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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.

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.

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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 Monty

Meet Monty

Meet MontyBREED: Lab MixAGE: 6-7 monthsSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Monty and if you’re looking for the perfect cuddle partner, search no further! My foster mom says I am a cuddle machine! I am a little cautious because this big world can be kind of scary for a young...

Meet Maeve

Meet Maeve

BREED: Lab Mix AGE: 6 months SEX: Female BIO:  Hi! Maeve here! Just hanging out with my foster family, waiting for my forever home. My foster mom keeps telling me I'm the sweetest, gentlest pup around! I love playing outside and taking walks with my foster brothers....

Meet Kelsey

Meet Kelsey

Meet KelseyBREED: Shepherd/Hound Mix?AGE: 10 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  HELLO WORLD!!!! My name is Kelsey and I am a GORGEOUS girl pup!!!! Am I a hound mix, a shepherd mix, or a mix of something else altogether? Nobody knows for sure but whatever the mix is it is...

Meet Keaton

Meet Keaton

Meet KeatonBREED: Hound MixAGE:  10 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Keaton and I have the reputation at my foster home of being the MOST lovable little pup around! I am a social butterfly of a puppy, love to play with the human foster family, and love to play...

Meet Bessie

Meet Bessie

Meet Bessie BREED: Lab MixAGE:  15 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Bessie and I am a gorgeous girl with a shiny black coat that is velvety soft. My foster family absolutely loves me and tells me I'm the cutest and sweetest girl they've had! I'm still a small girl...

Meet Flynn

Meet Flynn

Meet Flynn BREED: Mixed breed?AGE:  12 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hello EVERYONE! My name is Flynn and I consider myself a world class snuggler! I am game to snuggle with any person or other dog that is willing to let me cuddle on in! Lucky for me, I have plenty of human...

Meet Piper

Meet Piper

Meet Piper BREED: Mixed breed?AGE:  16 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi!!!! My name is Piper and I am a fun-time girl! You can see from my pictures that I have a great smile! I love people of all ages and sizes and other dogs are AMAZING! I am an outside kinda girl who could...

Meet Chloey

Meet Chloey

Meet ChloeyBREED: Lab MIxAGE:  6-7 monthsSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Chloey and I am an adorable pup who is not only gorgeous but also a rather smart girl who is eager to learn and please her people! I am completely crate trained and have never had an accident...

Meet Belle

Meet Belle

Meet BelleBREED: Lab MixAGE:  12 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Belle and my foster Mom says I am the SWEETEST puppy they have ever fostered and they have fostered a few! I was super skinny when I came into the rescue but have been putting on weight and will...

Meet Martha

Meet Martha

Meet Martha BREED: Boxer Mix AGE:  3 years old SEX:  Female BIO:  Hello!  My name is Martha and I am a sweet, adorable, and gentle girl looking for my furever home with my furever person/family!  I am a fantastic girl who loves walking and has good leash skills, too! ...

Meet Max

Meet Max

Meet MaxMeet MaxBREED:  Pit mixAGE:  1.5 years oldSEX: MaleBIO:  HELLO! My name is Max and I am a GORGEOUS 1 ½ year old pittie mix pup! I am SO SWEET and playful and just looking for my happily ever after home that will love me! I am completely potty trained,...

Meet Bronx

Meet Bronx

Meet BronxBREED: Pit mixAGE:  4-5 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Bronx and I love to cuddle! Cuddling is my absolute favorite!!!! I'm very energetic and love playing, too! I'm good with other dogs and adults but have never been around kids. My foster humans...

Meet Sadie-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!!!!

Meet Sadie-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!!!!

Meet Sadie-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!!!!BREED: Pit mixAGE:  8-9 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi!  My name is Sadie and my current owner can no longer care for me and I find myself in desperate need of a foster home, a foster to adopt home or just an adoptive...

Meet Deebo-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!

Meet Deebo-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!

Meet Deebo-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!BREED: Cane CorsoAGE:  7 years oldSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi! My name is Deebo and I am a big love, a gentle giant who finds himself in need of a foster or a new home ASAP! My family has come to a crossroads and is no longer able...

Meet Tansy

Meet Tansy

Meet Tansy BREED: Lab MixAGE:  17 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  HI! My name is Tansy, and according to my foster mom, the very BEST snuggler EVER! I am also incredibly adorable, and as sweet as can be! My sister and I are staying with our foster fur sister Baylie and her...

Meet Titus

Meet Titus

Meet Titus BREED: Lab Mix AGE:  17 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Titus, and just look at my sweet face! My foster mom and dad say I am one smart boy. I am basically already potty trained - really I have only had 1 accident in the house. I also am really good in...

Meet Enzo-adoption pending

Meet Enzo-adoption pending

Meet Enzo-adoption pending BREED: German Shepherd DogAGE:  10-11 monthsSEX: MaleBIO:  Hey! My name is Enzo and I am a fun-loving guy! I attend doggy daycare regularly and I love all dogs big and small! I am super sweet and I love belly rubs! I walk pretty well on my...

Meet Kaia

Meet Kaia

Meet KaiaBREED: Pit MIxAGE:  1 years oldSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Kaia and I am a BEAUTIFUL pittie mix girl with a gentle soul and a friendly nature! You would have trouble finding a girl who is more dog or people friendly than me but outside noises like bikes,...

Meet Yang

Meet Yang

Meet Yang BREED: Pit MixAGE:  18 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hi! My name is Yang and I am an adorable pitty mix puppy looking for love! I can be shy at first but the world is big and lots of changes have happened in my life at a very young age! Once we hang together for a...

Meet Ralphie

Meet Ralphie

Meet RalphieBREED: Aussie Shepherd/Cattle dog MIxAGE:  6.5 monthsSEX: MaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Ralphie and I am a beautiful pup with a gentle spirit. The world is big and sometimes makes me nervous, especially with new people. My foster home has been helping me...

Meet Ramsey

Meet Ramsey

Meet Ramsey BREED: Mixed breed/ ?lab mix?AGE:  14 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hello WORLD! My name is Ramsey and I am just the cutest guy with amazing eyes and a funny guy personality! Since the best guess is I am a lab mix, I will be getting bigger! Playing is amazing and...

Meet Noel

Meet Noel

NoelBREED:  Pit MixAGE:  1.5 year oldSEX:  FemaleBIO: Hi, my name is Noel and I am a pretty perfect pocket pittie mix! Petite and very sweet! But don't let my size fool you...I love to hang with the big dogs! I am a pretty active girl that would be great with another...

Meet Iris-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!

Meet Iris-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!

Iris-I need a foster or furever home ASAP!BREED: Pit MixAGE: 7-8 years oldSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello, my name is Iris and I arrived on a transport back in October of ’21. I was in terrible condition and had clearly had a hard life! Severely emaciated, teeth are almost...

Meet Charlotte

Meet Charlotte

CharlotteBREED:  Pit mixAGE:  3 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

Meet Jones

 Meet JonesBREED: Lab MixAGE: 1 years 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 of...

Meet Chopper

Meet Chopper

ChopperBREED:  American Bulldog/ Pit MixAGE: 6 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 me,...

Meet Oliver

Meet Oliver

OliverBREED:  Pit Bull MixAGE:  6 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 Noble

Meet Noble

 NobleBREED:  Pit MixAGE:  6 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...

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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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