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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-05-00265  (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

    Two male tan/white pitbull puppies found in a forest. Looking for a forever home. Age is about 6-8 months old.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Des Plaines, IL MAP IT!

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Josselyn Lazo 2243619087

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-05-00107Emma (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Who couldn't love those EARS?! so cute!

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Sangamon County Animal Control
2100 Shale Road
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62703 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-05-00102Anna (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Personality: High Energy 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Anna wants to wish everyone a Happy 4th of July! She's an 8-month-old Pittie mix who would love to find her new forever home! She's a lively, playful pup, and she's very friendly. Stop by and ask to meet this adorable girl! - (217) 535-3065

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Sangamon County Animal Control
2100 Shale Road
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62703 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-04-00221Rosie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    We have had Rosie for two years and she is a very affectionate dog. She loves to just spend time with people cuddling on the couch or shadowing you around the house. She is good with our other dog, a very submissive male lab, but shows a bit too much interest in our cats. We have always supervised the interaction with Rosie and our three cats for that reason. We are looking for a family who can give Rosie the one on one attention that she needs. We love her but won't our new schedule feel like she is lacking the attention she craves.

 Adoption Fee: $50.00 Animal Location:

Champaign County Champaign, IL MAP IT!

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Katrina Reible 2177213250

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-04-00196Shabba (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 

    Shabba is a very hyper and energetic dog. Good for people that like to stay active. Once he has had his workout he is very calm and gentle. He is very loyal to the people around him once he gets to know them. He is very timid and has his guard up to new comers but once he gets the trust he's the most loyal dog you can ever wish for. Due to long shift work hours I can't keep him no more it breaks my heart seeing him stuck in his cage. He needs somebody that will be there to play and exercise with him daily. Any questions feel free to text me at 312-614-9636 Jose. Thank you

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Kane County Aurora, IL MAP IT!

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Jose Palafox 312-614-9636

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-03-00634Diesel (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    Diesel is an extremely loving and affectionate pup!!! He is approximately 11 months old. It breaks our hearts to have to re-home him, but due to an extreme (and unforeseen) change in employment hours, we don't feel we can give him the 'out-of-cage' time that he deserves. He is crate trained, sits, gives paw, and is working on the 'down' command, as he has a tendency to jump when excited. Likes to play Frisbee, has been known to hog the covers and pillows, and LOVES Beggin' Strips treats (or 'Bacon' as he knows it). He is great with kids, but unknown about other dogs due to limited contact. Asking that ALL family members and other dogs ... (Read More)meet & greet with him first to determine compatibility. We have been trying for over a month to find him a new family, with no luck. If not re-homed by Wed July 8, we will have no other option but to try to place him in a shelter. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

DeKalb County Esmond, IL MAP IT!

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Jenna Jane 8155178017

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Animal ID: A052889Bam Bam (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Big goof that loves treats. He knows sit and enjoys lumbering around the yard.

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Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: A036187Roxy (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: A052978Nestle (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    This fun loving boy will chase balls around the yard and roll around in the grass. He knows sit, down and paw.

     Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: A052978Buster Brown (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: A052812Prince (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Prince knows sit and paw. He is not a cuddler, but he will rub on you like a cat. He loves squeaky toys and going on walks. He does well on the leash and will check in with handler.

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Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 2907Chopper (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Chopper is patiently waiting for his forever home after being chosen from Aurora animal control, and welcomed into our foster home . He was being cared for there after being found as a stray and not claimed. He is approximately 2 years old, 60#'s, and still has a lot of puppy energy! He is doing fantastic out of the shelter and in a home environment. Chopper is still cautious with strangers, but has made himself at home with our dog and kids. He would thrive with another dog as he is a very playful pup! He is house and crate trained, and now sleeps on the floor in our room. He is neutered, knows basic commands such as sit, come and ... (Read More)paw. He is a quick learner and is picking up on a few other commands. Chopper is not food or toy protective and is a submissive dog, always on the look out for his new best friend. He benefits from daily exercise/interaction as most dogs do. He would do well with kids, but would need firm parents to correct him if he jumps. Chopper would be a great addition to any family! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Homes For Endangered and Lost Pets or H.E.L.P.
Kane County St. Charles, IL MAP IT!

