(225 ILCS 605/3.7)
Redemption of stray dogs and cats from animal shelters.
Any owner, agent, or caretaker wishing to make redemption of a dog or cat held by a shelter under the provisions of subsection (c) of Section 3.6 of this Act may do so by doing the following:
(1) paying the shelter for the board of the dog or
cat for the period the shelter was in possession of the animal; the daily boarding rate shall not exceed the daily boarding rate of the animal control agency in the jurisdiction in which the shelter is located; and
(2) paying the shelter for reasonable costs of
veterinary care, if applicable.
The shelter has the option to waive any fees or veterinary costs.
(Source: P.A. 99-310, eff. 1-1-16