Trivia, Tails, & Ales

Join CDR for an afternoon of beer tasting and general knowledge trivia!

September 8th from 3:00-5:00pm

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 Kaya

Kaya Breed:  Shepherd MixSex: FemaleAge: 17 monthsBio: Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the fairest rescue dog of all? It is me, Kaya (CDR own’s  Snow White) with fur as pure as newly fallen snow!   I am waiting for my true love adoption!  Just like Snow White, I am...

Meet Kingston at Petco Saturday from 1030-2!

Kingston-I will be at Petco Saturday from 1030-2! BREED:  Lab MixAGE:  19 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Kingston and I am one handsome boy! With a full, rich, thick coat of shiny black fur, it hard not to just reach out to pet me! I can be a bit shy at first but...

Meet Daisy

Daisy BREED:  Pit MixAGE:  7-8 monthsSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Daisy!  I came to Chicago last month on a  large transport of pups from Alabama.  Many of them are young and little puppy cute and will have me beat in the younger puppy category. But I might just...

Meet Nellie

Nellie BREED:  Lab mixAGE:  16 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello!  My name is Nellie and I am just adorable.  You might think you are seeing double when you look at my post and my brother Nemo’s.  We look just like twins! My foster family says that I love to snuggle and...

Meet Delilah-adoption pending

Delilah-adoption pending BREED:  Hound MixAGE:  18 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Delilah!  My foster family just so happens to think that I am just the CUTEST thing around and they think you will agree!  I am lucky to be in a home with other big dogs who are...

Meet Duncan

Duncan BREED:  Great Pyrenees MixAGE:  9 monthsSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Duncan!  I am an absolutely GORGEOUS big boy who is hoping to find his furever home...I was adopted in March but life circumstances changed for my Mom and she got a new job that keeps her...

Meet Tasha

Tasha BREED:  Pit MixAGE:  18 weeksSEX:   FemaleBIO: Hey there, my name is Tasha and I am the perfect sized puppy for you! I am a bundle of energy, happiness, laziness and downright silliness all in one medium-sized package. I love to eat, play, nap and play yet...

Meet Margo at Petco Saturday from 1030-1!

Margo-I will be at Petco Saturday from 1030-1!   BREED:  Pit MixAGE:  AdultSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Margo and I am ready to find my forever family or very special individual! I just so happen to be a spectacular 5 year old Chicago Dog who has been living the...

Meet Flops-adoption pending

Flops-adoption pending BREED:  Lab MixAGE:  1 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi guys, my name is Flops and you don’t need to tell me how cute I am because I already know! I am about a year old and am pretty much a big puppy. I love to run around, chew on bones, and my most...

Meet Beamer

Beamer BREED: Lab/Hound MixAGE: 28 weeksSEX: MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Beamer!  I am a GORGEOUS hound mix boy with the most heart melting golden eyes you might ever have the chance to look into.  I am  looking for an active person or family to keep up with my older...

Meet Riley at Petco Saturday from 1030-2!

Riley-I will be at Petco Saturday from 1030-1! BREED: Yellow Lab/HuskyAGE: 10 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...


Dottie BREED:  Border Collie/Terrier MixAGE: 9 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 at Petco Saturday from 1030-1!

Oliver-I will be at at Petco Saturday from 1030-1! 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...

Meet Noble at Petco Saturday from 1030-1230!

 Noble-I will be at Petco Saturday from 1030-1! 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...

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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