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877-364-2286 Ext 2

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-01-00744Manny (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Manny is a beautiful, unique pup! He's only a year and a half old, and he is listed as an Australian Cattle Dog x Pittie mix. He's a friendly fella, and he's fully vetted. Stop by and ask to meet Manny! - (217) 535-3065

 Adoption Fee: $159 Animal Location:

Sangamon County Animal Control
2100 Shale Road
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62703 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-01-00669Rilee (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Rilee is only 6 months old and was brought in because the landlord said no pets. She is housebroken. good with kids and other pets. Sweet young girl. The adoption varies depending on where you live and how long the dog has been available, but $159 is the highest total fee charged for dog adoptions. Also, I'm not sure if she is spayed yet - please call ahead before coming to visit - 217-535-3065.

 Adoption Fee: $159 Animal Location:

Sangamon County Animal Control
2100 Shale Road
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62703 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-01-00257Jack (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected 

    Jack was pulled from a kill shelter in July of 2014. He had been adopted from the same shelter in 2012 as a puppy and was returned 2 years later so the family could adopt 2 new puppies. He had no training when I received him, and he has been a labor of love but is now a well behaved and handsome gentleman. He likes almost all dogs, but often will mirror the energy of the other dog. So if he is introduced to an aggressive dog, he can act aggressively. But he does very well in my home with 3 other well socialized dogs and doesn't cause problems. Totally potty trained, and leash trained. He can be very athletic, but he can also be a couch ... (Read More)potato. He's happy to be with his person, and is also content to be left free in the home or in a crate while you're out. (Less)

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Kane County Aurora, IL MAP IT!

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Karen Pauly 6304847425

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-28-00620Kaley (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
     Animal Location:

Sangamon County Animal Control
2100 Shale Road
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62703 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-27-00421sequel and torpedo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    These brothers are three and a half years old. They LOVE each other, love the outdoors, and are extremely loyal to their owner. They are great guard dogs. Completely house broken. They thrive on a schedule. Eat once in morning and snack at night. Do not go on furniture. No not chew or destroy things. Toroedo suffers from some anxiety...I have new baby in home with severe allergies...my boys need a good home with owners who will spend time with them after work each day.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61108 MAP IT!

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cathy buss 8155094351

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-27-00225ANGEL (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed 

    GET DOG HOUSE CRATE TRAIN

     Animal Location:

DuPage County addison, IL MAP IT!

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val smith

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-25-00429'Fancy Pants' Lance (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    'FANCY PANTS' LANCE-A favorite with all who meet him, Lance is a very social, fun loving dog who would do best in a family who will play ball with him, or include him in any outdoor activity. He is a bit of a goofball. Are you a runner? He is very graceful in this regard. :) He is very treat oriented and extremely smart. LANCE, has been working with a pibble trainer and is a very quick learner. He is becoming well-mannered and knows basic commands. 'FANCY PANTS' is a 1 year old male, neutered, current on shots, HW negative, chipped pittie mix, approx 60 lbs. He is dog friendly.

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robert bills
Cook County Roselle, IL MAP IT!

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212.641.0203

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-25-00121Dee (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Dee is a 3 year-old pit bull mix. She is house trained, crate trained and does not chew the house up when left alone for periods of time. She loves to sleep and play. She does pull on the leash but listens if you tell her stop. She has a great temperament with kids and adults. Does not play well with other dogs. She know her basic commands: sit, stay, and come. She is a great lovable girl who loves to like and be you lap dog. We are sad to see her go.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Boone County Poplar Grove, IL MAP IT!

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Kristen Smith 6309566563

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-24-00085Moonshine (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Moonshine is a very good girl how ever I can no longer take care of her due to the fact that I had to move in with my sick grandmother and she is scared of her please someone take this beautiful girl and give her a forever home the adoption fee is negotiable if she does not get taken by Thursday I will have to give her to a shelter and I really don't want to have to do That

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

DuPage County Downers grove, IL MAP IT!

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Stephanie Wintermute 815-258-3211

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-23-00812Sadie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Actually trying to find a home for both dogs in the picture. 18 months ago a week after my wife had are first baby she had a brain injury. Which put he in a nursing home most likely for the rest of her life. So with work, the baby and going to she her. I just don't have the time I should to take care of the dogs like we use to. Walks and dog park are hard

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

DuPage County Woodridge, IL MAP IT!

