
Questions? Email [email protected]

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #NewYearNewHome

😍  PLAN NOW FOR THE BEST WEEKEND EVER!Last weekend Martha took Tyson home to join her senior dog, Mariah. It was a weeke...
01/13/2021

😍 PLAN NOW FOR THE BEST WEEKEND EVER!
Last weekend Martha took Tyson home to join her senior dog, Mariah. It was a weekend to remember for all of them! Who will you take home this weekend? We're open BY APPOINTMENT every day of the year for adoptions!
βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam
βœ… Application: https://bit.ly/cacc_app
Questions? Email [email protected]

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #NewYearNewHome

WILDLIFE WEDNESDAYThank you to our friends at Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation for treating all kinds of local wildli...
01/13/2021

WILDLIFE WEDNESDAY
Thank you to our friends at Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation for treating all kinds of local wildlife in need, including an Eastern Cottontails found at Montrose bird sanctuary and a Great Horned Owl who arrived at the Sanctuary in critical condition following a territorial dispute with another owl.
#notjustdogsandcats #bettertogether #WildlifeWednesday #CACC

πŸ’– THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Our partners Safe Humane Chicago treated us to lunch yesterday! Everyone who works at a place as ...
01/13/2021

πŸ’– THANKS FOR THE LOVE!
Our partners Safe Humane Chicago treated us to lunch yesterday! Everyone who works at a place as busy as a big city Animal Shelter knows what it's like to hear "Hey, there's lunch in the auditorium!" We appreciate your partnership, Safe Humane! Thanks for being so thoughtful and for all you to make Chicago a more humane place for animals and people! 😊 #bettertogether #grateful #partnership

Thanks to an anonymous donor, Safe Humane treated all Chicago Animal Care and Control staff (and any volunteers who were there) to individual box lunches yesterday. We are so grateful for the work they do. Pictured are two of CACC's Animal Placement Coordinators, Athanasia Proutsos and Lani LoCoco; Assistant to the Director/Public Information Officer Jenny Schlueter; and Animal Control Officers (ACOs). #safehumanefamily #gratitude

POPULATION UPDATE FOR TUESDAY 1/12Today's update is brought to you by Boochie, is a friendly senior lady who loves atten...
01/12/2021

POPULATION UPDATE FOR TUESDAY 1/12
Today's update is brought to you by Boochie, is a friendly senior lady who loves attention so much that she wants to be a single cat. Boochie knows her name and will meow in response. She is 14 but we all know that 14 is the mew 7!

Current population:
🐢 73 dogs
🐱 34 cats
πŸ” 2 roosters

Thanks to everyone who helped yesterday with:
❄️ 14 transfers
❄️ 3 returns to owners
❄️ 2 dog adoptions: Shelby and Gwen
❄️ 2 cat adoptions: Macho and Tuloose

We're open BY APPOINTMENT every day of the year for adoptions!
βœ… List of all animals: petharbor.com/chicago
βœ… Dog bios: @cacctransferteam
βœ… Cat bios: @CaccCatsTransferTeam
βœ… Application: https://bit.ly/cacc_app
Questions? Email [email protected]

#BetterTogether #AdoptaShelterPet #AdoptDontShop #CACC #NewYearNewHome

πŸ’” We did everything we could to save Tiana last night. We were notified that this 7-year-old cat had newborn babies and ...
01/12/2021

πŸ’” We did everything we could to save Tiana last night. We were notified that this 7-year-old cat had newborn babies and a prolapsed uterus and she needed emergency surgery to live. ACO Silva rushed to pick her up and bring her back to our Medical Team who rushed her to surgery. Our APCs reached out to rescues to find an emergency foster that could give her the intensive care she would need to recover. Unfortunately, Tiana died shortly after surgery in spite of our efforts, but our partner CatNap from the Heart is caring for her babies. We are so sorry that we couldn't save Tiana, but we are grateful for the whole team that came together to help including our Field Services, Medical Team, Animal Placement Coordinators, CACC Cat Transfer Team, many networkers, and Catnap. RIP Tiana. Please know that your babies are being well cared for and loved. #bettertogether

Happy #NationalTrainYourPetMonth! The Cook County Sheriff's Office (Official)Tails of Redemption program offers selected...
01/12/2021

Happy #NationalTrainYourPetMonth! The Cook County Sheriff's Office (Official)Tails of Redemption program offers selected detainees an opportunity to assist with the training of CACC dogs. Thank you to everyone involved in the program!
#bettertogether #fosteringsaveslives #CACC #adoptashelterpet

Happy New Year and Train Your Dog Month! Tails of Redemption trains shelter dogs all year long. Since 2018, selected Cook County Jail detainees have taught shelter dogs, who were overlooked by adopters, basic obedience skills. Since the program began, more than 35 dogs who have graduated from Tails of Redemption have found their forever homes. Please enjoy these pictures of our Tails of Redemption dogs in training.

