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.

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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 Beauty

Meet Beauty

Meet BeautyBREED: Shepherd MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello, my name is Beauty! It's pretty easy to tell why I was given this name, just look deep into my beautiful blue eyes! I am an extremely loving and caring dog and love playing with my foster siblings. I...

Meet Nitro

Meet Nitro

Meet NitroBREED: Pit Bull MixAGE: 8 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Nitro and my foster fam says I am the dictionary definition of a puppy! Sweet, snuggly, curious and super playful! I LOVE everyone be they a people or another dog. I am so lucky to have a foster...

Meet Winnie

Meet Winnie

Meet WinnieBREED: Lab MixAGE:  6 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO:  HI! My name is Winnie and I am the sweetest, most gentle lab mix girl who is looking for my very own furever person or family! The world is big and I am still young so I can be a little shy at first but give me a...

Meet Denny

Meet Denny

Meet Denny BREED: Hound MixAGE: 18 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Denny! No one is quite sure what mix of breeds I might be but I am one GOOD looking dude, even if I do say so myself. Well actually, my foster Mom tells me all the time how beautiful my brindle...

Meet Grady

Meet Grady

Meet GradyBREED: Terrier MixAGE: 10 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Grady! As you can see I’m one good-looking short statured gentleman… with awesome hair I might add.! My paperwork says I’m around 10 years old but, my foster mom swears I act half my age- in...

Meet Dutchess

Meet Dutchess

Meet Dutchess BREED: Hound MixAGE: 9 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Dutchess and my foster family says I am one royal cutie pie! I love hanging out with my foster fur brother and sister and would love having a furever fur sibling of my own! I'm a huge cuddle...

Meet Hoover

Meet Hoover

Meet HooverBREED: Lab/ Shepherd Mix?AGE: 15 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello there, my name is Hoover! I am super a sweet, energetic, ALL puppy puppy! I love to romp around the house and pick every bone and toy I can to play with and chew. I love snuggles with my fur mom...

Meet Fancy-adopted

Meet Fancy-adopted

Meet Fancy-adoptedBREED:  Bassett Hound MixAGE:  14 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Fancy which suits me perfectly! I am ADORABLE with a little bit of a wiry coat and the cutest low rider legs and big eyes to fall in love with! The best guess as to what I am?...

Meet Barney

Meet Barney

Meet Barney BREED: Hound MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX:  maleBIO:  Hi, my name is Barney and I am looking for a best pal! The foster Mom says I am a sweet goofball! . Toys are my favorite things, and I love gathering them all into a pile or throwing them up in the air to catch....

Meet Benji

Meet Benji

Meet BenjiBREED: Hound MixAGE:  14 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Benji and my foster Mom thinks that I am the SWEETEST puppy ever! I am playful and gentle with other dogs and kids, making me one amazing playmate and companion! Love walks and chew toys are the...

Meet Honcho-adoption pending

Meet Honcho-adoption pending

Meet Honcho-adoption pendingBREED: Lab mixAGE:  15 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hiya! My name is Honcho and if you're looking for a snuggler, I'm your guy! When I am not romping about the yard chasing balls and sticks, I am happy to curl up in your lap (especially if you hold...

Meet Furby

Meet Furby

Meet FurbyBREED: ? Bassett hound mix?AGE: 14 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Furby and I am an ADORABLE, fun-loving, low-rider pup that enjoys the great outdoors where I can run and play! Best guess is that I have some Bassett hound in me by the looks of my...

Meet Cooper

Meet Cooper

Meet CooperBREED: Pit Bull/Lab MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  HELLO! My name is Cooper and I am one of the most adorable, easy-going, good-natured pups you might ever meet! I am relaxed and friendly and utterly unafraid of strangers. In fact, I think everyone is my...

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-I am looking for a foster or furever home!

Meet Inka-I am looking for a foster or furever home!

Inka--I am looking for a foster or furever home!BREED: 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...

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 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 Enya

Meet Enya

EnyaBREED: Lab MixAGE:  1 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Enya and I am a gorgeous 12 month old black lab mix. Foster mom says I’m the perfect package- I’ve been around babies to teens to adults and do excellent with everyone. And I am totally dog friendly,...

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 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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