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 Wrenn-adoption pending

Wrenn-adoption pending BREED: Schnauzer/Terrier MixAGE: 1 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Wrenn!  I am a get along kinda girl because I get along with cats and dogs, humans and  even kids, too. Though, to be honest, some cats scare me a little when they move...

Meet Patches and Zippy-adoption pending

Patches and Zippy-adoption pending BREED: Zippy( Maltipoo-Maltese/Poddle) and Patches (Chorkie-Chihuahua/Yorkie)AGE: 2-3 yearsSEX: MalesBIO:  Hi, we are the little littles, Patches and Zippy! We are bonded pair and need to find a home that can take on 2 -5 pounders at...

Meet Capone-adopted

Capone-adopted BREED: Bully Breed MixAGE: 3 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Capone and I’m a 3-year-old big baby! I really love to be with my people and snuggle up on you, by you, next to you, ya know, that sorta thing!  I can be playful but also am content...

Meet Twiggy-adoption pending

Twiggy-adoption pending BREED: Min Pin/Chihuahua MixAGE: 2-3 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Twiggy! What I lack in size, I make up for in personality!  I just so happen to be a great cuddler and will crawl under the covers when it’s time for bed.  My foster...

Meet Buster

Buster BREED: Cattle Dog MixAGE: 8 years youngSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Buster.  While I may have a little white in my face, this eight year old guy still has plenty of pep in his step left!  I am lucky to be fostered with an awesome, mellow fur brother Tim.  He...

Meet Forest

Forest BREED: Lab/Hound MixAGE: 16 weeksSEX:   MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Forest!  I am a very playful puppy who just loves  to trot around the yard.  What is my most favoritest thing to do? Playing fetch with a ball and a Frisbee or better yet, both!  Like most...

Meet Honey Bunny

Honey Bunny BREED: Boxer/Pit MixAGE: 3 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Honey Bunny because I am so sweet and LOVE to cuddle! My 10 (!) puppies and I came all the way from Alabama to find our new furever homes!   My puppies have gone off to other fosters and I...

Meet Desmond-adoption pending

Desmond-adoption pending BREED: Lab/Pit MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Desmond!  I am the more reserved of the three siblings that are being fostered together.  I let my fur brother and fur sister get involved in their antics and just when they think...

Meet Digger

Digger BREED: Pit MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Digger!  I came up here with my sister Demi and brother Desmond to find our furever homes and am lucky to be in a foster home with them both.  My fosters say I am full of energy and fun loving antics.  I...

Meet Calypso-adoption pending

Calypso-adoption pending BREED: Shepherd MixAGE:  5 1/2 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Calypso! Being a puppy means everything is new, like stairs or walking on a leash but I am learning more each day!  I can be a bit shy at times but have made a lot of progress...

Meet Faith-adoption pending

Faith-adoption pending BREED: Heeler MixAGE: 12 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Faith! I am working my way out of my scared of everything phase into being a more confident pup. I am known as a good girl who is learning how to be even better. I know the sit...

Meet Savannah-adoption pending

Savannah-adoption pending BREED: Lab MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Savannah! I'm a truly sweet girl and love to be a part of everything my foster family is doing. What are some of my favorite things, you may ask? Well,  I love going for walks, playing...

Meet Rancher

Rancher BREED: Lab/Heeler MixAGE: 13 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi! I’m Rancher and I am one cute little guy! I REALLY  love to snuggle up to people and other dogs and am very social and friendly so that makes me a super, awesome snuggle buddy! I do have to admit I love toys...

Meet Veronica

Veronica-I will be at Petco Saturday from 1030-1! BREED: Lab MixAGE: 5 1/2 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Veronica and my foster Mom says I am the TOTAL puppy package!  I can be a little shy and cautious at first but everything is so new.  In fact, when I first...

Meet Kato

Kato BREED: Shepherd/Rottweiler MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Kato and I am a Kung Foo master!  Ha, ha, ha!  Just kidding!  What I really am is an adorable kid friendly, dog friendly puppy!  My foster family would like you to know that I am super smart...

Meet Kenzie-adoption pending

Kenzie-adoption pending BREED: Shepherd/Rott MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi,my name is Kenzie! The first thing you might notice about me are my ears.  They really are quite spectacular!  But once you meet me, you will find out that I am just so sweet, good looking...

Meet Kacee

Kacee BREED: Shepherd/Rott MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi,my name is Kacee and aren't I just the cutest girl in town! I traveled all the way from Alabama with 11 of my brother's and sister's to find our furever homes....I know 12 puppies! My foster mom and dad say...

Meet Beamer

Beamer  BREED: Lab/Hound MixAGE: 16 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi,my name is Beamer!  My foster family would like you to know that I am SUPER sweet, SUPER cuddly and SUPER smart to boot!  I am extremely playful and enjoy a good chew on soft fabric toys.  I LOVE other dogs,...

Meet Sasha-adopted

Sasha-adopted BREED: Husky MixAGE: 5 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Sasha and I am one of the most GORGEOUS puppies around!   Not only do I have amazing ears, but I have a rich, thick coat that is just perfect for petting! I am known to be a quiet (minimal...

Meet Hook-adoption pending

Hook-adoption pending BREED: Boxer/Pit MixAGE: 11 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi,I’m Hook! My 9 siblings and I traveled to Chicago all the way from Alabama to find our forever families! I’m just a little guy right now, but if I grow up to be anything like my momma,  I’ll end...

Meet Riley

Riley BREED: Yellow Lab/HuskyAGE: 9 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO: Hey everyone! My name is Riley! I've been with CDR a little over a month now and am ready to find my forever family. So let me tell you some things about me... I am crate trained and house broken! My foster mom...

Meet Brandy

Brandy   BREED: Pit Bull MixAGE: 15 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Brandy!  I am one cute, sweet  little pittie puppy!  My foster Mom says you should pick me because I am SUPER playful, LOVE other dogs and am happy as can be when I am outside!  I am crate trained...

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 Penelope

Penelope BREED: Jack Russell Mix?AGE: 20 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Penelope and my foster Mom says I am a lot of dog in a small package!  I can be a little sassy with a whole lot of sweet mixed in.  I have NEVER met a person of dog that I don’t LOVE but the...

Meet London

London   BREED: Shepherd MixAGE: 7 months oldSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is London. I am just a furry 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 kids...

Dottie

Dottie BREED:  Border Collie/Terrier MixAGE: 7 monthsSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Dottie! If you are looking for an energetic, intelligent, loving gal then we might be a match! My foster Mom thinks that I will do best in a home with a fenced yard that might have...

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: Pointer mixAGE: 8 monthsSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Baxter and I sure am one cute little pup! I came up to Chicago with my Mom Ellie and my sister Molly to find our great new homes! I am the shy one of the three and take my time before I know I can...

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 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 Noble

 Noble BREED:  Pit MixAGE:  2 yearsSEX:  MaleBIO:  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 been...

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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