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Phillip Munch 6304615543

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-23-00423Thor (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet adoptable Thor, a 5 year old male Pitbull! Thor is absolutely gorgeous, and he has a calm affectionate personality. Thor is potty trained, house trained (doesn't need a crate), and is good with other dogs of all sizes. He also LOVES his people and is happy just to be cuddling on the couch as he is a pretty low energy dude. If you are interested in Thor please email bowwowrevolution@gmail.com!

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Bow Wow Revolution
Cook County Chicago, IL 60630 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-23-00291Rocky (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Female Dogs Only, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Rocky has been with our family since he was a year and a half. His original owner got him at 8 weeks old and abandoned him at a year and a half. He is amazing with my 3.5 year old daughter and never aggressive towards anyone in our home. He loves to run around in the yard and chase birds and squirrels. He loves to cuddle as well. His downfall is that loud noises such as fireworks scare him and he needs some basic obedience training on a leash, but none the less he is the biggest sweetheart around. The reason for rehoming is that I am a single mom and with school starting this fall, I am finding it harder and harder to afford an animal and I ... (Read More)do not have the time I wish I did that he deserves. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

DuPage County Oakbrook Terrace, IL MAP IT!

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Jenna Sarallo 630-664-3016

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-18-00757Rosie (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Rosie is a very sweet girl who loves to cuddle and get lots of belly rubs! She is approx. 3 years old and gets along very well with other dogs - in fact, she would probably prefer a forever home with a playmate. She loves to run and lie in the sun so a fenced in yard would be wonderful for her. She is crate trained and housebroken and very well-behaved. Very gentle and affectionate, would be perfectly content laying on the sofa with you as you watched TV or even accompanying you on your morning jog. Rosie was an owner surrender when they got evicted and I offered to be a foster mom because I know pitties have a bad rep and I wanted to find ... (Read More)her a perfect forever home worthy of her sparkling personality. She has been a treasure during fostering, behaving even better than my 3 own rescued furbabies! However, I have been 'reminded' by my town that the ordinance allows 3 dogs max per home, so Rosie's time as my foster furbaby must come to an end. Please contact me for more info. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Beth Davis 6306008577

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-18-00603cato (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Cato is a 2 year old male American Pit Bull Terrier. He was relinquished when there was a death in the family. Cato is house trained and was in a home with kids. He is friendly and playful and would be perfect for owners who enjoy fun outdoor activities. His foster mom told us that he is good with other dogs and everyone he meets including strangers. Cato walks well on a leash and has had some obedience training already. In addition, he loves playing with toys, chewing on bones, riding in a car and sitting on a favorite lap. He is happy following his people around all day. His foster mom describes Cato as friendly, outgoing, confident, ... (Read More)adaptable, playful, loyal and happy. He does need plenty of exercise and should go to a home that is willing to provide him with lots of activity (long walks, running, etc). We also recommend continuing Cato's obedience training. His minimum adoption donation is of adopter's choice. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Wish Bone Canine Rescue
McLean County Bloomington, IL 61701 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-17-00653Peanut (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Peanut is almost 6 months old. He is from a litter of 9 puppies. More pictures at ninepuppies.tumblr.com/tagged/three

 Adoption Fee: Contact Animal Location:

Cook County Buffalo Grove, IL MAP IT!

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Alaina R

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-17-00305Quin (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Sangamon County Animal Control
2100 Shale Road
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62703 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 124Milo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Please meet Milo! He is that happy go lucky boy that every family wants! He is the full package! He is a young (perhaps 10-11 months) male pittie who was rescued a few weeks as a stray on 89th and Western, he was probably dumped at the Dan Ryan woods because someone no longer wanted him......sadly a common practice.....well he is thriving in his foster home and learning how to behave properly as he has 2 golden retrievers who are his teachers! He is described as 'everything a pet should be'.... loving, smart and eager to learn, loves kids and is good with other dogs, cats unknown at this time...he is now utd on vaccines, heartworm negative, ... (Read More)neutered and chipped... he is ready for adoption! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

ALIV Animal Welfare Foundation
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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7737322266

