Champaign County Humane Society - http://www.cuhumane.org/
County humane society based in Urbana. Information on hours of operation, adoptions, services and contacts are provided.
The Chicago Herpetological Society - http://www.chicagoherp.org/
A group of Reptile and Amphibian enthusiasts. CHS goals are education, conservation, and the advancement of herpetology.
PUPPYMILL RESCUE - http://www.puppymillrescue.com/
An internet-based 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization created to locate foster and place in forever loving homes purebred dogs previously used as breeders in PuppyMills.
Animal Welfare League of Chicago Ridge - http://www.animalwelfareleague.com/
Chicagoland's largest humane society.
House Rabbit Society - Chicago - http://www.hrschicago.org/index1.html
A non-profit, all-volunteer organization devoted to rescuing rabbits.
Illinois Raptor Center - http://www.illinoisraptorcenter.org/
This 15-acre wildlife and habitat education facility provides live raptor presentations to schools and other organizations. Rehabilitation center near Decatur.
Guardian Angel Basset Rescue Inc. - http://www.bassetrescue.org/
Rescues Basset Hounds from abusive and unwanted situations. Located in Dwight.
Collie Rescue of Greater Illinois - http://www.collierescue.org/
An organization dedicated to the rescue and adoption of purebred collies. Located in Lisle.
Midwest Labrador Retriever Rescue Inc - http://www.midwestlabrescue.org/
An all volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to finding loving permanent homes for unwanted or abandoned Labrador Retrievers. Located in Evanston.
Animals for Awareness - http://www.animalsforawareness.org/
A 501(c)(3) non-profit, USDA licensed NO-KILL facility devoted to exotic animals in need. Located in Palos Park.
Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue - http://members.aol.com/nataw/rescue.html
On-line non profit, volunteer organization that helps homeless or abandoned Shelties.
A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, Inc. - http://www.rescuethebirds.org/
Has a mission to work in joint cooperation with all avian rescue groups to try and eliminate the need for rescue groups by educating the public about avicultural issues. Located in Northbrook.
Anti-Cruelty Society - http://www.anticruelty.org/
Organization helping with the adoption of lost and unwanted animals. The Society also offers classes, educational, and medical care. Based in Chicago.
Sangamon County Animal Control Center - http://www.co.sangamon.il.us/SangScripts/default.asp
Responsible for enforcing state, county, and city ordinances pertaining to dogs and cats. Located in Springfield.
Pets Are Worth Saving - PAWS - http://www.pawschicago.org/
Chicagos largest no-kill humane organization.
Pig Pals Sanctuary - http://www.pigpalssanctuary.com/
A non profit sanctuary for pigs providing medical care, a healthy diet, and a permanent home with loving kindness. Offers current heath care articles, pictures and links. Based in Worden.
Dekalb County Animal Control - http://www.dekalbcounty.org/health_animalcontrol.html
Patrols and oversees stray dogs and rabies control programs for approximately 648 square miles, including some 15 communities. Located in Dekalb.
Assisi Animal Foundation and Shelter - http://www.assisi.org/
One of America's first "no kill", cageless animal shelters. Located in Crystal Lake, IL
Hinsdale Humane Society - http://www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org/
A 48-year-old not-for-profit agency dedicated to the care and adoption of unwanted and abandoned animals. Provides humane education programs to prevent suffering and neglect. Located in Hinsdale.
Fox Valley Wildlife Center - http://www.foxvalleywildlife.org/
A licensed wildlife rehabilitation center caring for orphaned and injured wild birds and mammals. This volunteer organization funded through donations. Located in the Elburn Woods Forest Preserve, Wasco.
Golden Opportunities - http://www.goldenrescue.org/
Golden retriever rescue organization that specializes in relocating rescued dogs to loving homes. Located in Carol Stream, IL.
Greater Chicago Ferret Association - http://www.gcfa.com/
Operates a no-kill shelter for domestic ferrets. Pictures and biographies of adoptable ferrets and information on adoption, donation, and membership. Based in Lyons.
Sheltie Rescue Of Northern Illinois - http://www.sheltierescue-ni.com/
Network of foster homes rescuing shelties. Located in LaGrange.
Hooved Animal Humane Society - http://www.hahs.org/
Promoting the humane treatment of hooved animals through education, legislation, investigation and physical rehabilitation to animals that have endured severe neglect. Located in Woodstock.
