Adopt a dog.

 

Choose adoption and save a life.
Our regular adoption dates have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check our website often to see our newest adoptable dogs!

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.

Adoptable Dogs

Meet our adoptable dogs! Click on each dog’s photo to learn more and find out where you can meet them.

Meet Tripp

Meet Tripp

Tripp BREED: Hound MixAGE:  11 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hello, my name is Tripp and man, do I live up to that name! Sometimes I run too fast and my legs get all tangled up in the grass! I will always get right back up and keep playing, though. I especially like chewing and...

Meet Toffee-adopted

Meet Toffee-adopted

Toffee-adopted BREED: Hound MixAGE:  11 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Toffee, and I'm as sweet as the candy itself! I am a very energetic pup who loves to be on the  run and play with my foster mom as much as I can. An active home would be the best fit for me!...

Meet George-Sorry!  We are not accepting anymore applications!

Meet George-Sorry! We are not accepting anymore applications!

George-Sorry! We are not accepting anymore applications!BREED: Terrier MixAGE:  10 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hello EVERYBODY ! My name is George and I am an adorable puppy who is looking for LOVE!. I have been living with my sister Greta, my foster brother Loki, 2 foster...

Meet Greta

Meet Greta

Greta BREED: Terrier MixAGE:  10 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Greta and I am a very special little girl. I was born with only three legs! However it doesn't slow me down at all! I live with my brother George, my foster brother Loki, 2 cats and my foster...

Meet Crew-adopted

Meet Crew-adopted

Crew-adopted BREED: Pit MixAGE:  10 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Crew and I am a ball of puppy energy, so a home that can keep up with me would be AMAZING! I am very protective of my humans and might bark at other dogs. I do love going for walks and playing with...

Meet Cayna-adopted

Meet Cayna-adopted

Cayna-adopted BREED: Pit MIxAGE:  10 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello there, my name is Cayna!  I am fun loving, cute and energetic; but most of all, I am all PUPPY! I am very social and love belly rubs and kisses. I would love to be in a home with another dog but will be...

Meet Cleo-adopted

Meet Cleo-adopted

Cleo-adopted BREED: Pit MIxAGE: 10 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello friends!  My name is Cleo and you may have noticed that I have incredible grey eyes and a beautiful spotted coat. I am just a pretty girl looking for my perfect family.  I’m curious and playful and snuggly...

Meet Crosby-adopted

Meet Crosby-adopted

Crosby-adopted BREED: Pit Mix AGE:  10 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hello! My name is Crosby and I am the best snuggle bug around!  LOVE going for walks and playing with my furry foster brother and I am well behaved with my feline foster sister. I have lots of puppy energy...

Meet Lark-adopted

Meet Lark-adopted

Lark-adopted BREED: Lab/Hound Mix ?AGE:  15 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Lark! I LOVE to lay out in the sun and play with my furry foster brother! He is teaching me how to be a good puppy. I do have lots of energy so a home that can keep up with me would be...

Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

SarahBREED:  Hound/Pit MIx?AGE: 5 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello EVERYONE! My name is  Sarah. Best guess is that I am around 5 years old.  I had a pack of 9 (!) puppies a few months ago & they all got adopted.  Now I want to find a home to call my OWN!  I’m potty...

Meet Oscar

Meet Oscar

Oscar BREED: Lab MixAGE: 8 years oldSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Oscar!  I am a sweet, older guy with a great personality!  I LOVE laying in bed and snuggling the most but I am also great on a leash, crate trained and working on being bell trained.  Bell trained?  I...

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...

Meet Bernie Sanders

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...

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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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