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Animal ID: 123Sally (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Sally is in need of a home.She was rescued as a stray in a blizzard this past January. She suffered a gunshot to her right front leg and is suspected to have been abused likely by a man and trusts slowly. But once she trusts you, she smothers you with love and kisses! She spent several weeks in a loving foster home but due to issues with the landlord, she is now living on a farm up near Rockford. She is having a great time, but deserve to live in a home were she can snuggle up on the sofa and take a nap . If you are willing to be patient and earn Sally's trust, please consider her for adoption. Sally is approximately 2 to 3 years old, ... (Read More)she is spayed up to date on her shots, heartworm negative and on prevention medication, microchip and ready to take that next up. She is good with children, women, may need a slow introduction to some men and at this point, we have not tested her with dogs, but we suspect that she will be fine with other dogs. She needs an experienced handler, someone who can dedicate lots of 1:1 time to help her with trust issues. Her adoption will come with training as well as any other support that might be needed. Please share her and if you are interested in meeting her please private message me. Sharing saves lives and gives animals a 2nd chance! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

ALIV Animal Welfare Foundation
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-11-00481Sky (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Sky is a sweet, playful 4 year old pit bull mix. She gets along with other animals and is an active dog perfect for a person or family with an active lifestyle. She is a nervous nelly when getting to know new people so she needs somebody who has patience.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Rockford, IL MAP IT!

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Johanna Albee 779-771-3251

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Animal ID: A052290Marty McFly (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    I'm Marty McFly! I love to chase the ball and jump!! Volunteers say I'm still very puppyish so may not be good with young kids and small dogs, but I do great with other dogs my size!

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-09-00789Captain (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Captain is a 3 year old pit/bull dog mix. I would recommend a home with older children 12 and above. No other dogs . Cats are unknown. I have a guinea pig and he kisses it. I have recently taken a new position at work and it is not fair to the dog to be in the house all day... he loves the sun and laying in the yard. He definately needs a yard to run around. No apartments...House only. Neutered and up to date on shots. House trained and loves to cuddle.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Stickney, IL MAP IT!

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Jen auriene 7734953949

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-09-00118Rocky (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered 

    Rocky is a 2 y.o. male pit sharpei mix. He was raised with my two shihtzus and did fine but was never around other dogs or cats. He is very energetic and will run if given the chance. He is somewhat house broken and loves to be a Lao dog!

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Knox County galesburg, IL MAP IT!

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Bobbie Nelson 3093684533

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Animal ID: A052501Kincade (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Kincade is a sweet boy who needs to be taught how to love and trust. He does well with other dogs and has had no reaction to cats in the cat room. Kincade does have a problem with his paws and may have a possible fungal infectiion.

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: A52422Ernie (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Hi I'm Ernie! I'm a great boy that loves to play! I'll let you give me kisses. Come meet me and I know you'll love me!

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-08-00224Major (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered 

    Major is STILL waiting for his forever home and he is not quite sure why. & to be honest... I'm not sure why he is either. He is a GOOD boy, knows sit and shake. Loves other dogs, kids & adults. What more do you want ?! Cant give a dog a forever home? Why not foster? Just give your love, and your home until they find their forever home%90%BE

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

SPAY ILLINOIS
2765 Maple Ave
DuPage County Lisle, IL 60532 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: A052596Caine (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Very smart boy who knows sit, down, off and paw. Loves to play with kongs and squeaky toys.

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-07-00264  (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    CoCo is a very sweet dog who is good with other animals and kids. She is currently with my ex husband who is moving out of state. She has bleeding in the ear which needs fixed ASAP and he cannot afford to take her to the vet.

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Peoria County Peoria, IL 61603 MAP IT!

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Christopher Crenney 412-888-9282

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-07-00123cooper (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    7 month old razor edge bully ( red nose pit ) great with kids high energy needs room to run loves to cuddle

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Montgomery County litchfield, IL MAP IT!

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kelsie knapp 2177107043

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-04-00521Blue (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Very good energetic loyal dog. We've had him around a female pit/lab mix and they got along great. Blue was also around a min schnauzer and min pin daily. Blue is not good with dogs he is not familiar with, and should be watched around smaller pets. I don't think he knows how tough he is. Blue loves walking on the leash, though he could still use more training to not pull. He loves going on bike rides as well. Blue was always good with our 9, and 10 year old daughters, as well as me and my spouse. Never had any type of aggression. Blue was involved in an attack against our min pin yesterday. We can no longer keep him because we are not sure ... (Read More)what happened in the attack, but believe that Blue would be better going with someone who can have eyes on him a little more than we do. I don;t see an issue with him being around kids or other dogs as long as he is trained a little more and can be supervised. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Naomi Colon 408-676-6664

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-04-00218Major (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Everyone meet the ladies man, Major! Major is a total love junky! He loves attention, hugs, and kisses! Major loves long walks, and playing with other dogs. He loves to cuddle under blankets, and he is a true winner. He would do great for a family that is looking to add a family dog into their lives. He will truly steal your heart over when you meet him!

