Adopt a dog.

 

Choose adoption and save a life. Meet our dogs Saturdays from 10:30AM to 2:00PM at Petco in Schaumburg (60 E. Golf Rd. – Corner of Golf and Roselle Roads)

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 Elton

Elton BREED: Lab Pit MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Elton and I am one handsome boy with my silky black coat and speckled feet.  I also have just a small patch of the cute speckled fur on my chest.  My foster dad says I am a good puppy and I love playing...

Meet Betty Boop

  BREED: Boxer MixAGE:  9 months oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Miss Betty Boop, but you can call my Boop for short! The person that left me at the shelter says I’m a boxer mix, but my foster mom thinks I’m a Frenchie/Pug/Chihuahua Mix. I’m 9 months young and full...

Meet Emma

Emma BREED: Lab/Pit MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Emma.  A beautiful name for a beautiful girl!  I am the most interesting combination of shiny black fur and brindle socks that you might ever see.  My foster family says I am a really quiet and...

Meet Kat

Kat BREED: Lab MixAGE: 11-12 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Kat, which is a pretty funny name for a DOG!  I am quite the looker I have been told!  Maybe it is my cute little fold over ears or my eyes that show all my emotions. I am working very hard at all the...

Meet Outlaw

Outlaw BREED: Hound MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Name is Outlaw. Guilty of being adorable and stealing hearts. Heavily armed in cuteness! Beware you will fall in love with me! I’m an extroverted foxy homeboy seeking same. The world can be ours. A human partner who...

Meet King

King BREED: Lab MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is King and I love EVERYONE!! My whole butt moves while I wag my tail with excitement the second I know someone's about to pet me. My foster mom says I am such a good, happy boy even though first I can be a...

Meet McGraw

McGraw BREED: Lab Mix (?)AGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Ready, Set Go! My name is McGraw and I am full of love, play and puppy kisses! Even as  a young puppy, I am certainly one very sharp little cookie! I have nearly mastered this potty-training thing while also making...

Meet Myla

Myla BREED: Lab Mix (?)AGE: 14 weeksSEX: Female BIO: Hi there, my name is Myla and I am full of love, play and puppy kisses! For a young pup, I am certainly one sharp little cookie! I am well on my way to understanding this potty-training thing and I am making great...

Meet Winnie-adoption pending

Winnie-adoption pending BREED: Schnauzer/Terrier MixAGE: 1 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Winnie.  My brother Wyatt and I are looking for our furever home, whether together or separately, to spend our nights cuddling with a warm, comfortable family.  I am...

Meet Wyatt-adoption pending

Wyatt-adoption pending BREED: Schnauzer/Terrier MixAGE: 1 years oldSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Wyatt.  My sister Winnie and I are looking for our furever home, whether together or separately, to spend our nights snuggling with a warm comfortable family.  I am lucky...

Meet Meadow

Meadow BREED: Boxer/Pit Bull MixAGE: 6 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is  Meadow! I’m known around my foster home as sweetie pie! I am a petite girl - I only weighing is at 30 lbs!  I love the company of other dogs and kids and actually all people as well!  I’m...

Meet Ziggy

Ziggy BREED: Lab/Pit MixAGE: 5 1/2 monthsSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Ziggy and I am told that I am just the most handsome boy around! In addition to my dashing looks, I’m playful and very sweet and I am a very good listener to boot! I’m dog friendly and I love every...

Meet Midnight

Midnight BREED: Lab MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi,  my name is Midnight and aren't I just so cute! My foster mom says I am cute like a little black bear cub. I am playful but I love to sleep in your lap and take a nice snooze. I am in a home with young children...

Meet Cooper

Cooper BREED: Black and Tan CoonhoundAGE: 17 monthsSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Cooper and I am looking for my new person/family!  I attend doggy day care and would LOVE to be in a home with another dog friend!  My ideal home would have a fenced yard for romping, no...

Meet Chai-adoption pending

Chai-adoption pending BREED: Terrier MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi,my name is Chai, just like the tea because of my pretty coloring. My foster parents say I am just one happy girl with tail always wagging. I live in a home with cats and dogs and I love them all!...

Meet Malibu-adopted

Malibu-adopted BREED: Lab/Pointer Mix (?)AGE: 13 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Malibu .  I named after the warm California coastal town because I LOVE to lay about in the sun. I'm a sweet but shy little girl and once we get to know each other, I am all cuddles...

