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 Nellie

Nellie BREED:  Lab/Border Collie Mix (?) AGE:  3 months SEX:  Female BIO:   Hi, my name is Nellie!  I am a CUTE mixed breed girl that is destined to be a bigger dog!  My black and white beauty and sweet disposition make me a great candidate to be YOUR new best...

Meet Sawyer

  BREED:  Hound /Lab Mix AGE:  4 months old SEX:  Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Sawyer!  I will be making the journey up to Chicago with all the other puppies on on 9/28 looking for a furever home of my very own!  My two siblings have been picked up by another rescue and...

Meet the Alabama Septuplets

The Alabama Septuplets BREED:  Lab/Pit mixes  AGE:  8 weeks SEX:  6 girls, 2 boys BIO:  Hi, we are the Alabama septuplets!  We are extremely sweet and loving puppies that got the chance to come to the Chicago area to find new homes and no longer have to worry about...

Heartly & Alabama Half-Dozen

Heartly N the Alabama half dozen BREED:  Border Collie/Pointer/Lab (?) AGE:  Heartly is 15 months, puppies are 8 weeks SEX:  2 girl puppies, 4 boy puppies and one young Mama dog BIO:  Hi, we are Heartly and the Alabama half dozen.  We were turned into a shelter in...

Meet Skye

Skye BREED:  Lab Mix   AGE:  12 weeks SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Skye.  I came her with my sisters Callie, Paisley and Jazzy to finds wonderful new homes!   I'm mostly black with beautiful brown highlights in my coat, making me a very unique girl!  I have a...

Meet Hank

Hank BREED:  Lab/Pit Mix AGE:  10-11 weeks SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Hank.  My two brothers, Oliver and Asher and I traveled pretty far to find our new homes.  They were lucky and found theirs already, leaving just me to find my perfect place!  I am an adorable...

Meet the ‘Bama 16

The 'Bama 16 BREED:  Lab/ Pit Mix (?) AGE:  6-7 weeks- we will be 8-9 week when we get here! SEX:  Boys and Girls BIO:   We are the 'Bama 16 and are some the cutest puppies around! We have all found fosters to commit to taking us so now we have a safe place to land...

Meet Jazzy-adopted

Jazzy-adopted BREED:  Black Lab Mix AGE:  11 weeks SEX:  Female BIO: Hi, I’m Jazzy! I’m Alabama born, but I am SO excited to be a Chicagoland pup! There’s nothing I love more than playing with my toys, eating my dinner, and taking a good nap. I always want cuddles,...

Meet Lucy-adopted

Lucy-adopted BREED:  Hound/Lab mix AGE:  10 months SEX:  Female BIO: Greetings! My name is Lucy ! I’m a 10 month old puppy that is all about playing and cuddles. I love people of all sizes and ages and other dogs,too!  I’m potty trained ( no accidents at home for me!)...

Meet Paisley-adopted

Paisley-adopted BREED:  Lab Mix AGE:  11 weeks SEX:  Female BIO: Hi, my name is Paisley. I am a BEAUTIFUL black lab mix with a thick, velvety coat and cutie pie face! I can be a little shy at first but warm up quickly.  I love to play with my sister Callie and foster...

Meet Callie-adopted

Callie-adopted BREED:  Lab Mix AGE:  11 weeks SEX:  Female BIO:  Hi, my name is Callie.   I am an adorable lab mix girl with very interesting ears. My foster Mom says my ears make me even more adorable!!!  I’m a very playful pup who loves to play with my sister and...

Meet Abby

Abby BREED:  Chocolate Lab AGE:  2 years old SEX:  Female BIO: Hi!  My name is Abby and I'm an Alabama girl.  I recently made the journey up North with my four girl puppies in hopes of finding wonderful forever homes for us.  2 of my girls seem to have made their love...

Meet Kolby

Kolby BREED:  Lab Mix AGE:  4 months SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, I'm Kolby, a cutie pie from Alabama.  When you first meet me, you will think "OMG! This puppy is crazy".  That's because I get so excited to meet new people, I can't contain myself.  I am a very energetic puppy,...

Meet Roxy

Roxy-I will be at the adoption event until 1230! BREED:  Terrier Mix AGE:  1 years old SEX:  Female BIO:  Hello, my name is Roxy and I am one foxy little girl! I love to play, go for walks and have a good snuggle.  I am working hard at being housebroken and getting...

Meet Moosetracks

 Moosetracks-I will be at the adoption event from 1030-1230! BREED:  Pit Bull Terrier Mix AGE:  1 Years old SEX:  Male BIO: Hi, my name is Moose Tracks.  Interesting name, right?  I think it might have something to do with my GORGEOUS tiger striped coat. I do have...

Meet Billy-adoption pending

 Billy-adoption pending BREED:  American Bull Dog Mix AGE:  Young SEX:   Male BIO:  Hi, my name is Billy, AKA Brownie and CDR thinks I am perfect in almost every way!  Not only am I as sweet as I look but I’m said to be the most handsome boy on four feet!  I am house...

Meet Noble

 Noble-I will be at Petco on Saturday from 10:30-12:30! 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...

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.


All proceeds from our merchandise sales and donations from partner retailers fund medical expenses, food and supplies for our rescued dogs.


We are proudly 100% volunteer-run. Our dogs depend on our volunteers for shelter, transportation, socialization, handling and training. Help is always welcome!


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 and Chicagoland Dog Rescue will get a $20 donation!
Order your Pet Food at 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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