dog rescue in illinois

dog rescue in illinois

A rescue group or rescue organization takes unwanted or abused pets and attempts to find new, caring homes for them. Most rescue groups are created by and run by volunteers, who take the animals into their homes and care for them—including training, loving, playing, handling medical issues, and solving behavior problems—until a suitable permanent home can be found.

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Assisi Animal Foundation - Main
The A.A.F. is dedicated to providing shelter, care and, when appropriate, re-homing suitable animals to caring, permanent homes. We abide by a no-kill policy, which allows for euthanasia only under professional veterinary assessment, recommendation and administration in cases of terminal illness which cause suffering, in cases of injury too severe to repair, or in cases of such severe aggression that it is a threat to other shelter residents and caregivers is present.

BARK Dog Rescue: Belleville Area Rescue of K-9's
BARK is an all breed rescue located in Belleville, IL that works to rescue animals, place them into foster homes, and find permanent, loving families. We are a rescue group, meaning we have no actual shelter facility. We take in animals who were found as strays, out of shelters where their time may be up and from neglectful situations.

Central Illinois German Shepherd Dog Rescue - Urbana, IL
A small, all-volunteer, registered not-for-profit, foster-based rescue in Urbana, Illinois, dedicated to find loving, permanent homes for German Shepherd Dogs. Profiles and photographs of available dogs, alumni photographs, FAQ, application forms, newsletter, events calendar, training classes, and links.

German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Northern Illinois - Chicago
German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Northern Illinois, Inc. is a no-kill, non profit organization that, through education, training and fund raising, is dedicated to caring for and finding good homes for all German Shepherd Dogs that are abandoned, abused, neglected, or in need of assistance for any reason. Our purpose is to save, rehabilitate and place German Shepherd Dogs from shelters and those that have been abandoned and/or relinquished by their owners into a secure, permanent home.

Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue
We will take in any Sheltie that needs us. We do not have a shelter facility. All dogs are housed and cared for in our network of foster homes. This allows us to get to know the dogs personality along with any special needs it may have. All of our dogs get the best of medical care.

Illinois Birddog Rescue
It is our mission to provide a temporary safe haven and rehabilitation for field bred English Pointers and English Setters found homeless in shelters. In an effort to find the dogs homes, we also hope to educate the public on dog health and training.

West Suburban Humane Society, Downers Grove, Animal Shelter,...
We are a great place from which to adopt a dog or a cat! Our shelter services include pet adoptions, free pet I.D. tags, community education, pet behavior counselling, spay/neuter referrals and a lost and found hotline. WSHS is a great place to volunteer your time — caring for the animals, assisting with fundraising events or providing a temporary care home for one of our animals in need.

Anderson Animal Shelter
Anderson Animal Shelter is located in South Elgin, Illinois, in Kane County and houses lost, stray and homeless pets until they can be adopted. The mission of Anderson Animal Shelter is to continue to serve as a premier private facility dedicated to the compassionate and humane treatment of homeless companion animals through direct care, education and community outreach programs. Anderson Animal Shelter is dedicated to the welfare of companion animals and their human caregivers.