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Nearby animal shelters that also care for dogs and cats. * Denotes that the shelter/rescue does not euthanize for cage space.

Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Cats and Dogs

Chicago
Alive Rescue *

Chicago

Website: https://www.aliverescue.org

Telephone:  N/A

Animal Care and Control Chicago Adoption Services

Chicago

Website: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cacc/provdrs/care/svcs/adoption.html

Telephone:  312-747-1406

Anti-Cruelty Society

Chicago

Website: https://www.anticruelty.org/

Telephone: 312-724-3622

Felines and Canines *

Chicago

Website: https://www.felinescanines.org/

Telephone: 773-465-4132

Lake Shore Animal Shelter *

Chicago

Website: https://www.lakeshoreanimalshelter.org/

Telephone: 312-409-1162

Lovin Life Rescue *

Chicago

Website: https://www.lovinliferescue.org/

Telephone: 312-636-1200

One Tail at a Time *

Chicago

Website: https://www.onetail.org/

Telephone: 866-515-6820

P.A.W.S. Chicago *

Chicago

Website: https://www.pawschicago.org/

Telephone: 773-935-7297 

Precious Pets Almost Home *

Chicago

Website: https://www.ppahrescue.org/

Telephone: 773-889-2286

Red Door Animal Shelter *

Chicago

Website: https://www.reddoorshelter.org/

Telephone: 773-764-2242

 

Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Cats and Dogs

North Suburban
Adopt-A-Pet *

Mt. Prospect

Website: https://adoptapet-il.org

Telephone: 847-550-9690

Aid to Animals *

Barrington

Website: https://aidtoanimals.com/

Telephone: 847-458-6325

Anderson Animal Shelter *

South Elgin

Website: https://www.andersonanimalshelter.org/

Telephone: 847-697-2880

Animal Education and Rescue *

Libertyville

Website: https://www.aear.org/

Telephone: 847-816-0831

Animal House Shelter *

Huntley

Website: https://www.k3humanefoundation.org/

Telephone: 847-961-5541

Assisi Animal Shelter *

Crystal Lake

Website: https://www. assisi.org/

Telephone: 815-455-9411

CARE *

Skokie

Website: https://carenorthshore.org/

Telephone: 847-705-2653  

Creme de la Creme Animal Foundation *

Algonquin

Website: https://cdlcanimals.org/

Telephone: 847-513-3374

Evanston Animal Shelter *

Evanston

Website: https://evanstonanimalshelter.net/

Telephone: 847-866-5082  

Heartland Animal Shelter *

Northbrook

Website: https://www.heartlandanimalshelter.org/

Telephone: 847-296-6400

Hoof Woof and Meow Animal Rescue *

Gilberts

Website: https://www.hoofwoofmeow.org/

Telephone: 847-836-7387

Kay’s Animal Shelter *

Arlington Heights

Website: https://kaysanimalshelter.org/

Telephone: 847-259-2907

Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter *

Riverwoods (Deerfield)

