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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.

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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.

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 Coral

Meet Coral

Meet CoralBREED: Pit MixAGE:  12 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Coral, and I have the cutest white markings on my chest, feet, and even the tip of my tail! I’m definitely a cuddler and I love curling up with my furry k9 foster brother and using him as a pillow,...

Meet Kimber

Meet Kimber

Meet KimberBREED: Shepherd MixAGE:  17 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Kimber and I have something to confess…my favoritest thing to do is cuddling with humans! I want to be by their side everywhere they go! They are so amusing, especially the kids! And I must...

Meet Clay-adoption pending

Meet Clay-adoption pending

Meet Clay-adoption pendingBREED: Pit MixAGE:  12 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Clay and according to my foster mom, the SWEETEST little SNUGGLER you will ever meet! I am sure you might have already noticed that I am one incredibly cute little puppy with the...

Meet Cal

Meet Cal

Meet Cal BREED: Pit bull/lab mixAGE:  12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  HELLO! My name is Cal and I am a happy, active boy who would be perfect for any home! I am sweet and good-natured and I play nicely with other dogs and CATS! While I do love to PLAY, I am totally down to...

Meet Cody

Meet Cody

Meet Cody BREED: Pit bull/lab mixAGE:  12 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Cody and I am the SWEETEST boy! My foster Mom says I am a pint-sized pup with the very best personality! Cuddles and chin scratches? Count me in! And if I can cuddle up right next to a...

Meet Ace

Meet Ace

Meet Ace BREED:  Border Collie Mix?AGE:  12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  HI! My name is Ace and I am the bestest snuggliest cuddle buddy you might ever come across! I promise to be your loyal little shadow and will never, ever say no to a good cuddle! You can ask my foster...

Meet Blossom

Meet Blossom

Meet BlossomBREED: Lab Mix?AGE:  13 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Blossom and while you may look at my pictures and think I am a delicate flower, the truth be told I am small but full of zoomies and puppy energy! Being a dog-friendly puppy has helped me...

Meet Cassie

Meet Cassie

Meet CassieBREED: American Staffordshire MixAGE: 22 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Cassie and I am looking for my furever home! I have the most gorgeous golden eyes to melt any heart! I was really timid and shy when I first arrived at my foster home but now I...

Meet Harrison

Meet Harrison

Meet Harrison BREED:  Retriever MIx?AGE:  27 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Harrison, and according to my foster mom, I am the sweetest, most ADORABLE puppy EVER! I have an amazing soft black furry coat, with just a touch of white under my chin, the cutest...

Meet Lucky-adoption pending

Meet Lucky-adoption pending

Meet Lucky -adoption pendingBREED: Hound MixAGE: 17 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Lucky, and I'm a Sagittarius. In spite of a rough start, I'm brave, adventurous, curious and love making new friends. I still have some anxiety, if I'm left alone for too long, so...

Meet Brewster

Meet Brewster

Meet Brewster BREED:  Hound MixAGE: 17 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Brewster and I am an adorable boy with just the right amount of spots and dots and a soft coat that is perfect for petting!, I am so lucky to be in a foster home with my sister Bessie and a...

Meet Leo

Meet Leo

LeoBREED: Hound/Lab MixAGE:  16 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  HELLO! My name is Leo and while I am not a lion, I do have a similar reddish hue to my coat making me one handsome guy! That and my adorable floppy ears…irresistible! There are kids and a dog at my foster home and...

Meet Gala

Meet Gala

GalaBREED: ? Shepherd Mix?AGE: 15 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Gala and I am the belle of the ball! I am a sweet girl who gets along very well with my fur foster sister Winne! I LOVE playing in the yard with her and Thanks to my excellent example Winnie, I...

Meet Juno

Meet Juno

Meet Juno BREED: Pit MixAGE:  24 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  HELLO! If you are looking for the perfect pint sized pitty mix girl it might be me! Not only am I beautiful and sweet, I love other dogs and PEOPLE! While I might be deaf, it doesn’t slow me down one bit! I am...

