Tree of Love

By donating to our Valentine’s Day virtual scene, you help our volunteers purchase real heartworm treatment for rescued dogs that need it.

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Foster a dog.

Volunteer your heart and your home.  Help our rescued dogs feel safe and secure until we find a loving family.

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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.

Adoptable Dogs

Meet our adoptable dogs! Click on each dog’s photo to learn more and find out where you can meet them.

Meet Star

Meet Star

StarBREED: American Bulldog MixAGE: 9 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Star and let me tell you… I am the STAR of the show!! My foster parents absolutely love me and call me squishy because I am so squishy...just look at this face! I love to play with the furry...

Meet Augie

Meet Augie

AugieBREED: Lab MixAGE: 19 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Augie but my foster mom refers to me as her Shadow because I LOVE to be around my foster family all the time! I have the sweetest and most loving personality you will ever meet!. Although I am good in my...

Meet Ozzy

Meet Ozzy

Ozzy  BREED: Lab MixAGE:  12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, I'm Ozzy! I'm a smart boy! Even though I am just a young pup, I'm potty trained, sleep all night in my crate, and I'm quickly picking up commands like "come," "sit," "down," and "drop it!" My foster family has...

Meet Enya

Meet Enya

EnyaBREED: Lab MixAGE:  24 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Enya and I am a gorgeous 6 month old black lab mix….although my foster mom swears I am a horse mix since I remind her of a little colt the way I gallop and bubble around when I run, but I can’t help it, I...

Meet Honey

Meet Honey

HoneyBREED: Hound MixAGE:  20 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Honey and my foster mom says I’m as sweet as my name! I am a beautiful hound mix girl who can be a little shy at first, but I warm up once I get to know you. Once I am comfortable I am a normal...

Meet Sasha

Meet Sasha

SashaBREED: American BulldogAGE: 8 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Sasha and it has been said that I am the perfect combination of playful and cuddly all wrapped up in an adorable package! I have never met a person-big or small-that I haven't fallen in love...

Meet Henley

Meet Henley

HenleyBREED: Hound MixAGE:  11 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Henley! I am all you are really looking for in a puppy! I am energetic, really friendly, super sweet and loving! I love playing with my furry foster sisters and my foster mom is teaching me how to be...

Meet Polly

Meet Polly

PollyBREED:  Lab MixAGE:  9 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Polly and while I am ADORABLE with my big brown eyes and soft big ears, I am also a super happy and very friendly puppy! My foster Mom says I am just the cutest little peanut! I LOVE playing with my...

Meet Jeeter

Meet Jeeter

JeeterBREED:  Hound MixAGE: 14 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Jeeter! I am an adorable hound mix pup looking for my furever home. I must admit that I am the labbiest looking pup of my litter, so maybe mixed with a lab??? Nobody knows for sure! I have puppy energy...

Meet Roxanne

Meet Roxanne

RoxanneBREED: Lab MixAGE:  14 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Roxanne and I am a gorgeous black and tan pup in a sea of black labby looking brothers! I am pretty sure we are Lab mixes but mixed with what is the mystery. I think my unique coloring makes me...

Meet Rio

Meet Rio

RioBREED: Lab MixAGE:  14 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hello! My name is Rio and I have the most perfect, silky ears around!!! I am the perfect mix of snuggly and playful. I love to play with the dogs in my foster home and the kids are even better! I can play for hours either...

Meet Rebel

Meet Rebel

RebelBREED: Lab MixAGE:  14 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Rebel and I am the sweetest boy around….I mean just look deep into my eyes and you will see the sweetness oozing out! No one is exactly 100% sure what breed might be but most likely a lab mix as I do have...

Meet Montana-adopted

Meet Montana-adopted

Montana-adoptedBREED: Hound MixAGE: 22 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi! My name is Montana. I’m quite the catch! I will keep you laughing for hours with my sweet and funny antics. Put me in the yard and watch how fast I can run! I’ll come flying right back to you when you...

Meet Zoie

Meet Zoie

ZoieBREED: Pit MixAGE:  3-4 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Zoie and I am affectionately known as the velvet hippo! I have the perfect shiny taupey, grey coat, and low rider body that gives me that moniker! My foster fam says I am an ABSOLUTE love bug and...

Meet Layla

Meet Layla

LaylaBREED: Lab mixAGE:  5 monthsSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello! Layla here- or “Sweet Girl” as my foster mom calls me. I am a yellow lab mix and in addition to being a ‘sweet girl’, I’m sure cute and super smart. I am crate trained, sleep through the night, and doing...

Meet Judson

Meet Judson

JudsonBREED: Hound MixAGE:  15 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Judson and I am seriously the sweetest boy! I sleep well in my crate, get along GREAT with my foster fur sibling, and am smart as can be!I just learned how to sit like a champ but what I am really good...

