Salata Salutes

Salata salutes Chicagoland Dog Rescue. 15% of all sales will be donated to our rescue! Nov. 3rd thru Nov. 30th, 2017

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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.

Train your dog.

CDR training is on Wednesdays from 7:30PM – 8:30PM 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 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:  AGE:  SEX:  BIO:  Begin by filling out an adoption application and we start pairing you with your perfect pooch! Chicagoland Dog Rescue Dogs Our trained volunteers will determine which home among all applicants is the best fit for the dog, and the dog will be...

Meet Zeus

Zeus BREED:  Pit Bull AGE:  1.5 years SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi! My name is Zeus and I'm looking for my forever family. I am a year and a half old, crate trained and housebroken.   As you can see, I'm a real looker!  I am lover of all people, but would do best in a home...

Meet Hopscotch

Hopscotch BREED:  Pit Mix AGE:  2 years old SEX:  Female BIO: Hi, my name is Hopscotch and I'm going to hopscotch my way right into to your heart!  My foster Mom says I'm as sweet as can be and love to give kisses and find a comfy lap to sit in.  I do have a...

Meet Star

Star BREED:  Lab Mix AGE:  8 months SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Star and that is exactly what my foster parents say I am!  I am housebroken, crate trained and know sit, down and stay.  Pretty good for a girl who is only 8 months old! I am very loving and would...

Meet Fifi

Fifi BREED:  Mini Bichon/Shih Tzu Mix AGE: around 1 year SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Fifi and I’m one of the tiniest little girls you will ever meet.  I’m bouncy and funny and oh, so sweet.  I can race around and jump up high and then settle in for a good...

Meet Bruiser Woods

Bruiser Woods-at Petco Saturday from 11-12! 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...

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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