CENTRAL ILLINOIS ANIMAL WELFARE COALITION
In 2006, animal welfare leaders joined forces to collectively address the needs of homeless companion animals in Champaign and Douglas Counties.
CIAWC mission: To collaborate for the welfare of companion animals through education, engagement and the promotion of population control
To accomplish this mission, CIAWC will:
- provide targeted spay/neuter services
- compile pet population statistics in Champaign and Douglas Counties
- maintain and promote a directory of coalition agencies and their services
- support community education efforts to promote responsible pet ownership
Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic
Free Rabies vaccination administered for dogs, cats and ferrets. Donations appreciated. No appointment necessary. Animals must be at least 12 weeks of age. Animals must be leashed or crated. Please bring vaccination records if your pet has received shots anytime in the past.
Champaign County Animal Control, 210 Art Bartell Road in Urbana. The event is organized by the Illinois Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.
Directory of Services for
Download Directory (PDF) updated August 2011
The directory provides a comprehensive listing of agencies that accept and rehome a wide variety of pets, including cats, dogs, small mammals, birds, and some farm species.
Over 1,300 cats sterilized by CIAWC from 2008-2011
Dog Spay/Neuter Voucher Program
The CIAWC is pleased to partner with the veterinary community to provide a spay/neuter option for dogs.
Qualified low-income Champaign and Douglas County residents may purchase $50 vouchers for their dogs to receive spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations and microchip participating veterinary clinics. Download more information and an application (PDF) or call (217) 417-3160 to have an application mailed to you.
This program is made possible thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
The CIAWC includes the following organizations and individuals:
All Creatures Animal Hospital
ASPCA Midwest Office
Birds on a Budget Bird Club
CATsNAP (Champaign Area Trap Spay/Neuter and Assistance Program)
Champaign County Animal Control
Champaign County Humane Society
Citizens for Animal Rescue and Adoption
Companion Animal Resource and Education (CARE) Center
Douglas County Animal Control
Feathered Friends Avian Rescue & Rehab.
Four Counties Mobile Veterinary Services
Hands 4 Paws
Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus
Illini Cat Club
Illinois Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians
Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue
Northern Illinois Samoyed Assistance
Okaw Veterinary Clinic
Retired Greyhounds as Pets
University of Illinois Companion Animals Program
VCA Heritage Animal Hospital
Robin Hadley, DVM
Sarah Hurley, CVT
G. Robert Weedon, DVM, MPH