Resources

Listed here are some trusted resources for pet owners and those who may be considering pet ownership:

Lost & Found Dogs:

https://lostdogsillinois.org/

Low Cost Veterinary Care:

Spay Illinois https://www.spayillinois.org/

PAWS Lurie Clinic http://www.pawschicago.org/our-work/spayneuter/lurie-clinic/

Anti-Cruelty Medical Clinic https://anticruelty.org/clinic

Pet Food Pantries:

Care For Real careforreal.org/services-programs/pet-pantry

Friend Pet Food Pantry friendshippetpantry.org

Irving Park Community Food Pantry irvingparkfoodpantry.com

PAWS Chicago Pet Food Bank pawschicago.org/our-work/crisis-support/crisis-care-program

Red Door Animal Shelter reddoorshelter.org/newsite/programs.html

Tree House Pet Food Pantry reddoorshelter.org/newsite/programs.html

Pet Insurance:

Figo https://figopetinsurance.com/

Healthy Paws https://www.healthypawspetinsurance.com/

Homeowners/Renters Insurance Without Breed Restrictions:

Farmers http://www.farmers.com/

State Farm www.statefarm.com 

Traveler’s www.travelers.com 

USAA www.usaa.com 

Owner Support:

https://www.crispchicago.com/

Surrender a Pet:

https://www.crispchicago.com/

https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cacc/supp_info/OwnerSurrenderInformation.html

Temporary/Crisis Assistance: 

https://anticruelty.org/services-local-resources/society-programs-services/safe-program/

http://www.pawschicago.org/our-work/crisis-support/crisis-care-program/

Trainers: 

Rendy Schuchat & Alex Urbanski, Anything is Pawzible https://anythingispawzible.com/

Steve Frost, A Sound Beginning https://asoundbeginningprogram.com/

Janice Triptow, Dog Behavior Solutions http://www.dogbehaviorsolutions.net/ 

Drew Ballantine, Insight Animal Behavior Services https://www.insightfulanimals.com/

Dr. Kelly Ballantine (Veterinary Behaviorist), Insight Animal Behavior Services https://www.insightfulanimals.com/

Report Animal Abuse or Negligence:

311 https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cacc/provdrs/animal_control_andrescue.html

Anti-Cruelty Society https://anticruelty.org/abuse

Recognize & Report Dog Fighting:

https://home.chicagopolice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/dogfightingtips4public.pdf

Two Week Shut Down (for adopters & fosters):

Introducing Dogs & Cats: