All dogs must be picked up after and kept on a leash upon leaving their owners' property. Repeated barking is considered a nuisance. Please follow the animal control procedures below:
- Dog Bite or dangerous/rabid animal: CALL 911
- Dog running loose or barking dog: Call Lake County Sheriff, Non-emergency, (847) 549-5200.
- Raccoon, chipmunk, deer, or other wild animals: Call the Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Wild Animal Office at (217) 782-6384. They will put you in touch with a state-registered private contractor.
For lost pets, please contact the Lake County Animal Care and Control program. They maintain a Lost and Found Pet Service to help reunite lost pets with their owners. If you have a Facebook account, you can also check out the group Lost Pets Of Lake County Illinois.