Help Mend Our "Broken" Hearts

By donating to our Tree Of Love virtual scene, you help us provide treatment to our 9 dogs with heartworm conditions.

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.

Friends Of Chicagoland Dog Rescue

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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 Sabrina

Meet Sabrina

Sabrina BREED: Pit MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, I’m Sabrina! I’m a sweet, happy pup looking for a family who will shower me with attention and accept unlimited kisses from me. I am nearly potty trained – I know to go to the door when I need to go out, and have...

Meet Abby

Meet Abby

Abby BREED: Hound Mix AGE:  13 weeks SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Abby and I’ve been waiting for you! I was born in foster care to mom Anya, a sweet hound mix (with lab or pit bull?). In fact, I look a lot like her. My siblings have all found forever homes and...

Meet Keegan

Meet Keegan

Keegan BREED: Lab MIxAGE: 12 weeks oldSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Keegan and I am a BEAUTY! Not only that, I have the smarts, too! I already know how to sit when asked and give paw. I am still working on crate and potty training but my foster Mom says I’ll soon...

Meet Pudge

Meet Pudge

Pudge BREED:  Boxer/Pit mix?AGE:  12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Heeeellllloooo EVERYBODY!!!! My name is Pudge and I am one HAPPY, ACTIVE, ENERGETIC, and PLAYFUL pup! LOVE to play with my squeaky ball and can’t get enough of my foster fur siblings giving me a good chase! I am...

Meet Hobo-adopted

Meet Hobo-adopted

Hobo-adopted BREED: German Shepherd/Rottweiler AGE: 12 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is I’m Hobo! I’m a very sweet, fairly easy-going boy. Maybe a little shy at first but come out of my shell quickly. I LOVE to play with my siblings or just chewing a bone by...

Meet Paisley

Meet Paisley

Paisley BREED: Boxer/Pit Bull Mix?AGE: 12 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi there! My name is Paisley & I’m the sweetest, cutest little girl you’ll ever meet! And I have the perfect amounts of spots and dots one ear across my tummy to add to the cuteness factor! Even...

Meet Petey

Meet Petey

Petey BREED: Boxer/Pit Mix ?AGE: 12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello new family or person! My name is Petey and my foster family says that I am toooooo CUTE for my own good! I love going on walks and playing with anything and everything! The fam has kept me pretty busy with...

Meet Pluto

Meet Pluto

Pluto BREED: Boxer/Pit Mix?AGE: 12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Pluto! My foster family tells me that I am filled with otherworldly beauty and sweetness. I love playing with toys, sleeping and cuddling on my foster family’s laps and when possible, curling up...

Meet Hattie

Meet Hattie

Hattie BREED: German Shepherd/Rottweiler MixAGE: 12 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Hattie and I'm a bundle of cuteness, energy, and curiosity! Not only am I a beautiful girl, but I'm also smart and strong too! I'm working really hard on my potty training and...

Meet Honor-adopted

Meet Honor-adopted

Honor-adopted BREED: German Shepherd/Rottweiler MixAGE:  12 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Honor and I may just be one of the most perfect pups! I have not met a person or animal that I haven’t like and haven’t wanted to PLAY with them! I am GREAT with kids,...

Meet Spencer

Meet Spencer

Spencer BREED: Pit Mix AGE:  19 weeks SEX: Male BIO:  Hello friends and my new family/person! My name is Spencer and my foster Mom says I am the perfect combo of playtime pal and cuddle bug! I do love to stand up and give everyone a hug and kisses which could be a...

Meet Butterscotch-adopted

Meet Butterscotch-adopted

Butterscotch-adopted BREED: Pit MixAGE: 11 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  HELLO! My name is Butterscotch, also known as The Best Snuggler of All Time according to my foster family!! They also say that I am the SWEETEST, the most LOVING little girl that deserves the best...

Meet Charlotte

Meet Charlotte

CharlotteBREED: Lab/Terrier mixAGE: 16 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi! My name is Charlotte and if you are looking for a dog who wants to hang with you…it's ME! I am very affectionate and love to follow my foster Mom everywhere! I do have a furry foster brother and he and I...

Meet Betsy-adoopted

Meet Betsy-adoopted

Betsy-adopted BREED: Pit MixAGE:  11 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi there! My name is Betsy! I am an itty bitty pittie pup who is just the cutest thing! My foster mom says I am going to be a big girl. 🎁She also tells me I am the most well-balanced puppy she has ever...

Meet Britton

Meet Britton

Britton BREED: Pit Bull MixAGE:  11 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello there! My name is Britton and I am one cute, little pittie puppy with a stunning silky black coat! My foster mom likes to call me Black Beauty. week old While I am little now, I will probably be a pretty...