Meet Ian

Meet Ian

IanBREED:  Lab MixAGE: 18 weeksSEX:  maleBIO:  HELLO! My name is Ian and I am a GORGEOUS redhead in a sea of black lab mix brothers! I have found that I have a true fondness for going for walks. They are quite amazing actually! So many new smells and new people and...

Meet Jewel-I am looking for a foster or furever family!

Meet Jewel-I am looking for a foster or furever family!

Jewel-I am looking for a foster or furever family!BREED: Hound MixAGE:  16 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello! My name is Jewel and I am a hound mix with lots of energy! I am still a young pup and still teething so lots of toys are a must! I am doing very well with potty...

Meet Janey

Meet Janey

JaneyBREED:  Hound MixAGE:  15 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello FRIENDS and my new FAMILY/PERSON! My name is Janey and I am a BEAUTIFUL hound mix puppy with a lovely temperament. I am known to be sweet and gentle and very well mannered. I love to dash around the yard and...

Meet Jerzee

Meet Jerzee

JerzeeBREED: Hound MixAGE:  15 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Jerzee! My foster mom says I am one big ball of love and energy! I do have an adventurous side as well. I just love walks and wrestling matches with my fur brothers. After a good play session,...

Meet Irish

Meet Irish

IrishBREED: Lab MixAGE:  18 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hey!!!! Kiss Me, I'm Irish!!! Well, my name is Irish and I do love getting kisses! I am a gorgeous guy with a beautiful black/brown coat that shimmers in the sun! My foster mom says I’m a sweetheart that loves both...

Meet Dora

Meet Dora

DoraBREED: Lab/pit  MixAGE:  19 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello! My name is Dora. Just look at my a"DORA"ble face and you’ll fall in love with me! My foster dad says I am an amazing puppy! I love going for walks although I’m still learning about exploring the outside world...

Meet Kate

Meet Kate

KateBREED: Mixed breedAGE:  13 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Kate! I am a beautiful little lady with a sweet disposition. I can be a little shy at first but give me a minute and I am all in!  My foster mom says I am an amazing and loving puppy! Going for walks...

Meet Iggy

Meet Iggy

IggyBREED:  Pit MixAGE:  20 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Iggy and I am a Leo, extremely handsome, and prone to have bursts of energy followed by a good nap! I have a 90-pound foster fur sister and we are getting along well. I love to run and play tag with my 4...

Meet Sienna

Meet Sienna

SiennaBREED: Plott Hound/Lab?AGE:  28 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello! My name is Sienna and I am a GORGEOUS brindle babe with amazing brown eyes! My foster mom says I am a quick learner! I have mastered sit and down and enjoy training. I love meeting new people and get...

Meet Sailor-adoption pending

Meet Sailor-adoption pending

Sailor-adoption pendingBREED: Husky/MalamuteAGE:  1 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Calling all Husky lovers! My name is Saylor and I am READY to find my furever home! I just so happen to be a gorgeous girl just around 12 months old and am your typical Husky. Full of sass...

Meet Kola-adoption pending

Meet Kola-adoption pending

Kola-adoption pendingBREED: Dachshund/ Hound? MixAGE:  21 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, I'm Kola! I'm being fostered with a whole batch of fun dogs and a cat. I spend most of my free time playing and learning from the rest of the pack. I recently discovered I am a HEAT...

Meet Tank-adoption pending

Meet Tank-adoption pending

Tank-adoption pendingBREED: Lab/Pit MixAGE:  24 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, I'm Tank! I'm a super friendly guy, both with people and other pups. I LOVE to play: I think I'd be great in an active house full of kids.  I run and run and run, right up until nap time or a good...

Meet Millie

Meet Millie

MillieBREED: Pit MixAGE:  2 years SEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello! My name is Millie and yes....I can be quite silly! I am a GORGEOUS bully breed girl with eyes to melt any heart. I recently completed treatment for heartworm and have healed up beautifully but now it has come...

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-adoption pending

Meet Jones-adoption pending

Jones-adoption pendingBREED: Lab MixAGE: 8 months 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...

Meet Sadie

Meet Sadie

SadieBREED:  Pit MixAGE:  7-8 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hello to my new person or family! My name is Sadie, and I have had a pretty difficult beginning, but CDR is helping me find my furever home where I will share all the love I have! I am a middle-aged Mama dog that...

Meet Tinsey

Meet Tinsey

TinseyBREED: Hound MixAGE: 5-6 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Tinsey and I am just the sweetest and quietest girl around! I am looking for a foster or foster to adopt home that is just as quiet as me for the next couple of months…no running…no long walks…no...

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.

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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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