Boxer Rebound, Inc. - http://www.boxerrebound.com/
Breed specific rescue located in Ringwood.
Metro East Humane Society - http://www.mehs.org/
Serves a four county area in southwestern Illinois with an adoption program for homeless animals and an animal abuse/neglect investigation service. Located in Edwardsville.
Community Animal Rescue Effort - http://www.care-evanston.org/
A not-for-profit all volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the humane treatment of domestic pets. Located in Evanston.
Recycled Rotts, Inc. - http://www.recycledrotts.org/
A not-for-profit organization that dedicates itself to the placement and education of the breed known as Rottweiler. Located in Oswego.
Midwest Akita Rescue Society (MARS) - http://www.akitas.org/mars-index.html
Rescue of the Akita. Located in Chicago.
Animal Care League - http://www.acl-op.org/
Nonprofit organization serving Oak Park. Finding homes for stray and abandoned cats and dogs, and providing humane education programs.
Labrador Education and Rescue Network - http://www.labadoption.org/
Assists in the rescue of unwanted Labrador Retrievers by placing them in homes through fostering, adoption and referral. Located in Island Lake.
Humane Society of Central Illinois - http://www.hscipets.org/
Dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals, the relief of suffering among animals, and the improvement of animal welfare in the community.
West Suburban Humane Society - http://www.wshs-dg.org/
A non-profit, volunteer-based animal shelter. Located in Downer's Grove.
WSCBC Bird Club and Bird Shelter - http://www.wscbc.org
Site for West Suburban Caged Bird Club club information and Illinois licensed shelter for pet birds given up for adoption or found homeless. Located in Batavia.
Lake Shore Animal Shelter - http://www.lakeshoreanimalshelter.org/
A no-kill shelter for dogs and cats who become temporary residents. Features adoption programs, public humane education efforts, spay/neuter promotion and referral, and community participation. Based in Chicago.
Chicagoland Shepherd Rescue - http://www.gsdr.org/
Contact information and dogs available for adoption. Based in Chicago.
Stray's Halfway House - http://www.strayshh.org/
An all volunteer, not-for-profit organization dedicated to rescuing stray and abandoned animals in the villages of Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, South Barrington, and Barrington Hills.
Peoria Greyhound Adoption, Inc - http://www.greyhound-adoption.org/
Breed specific rescue.
Great Pyrenees Rescue of Central Illinois - http://www.starweb2000.com/pyrrescue/
Rescue organization dedicated to placing stray and homeless Great Pyrenees from humane animal shelters and animal control facilities into loving responsible lifetime homes. Located in Bloomington.
Midwest Bloodhound Rescue - http://www.midwestbloodhoundrescue.com/
A non-profit, volunteer organization which helps bloodhounds that have found themselves homeless.
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center - http://www.save-a-pet-il.org
A no-kill pet shelter. Located in Grayslake.
Pets are Worth Saving, Inc. - PAWS - http://www.angelfire.com/il/Paws/
A not-for-profit, animal welfare organization founded as a means of dealing with the increase in the animal population in Union County. Located in Anna.
German Shepard Rescue Inc. - http://www.gsdrescue1.org/
A group of volunteers committed to creating a second chance for German Shepherd Dogs that are in need of new homes. A state licensed, no-kill animal shelter based in the Chicago and Rockford areas.
Weimaraner Foundation Fund - http://www.weimrescue.org/
Providing for the rescue, care, and adoption of lost, surrendered and homeless weimaraners as well as providing public education on the breed and on responsible dog ownership. Located in Belleville.
The Animal Protective League - http://www.springfield-illinois.com/apl/
Pictures of the animals that are available for adoption, adoption forms and fee information. Ask the Vet - Pet Health Archives. Located in Springfield.
National REGAP Network - http://www.regap.org/
Rescues retired greyhounds and places them for adoption. Located in Barrington.
Central Illinois German Shepherd Dog Rescue - http://www.gsdhaven.org/
Pure-Breed rescue committed to finding and placing dogs. Located in Urbana.
Great Pyrenees Rescue of Greater Chicago - http://gpcgc.org/rescue.htm
An all-volunteer 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to placing orphaned and displaced purebred Great Pyrenees in responsible loving homes.