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

SPAY ILLINOIS
2765 Maple Ave
DuPage County Lisle, IL 60532 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-02-00347Ruby (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Ruby is a loving Pit mix with a beautiful brindle coat. She will be one on July 17th. She is a fun and playful puppy that still thinks she's a lap dog at times and loves to snuggle. She is wonderful with children and other animals. We are heavy hearted searching for a new loving home for her. We love her but can't keep her due to one of our children's allergies.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Kendall County Plano, IL MAP IT!

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Kelly Becker 6302017395

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-02-00119Chulo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

    
 Adoption Fee: $100.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Rockford, IL MAP IT!

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Elizabeth Hawes 7792002151

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-01-00678Reid (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Reid seemed to have no interest in toys, but loves people He really wants love, and affection and will get his tail going if you baby talk him. He's a great cuddler!

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-01-00671Electra (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Personality: High Energy 
Health: Spayed 

    Electra is an energetic girl that loves to play with toys!

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-01-00666Bruno Mars (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    I'm a shy guy but I'm a lover once I get to know you! Are you looking for friend to cuddle? I'm your guy!

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-31-00544Smoke (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $85 Animal Location:

Piatt County Monticello, IL 61856 MAP IT!

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Diana mcpheeters 2177627227

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-31-00538Rocko (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Piatt County Monticello, IL 61856 MAP IT!

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Diana mcpheeters 2177627227

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-31-00534Chance (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $85 Animal Location:

Piatt County Monticello, IL 61856 MAP IT!

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Diana mcpheeters 2177627227

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-31-00241Smurfette (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Obese 

    Hi my name is smurfette. I am a very good dog. I'm loyal and loving and very sweet. I need a home. Even if it's temporary. My mom is looking for a new apartment and if she can't find me a home I'll have to go to the pound. Please help me asap. I'm out of time..

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Crystal Moore 7737495821

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-29-00576Ginger (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Ginger was abandoned on the side of the road as a young dog. Ginger is a great, loving dog who needs a home with people to love her! She is microchipped and has completed all levels of puppy training. Ginger is a huge cuddle bug and loves naps as much as she loves running in the back yard. She doesn't love other pets, but is great with people. Anyone who has the pleasure to be her family will never regret it!

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Kankakee County bourbonnais, IL MAP IT!

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Mandy Marin 5158512221

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-28-00212Miley (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Miley is a beautiful 45-pound, four-year-old, female brindle and white pit bull terrier looking for a loving guardian. This beautiful dog was abandoned in a forest preserve in the Sauganash neighborhood of Chicago. She was found scared and emaciated on March 25, 2015. At the time of her rescue she wasn't microchipped and wore no I.D. tags. Flyers were posted in the area, as well as at Chicago Animal Care & Control, and online via Lost Dogs Illinois on Facebook, but no one has come forward to claim her. She is now living in a loving foster home until she finds a wonderful new home. She is well-behaved with other dogs, not cats. She is ... (Read More)very healthy, and spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. She knows the command 'sit' and is looking forward to learning more with a new family. Miley is energetic, playful and loves to play ball. She is housebroken, doing well with crate training, and great on leash. She is wonderful with people of all ages including children - full of kisses and tail wags. To meet and possibly adopt Miley, please contact her foster dad Ron for an adoption application at ron.jamiolkowski@gmail.com and follow up by calling him at 708-363-1122. Her adoption fee is $150. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-28-00198Billy Ray & Miley (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Billy Ray and Miley are a bonded pair of magnificent pit bull terriers looking for a loving guardian. These two beautiful dogs were abandoned in a forest preserve in the Sauganash neighborhood of Chicago. They were found scared and emaciated on March 25, 2015. At the time of their rescue they weren't microchipped and wore no I.D. tags. Flyers were posted in the area they were found, as well as at Chicago Animal Care & Control, and online via Lost Dogs Illinois on Facebook, but no one has come forward to claim them. They are now living in a loving foster home until they find a wonderful new home together. They are well-behaved with other ... (Read More)dogs, not cats. They are healthy, and are now neutered/spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. Billy Ray is a 48-pound, blue and white male pit bull terrier who is estimated to be about four years old. His best friend Miley is a 45-pound, female brindle and white pit bull terrier guessed to be about four years old. They both know the command 'sit' and are looking forward to learning more with a new family. Miley is the more energetic and dominant of the two dogs. Billy Ray is phenomenal and easy going with everyone. They are housebroken, doing well with crate training, and great on leash. They are wonderful with people of all ages including children - full of kisses and tail wags. To meet and possibly adopt this pair, please contact their foster dad Ron for an adoption application at ron.jamiolkowski@gmail.com and follow up by calling him at 708-363-1122. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-25-00723Gucci (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet my foster boy Gucci. He's been with me and my family since he was 7 months old. It was supposed to be a temporary situation, however his original owners left and moved to Florida...without him. He's a big softie and I call him my 'Gucci-man'. He loves to be petted. Human contact is a MUST! He likes to run and rough house with my other dog as well. He's absolutely mischievous and adorable at the same time. He's 68 lbs of pure love. I'd keep him forever if I could.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Cook County Country Club Hills, IL MAP IT!

