Adopt a dog.

Choose adoption and save a life.

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.

Meet Red

Meet Red

Meet Red BREED: Mixed BreedAGE: older puppy (>7 mos)SEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Red and I am a big, fun-loving pup who is bursting with energy and personality! I am the kinda guy who gets along with just about everyone I meet, whether they be a person or a...

Meet Katie

Meet Katie

Meet Katie BREED: Mixed BreedAGE: puppy  < 7 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi! I’m Katie. I am a big ball of energy and not much scares me. I love playing with my foster brother, snuffle mats, and ALL the toys. I’m very curious and really enjoy sitting in the fluffy grass...

Meet Henry

Meet Henry

Meet Henry BREED: Mixed BreedAGE: puppySEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Henry! I'm an adorable male puppy that is friendly, affectionate, playful, smart, and curious. I'm a baby, so I'm full of energy and curiosity about the world around me. I love to explore and play...

Meet Orchid

Meet Orchid

Meet OrchidBREED: Mixed breedAGE:  puppySEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hey there! My name is Orchid, your soon-to-be new best friend! I'm an adorable puppy with a beautiful brindle coat who loves to play, explore, and make new friends - both human and animal. I'm friendly,...

Meet Oreo

Meet Oreo

Meet OreoBREED: Mixed breedAGE: puppySEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Oreo and I am a fun-loving and incredibly sweet baby boy who is full of energy and curiosity. I am a friendly and playful pooch who is an affectionate goofball who is always up for a game of fetch,...

Meet Ocean

Meet Ocean

Meet Ocean BREED: Mixed breedAGE: puppySEX: MaleBIO:  HELLLLLOOOO!  My name is Ocean and I am the most GORGEOUS grey brindle pup that is the color of the ocean and sand you will ever see!  And my beautiful golden eyes are just a bonus!  But I am not all good looks, I...

Meet Onyx

Meet Onyx

Meet OnyxBREED: Mixed BreedAGE:  puppySEX: FemaleBIO: 🐾Hi there, I’m Onyx, the ultimate cuddle bug and adventure enthusiast rolled into one adorable package! I’m ready to shower you with kisses and tail wags And let’s not forget playtime – it’s my absolute favorite!...

Meet Oaklyn

Meet Oaklyn

Meet Oaklyn BREED: Mixed breedAGE:  puppySEX: FemaleBIO: Hello!  My name is Oaklyn and I am in search of my happily furever after home!  Don't let my gorgeous tiger stripes fool you...I am all PUPPY!  My wonderful foster home has foster fur siblings and we are having...

Meet Minnie

Meet Minnie

Meet MinnieBREED: Terrier MixAGE: puppySEX:  FemaleBIO: Bonjour mes amis! My name is Minnie. I am an adorable, spunky and petite pup.  My foster mom can’t get enough of my cute little bounce as I follow my big foster brothers and sisters around the house and yard.  I...

Meet Dylan

Meet Dylan

Meet DylanBREED: Cattle Dog MixAGE: puppySEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! I’m Dylan! Don’t let my gorgeous Shepherd-like coloring fool you, I’m a petite little girl and may only get as big as maybe 25-30 pounds. I am a young pup who is SUPER smart as I learned how to use the...

Meet Zora

Meet Zora

Meet Zora BREED: MixedAGE: PuppySEX: FemaleBIO:Hey there, I'm Zora, the smooth-furred dynamo with a heart of gold! 🐾Life as a foster pup is one big adventure, and I'm loving every minute of it. My days are filled with play and laughter, especially when I'm with my...

Meet Babs

Meet Babs

Meet Babs BREED: Pit MixAGE: PuppySEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello WORLD and my future person or family! My name is Babs and I am one of a litter of TWELVE!!!!! That means I know how to get along with everyone, including the kitty and the tortoise in my foster home. I have to...

Meet Rose

Meet Rose

Meet RoseBREED:Pit MixAGE:  puppySEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Rose and I am one of TWELVE puppies that my lovely Mom Sunny had. Being one of 12 means we each have a personality of our very own. Me???? My foster Mom says I am all puppy!!! Plenty of energy for...

Meet Sunny

Meet Sunny

Meet SunnyBREED: Pit MixAGE:  2 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Sunny for my sunny disposition. It is the perfect name given to me by the kind Chicago police sergeant who came to my aid after the neighbors reported seeing someone tossing me from a car. I...

Meet Belden

Meet Belden

Meet BeldenBREED: Pit MixAGE: puppySEX: MaleBIO: Hi there! My name is Belden, and I’m a gorgeous, sweet little guy. With my good looks and my soulful stare foster mom says I’m the heartbreaker of the my family- which by the way was found the day after New Year’s Day...

Meet California

Meet California

Meet California BREED: Pit MixAGE: puppySEX: MaleBIO:  Hi there! My name is California- (Cal for short), and I’m looking for my forever home. I was one of the puppies found in a box and turned us into the Chicago police station who then reached out to CDR who took us...

Meet Millie

Meet Millie

Meet Millie BREED: Pit MixAGE: puppySEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Millie and yes…I can be just a little bit silly! I am one of a litter of TWELVE and we each bring something special to the table. Me? I like to be the leader and take charge but know when to sit...

Meet Milo

Meet Milo

Meet Milo BREED: MixedAGE:  puppy (> 7 months)SEX: MaleBIO:  HELLO EVERYBODY! My name is Milo and I am the most sweet, adorable boy with the very best fold-over ears in TOWN!  I have a reputation as a boy who loves to PLAY with plenty of puppy energy, whether with...

Meet Athena

Meet Athena

Meet AthenaBREED: Pit mix AGE: 5 years SEX: Female BIO: Hi! My name is Athena and I'm quite regal and beautiful! I'm a very playful girl, and I love chewing on my toys.  Snuggling with my foster family and taking naps with them on the couch is one of my most favorite...

Meet Bronx

Meet Bronx

Meet Bronx BREED: Pit mixAGE:  4-5 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi! My name is Bronx, and I love to cuddle! Cuddling is my absolute favorite!!!! I’m very energetic and love playing, too! I’m good with other dogs and adults but have never been around kids. My foster humans...

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.

Shop

All proceeds from our merchandise sales and donations from partner retailers fund medical expenses, food and supplies for our rescued dogs.

Volunteer

We are proudly 100% volunteer-run. Our dogs depend on our volunteers for shelter, transportation, socialization, handling and training. Help is always welcome!

Donate

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.

Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and Chicagoland Dog Rescue will get a $20 donation!
Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and Chicagoland Dog Rescue will get a $20 donation!

“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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