Chicago Rescue Watch

The cause of a suburban kennel fire that claimed 31 dogs Monday remains unclear, but officials said the facility passed recent fire safety and animal welfare inspections.

Bully Life Animal Services, formerly known as D&D Kennels, passed its last fire inspection in March 2018, Chief Robert Hoff of the Carol Stream Fire District said. The kennel passed a general animal welfare inspection by the Illinois Department of Agriculture in September.

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