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Carey Robinson 2243230427

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-23-00149Bruce (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Bruce, who is a 5-year-old Lab/Pit mix, was abandoned on the south side of Chicago. His family literally left him behind like an old piece of furniture. He might have been used as a bait dog because he bares the scars. But, in spite of where he came from and what has been done to him, he has come out of it with a great temperament! He loves other dogs, kids, and adores women. He's such a nice boy! He is looking for his forever home!

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Green Pup Shelter
Lake County Lake Zurich, IL MAP IT!

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847-946-1735

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-21-00338Penny (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Penny is a beautiful, energetic, people and dog-friendly, two-year-old, 35-pound, female, brindle Terrier / Shar Pei-mix looking for a loving guardian. Penny is a happy and spunky girl whose tail is always happily wagging. When she wiggles, it's not just her tail '| it's her whole body! She would do wonderfully in a home with another dog since she is very playful, or with someone who socializes regularly with other dogs. She was originally found stray and rescued from Chicago Animal Care and Control. Penny is a quiet girl who is well-behaved in the home, housebroken and knows basic commands. Penny's adoption fee of $300 benefits the ... (Read More)rescued pets of Tails of Hope. She is healthy, spayed, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. She is currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Penny, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-20-00064kadafi (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Kadafi gives the true meaning of a man's best friend. Loyal, loving and beautiful. He is the best cuddle you will ever meet and is happiest with his head on your leg. Also has a lot of personality. He is quite the character. He needs to be the only animal in the house. He is the perfect companion and deserves a great home

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Will County chicago, IL MAP IT!

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katie picken 7089905670

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-19-00558Buddy (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Buddy is a two-year-old, male, fawn and white Boxer-mix with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian. Buddy gets along with most other dogs and is snuggly and smart. He and his sister were given up by their former family to Waukegan Animal Control when they decided they no longer had time for them. While Buddy is well-behaved and friendly, the family spent little time on formal training, so whoever adopts him should be prepared for some training classes to learn the basic commands. Buddy loves people but has a very strong prey drive so he can't live with cats or any other small animal. His adoption fee of $300 benefits the rescued ... (Read More)pets of Tails of Hope. He is healthy, neutered, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. He is currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Buddy, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-19-00547Roxy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Roxy is a two-year-old, female fawn and white Boxer-mix with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian. Roxy enjoys the company of other dogs, but not cats or other small creatures. She is a snuggly smart dog who was given up by her former family to Waukegan Animal Control along with her brother when the family decided they no longer had time for their dogs. While Roxy is well-behaved and friendly, her former family spent little time on formal training, so whoever adopts her should be prepared for some training classes to help her learn the basic commands. Roxy's adoption fee of $300 benefits the rescued pets of Tails of Hope. She is ... (Read More)healthy, spayed, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. She is currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Roxy, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-19-00516Roxy & Buddy (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Roxy and Buddy are two-year-old brother / sister fawn and white Boxer mixes with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian - preferably together. Roxie and Buddy are not only brother and sister but best friends. They are snuggly smart dogs who were given up by their former family to Waukegan Animal Control when they decided they no longer had time for them. While the dogs are well-behaved and friendly, the family never spent much time on formal training, so whoever adopts them should be prepared for some training classes to learn the basic commands. This duo loves people but has a very strong prey drive so they can't live with cats or ... (Read More)any other small animal. Their adoption fee of $300 each benefits the rescued pets of Tails of Hope. They are now healthy, spayed/neutered, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. They are currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. The shelter may consider separating the brother and sister if the perfect homes come along that can only accommodate one more dog. To meet and possibly adopt Roxy and Buddy, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-19-00469Boots (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adult Men Only 
Personality: Low Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Deaf,
 Aggressive, Fearful/Anxious 

    Needs loving attentive owner with no young children.

