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Anti-Cruelty Society

Address

157 West Grand Avenue
Clinic/Animal Intake Department for End-of-Life Services
Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 645-8051

anticruelty.org/

Description:

Update: South Loop location temporarily closed during September for remodeling.
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Provides pet/animal services, including low-cost spay/neuter services, animal training, animal behavior helpline, adoption assistance, emergency pet housing, animal surrender services, pet loss support groups, senior citizen/patriot pet support, and information resources.

Provides Provides Special Adoption Programs (Home-to-Home Shelter Bypass Services, pets for seniors, and pets for patriots), Pet Deposit Subsidy Program (one-time financial support for pet-friendly housing), and Short-term Accommodations for Emergencies (SAFE).

Hours:

General Information by Phone: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

(1) By appointment only
(2) Animal Intake Department:
a. Call Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
b. Appointment Availability: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Intake Process:

(1) Animal intake: Call for an appointment
(2) Spay/Neuter: Email for an appointment

Program Fees:

(1) No Fees
(2) Sliding Scale
(3) Self-Pay

Eligibility:

Varies per service

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

September 16, 2022

Year Incorporated:

1899

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

157 West Grand Avenue
Clinic/Animal Intake Department for End-of-Life Services
Chicago, IL 60654

Contacts

Phone Numbers

Main/Clinic

(312) 645-8051

Friends Who Care

(312) 645-8098

Intake for Adoption Appointments

(312) 644-8338

Pet Behavioral Helpline

(312) 645-8253

Pet Deposit Subsidy Program

(312) 898-0218

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Dog training services and free pet behavioral helpline available. Behavioral helpline service is available to answer questions (included, but not limited to, separation distress to aggression)

Hours

(1) By appointment only (2) Animal Intake Department: a. Call Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm b. Appointment Availability: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Required Documents

Call for details. May include pet healthcare documents/vaccine records

Eligibility

None

Fees

(1) No Fees for behavioral helpline (2) Self-pay (3) Sliding scale

Intake Procedure

Call 312-645-8253 or email behavior@anticruelty.org for more information/assistance

Geography Served

None

Telephone Numbers

Number:
312-645-8051
Type:
Voice
Name:
Main/Clinic
Number:
312-645-8253
Type:
Voice
Name:
Pet Behavioral Helpline
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Description

Information resources available for lists of Dog Friendly Parks in Chicago and links to find Pet Friendly Housing.

Hours

Information available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

None

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Visit website and select 'Resources'

Geography Served

None

Telephone Numbers

Number:
312-645-8051
Type:
Voice
Name:
Main/Clinic
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Description

Provides affordable spay/neuter services for cats and dogs, subject to availability.

Hours

Service Hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm; By appointment only. Clinic office hours: Monday to Friday, 10 am - 4:00 pm

Required Documents

(1) Proof of residency (State ID or driver's license), if applicable

Eligibility

(1) All dogs in attendance must be leashed. No retractable leashes or leashes over 6 feet. (2) No dogs in heat. (3) Owners with dogs who may require a muzzle are asked to bring their own.

Fees

(1) Self-pay (2) Sliding scale (discount for residents of certain ZIP codes listed on website)

Intake Procedure

(1) Make an appointment online (2) Provide documents, if applicable (3) Pets must be dropped off at appointment times between: a. 8:10 am - 8:30 am for cats b. 8:40 am - 9:00 am for dogs (4) Pets must be picked up same day at appointment times between: a. 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm for dogs b. 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm for cats

Geography Served

None

Telephone Numbers

Number:
312-645-8051
Type:
Voice
Name:
Main/Clinic
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Description

Friends Who Care program provides services/resources to help seniors provide for their pet (may include food). Available pet food pantries listed online.

Hours

(1) By appointment only (2) Animal Intake Department: a. Call Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm b. Appointment Availability: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Required Documents

Call for details

Eligibility

(1) Seniors age 65 and older (2) Referral from other local social service agency

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

(1) For Friends Who Care, call 312-645-8098 or email friendswhocare@anticruelty.org or submit online enrollment form found on website (2) Visit for available pet food pantries: anticruelty.org/pantries

Geography Served

None

Telephone Numbers

Number:
312-645-8098
Type:
Voice
Name:
Friends Who Care
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Description

Free virtual group program called “Working Through Pet Loss"

Hours

First Tuesday every month from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Anyone who has lost a pet

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

To register and complete an online reservation or for more information, visit anticruelty.org/pet-loss-support

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Illinois
    • Cook County
      • Dupage County
        • Kane County
          • Kendall County
            • Will County

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            312-645-8051
            Type:
            Voice
            Name:
            Main/Clinic
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.1000-650) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Provides Special Adoption Programs (Home-to-Home Shelter Bypass Services, pets for seniors, and pets for patriots), animal surrendering services, Pet Deposit Subsidy Program (one-time financial support for pet-friendly housing), and Short-term Accomodations for Emergencies (SAFE)

            Hours

            (1) By appointment only (2) Animal Intake Department: a. Call Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm b. Appointment Availability: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

            Required Documents

            Call for details

            Eligibility

            (1) Special Adoption Programs - varies per program; more information at anticruelty.org/special-adopts (2) Pet Deposit Program (one-time financial subsidy) a. Pet owners who are looking to secure pet-friendly housing in Chicago b. Property must be located in the city of Chicago c. Completed program application d. Signed lease, including pet addendums and/or pet fee details (3) Animal surrendering services: none (4) SAFE: Individuals who have been temporarily displaced from their homes and need free shelter for their pets for up to 30 days

            Fees

            (1) No Fees (2) Sliding scale (3) Self-pay

            Intake Procedure

            (1) For Special Adoption Programs, call main number or visit anticruelty.org/special-adopts for more information (2) For Home-to-Home Shelter Bypass Service, email akulla@anticruelty.org (3) For animal surrendering services, call main number or visit anticruelty.org/surrender (4) For Pet Deposit Subsidy Program: a. Fill out the application in-detail online b. Call 312-898-0218 or email education@anticruelty.org for questions (5) Complete SAFE Program Application online, and email to foster@anticruelty.org a. Call 312-287-6289 for more information

            Geography Served

            None

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            312-645-8051
            Type:
            Voice
            Name:
            Main/Clinic
            Number:
            312-898-0218
            Type:
            Voice
            Name:
            Pet Deposit Subsidy Program
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