Directory of Animal Shelters in Chicago, IL

Looking for a new pet? Please consider adopting a new dog or puppy from an animal shelter in Chicago. You’ll find information on all of the animal shelters, humane societies, and rescue groups we’ve partnered with in Chicago below. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Chicago.

Pet Friendly PAWS Chicago
PAWS Chicago PAWS Chicago is a pet rescue based in Chicago, IL. Their focus is on implementing solutions to end the killing of homeless pets and reducing the overpopulation of homeless animals through solutions, practices and education. See Details
Pet Friendly Community Animal Rescue Effort - C.A.R.E.™
Community Animal Rescue Effort - C.A.R.E.™ Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.™) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with a mission to serve the communities of Chicago's North Shore by fostering and supporting healthy, positive relationships between people and companion animals. C.A.R.E. rehomes companion pets into safe, healthy, lifelong homes; serves as an educational and counseling resource; and works to reduce pet overpopulation. See Details
Animal Welfare League The Animal Welfare League is committed to helping every pet find a good home. They have all breeds and all ages, and their animals change every day! Your best bet is to head on in with your family and look around. The Animal Welfare League strives to: prevent cruelty to animals, provide quality homes for animals through their adoption program, promote respect and compassion for all creatures through education, provide shelter and care for homeless and unwanted animals, reduce pet overpopulation through their low cost spay/neuter clinic, provide veterinary care for low income pet owners, and relieve the suffering of all animals. The Animal Welfare League is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that receives no city, state or federal funding and relies on private donations to continue with its mission of helping all animals. See Details
Heartland Animal Shelter Heartland Animal Shelter in Wheeling, IL is dedicated to finding permanent, loving homes for every animal that comes into their care. While animals await adoption, team members provide emotional support, vaccines, microchips, and spay and neuter services while advocating for shelter pets. See Details
Chicago, IL, US