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CFCCC Resource Guide

Pets - CFCCC Resource Guide



Animal Emergency 911

Veterinary emergency clinic.

3735 Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076

Ph: 847-328-9110

Hours: Monday-Friday: 5 P.M.-8 A.M.

         Saturday: 12 Noon--8 A.M. Mon. A.M.  


Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services Assoc.

3123 N. Clybourn Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

Ph: 773-281-7110

Hours: Monday-Friday: 7 P.M.-8 A.M.

         Saturday: 12 Noon--8 A.M. Mon. A.M.


Paws Chicago Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinc

3516 W. 26th Street

Chicago, IL 60623


Fax: 773-521-1082

Clinic Hours: Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

*All surgeries are by appointment only. All surgeries and services are subsidized by PAWS Chicago, a non-profit organization.


PAWS Chicago Adoption Program

1997 N. Clybourn Ave

Chicago, IL 60614


(See “Where to find Pet Food Assistance” below)


Benjamin Shechter, DVM

Veterinary House Call Services

847-821-7387 (PETS)

House pets. House calls by appointment (familiar with EI/MCS).


Assisted Animal Therapy and Animal Assisted Service Links




Shelters for Pets:


Metropolitan Chicago:


Animal Adoption Association: 773-348-0042


The Anti-Cruelty Society: 312-644-8338


APA Harmony House for Cats: 773-463-6667


Felines, Inc.: 773-465-4132


Animal Welfare League: 773-667-0088


Lake Shore Animal Shelter (to report animal abuse): 312 746-7180


Puppy Love Pet Rescue (was Furry Friends): 312-636-1200


Northwest Suburbs:


Rockford: Noah’s Ark: 815-962-2767 


Southwest Suburbs:


Chicago Ridge: Animal Welfare League: 708-636-8586


Lockport: T.L.C.: 708-301-1594


Northern Suburbs:


Grayslake: Save–a-Pet: 847-740-7788


Deerfield: Orphans of the Storm: 847-945-0235


Evanston Animal Shelter: 847-866-5080


Skokie: Adopt-a-Pet: 847-673 -8999


Western Suburbs:


Oak Park: Animal Care League: 708-848-8155


Fox Valley: Animal Welfare League: 630-892-9445


Hinsdale Humane Society: 630-323-5630


Naperville: Humane Society: 630-420-8393


West Suburban Humane Society: 630-960-9601


Southern Suburbs:


Kankakee County Humane Society: 815-933-5999


Southside Humane Society: 708-720-2440


South Suburban Humane Society: 708-755-7387


Freeport: Stephenson Humane Society: 815-232-6164


Dixon: Animal Protect Soc.: 815-288-7387


Tree House Animal Foundation, Inc.


Not-for-profit shelter for homeless animals. Provides adoption, veterinary, and rescue services, pet behavior counseling, and pet food pantry (See “Where to find Pet Food Assistance” below), as well as animal care publications, pet care hotline, pet facilitated therapy, and youth volunteer program. They recommend you phone before bringing in a homeless animal.


Main Office

1212 West Carmen

Chicago, IL 60640

Ph: 773-784-5488

Fax: 773-784-2332



Veterinary Home Health Care


Veterinary services in your own home.


Corinne Dobner, DVM

5000 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60639

Ph: 773-237-8230


Where to find Pet Food Assistance:


B.C. Dog Training Club, 920 Turret Court Ct., Mundelein. Families needing assistance may pick up pet food on: Saturday 9 AM to Noon;

Wednesday 1-4 PM. Call 847-566-1960 e-mail:
Accepts donations between 12:30 and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

PAWS Chicago Food Bank, 3516 W. 26th St. Call ahead for appointment, 773-475-9426 Assistance is provided to families facing unemployment, foreclosure, or other financial crises. Also supplies (including cat litter, leashes, collars, cat carriers, and litter boxes) for a reasonable amount of time—until the family is able to provide these necessities on their own. In addition, owners can receive a voucher for free spay/neuter surgeries for their pet. website:

The Animal Welfare League, 6224
S. Wabash Ave., Chicago. Open last Thursday of every month from noon to 3 p.m., available to people age 65 and older, or those on Medicare, Medicaid, Disability, or public assistance. Must have photo ID (Drivers License or State ID) Call 773-667-0088

Treehouse Humane Society, a no-kill cat shelter, 1212 W. Carmen Ave., Chicago, operates a cat food pantry: Uptown, 1212 W. Carmen Ave
Chicago, IL 60640-2999,
Thursday 9 AM to 5 (or 6) PM; Bucktown, 1629 N. Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, Thursday & Saturday 12 to 4 PM. Call 773-784-5488 or go to