Meet Harlem-adopted

Meet Harlem-adopted

Harlem-adopted BREED: German Shepherd/Rottweiler MixAGE:  12 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello, new person or family! My name is Harlem and I would like to tell you just a little bit about ME! I can be shy are first but with a little time and once I feel comfortable, I...

Meet Knox

Meet Knox

Knox   BREED: Lab MixAGE:  11 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hello, my name is Knox! I am a very playful, growing puppy. My absolute FAVORITE things are snuggling on my human or playing with my other doggy friends. I am also great with children! I am such a sweet boy who loves...

Meet Cali-adopted

Meet Cali-adopted

Cali-adopted BREED: ?Hound Mix?AGE:  19 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Cali and I am an adorable girl with the cutest little nubby tail! My foster mommy and daddy would describe me as playful, energetic, and very kind. I love to meet and play with other dogs,...

Meet Nash

Meet Nash

NashBREED: Hound Mix?AGE:  17 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Nash! My foster parents say I am a very affectionate dog who LOVES to play as much as I love to cuddle! My good looks even have some people mistaking me for Scooby-Doo. I have lots of puppy energy so a...

Meet Frizbee-adopted

Meet Frizbee-adopted

Frizbee-adopted BREED: ? Hound/Shepherd Mix ?AGE: 13 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! I’m Frizbee and I am the absolute sweetest puppy EVER! Just look into my precious puppy dog eyes and you’ll fall in love with me in seconds! I LOVE to go on walks (working really hard on...

Meet Pearl

Meet Pearl

Pearl BREED: ? Lab/Terrier MixAGE: 1 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello! My name is Pearl and I find myself in need of a new furever home due to a family emergency. I am a VERY sweet girl who loves kids, grown-ups, and dogs alike! I can be a little shy in new situations...

Meet Nala

Meet Nala

NalaBREED: ? Hound Mix?AGE:  17 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello there- My name is Nala. I am such a pretty girl with my beautiful red coat and black “eyeliner”. And as gorgeous as I am, I am also a sweetheart! I am so happy to meet new people and other dogs. I love giving...

Meet Nova-adoption peniding

Meet Nova-adoption peniding

Nova-adoption pendingBREED: ? Hound Mix?AGE:  16 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name’s Nova! I’m a very fun girl who likes to romp and play and run in the backyard. I love the snow! I love to play in it, I love to stretch my belly across it, and I love to eat it! My...

Meet Corky

Meet Corky

Corky BREED: Hound Mix?AGE:  20 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello out there! My name is Corky and I am a bundle of puppy energy and just love to run around the yard with the other dogs in my foster home. I am doing really well with potty training and will go by the door when...

Meet Joy

Meet Joy

JoyBREED: Pit MixAGE:  18 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Joy and I am certain that is what I would bring to any family! My foster mommy says I am one smart pup! I have already learned sit and paw and we are working on stay. I get along great with everyone and...

Meet Jolie

Meet Jolie

JolieBREED: Pit mixAGE:  18 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Who has the best ears and the most beautiful eyes and is a total softie on the inside? Me! I am the sweetest and most polite girl you will ever meet. I LOVE every person I meet. I will ALWAYS be excited to see you...

Meet Cheyenne

Meet Cheyenne

CheyenneBREED: Staffordshire Terrier MixAGE:  1-2 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Cheyenne and I am anywhere from 1-2 years old but no one really knows for sure my exact age! When I first came to my foster family, I was a VERY skinny, shy pup and wasn't...

Meet Mabel-adopted

Meet Mabel-adopted

Mabel-adopted BREED: Bassett/Corgi/Shepherd/Husky?AGE:  9weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Mabel and I am looking for my furever home! I seem to be quite a mix of different dogs! My Mom, Maya, is thought to be a Bassett/Corgi mix. And the rescue in Alabama said I...

Meet Rocket

Meet Rocket

RocketBREED: Lab MixAGE:  7 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello to my new person/family!!!! My name is Rocket and my whole world has been turned upside down! My beloved human parents have both passed away and I don’t get along with the resident canine at my current foster...

Meet Timber

Meet Timber

Timber BREED: Shepherd/Pit MixAGE: 9 monthsSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello friends and my new family/person!  If you are a big dog kinda person, I am your kinda gorgeous dog!  At around 9 months, I weigh in at about  80 pounds and  still have a little more room to grow.  I am...

Meet Mike

Meet Mike

MikeBREED: Pit MixAGE:  SeniorSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my names is Mike and my foster Mom says I am a 9 year old GEM! I love to sleep late, take naps, snore loudly, watch too much TV AND am a HUGE fan of cheese and peanut butter! I am a calm guy who is very comfortable at...

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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