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 Sundays from 10:30-11:30AM at the Medinah Park District Gymnasium through the fall. 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 Flynn Rider-adoption pending

Flynn Rider-adoption pending BREED:  Great Dane/Great Pyrenees (Great Pyredane) AGE:  5 months SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi. How ya doin'? The name's Flynn Rider. Some of my favorite things include taking every single toy out of my toy box and playing with them one by one,...

Meet Guinness-adoption pending

Guiness-adoption pending BREED:  Great Dane/ Great Pyrenees Mix ( Great Pyredane) AGE:  5 months SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi! My name is Guinness and I am a very sweet puppy! I'm very friendly and submissive and I'm just a big love! I get along great with other dogs and I...

Meet Bailey

Bailey BREED:  Fox Hound Mix AGE:  1 years old SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Bailey and I’m the sweetest girl you will ever meet.  In fact, my foster says I’m the bomb.  House broken, dog friendly, kid friendly and crate trained…what more can you ask for!  Since I...

Meet Shirley

Shirley BREED:  Great Pyredane (Great Pyrenees and Great Dane Mix) AGE: 5 months SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Shirley and I am one super sweet, super smart girl...or at least that is what my foster Mom says about my sister and I.  We are Great Pyrenees and Great...

Meet LaVerne

LaVerne BREED:  Great Pyredane  AGE:  5 months SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is LaVerne and I am one super sweet, super smart girl...or at least that is what my foster Mom says about my sister and I.  We are Great Pyrenees and Great Dane mixes and that combo means we...

Meet Bubba

Bubba BREED: Pit Mix AGE:  2 years old SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Bubba and I’m one hunk of burning love or at least that’s what my foster home says about me!  I was picked up as a stray and lucky for me, CDR scooped me up and I was on my way to a wonderful...

Meet Prince

Prince BREED:  Maltipoo AGE:  10 years old SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Prince.  I am a ten year young boy who had the good fortune to live with a wonderful person who recently needed to move to an assisted living home and couldn’t take me with. Now I’m hoping my...

Meet Leo

Leo BREED:  Black Lab Mix AGE: 8 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 8 months old and just under 50 pounds which mean I still have some growing to do!  I would make a great play...

Meet Lou

Lou BREED:  Pekingese AGE: 2 years old SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Lou and adorable is my game!   I am a 2 year old boy who is looking for my forever home with a patient and loving family.  I am good with other dogs and grown up kind of people when introduced...

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 Lulu

Lulu BREED:  Pug Mix AGE:  2 years old  SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Lulu and I’m a mere 9 pound girl who is looking for love.  I’m very affectionate and love to cuddle in a comfy lap!  I’m great with kids because what’s not to love and more laps for me!  I am...

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 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 take a little extra care of my while I am...

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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