Adopt a dog.

Choose adoption and save a life. Meet our dogs Saturdays from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 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.


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.

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New & Featured Dogs at Chicagoland Dog Rescue!

We’re proud to welcome our newest adoptable dogs! Click on each photo to learn more about each lovable dog.

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!”


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 Louie

Name of Dog BREED: Terrier Mix AGE: 2-3 years old SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Louie. My foster Mom likes to call me little Louie since I only weigh about 10.5 pounds. I was recently rescued from Chicago Animal Care and Control, which can be a scary place. My...

Meet Bert

Bert BREED: Giant Schnauzer/Terrier AGE: 1 Years old SEX: Male BIO: Hi! My foster mom says my name is Bert, which I’ve come to know & love. I was found as a stray in Arlington Heights and the shelter that housed me decided that my time was up and I was going to be...

Meet Miley

Miley BREED:  Spaniel Mix AGE: 2 years old SEX: Female BIO: Hi, my name is Miley. I am a two year old southern belle, spaniel mix who hails from Kentucky. CDR saved me and I am doing very well in my new foster home. I’m an adorable girl who loves kids and dogs so stop...

Meet Harper-adoption pending

Harper-adoption pending BREED:  Lab/Terrier Mix (?) AGE: 1-2 years old SEX: Female BIO: Hi, I am lovable Harper. I am on the smaller side, only about 30 pounds. My foster mom had to pick a breed but she was unsure as to what I am other than one CUTE dog. I have done...

Meet Gracie

Gracie BREED:  Boxer/Pit Mix AGE: 13 months SEX: Female BIO: Hi, my name is Gracie. I am a BEAUTIFUL brindle Boxer/Pit Mix with the cutest little boxer under bite. I am looking for an new home because I have a very high prey drive and thought the cats in my former...

Meet Noel

Noel (2) BREED: Pit Bull Mix AGE: 2-3 years old SEX: Female BIO: Hi, my name is Noel. The trainer from CDR calls me the little Christmas Angel Pocket Pittie since I only weigh about 35-40 pounds.  I was found as stray in Elgin and no one came to look for me. I am a...

Meet Rosie

Rosie BREED: English Pointer AGE: 2.5  years old SEX: Female BIO: Hi my name is Rosie. I got this name because I am as pretty and sweet as the first rose of summer. I am a 2.5 year old English Pointer weighing in at about 35 pounds. (I currently on the skinny side!)...

Meet Snickers

Snickers BREED: Terrier Mix AGE: 13 weeks SEX: Male BIO: Hi, my name is Snickers. Some think I am the cutest puppy!! I’m a one of seven puppies in a litter and are lucky enough to still be with my brother Rolo and sister Taffy.   I am a small puppy that will grow up...

Meet Zoe-adoption pending

Hi, my name is Zoe. I am a very pretty 4 year old pittie girl! I found myself in dire straits this Christmas eve when my former family decided they no longer wanted me and posted on social media that someone needed to pick me up or they were going to leave me out in the cold


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