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Happy safe new years from my family to yours πŸ™ love Black Bell ❀️❀️❀️
This is our second Christmas with Eevy (formerly Social D). We love her so much!!!! She is such a good girl!
Rosehill cemetery has a family of coyotes with a real bad case if mange . I called 311 when I first seen them a month ago, I reported them to the cemetery and animal control. Is there anyway someone can direct me to who might be able to get these guys outta there ?!??!
Please sign this petition!
Merry Christmas from kitty alums I adopted from you this year (Ripley fka Candy in February & Kiwa in July). House would feel so empty without their friendship & antics
Can something be done for these Coyotes in Rosehill cemetery, they have terrible mange and WON'T survive the Winter
We need help at the West Ridge Nature Park! Multiple requests have been made by our members and Rosehill Cemetery staff for CACC to come and trap several adult and young coyotes who have mange! Flint Creek Wildlife Rehab has said that they will treat them but cannot trap them. We have tried to reach out to the Urban Coyote Project but there is no contact info on their site. Please help us!
Happy gotcha day sabady I got her today thank you cacc so much she is my pride and joy
Black Bell is just precious
Our new member seems to be fitting in beautifully
Is there anyone I can contact an animal control? This is for a friend who I know is an amazing dog owner... HELP ME & MY DOGS..... Last month I was walking my dog Bluto one last time before we settle down for the evening. As I walked down the block from where I live, I heard a woman's voice say something to me about "beating my dog" or "I should stop beating my dog" or something like that, followed by "if that actually is your dog?" So when the woman in the distance suggested that maybe I stole my dog, I walked home, to get away from whatever weirdo was making these crazy accusations from half a block away. 20 minutes later I heard a knock at my door, to which upon answering, was the police. They had me come outside,they asked me if I own a dog, I said yes I own four. and then I was told I was being arrested for animal cruelty because I was identified by a person who stated I had abused my dog while walking him. At that point I started asking a whole lot of questions,turns out the woman that was yelling at me on the street had called the police and without any proof or evidence of any kind without any Witnesses, stated that I was abusing my dog. How they knew where I lived is a mystery. My dog is an 80 lb Pitbull, lean and muscular. Nothing hurts this guy, but I can't possibly think of what they thought I did. I've never heard of anyone being arrested without any proof of any kind & just on someone word. It usually becomes my word against theirs and no one gets arrested. However I did go to jail. For animal cruelty/ abuse. And without my permission they went into my house and confiscated all 4 dogs and are holding them at Animal Care and Control. When I got out of jail I called animal care and control but no one will talk to me to this day. I have not had any information from these people I have gone to court and they are trying to take my dogs, they have been continually trying to get me to relinquish my dogs which I've had for years, all because, as I found out, because of a Kick. The woman on the street that called the police, said I kicked Bluto, which I didn't, but is ridiculous in itself, as that does not prove someone is an animal abuser because of a kick. If they succeed in taking my dogs from me, they will put four more dogs in an already congested and stressed system, for adoption. And because my dogs are all older and most people do not adopt older dogs,& Animal Care control does not give a whole lot of time for an animal to be adopted, it's essentially a death sentence for my dogs so they are trying to take my dogs away from a happy family, so they can basically put them down. what is the point of that? If there is anyone who knows anybody who works at animal control or knows of any lawyers that would work pro bono if there's anyone that can help me at all with keeping my family together I certainly would appreciate anything anyone can offer. Anyone that knows me knows that I am a loving and doting parent to my for dogs and of my past dogs this is something I never thought would happen to me and it can happen to anyone if it's this simple
Please help. 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭πŸ˜ͺ😫😫😫😫😫