Meet Roux

Roux BREED: Plott Hound/Lab MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Roux and just look at my beautiful brindle coloring! My foster Mom says that between my beautiful coloring and sweetness that I am one special girl!  I am in a home with young children and...

Meet Titus

Titus BREED: Shepherd MixAGE: 13-14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Titus, I am just about the most perfect boy you could meet! I love other dogs, I love people, I love kids, I just love life!… I’m very playful and very social kinda guy.  I am also hard at working...

Meet Bruno-adoption pending

Bruno-adoption pending BREED: German Shepherd MixAGE: 16 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Bruno and I made the trip all the way from Alabama to Chicago to my very own furever home! I am one cute boy with big brown eyes that will melt your heart!  I am in a foster...

Meet Georgia

Georgia BREED: Pit MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Georgia or Baby G as I am famously known. I was found when I was just a tiny puppy with a wound by my eye and I had surgery to remove it. Now that I am all healed up, you can’t even tell I had any...

Meet Vail-adoption pending

Vail-adoption pending BREED: Poodle MixAGE: 2 years oldSEX: Female BIO: Hi, my name is Vail...I have beautiful white curls that might remind you of a snow covered town in Colorado.  I am a petite 18 pound girl who was found as a stray with a broken pelvis,( likely...

Meet Porter

Porter BREED: Pit Bull/ Bull Dog MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Porter and my foster Mom says I am the CLASS CLOWN!  I am known to be quite silly and very loving and I go completely limp when you pick me because I am SOOOOO happy to be held and...

Meet Penelope

Penelope BREED: Pit Bull/Bull Dog MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Penelope.  When I first came to my foster home, I was pretty timid but now I am gaining more confidence each day!  I LOVE to play with toys and my brother Porter. Lucky for me, he lets me...

Meet Tiki-adoption pending

Tiki-adoption pending BREED: Pit Bull MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Tiki!  I am one pretty, little girl with great big green eyes that will melt your heart!  I have traveled a long way to find my furever home.  I am a big fan of cuddling and don't...

Meet London

London BREED: Shepherd MixAGE: 15 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is London. I am just a furry little ball of energy and full of love!  I enjoy taking long naps on the couch with my foster family.  And eating, I have been really enjoying my meals. I get along with...

Dottie

Dottie  BREED:  Border Collie/Terrier MixAGE: 16 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Dottie and I am a play all day kinda girl!  I just love any toy I can find but chasing after a tennis ball is my FAVORITE!  And FOOD! I just love food and treats and will do just...

Meet Oliver

Oliver BREED:  Pit Bull MixAGE:  1.5 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO: 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 Baxter

Baxter BREED:  Terrier/Border CollieAGE: 6 monthsSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Baxter and I sure am one cute little pup! No one is exactly sure of my breed mix but best guess is a terrier of some sort mixed with a border collie?  Whatever it is, it has sure made one...

Meet Jayden

Jayden BREED:  Pit Bull/ Bull Dog MixAGE:  12 years young!SEX:   MaleBIO:  Hi my name is Jayden and I am one spectacular specimen that is ready to find his forever home! I am  12 years young with plenty of pep left in my step!  This guy wants nothing more that a good...

Meet Misty

Misty BREED:  Pit Bull MixAGE:  18 months-2 yearsSEX:  FemaleBIO:Hi, my name is Misty.  I am a BEAUTIFUL girl with the most amazing coat!  When I was first rescued, my fur was dirty, dull and full of dander.  After a good bath and lots of good food, my coat is shiny,...

Meet Molly

Molly BREED:  Terrier/Border Collie Mix (?)AGE: 6 monthsSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Molly and I am one cute little dolly! No one is exactly sure of my breed mix but best guess is a terrier of some sort mixed with a border collie?  Whatever it is, it has sure made...

Meet Zelda-Looking for a foster/furever

Zelda-looking for a foster or furever home! BREED:  Pit Bull Terrier Mix AGE:  2 years old SEX:  Female BIO: Hi, my name is Zelda.  I have a little tale of woe to tell…I came to CDR as a rescue from Chicago Animal Care and Control with my brother Tank when we were 7...

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...

Not all of our available dogs will be in attendance on our weekly adoption event this Saturday at Schaumburg Petco.  To see a list of dogs that will be available for you to meet this Saturday please click here:

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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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