Pets In Need - http://www.petsinneedmidwest.org/
"No-kill", non-profit animal shelter in McHenry, Illinois.
Pets for Seniors - http://www.geocities.com/petsforseniors/
An organization that matches cats and dogs from shelters and foster pet groups with senior citizens who might need a little help with the responsibilities of pet ownership. Located in Brimfield.
Red Door Animal Shelter - http://www.cchcweb.org/
A multi-species, no-kill shelter that helps cats, rabbits, and dogs. Located in Chicago.
Northern Illinois Pug Rescue & Adoption - http://www.pugrescue.org
Provides care and shelter to young and old pug dogs in order to ensure humane treatment and care for unwanted, lost, or abandoned pugs. Located in Rockford.
Great Lakes Lab Rescue - http://www.greatlakeslabrescue.org/index.html
Breed specific dog rescue. Located in Elmhurst.
Safe Haven - http://www.safehavenforpets.org
No-kill Humane Society for companion animals located in Jo Daviess County.
Kindness Inc - http://www.northstarnet.org/elghome/kindness/about.html
No-kill animal shelter with dogs and cats for adoption. Located in Elgin, IL.
South Suburban Humane Society - http://www.sshspets.org
Promotes the prevention of cruelty and the care and treatment for all local animals. Adoption services. News, information, and membership. Chicago Heights, IL.
Midwest Greyhound Adoption - http://www.midwestgreyhound.org/
A local not-for-profit, organization founded in 1991 comprised of 100% volunteers, dedicated to the rescue and adoption of retired racing greyhounds. located in Sugar Grove.
Warren County Humane Society - http://www.our-pets.net/wchs.htm
Dedicated to helping animals and finding them a responsible and loving home when they have no place to go. Located in Monmouth.
Illinois Alaskan Malamute Rescue Association - http://www.iamra.org/
Non-profit organization with available dogs, online adoption application, volunteer opportunities, sponsorship opportunities, breed information, immediate contact information.
McHenry County Animal Control - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL24.html
Located in Woodstock.
Coles County Humane Association - http://www.creationswebdesign.com/humane.html
Providing care for homeless, lost and abandoned animals. Located in Mattoon.
Kendall County Animal Shelter - http://cp3.net/shelter/
Houses a variety of unclaimed stray and owner released cats and dogs available for adoption. Located in Yorkville.
Northern Illinois Samoyed Assistance - NISA - http://www.nisasamoyedrescue.org/
Works to save healthy, good natured Samoyeds from unnecessary euthanasia through shelters of un-caring humans.Located in Arlington Heights.
Midwest Australian Cattle Dog Rescue - http://www.cattledog.com/rescue/illinois.html
Breed rescue for Australian Cattle Dogs. Located in Sydney.
F.L.U.F.F.Y. Cat Rescue - http://www.visitourwebpage.com/fluffy.htm
Independant Rescue of Cats. Supports mostly feral colonies. Located in Champaign.
Chicagoland Bully Breed Rescue - http://www.chicagopitbulls.com/
A not-for-profit, all volunteer animal rescue organization that specializes in the bull breeds especially pit bulls. Located in Glenview.
Orphans of the Storm - http://www.orphansofthestorm.org/
Provides care for stray, abandoned, abused and neglected dogs and cats from northeast Illinois. Photos of adoptable animals, news, location, hours, and contact information. Located in Riverwoods, a suburb north of Chicago.
Dekalb County Animal Shelter - http://www.dekalbcountyanimalshelter.org/
Provides assistance to animals in need. Located in Genoa.
Adopt-A-Pet - http://www.adopt-a-pet-inc.org/
An all volunteer not-for-profit humane organization whose purpose is to save the lives of lost, abandoned or otherwise homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Located in Northbrook.
Reptile Rescuers - http://www.reptilerescuers.com
An animal rescue exclusively for reptiles and amphibians. Located in Wauconda.
Greyhound Pet Connection - http://www.shendron.com/greyhounds/
Adoption group with a mission to find loving homes for retired racing Greyhounds. Based in Woodstock.
Humane Haven Animal Shelter - http://www.hhas.org/
A not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that has dedicated itself to the preservation and protection of the pets of their community. Located in Bolingbrook.
Quincy Humane Society - http://www.quincyhumanesociety.org/
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for pets and their people.
