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Cook County Helps 'Fix' Your Pet This Month

All Cook County pet owners are eligible for a rebate program for having their pet spayed or neutered during National Spay and Neuter Month.

Cook County is offering all residents a $40 credit for having their pet spayed or neutered throughout February—National Spay and Neuter Month.

So why should you get your pet fixed? Spayed and neutered pets tend to live three to five years longer than those which aren’t, according to a press release from the county. If that’s not convincing enough, consider the millions of dogs and cats euthanized every year as a result of unwanted pregnancy.

“The procedure not only helps your pet live a longer, healthier life, it benefits the community because it reduces the number of strays and unwanted animals in our neighborhoods,” Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said in a press release. “Communities spend millions of tax dollars every year providing care for animals abandoned on the streets.”

All Cook County pet owners interested in the rebate must provide proof of their pet’s current rabies vaccine. The credit will be applicable to any veterinarian of the owner’s choosing. A maximum of two pets per owner are eligible for the credit.

Check out the Cook County Animal Control website for more information.

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