Adopt a dog.

 

Choose adoption and save a life.
Our regular adoption dates have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check our website often to see our newest adoptable dogs!

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 Dodger

Meet Dodger

DodgerBREED: Catahoula MixAGE:  13 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi, my name is Dodger and I’m a stunning brindle pup – just look at my cool tiger-striped coat! My siblings and I had a rough start, having been found abandoned in a dumpster, but I’ve left my past behind and am...

Meet Graycee

Meet Graycee

GrayceeBREED: ?Shepherd/Hound/Black mouth cur/LabAGE:  19 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hi!!! My name is Graycee! The first thing you might notice about me is that I am the most BEAUTIFUL tri-color pup you might ever meet! And with my good looks, comes my sweet personality!...

Meet Gigi

Meet Gigi

GigiBREED:?Lab/Shepherd/Hound/Black Mouth Cur mix?​AGE:  19 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hello! My name is Gigi and I am a very well-behaved, BEAUTIFUL pup! I am working very hard on all the important puppy things….like learning that potty happens outside and sleeping in a...

Meet Stella

Meet Stella

StellaBREED: Lab/Pit MIxAGE:  16 weeksSEX:  FemaleBIO:  Hello EVERYONE! I'm Stella, a gorgeous redhead who is looking for the perfect forever family and I hope it might be you! I LOVE people and LOVE to PLAY! I've got plenty of puppy energy so lots of playtime and...

Meet Grizzly-adopted

Meet Grizzly-adopted

Grizzly-adoptedBREED: ?Lab/Shepherd/Hound/Black Mouth Cur mix?AGE: 19 weeksSEX: MaleBIO:  Hi! I’m Grizzly and if you are looking for a fun-loving goofball, it’s ME! I love balls and squeaky toys and will chase ANYTHING that you throw.! I love to be outside so I can...

Meet Shelby

Meet Shelby

Shelby BREED: ?Lab/Pit mix?AGE:  16 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO: Hello, I'm Shelby, and I am the most adorable puppy if I do say so myself. Actually....my foster mom thinks so, too!  With my big brown eyes and perfect golden coat, who could resist me!  I like to play with...

Meet Homer

Meet Homer

HomerBREED: Husky/Pointer MixAGE:  9 monthsSEX:  MaleBIO: Hi! My name is Homer and I am looking for my furever family! My current owners are unable to keep me because their granddaughter is VERY allergic to me and always has a reaction when she comes over to visit but...

Meet Goalie

Meet Goalie

GoalieBREED: ?Shepherd/Black Mouth Cur/Lab/Hound Mix?AGE:  19 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Goalie, and just look at my adorable face! When I came up here with my siblings we were all under socialized and had to learn to trust humans. With the patience of my...

Meet Ginger

Meet Ginger

GingerBREED: ?Shepherd/Hound/Black mouth cur/LabAGE:  19 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  Hi, my name is Ginger!  When I came here from Alabama, I was very shy and timid. I have been here just about 3 weeks, and my foster family says I have come out of my shell and I am much...

Meet Tippy

Meet Tippy

TippyBREED: ? Border Collie Mix?AGE: 20 weeksSEX: FemaleBIO:  HI! My name is Tippy and I am a BEAUTIFUL girl that is possibly a border collie mix pup. I do have the classic markings of one and nobody knows for sure who my parents are so my bred is truly a best guess!...

Meet Kipper-adopted

Meet Kipper-adopted

Kipper-adoptedBREED: ?Lab mix?/?Terrier Mix?/?Mix mix?AGE: 18 weeksSEX:  MaleBIO:  Hi there, I'm Kipper! I am truly one of those mystery pups! Best guess for my breed is Lab mix? Terrier mix? Completely adorable? Well, that last one is totally accurate! My foster...

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.

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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