Chicago Canine Rescue - http://www.chicagocaninerescue.com/
A non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to decrease the overpopulation, abuse and euthanization of dogs in our city and place rescued animals into responsible, loving homes. Located in Chicago.
Belleville Area Rescue of K-9s (BARK) - http://www.barkrescue.net/
Foster network of dog rescuers. Dogs available for adoption.
Petable Adoptions Inc. - http://www.petable.org
Helping reduce the problem of stray animals in the Northwest Suburbs by educating the public, and rescuing lost or homeless animals. Located in Palatine, IL.
Recycling Animals in Need (R.A.I.N.) - http://www.rainshelter.org/
A State Licensed, Not-For-Profit humane organization working to find new homes for unwanted and homeless dogs and cats. Located in Hinckley.
Community Animal Rescue and Education Carterville - http://www.care-carterville.org/
An all volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)(3), nonfacility humane societyCarterville. Located in Carterville.
Humane Society of Plainfield - http://www.plainfieldhumane.com/
Offering shelter and care to as many homeless and unwanted pets as possible and education to the public about the problems of pets over population and offer solutions for ending it.
TAILS Humane Society - http://www.tailshumanesociety.org/
Located in Dekalb.
Second Chance Pet Adoption - http://www.secondchancepetadoption.org/
Licensed not-for-profit volunteer agency that fosters stray and abandoned animals until a permanent loving home can be found or until the pet's owner can be located. Elk Grove Village, IL.
ChowChowRescue - http://www.chowchowrescue.homestead.com/
Specializing in the rescue and placement of friendly chows in need of homes. Located in Aurora.
Helping Paws Animal Welfare Association - http://www.helpingpaws.net
A non-profit organization providing a caring and helpful hand to lost, stray and abused cats and dogs. Located in Crystal Lake.
Heart Bandits - http://www.geocities.com/eskierescue...skimoDogRescue
Volunteer breed rescue organization for American Eskimo Dogs with photos of available dogs throughout the Northeast. Based in Grayslake.
People's Animal Welfare Society - http://www.paws-animal-shelter.org/
Providing a haven for lost, abused, or unwanted pets. Located in Tinley Park.
Noah's Ark - http://www.noahsark2by2.org/
A non-profit shelter, with a no-kill policy! Located in Rockford.
Naperville Humane Society - http://www.napervillehumanesociety.org/
Contains success stories, pet care tips, photos of available animals, schedule of upcoming events, membership details, and information about adoption.
ChiRescue - http://www.chicagocanine.com/chirescue/
A Chicago-based no-kill animal rescue. Finds homes for stray dogs and other animals who need new homes. Information on available dogs and services.
Humane Society of Fulton County - http://www.humanesocietyoffultonco.h...com/index.html
Providing for the well-being of animals in the Fulton county area. Located in Canton.
Butler's Bird Nest - http://user.mc.net/~butler/rescue.htm
Bird rescue and adoption. Macaws, African Greys, Amazons, Cockatoos, Conures; for all birds small to large. Located in Ringwood.
Peoria Humane Society - http://www.peoriahs.org/
Dedicated to the prevention of cruelty and neglect to animals.
Palatine Police Department Animal Control Unit - http://www.palatine.il.us/police/animal/animal.htm
Available to assist the residents and businesses of Palatine with both wild and domestic animal problems.
Foster Pet OutReach - http://www.fosterpetoutreach.org/
A local non-profit organization whose main focus is to help provide for the well-being of animals in the community. Located in Peoria.
Shih Tzu Rescue Adoption and Education Safehouse - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL04.html
all volunteer, not for profit, no kill, humane organization established to provide shelter, care and an adoption program for abandoned and relinquished purebred Shih Tzu. Located in Homer Glen.
Keeshond Rescue of the Central States - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL119.html
Located in Urbana.
The Ark - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL16.html
Animal Recycling Kennel is a non-profit group who helps rescue homeless animals in the Marshall County and surrounding areas. Located in Lacon.
DeWitt County Animal Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL06.html
Animal control facility located in Clinton.
Pike County Animal Shelter - http://www.angelfire.com/il2/animalshelter/
County operated not-for-Profit Animal Shelter. Located in Pittsfield.
Logan County Animal Control - http://www.geocities.com/logancountyac/
Logan County Animal Control, located in Lincoln, Illinois, has many wonderful pets available for adoption.
