Chicago Area Shelters and Rescues

Here is a list of shelters and rescues in the Chicago area. This list is not intended to be exhaustive. If you are a Chicago area rescue or shelter and would like to have your name added to this list, please email us at info@thepuppymillproject.org and let us know.

City of Chicago:

Josie Puppy Mill SurvivorAlive Rescue
http://www.aliverescue.org

Anti-Cruelty Society
http://anticruelty.org

Be Fido’s Friend
http://www.befidosfriend.org/

Chicago Animal Care and Control
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cacc.html

Chicago Canine Rescue
http://www.chicagocaninerescue.com

Chicago French Bull Dog Rescue
http://www.frenchieporvous.org

Famous Fido Rescue and Adoption Alliance
http://www.famousfidorescue.com

Felines and Canines
http://www.felinescanines.org

Found Chicago
http://www.foundchicago.org

Harmony House (don’t forget about the cats!)
http://hhforcats.org

New Leash on Life
http://nlolchicago.org

One Tail at a Time
http://www.onetail.org

PAWS Chicago
http://www.pawschicago.org

Treehouse Humane Society
http://www.treehouseanimals.org


Greater Chicago area and suburbs:

Anderson Animal Shelter (South Elgin)
http://www.andersonanimalshelter.org/

Adopt A Pet (Mount Prospect)
http://www.adoptapet-il.org/

Animal Welfare League (Chicago Ridge)
http://www.animalwelfareleague.com

A.D.O.P.T. (Naperville)
http://www.adoptpetshelter.org/

DuPage County Animal Control (Wheaton)
http://www.dupageco.org/animalcontrol/

Heartland Animal Shelter (Northbrook)
http://www.heartlandanimalshelter.net/

Naperville Area Humane Society
http://www.napervillehumanesociety.org/

Perfect Pooches (Romeoville)
http://www.perfectpooches.org/

Tails of Hope (Highland Park)
http://www.tailsofhope.org/

Tender Loving Care Animal Shelter (Homer Glen)
http://www.tlcanimalshelter.org/

West Suburban Humane Society (Downers Grove)
http://www.wshs-dg.org/

Will County Humane Society
http://willcountyhumane.com/

Young at Heart (Palatine)
http://www.adoptaseniorpet.com


Some other amazing organizations in the city of Chicago:

Trio Animal Foundation
http://www.trioanimalfoundation.org

Safe Humane Chicago
http://www.safehumanechicago.org