Meet Inka

Meet Inka

InkaBREED: Pit Bull MixAGE:  8 months old SEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Inka and if you’re looking for a pretty itty bitty pitty mix with a lot of spunk, then I’m the girl for you! When I first arrived in my foster home, I was very nervous and head shy so my foster...

Meet Ember-adoption pending

Meet Ember-adoption pending

Meet Ember-adoption pendingBREED: Terrier MixAGE:  18 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello! My name is Ember and I am a sweet and petitie puppy who will not grow to be very big at all, probably topping out around 20-25 pounds!  I am still adjusting to my new foster home so I am...

Meet Bindi

Meet Bindi

Meet Bindi BREED: HoundAGE:  17 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Bindi and I wag my tail like no other pup you have ever met! It just shows off my happy nature and I am a sweetheart who has lots of love to give. Toys are amazing but I am happiest with my bone...

Meet Noel

Meet Noel

NoelBREED:  Pit MixAGE:  1 year oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Noel and I am a pretty perfect pocket pittie mix! Petite and very sweet! But don't let my size fool you...I love to hang with the big dogs! I am a pretty active girl that would be great with another...

Meet Storm

Meet Storm

StormBREED: Lab/ American Bulldog Mix?AGE: 19 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Storm and I am going to storm my way into your heart with my adorableness and smartness and general, all-around good boyness! I must admit that I LOVE to play! There are no bad toys in...

Meet June

Meet June

JuneBREED: Hound MIxAGE: 29 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is June and I have a great personality and am a CUDDLE BUG, too! I will gladly sit on your lap when you watch a movie or relax with friends on the couch. I do have puppy energy so I get to have a lot of...

Meet Iris

Meet Iris

IrisBREED: Pit MixAGE:  6-7 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello, my name is Iris and I arrived on a transport back on Oct. 2nd. I was in terrible condition! Severely emaciated, full of infected bite wounds, and heartworm positive.Fast forward three months and I look and...

Meet Charlotte

Meet Charlotte

CharlotteBREED:  Pit mixAGE:  2 yearsSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, I’m Charlotte! It's been a very busy couple of months for me: I arrived in rescue with five beautiful puppies, who I raised like a Super-Mom. I also tested positive for Heartworm disease so after weaning my...

Meet Jones

Meet Jones

JonesBREED: Lab MixAGE: 1 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi! My name is Jones but I go by Jonesee! I am a SWEETHEART who LOVES to cuddle and have the perfect, soft coat for petting while we snuggle! It sounds kinda funny but I am a couch potato with a lot of energy...it just...

Meet Tinsey-adopted pending

Meet Tinsey-adopted pending

Tinsey-adoption pendingBREED: Hound MixAGE: 5-6 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Tinsey and I am just the sweetest and quietest girl around! I am looking for a foster or foster to adopt home that is just as quiet as me for the next couple of months…no...

Meet Timber

Meet Timber

Timber BREED: Shepherd/Pit MixAGE: 1SEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello friends and my new family/person!  If you are a big dog kinda person, I am your kinda gorgeous dog!  At around 1 year, I weigh in at about  80 pounds.  I am looking for a dog-savvy owner/family that is a...

Meet Chopper

Meet Chopper

Chopper BREED:  American Bulldog/ Pit MixAGE: 2.5 years oldSEX: Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Chopper or Chop as my foster Mom calls me!  I was an owner surrender who ended up at the very scary city shelter.  I sat there waiting for my former person to come back to get...

Meet Oliver

Meet Oliver

OliverBREED:  Pit Bull Mix AGE:  1.5 years old SEX:  Male BIO: Hey! It's me, Oliver! Do you know where my forever family might be?  I've been waiting around and being a really good boy, but I haven't been able to find them. I was rescued from Chicago Animal Care and...

Meet Noble

Meet Noble

 Noble 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 trained and an all around great dog.  I have...

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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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