Boston Terrier Rescue of Illinois - http://www.geocities.com/bostonsos/index.html
Rescue organization dedicated to Boston Terriers. Located in Peotone.
Humane Society of McDonough County - http://www.angelfire.com/il3/mcilhumanesociety/
Works in association with the McDonough County Animal Shelter to find forever homes for as many resident animals as possible. Located in Macomb.
Bond County Adopt A Pet - http://members.papadocs.com/maryp/
Program dedicated to finding homes for dogs and cats. Located in Greenville.
Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL49.html
Shelter news, adoption information, directions to the shelter, and photos of animals in need of homes.
Doberman & Rottweiler Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL52.html
Rescue that offers both Rottweilers and Dobermans for placement. Located in Paris, Illinois.
The Animal Network - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL48.html
Located in Collinsville.
Animal House Shelter, Inc. -
A "no-kill" animal shelter - http://www.animalhouseshelter.com
A "No-Kill" Animal Shelter for all breeds of dogs and cats. Located on Fox River Grove.
Knox County Humane Society - http://kchs.net
A non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of cruelty and neglect of animals in west central Illinois. Operates as the City of Galesburg Animal Control. Located in Galesburg, IL.
Champaign County Rottweiler Rescue - http://www.prairienet.org/cikc/rotty_rescue.html
Seeking inside approved homes for homeless/abandoned Rottweilers.
Just Animals Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL22.html
A small no-kill shelter in Seneca. Photos of animals in need of adoption, directions to the shelter, volunteer needs, and hours of operation.
P.A.C.T. Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL154.html
A no-kill, not-for-profit, and all volunteer animal shelter and educational organization. Located in Downers Grove.
Friends Forever Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL124.html
Provides a temporary home for stray, unwanted, and abused companion animals of Northwest Illinois. Located in Freeport.
Belleville Area Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL68.html
Shelter for unwanted, abandoned and mistreated animals of Belleville.
Animal Heartline Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL115.html
A not-for-profit organization run entirely by volunteers working to save homeless animals.
Vermilion County Animal Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL38.html
Hours of operation, adoption fee information, directions to the shelter, and photos of animals up for adoption.
Almost Home Animal Adoption Center - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL55.html
No-kill shelter for animals that are awaiting a home. Photos of adoptable cats and dogs and information on volunteer opportunities. Located in Oquawka.
Henry County Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL69.html
A non-profit organization of people who have concern for the welfare of the homeless animals in Henry County and the surrounding area. located in Kawanee.
Treehouse Wildlife Center - http://members.papadocs.com/maryp/page10.htm
A non-profit organization founded in 1979 to care for orphaned and injured wildlife. It is located near Alton on 19 acres.
Save A Dog - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL79.html
Places homeless, unwanted or abandoned dogs into permanent homes. Located in the Chicagoland area.
Four Paws Animal Foundation - http://www.fourpawsfoundation.org
Non-profit organization helping the animals of Cook/DuPage Counties. Involved in spay/neuter, canine training, emergency fund, pet therapy, and other animal awareness programs.
Pomeranian Rescue of Northern Illinois - http://www.pomrescueil.8k.com/
Rescue group dedicated to the rescue care and re-homing of Pomeranians in need. Located in the Greater Chicago Area.
Pet Rescue, Inc. - http://petrescue.topcities.com/
No-kill, minimum cage sanctuary for orphaned pets and wildlife. Located in Bloomingdale.
Because Animals Really Kount, Inc. - http://www.members.aol.com/k3cobark/index.html
An organization of volunteers working to build a new animal shelter and adoption center, as well as promote responsible pet ownership
in Kankakee County. Located in Bourbonnais.
Wild Rescue - http://www.geocities.com/wldresq/
A wildlife rehabilitation facility run by Faith Robison and her family. Located in Harvard.
Livingston County Humane Society - http://lchumanesociety.com/
Animal welfare organization dedicated to finding quality homes for pets. Located in Pontiac.
Chicago Miniature Schnauzer Club Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL107.html
Breed rescue made up of volunteers. Located in Highland Park.
Animals Requesting Friends Benevolent Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL99.html
An all volunteer, not-for-profit, publicly supported, non-facility Humane Society founded to prevent the over breeding of cats and dogs. Located in Fairfield.
