As Chicago’s oldest and largest private, open admission, unlimited stay humane society, The Anti-Cruelty Society has been caring for animals and the community since 1899. Its mission is to build a community of caring by helping pets and educating people. Each year, The Anti-Cruelty Society helps over 50,000 people and animals through its comprehensive services and programs that include: adoptions, low or no-cost spay/neuter clinic, charity veterinary clinic, humane community outreach, cruelty abuse investigation and rescue, education and training, free behavior hotline, pet visitation to the sick and elderly, rehabilitation and treatment, and the S.A.F.E. program (Short-term Accommodations For Emergencies) that provides temporary housing for pets whose owners are involved in an emergency crisis situation such as domestic violence, fires, floods, illness, and foreclosure.
157 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610