Website: https://orphansofthestorm.org/

Telephone: 847-945-0235

P.A.W.S Chicago *

Highland Park

Website: https://www.pawschicago.org/

Telephone: 224-707-1190

Save-A-Pet Adoption Center *

Grayslake

Website: https://saveapetil.org/

Phone: 847-740-7788

The Buddy Foundation *

Arlington Heights

Website: https://thebuddyfoundation.org

Telephone: 847-290-5806

Wright Way Rescue *

Morton Grove

Website: https://wright-wayrescue.org/

Telephone: 847-728-5434

Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Cats and Dogs

South Suburban
Joliet Animal Control Adoption Services

Joliet

Website: https://www.joliettownshipanimalcontrol.net/

Telephone: 815-725-0333

NAWS *

Mokena

Website: https://www.nawsus.org/

Telephone: 708-478-5102

Romeoville Humane Society *

Romeoville

Website: https://www.romeovillehumanesociety.com/

Telephone:  877-813-7300

South Suburban Humane Society

Chicago Heights

Website: https://www.sshspets.org/

Telephone: 708-755-7387

Tinley Park PAWS *

Tinley Park

Website: https://pawstinleypark.org/

Telephone: 815-464-7298

TLC Animal Shelter *

Homer Glen

Website: https://www.tlcanimalshelter.org

Telephone: 708-301-1594

Will County Humane Society *

Shorewood

Website: https://www.willcountyhumane.com/

Telephone: 815-741-0695

Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Cats and Dogs

West Suburban
A.D.O.P.T *

Naperville

Website: https://adoptpetshelter.org/

Telephone: 630-355-2299

Almost Home Foundation *

Elk Grove Village

Website: https://almosthomefoundation.org/

630-582-3738

Anderson Animal Shelter *

North Aurora

Website: https://www.andersonanimalshelter.org/

Telephone: 847-697-2880

Animal Care League *

Oak Park

Website: https://www.animalcareleague.org/

Telephone: 708-848-8155

Animal Heartline Humane Association *

Lombard

Website:  https://www.animalheartline.org/

Telephone: 630-341-3411

A.R.F – Animal Rescue Foundation *

Wheaton

Website: https://www.arf-il.org/

Telephone: 630-200-3828

Aurora Animal Care & Control

Aurora

Website: https://www.aurora-il.org/1141/Animal-Care-Control

Telephone: 630-256-3630

DuPage County Animal Services

Wheaton

Website: https://www.dupageco.org/AnimalServices/AvailableAnimals.aspx

Telephone: 630-407-2800

H.E.L.P. Animal Rescue *

St. Charles

Website: https://www.helpinganimals.org/

Telephone: 877-364-2286

Hinsdale Humane Society *

Hinsdale

Website: https://www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org/

Telephone: 630-323-5630

Kane County Animal Control 

Geneva

Website: https://petharbor.com/KaneCounty/

Telephone: 630-232-3555

Magnificent Mutts and Meows *

Hillside

Website: https://magnicentmutts.org/

Naperville Humane Society *

Naperville

Website: https://www.naperhumane.org/

Telephone:  630-420-8989

Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Cats and Dogs

Northern Illinois excluding Chicago and Suburbs
Friends Forever Humane Society *

Freeport

Website: https://friendsforeverhs.org/

Telephone: 815-232-6164 

Helping Paws Animal Shelter *

Woodstock

Website: https://www.helpingpaws.net/

Telephone: 815-338-4400

Just Animals Shelter *

Mazon

Website: https://justanimals.org/

Telephone: 815- 448-2510

Kankakee County Humane Society *

Kankakee

Website: https://www.k3humanefoundation.org/

Telephone: 815-933-5999

 Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary *

Rockford

Website: https://www.noahsarkanimals.org/

Telephone: 815-489-9800

 Tails Humane Society *

DeKalb

Website: https://www.tailshumanesociety.org/

Telephone: 815-758-2457

Winnebago County Animal Services

Rockford

Website: https://www.wcasrock.org/

Telephone: 815-319-4100

Young at Heart Pet Rescue (Senior Pets) *

Woodstock

Website: https://www.adoptaseniorpet.com/

Telephone: 847-529-2025

 

Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Cats Only

Chicago
Chicago Cat Rescue *

Chicago

Website: https://www.chicagocatrescue.org/

Telephone: 773-203-0215

Harmony House for Cats *

Chicago

Website: https://www.hhforcats.org/

Telephone:  773-293-6103

Treehouse Animal Foundation *

Chicago

Website: https://www.treehouseanimals.org/

Telephone: 773-262-4000

South Suburban
Humane Heaven Animal Shelter *

Bolingbrook

Website: https://www.hhas.org/

Telephone:  630-378-4208

West Suburban
Adopt a River Cat *

Aurora

Website: https://www.adoptarivercat.org/

Telephone: N/A

Cat Guardians *

Lombard

Website:  https://www.catguardians.org/

Telephone: 630-543-3395

Cat Nap from the Heart *

La Grange Park

Website:  https://catnapfromtheheart.org/

Telephone: 708-352-3914

St. Sophia's Forgotten Felines *

Wheaton

Website: https://stsffdreamhosters.com/

Telephone: 847-773-7639

 

 Animal Shelters that Rescue and Adopt Dogs Only

Chicago
New Leash on Life *

Chicago

Website: https://nlolchicago.org/

Telephone: 312-458-9839

North Suburban
Reach Rescue *

Mundelein

Website: https://www.reachrescue.org/

Telephone: 847-566-6799

South Suburban

Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue

Joliet

Website: https://www.hopefultailsanimalrescue.org/

Telephone: 779-206-2132

West Suburban
A Caring Place *

Westmont

Website: https://www.acaringplacehs.org/

Telephone: 630-375-7976

Chicagoland Dog Rescue *

Schaumburg

Website: https://www.chicagolanddogrescue.org/

Telephone: 847-259-6458

Second City Canine Rescue *

Roselle

Website: https://www.sccrescue.org/

Telephone: 847-807-5364

 

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