Great Dane Rescue-IL IN and MO - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL113.html
Refers potential adopters to Danes waiting in shelters, rescues and animal control facilities. Located in Steger.
Collinsville Animal Control Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL59.html
Takes in strays, abused and owner surrendered animals for the city of Collinsville.
Illinois Valley Animal Rescue - http://ivanimalrescue.tripod.com/home.html
Wish list, pet recipes, pet names and details of upcoming events. Located in Peru, IL.
Coast to Coast Dachsund Rescue - http://www.c2cdr.org/INDEX_DOGS.HTML
Dedicated to rescuing Dachshunds and Dachshund mixes all across the country and will help all Dachshunds regardless of health or age. Chapters in Rockford, Gurnee, palatine and Peoria.
Have a Heart All Breed Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL80.html
Animal rescue serving the Boone County area. Located in Belvidere.
Wright-Way Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL147.html
Adoption and placement services for animals in Illinois. Located in Carbondale.
Animal Adoption Associates - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL174.html
A no-kill shelter on the north side of Chicago
Urban Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL129.html
A private rescue group that fosters and rehomes abandoned and stray dogs. Located in Chicago.
Westie Rescue of East Central Illinois - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL112.html
Working in cooperation with the Westie Rescue of Missouri to offer a second, third, whatever chance it is, to all West Highland White Terriers of all ages and health!
Animal Protective Association of Southern Illinois - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL153.html
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for companion animals in southern Illinois. Located in Centralia.
Project Hope Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL71.html
A no-kill,non-profit 501(c)(3) animal rescue organization. Located in Metropolis.
Homeward Bound Pet Shelter - http://www.homewardboundpetshelter.org
Houses and rehabilitates adoptable stray, abused and abandoned dogs and cats. Located in Decatur.
Randolph County Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL110.html
Shelter news, contact information, and photos of available pets.
A.L.L. 4U.-DOGS - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL128.html
Local dog rescue. Located in Libertyville.
Western Irish Setter Club Rescue and Adoption Program - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL01.html
Rescue for Irish Setters located in Minooka.
Tri-County Animal Protection League - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL142.html
Located in Dixon.
Animal Outreach Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL135.html
A non-profit organization dedicated to advancing animal welfare in the local community. Located in McHenry.
Aurora Animal Control Care Facility - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL169.html
City run animal shelter.
Australian Shepherd Rescue and Placement Helpline - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL133.html
Breed specific rescue. Located in Mount Prospect.
Central Illinois Bichon Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL138.html
Serving the needs of Bichon Frises and their owners in Central Illinois. Located in Urbana.
Central Midwest Collie Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL120.html
Breed specific rescue. Located in Naperville.
Coles County Animal Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL137.html
A small not-for-profit county rabies control and animal shelter. Located in Charleston.
Effingham County Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL148.html
Small local volunteer organization working to save animal lives. Located in Effingham.
Furry Friends Foundation - http://www.furryfriendsfoundation.com
No-Kill animal shelter saving dogs, cats and rabbits. Located in Chicago.
Anderson Animal Shelter - http://andersonanimalshelter.org/
A non-profit animal shelter. Houses dogs, cats and other small animals and provides adoption services. Located in South Elgin.
Forest Park Ark - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL131.html
Animal adoption facility in the near west suburbs of Chicago, IL. Owned and operated by the Village of Forest Park.
Illinois Cocker Rescue - http://www.geocities.com/illinoiscockerrescue/
A non-profit rescue organization dedicated to the care and placement of cocker spaniels into permanent, loving homes. Based in Harvard.
Henry County Humane Society Geneseo Chapter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL33.html
A small, no-kill animal shelter. Located in Geneseo.
Illinois Birddog Rescue Inc - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL166.html
Dedicated to saving, transporting, vetting, fostering, and adopting out homeless American Field Pointers or English Pointers of the Field variety. Located in Wood Dale.
Friends of Strays - http://www.geocities.com/FRIENDSOFSTRAYSSHELTER
Cageless, no-kill shelter in Princeton.
S T Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL179.html
Home based rescue helping dogs. Located in Paris.
Illinois Doberman Rescue - http://www.ildoberescue.com/
Rescue and placement of Dobermans in need, list of available dogs. Located in Naperville.
Illinois Saint Bernard Rescue - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL177.html
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping abandoned, abused, homeless,and relinquished Saints find a forever home. Located in Burbank.
