Wine For Canines

Join us for a wine tasting as we raise money for homeless dogs!


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 Wednesday nights in the Spring/Summer and Sunday mornings 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 Candy-adoption pending

Candy-adoption pending BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  9 weeks SEX:   Female BIO:  Hi,  I'm Candy. I am the fluffiest and smallest one of the litter of three.   I came from Hoopeston, IL with my brother and sister Rolo and Taffy.  Some nice CDR volunteers drove all the way...

Meet Taffy-adoption pending

Taffy-adoption pending BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  9 weeks SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi,  I'm Taffy. I am the cute blonde in this litter of three.    I came from Hoopeston, IL with my brother and sister Rolo and Candy.  Some nice CDR volunteers drove all the way to Hoopeston...

Meet Rolo-adoption pending

Rolo-adoption pending BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:   9 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi,  I'm Rolo.  I am the bravest and most curious pup of this litter of three.  Some nice CDR volunteers drove all the way to Hoopeston, IL to bring us here to find forever homes! We are very...

Meet Snowflake

Snowflake-I will be at the adoption event on Saturday from 1030-1230! BREED:  Shepherd Mix AGE:  6 years old SEX:  Female BIO:   Hi, my name is Snowflake.  Once upon a time, I lived outside 24/7, no matter the weather.  Then one day, I was dropped off at Chicago...

Meet Halo

Halo BREED:  Shepherd Mix AGE:  8 weeks SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Halo. I’m one of the Alabama 4X4 that traveled here with our Mom to find new homes.  I’m one the sweetest  girls of this bunch of 8 puppies.  I can be VERY playful and LOVE to play with anything...

Meet Diesel

Diesel BREED:  Bull Terrier Mix AGE:  11 months old  SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Diesel.  My foster Mom thinks I am about a perfect as can be for an 11 month old boy.  I’m housebroken, crate trained and an absolute cuddler!  I am very well behaved and respectful...

Meet Gulliver

Gulliver BREED:  Pit Bull Terrier AGE:  2 year old  SEX:   Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Gulliver and I'm looking for a family/person to take me on many adventures!   I am as handsome and as sweet as can be!  I love to run and play with other dogs and cuddle on the couch...

Meet Moosetracks-looking for a foster or forever home!

 Moosetracks-I will be at the adoption event from 10:30 until 12:30! BREED:  Pit Bull Terrier Mix AGE:  1 Years old SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Moose Tracks.  Interesting name, right?  I think it might have something to do with my Gorgeous tiger striped coat.  I am...

Meet Billy-looking for a foster or forever home!

 Billy-I will be at the adoption event from 10:30 until 12:30! BREED:  American Bull Dog Mix AGE:  Young SEX:   Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Billy, AKA Brownie and CDR thinks I am perfect in almost every way!  Not only am I as sweet as I look but I’m said to be the most...

Meet Payton

Payton BREED:  Boxer Mix AGE:  under a year SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Payton and I have a BEAUTIFUL brindle coat and am a smaller girl.  I haven’t had any structure, training or much socialization in my short life which has left me with a lot learn.  I’m on...

Meet Noble

 Noble-I will be at Petco on Saturday from 10:30-12:30! 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...

Meet Clementine

 Clementine-I will be at Petco on Saturday from 10:30-12:30! BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  8 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...

Meet Leo

Leo BREED:  Black Lab Mix AGE: 1 years old SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Leo and I am one lovable lab! I am an active boy who loves to run and play. The nice people at CDR took me in back in December and I've been searching for my forever family since. I would make a...

Meet Bernie Sanders

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...

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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