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Adopt a dog.

Choose adoption and save a life. Meet our dogs Saturdays from 10:30AM to 2:00PM at Petco in Schaumburg (60 E. Golf Rd. – Corner of Golf and Roselle Roads)

Foster a dog.

Volunteer your heart and your home.  Help our rescued dogs feel safe and secure until we find a loving family.

Train your dog.

CDR training is on Wednesdays in the Spring/Summer and Sundays in the Fall/Winter at the Medinah Park District Gymnasium. For the most up to date training schedule please visit our events calendar.

Friends Of Chicagoland Dog Rescue

We love our sponsors. They help provide the care and support that our dogs need. We thank them by supporting these local businesses:

Any Breed. Any Size. Any Age. Any Reason.

Chicagoland Dog Rescue is a volunteer based, shelter-less rescue. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing, socializing and placing homeless dogs into permanent homes – regardless of breed, size, or age.

Adoptable Dogs

Meet our adoptable dogs! Click on each dog’s photo to learn more and find out where you can meet them.

Adoptable Dogs

Meet Noble

 Noble BREED:  Pit Mix AGE:  2 years SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Noble and I am as handsome as my regal name. I love people and other dogs but would do best in a home with older children.  I am housebroken and crate trained and an all around great dog.  I have...

Meet Moose

 Moose BREED:  Lab/Mastiff AGE:  8 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is  Moose and I am one of the Alabama 8.  I am the biggest boy in the bunch, weighing at a whopping 18 1/2 pounds at 8 weeks and will most likely be a BIG adult.  I have a beautiful thick coat of...

Meet Hattie

 Hattie BREED:  Lab/Mastiff Mix AGE:  8 weeks SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is I'm Hattie and I’m one of the Alabama 8.  I'm the cutest little southern belle you will ever meet.  Unlike my siblings, I have very soft but longer fur.  I'm a mostly black dog with a...

Meet Wally

 Wally BREED:  Lab/Mastiff Mix AGE:  8 weeks SEX:   Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Wally….short for Walnut.  I am one of the Alabama 8 puppies and I think I got my name for my beautiful coat.  Most brindle dogs are brown with black/dark brown stripes but I am black with...

Meet Sherman

 Sherman BREED:  Lab/Mastiff Mix AGE:  8 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi!  My name is Sherman and I am one of the Alabama 8.  My siblings and I all  have very unique coloring and my happens to be a beautiful brown brindle with interesting black stripes and a darker face AND...

Meet Blackjack

 Blackjack BREED:  Lab/Mastiff Mix  AGE:  8 weeks SEX:  Male BIO:   Hi, my name is Blackjack and I am one of the Alabama 8. I am have a BEAUTiFUL black, silky coat with just a few hints of white on my chin and my chest. I am a happy boy who loves my 4 foster brothers...

Meet Freddy

 Freddy BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  1-2 years old SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Freddy and I'm one of the cutest little terrier mix boys around! Despite my smaller stature, I can be quite strong.  I'm VERY playful and have high energy but I really don't understand...

Meet Chyna

 Chyna BREED:  Chow/Shepherd AGE:   8 months SEX:  Female BIO: Hi!  I'm Chyna ( playfully, also known as "Sunshine") and I'm about 35 lbs of sweetness! I love, love, love to go on walks.  I also like to play with other dogs and I'm good with cats and kids. I am...

Meet Casper

 Casper BREED:  Lab/Spaniel Mix AGE:  1-1.5 years old SEX:   Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Casper.  I am an extremely handsome but VERY shy boy from down in Alabama.  I was abandoned at a vets office and stayed with them until I made my way up here to the Chicago area.  I...

Meet Clementine

 Clementine-I'll be at Petco on Saturday from 1030-1230! BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  6 months SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Clementine and my foster Mom says I’m the sweetest little pup you could ever meet!  I was very scared when I first got here from Alabama and...

Meet Harley

Harley BREED:  German Short Haired Pointer AGE:  young SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Harley and I am one handsome boy!  I have the best, thick, soft fur for petting and snuggling up to.  I weigh in right around 65 pounds, am crate trained, house broken and get along...

Meet Leo

Leo BREED:  Black Lab Mix AGE: 9 months old SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Leo and I am one lovable lab who is an active boy who loves to run and play.  I am 9 months old and just under 50 pounds which mean I still have some growing to do!  I would make a great play...

Meet Onyx-adoption pending

Onyx-adoption pending BREED:  Lab/Hound Mix AGE:  7 years old  SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Onyx and I am one BIG boy!  If you are looking for a gentle giant, it’s ME!  I currently weigh in around 114 pounds but it’s  114 pounds of LOVE.  I’m an owner give up at 7...

Meet Nala

Nala BREED:  Pit Bull Mix AGE: 5 years old SEX:  Female BIO: Hi my name is Nala and I’m as beautiful as my name!    I was found as a stray but my original family didn’t come to find me.  I was rescued by CDR and now I’m in a great foster home but I’m looking for a...

Meet Bernie Sanders

BREED: Pit Bull Mix AGE:  10 years old SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Bernie Sanders but you can just call me Bernie. I’m 10 years young and an absolute lover of all people. I especially love tummy rubs and full body massages! Some people may say 10 years is sooooo...

Meet Bruiser Woods

Bruiser Woods BREED: Chihuahua AGE: 5 years old SEX: Male BIO: Hi, my name is Bruiser. It’s kinda of a funny name for such a tiny guy! I am housebroken but will occasionally mark in the house to show I’m the boss but my foster family is working with me on that. I am...

Meet Leia

Leia-I'll be at Petco from 10:30-12:30 on Saturday! BREED:  Beagle AGE: 8 years old SEX: Female BIO: Hi, my name is Leia. I weighs 20lbs and am  8yrs young. I am one of  the sweetest little girls you will ever meet!  I am looking for a foster or furever home that can...

Not all of our available dogs will be in attendance on our weekly adoption event this Saturday at Schaumburg Petco.  To see a list of dogs that will be available for you to meet this Saturday please click here:

Wish List

We rely on donated supplies for our rescued dogs. Every bit helps tremendously, and Chicagoland Dog Rescue and our dogs are very grateful for any support you can offer.


All proceeds from our merchandise sales and donations from partner retailers fund medical expenses, food and supplies for our rescued dogs.


We are proudly 100% volunteer-run. Our dogs depend on our volunteers for shelter, transportation, socialization, handling and training. Help is always welcome!


We are a non-profit, charitable 501 (c)(3) organization and all contributions are tax deductible. Your donation will be used to help rescue, rehabilitate and rehome dogs.

“Thank you so much for saving Penny for us. We just can’t imagine all the fun we were missing without her here.” ~Michelle K.~

“I can’t say enough positive things about my experience — saving a dog’s live and giving her a good home is the most wonderful feeling in the world. GiGi and I were meant to be together.”

“We are thankful to rescue a dog and give Sweetie a better life than she would have had otherwise. Keep up the good work Chicagoland Dog Rescue!”
~Mark G.~

“The kids have found a best friend for life.  We thank you for allowing us to share our home with Finn!”


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