Menard County Animal Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL164.html
Located in Petersburg.
Humane Society of Southern Illinois - http://www.geocities.com/MORGANAROWAN52
Animal shelter working with local animal control departments to provide homes for unwanted animals. Located in Carbondale.
Kankakee County Animal Control and Adoption Center - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL116.html
County run animal shelter. Located in Kankakee.
Friends For Life inc. Adoption Program - http://www.dogsaver.org/friendsforlife
A No-Kill, Not For Profit animal adoption program located in the chicagoland area.
Tender Loving Care Animal Shelter - http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/9902/tlc.html
a private, non-profit, humane society, dedicated to the prevention of abuse neglect and cruelty to animals. Located in Lockport.
Tazewell Animal Protective Society - TAPS - http://www.geocities.com/tapsshelter
A no-kill shelter for dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies in Pekin, near Peoria.
Quad City Animal Welfare Center - http://www.qcawc.org/
Non-profit, no-kill animal shelter serving the Iowa-Illinois Quad City area. Includes photos of available cats and dogs, virtual tour, animal abuse information, and pet tips. Milan, IL.
Plantation Animal Rescue & Refuge - http://www.geocities.com/PLANTATIONANIMALRESCUE
Working diligently to place homeless Dalmatians in forever homes with the right loving family.
Jewel's Friends - http://www.geocities.com/pfsjewelsfriends/
Independant Rescue working to adopt out hard to place animals. Works with Pets For Seniors. Located in Brimfield.
House Rabbit Society Champaign Urbana Chapter - http://www.prairienet.org/cu-hrs/
Rabbit rescue and adoption.
Crawford County Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL66.html
A non-profit organization providing a safe place for animals in need to go. Also provides animal control for Crawford County. Located in Robinson.
Animals Deserving Of Proper Treatment - A.D.O.P.T. - http://www.adoptpetshelter.org
Not-for-profit, no-kill, all volunteer organization serving Naperville and the surrounding area. Offers both canines and felines for adoption.
IL-MO RESCUE - http://homepages.apci.net/~sirac/home.htm
Pug and Boston Terrier Rescue. Located in Belleville.
City of Chicago Animal Care and Control - http://www.ci.chi.il.us/AnimalCareControl
Dedicated to the humane treatment of all the animals in the city.
Benld Adopt-A-Pet - http://www.geocities.com/BENLDAAP
Shelter for dogs and cats.
Highland Animal Shelter - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL19.html
Adoption fee information, wishlist, hours of operation, calendar of events, memorial and tribute donation form, information on shelter fundraisers, and photos of animals in need of homes.
Western Illinois Animal Rescue - http://www.our-pets.net/wiar
A group of people devoted to actively organize, promote, facilitate and finance animal rescue operations in West Central Illinois. Located in Mommouth.
Will County Humane Society - http://www.wchumanesociety.org/
No-kill shelter with pet adoptions. Located in Shorewood.
Winnebago County Animal Services - http://www.comportone.com/wcas
Animal bite reporting, rabies quarantine, emergency care, shelter and care, adoption program, lost and found network, and spay/neuter assistance are just some of the services offered. Located in Rockford.
Lovin Pugs and Bullies - http://lovinpugsnbullys.com/
A rescue for homeless, abused, stray, surrendered, unwanted pugs or bullmastiffs in the Midwest. Located in Grayslake.
Dupage County Animal Control - http://www.co.dupage.il.us/humanr/animal/index.html
A shelter for stray and owner-relinquished non-native animals. Located in Wheaton.
Association for the Protection of Animals - http://www.creatures.com/APA.HTML
A no-kill, non-profit organization whose main purpose is to find responsible homes for unwanted or orphaned pets. Features upcoming events, wish list and a newsletter. Based in Granite City.
Village of Skokie Animal Control Division - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL122.html
Local city run animal shelter.
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets - http://www.helpinganimals.org
A state-licensed shelter & not-for-profit organization since 1982 serving Fox Valley & surrounding area. Located in St Charles.
Pet Adoption League, Inc. - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL47.html
Non-profit rescue of cats and dogs. Located in Frankfort.
Critter Corral - http://www.geocities.com/petsburgh/reserve/4542
Guinea Pig rescue organization. Includes photos and descriptions of available cavies. Based in Steger.