Adopt a dog.

Choose adoption and save a life. These lovable dogs deserve a fresh start, lots of love, and a home to call forever.


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 Zoey

Hi, my name Zoey. I am an 8 year old beagle girl who is looking for a new home! I am great with kids, cats and other dogs but grown up men make me a little nervous. Once I get to know you, I will settle in for a good snuggle and give you kisses. (…)

Meet Mac

Hi,I am Big Mac and I will be a big boy when I grow up! I am around 3 months and my foster mom says I get bigger everyday. I am working on potty training and crate training as I have been told these are both important. I am so much cuter in person than in my pictures. (…)

Meet Riley

Hi, my name is Riley. I am a medium sized lab mix who was found as a stray. I am very playful, happy and friendly to both dogs and humans. I am housebroken which is a huge plus…

Meet Archer

Hi—I am Archer. I am a tiny guy, weighing in at only 17 lbs. I was adopted from CDR three years ago but my previous owner got married to a lady who…

Meet Kody

Hi, my name is Kody. I am a beautiful, 9 week old Aussie/Blue Heeler mix puppy. You may notice something very unique about me…I was born without…

Meet Scarlet

Hello, I’m Scarlet 1 1/2 year old , tiny Beagle mix. I’m extremely shy but love to play, go for walks, and cuddle. I’m very comfortable in my crate and working on being house trained. My foster family says I’m loving…

Meet Rambo

Hi, my name is Rambo but my foster parents call me Bo. After 6 years with my former family, they turned me over to Chicagoland Dog Rescue. I’m pretty…

Meet Coco

Hello, my name is Coco. I’m a tiny thing, weighing around nine pounds. I’m a Chug….a Chihuahua Pug mix. I’m shy at first but once I warm up, I will become your best friend. I’m get along…

Meet Dolce

Hi, my name is Dolce. I am a VERY sweet and patient girl!serious help! I’m on the smaller side, weighing in at around 45 pounds. I am crate trained, listen well, know how to sit and I’m good with other dogs. I could use a little refresher on walking on a leash since I like going for walks…


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