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 Mia

Mia BREED:  Terrier Mix ?/ Lab Mix ? AGE:  10 weeks SEX:  Female BIO: Hi, my name is Mia and I am a tiny bundle of joy!  I am only around 10 pounds, maybe less, at 10  weeks old.  No one is really sure what breed I am, so CDR is going with a small terrier mix.  In...

Meet Odin

Odin BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  1.5 years SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Odin! I'm a one and a half year old terrier mix that  grew up in a loving home, but unfortunately, things didn't work out. I was a little scared in my foster home but now I'm loving it! When I...

Meet Patches-adoption pending

Patches-I will be at the adoption event from 11-2! BREED:  Pointer Mix AGE:  10 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Patches!   Playful, friendly, ADORABLE, puppy perfect?  Yep, that's me!  I am 10 weeks old and working on potty and crate training.  I LOVE my foster...

Meet Fisher-adopted

Fisher-adopted BREED:  German Shepherd Dog Mix AGE:  13-14 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Fisher.  I am one of 11 puppies that came up from Alabama to find the perfect home here.  I traveled here with my brother and sister but they are  already  in foster to...

Meet Memphis

Memphis BREED:  Lab Mix AGE:  13-14 weeks SEX:  Female BIO: Hi, my name is Memphis and I am one cutie pootie! Just look at my floppy ears, interesting brindle coat and the cute little white marking on my chest and three paws. Pretty adorable, don’t you think! I’m a...

Meet Abby

Abby BREED:  Chocolate Lab AGE:  2 years old SEX:  Female BIO: Hi!  My name is Abby and I'm an Alabama girl.  I recently made the journey up North with my four girl puppies in hopes of finding wonderful forever homes for us.  2 of my girls seem to have made their love...

Meet Kolby

Kolby BREED:  Lab Mix AGE:  12 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi.  I'm Kolby, one of 11 puppies that came in from Alabama this week.  Personally, I think I'm the cutest one of the bunch, but you can judge for yourself if you visit me at the adoption event this Saturday. I'm a...

Meet Olive

Olive BREED:  Shepherd/Terrier Mix AGE:  12 weeks SEX:  Female BIO: Hello, Chicagoland! I'm Olive and I just arrived here from Alabama with my brother, Percy. We're both very excited to call Chicago our new home. No one knows my true history, but my foster parents...

Meet Percy

Percy BREED:  Lab/Terrier Mix AGE:  13 weeks SEX:  Male BIO:  Hello, Chicagoland! I'm Percy and I just arrived here from Alabama with my sister, Olive. We're both very excited to call Chicago our new home. No one knows my true history, but my foster parents think I'm...

Meet Amos

Amos BREED:  Black Cur Hound Mix AGE:  12 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi! I’m Amos and I have arrived from Alabama and I'm ready to find my furever home!  I’m an adorable 12 week old puppy and I am on the larger size so I will probably be a larger medium sized dog or a...

Meet Roxy

Roxy BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  1 years old SEX:  Female BIO:  Hello, my name is Roxy and I am one foxy little girl! I love to play, go for walks and have a good snuggle.  I am working hard at being housebroken and getting more comfortable being crated.  My foster...

Meet Henna

Henna-I will be at the adoption event tomorrow from 10:30-12:30! BREED:  Lab/Shepherd Mix AGE:  1 1/2 years old SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Henna.  My foster family wants you to know that they think I am quite ADORABLE with my cute little head tilts and pouty...

Meet Moosetracks-looking for a foster or forever home!

 Moosetracks-I will be at the adoption event from 1030-1230! 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 working...

Meet Billy

 Billy 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 handsome boy on four feet!  I am house broken and crate...

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 Leo-adoption pending

Leo-I am looking for a foster or furever home! BREED:  Black Lab Mix AGE: 1 years old SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Leo and I am one lovable lab! The nice people at CDR took me in way back in December and I've been searching for my forever family since.  Now, I find...

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...

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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