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Fulton County Smithfield, IL MAP IT!

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Rachel Hanson 3093388477

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-19-00291Charlotte (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Charlotte is a very sweet young. She was rescued from a home where she was the youngest of 3 dogs and missed out on her meal often enough where her ribs were showing. She is now looking very healthy and weighs 30 lbs, which the vet said is perfect for her. No sign of abuse.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

DuPage County Bloomingdale, IL MAP IT!

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Melisa Stearn 3316435175

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-17-00471Neville (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Neville is a gorgeous, friendly and happy 10-month-old, 55-pound, red and white male Rhodesian Ridgeback/Pit Bull Terrier/Shepherd-mix looking for a loving guardian. Neville is wonderful with people and all other dogs; he is a total and utter love. This handsome boy is just filling out after being rescued in Waukegan as a skinny stray. He is full of kisses and tail wags for everyone he meets. This little guy is an incredible young dog for the right family. He loves to take walks, is great on leash, smart, fun and loves to play fetch in a fenced in yard. Neville's adoption fee of $300 benefits the rescued pets of Tails of Hope. He is now ... (Read More)healthy, neutered, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. He is currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Neville, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-17-00340Onyx (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed 

    Onyx is a 5 year old, chocolate colored pit bull. She has white markings on her chest and paws. She came to me as an emergency placement from a relative instead of being placed in a shelter, however due to having my own dogs, I feel it would be best to have Onyx have a home of her own where she can have undivided attention. Onyx would do well being the only dog in the home as well as living with persons over 10 years old. She is playful and energetic. She enjoys going for rides, playing in the yard, sleeping in the bed with you and in general spending time with her humans. Onyx has been spayed within the last year. She was taken from a ... (Read More)house that had 2 other pits along with her and Onyx was used for breeding purposes. Onyx can be wary when meeting people and will posture, however once she sniffs around she wants nothing more than her back scratched and snacks people sneak her. Please contact me with any questions. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75.00 Animal Location:

Will County Joliet, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-16-00139Baby (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Baby is one of the sweetest dogs. She is great with anyone ages 7 and up. Baby cares for everyone.

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Winnebago County South Beloit, IL MAP IT!

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Sara Mueller 608-289-5310

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-15-00395Keller (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Deaf 

    Keller is a handsome, hunky muscleman of a people-loving, three-year-old, 70-pound, male mostly white deaf Pit Bull Terrier with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian. Keller would love a home of his own without any other pets and some people who will dote on him. He'd adore a fenced-in yard so he can run and play. After playtime, Keller is a total couch potato who likes to sleep with his legs straight up in the air '| quite a funny sight! He's already learned the commands sit and down insign language but would do best in a home with adults and teens because you don't want a child surprising him, or any other dog for that ... (Read More)matter - but it's more important with a deaf dog. Keller's adoption fee of $300 benefits the rescued pets of Tails of Hope. He is healthy, neutered, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. He is currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Keller, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-15-00243Sarge (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    The most loving guy. Nows basic stuff sit,stay,down, house broken and kennel trained. Loves playing tug of war and ball. Loves kids only reason I need to find a home I have 6 major surgeries coming up and I won't be able to care for him.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Coles County Charleston, IL MAP IT!

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Emily Sebens 217-649-1093

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-14-00773Molly (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Molly is a beautiful, energetic, happy and very playful, three-year-old, 60-pound, female pit bull terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. Molly walks around with a huge smile and her tail is always wagging. She is a high-energy girl who loves people but not other animals. She's looking for a home as the one and only pet in the home. Molly would love a home with a fenced-in yard so she can play and run with her toys. Molly is well-behaved in the home, housebroken, crate-trained. However, she needs some training as she still gets so excited when she sees new people that she jumps up on them only in the friendliest fashion! Her ... (Read More)adoption fee of $300 benefits the rescued pets of Tails of Hope. She is healthy, spayed, de-wormed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested, and on monthly heartworm preventative. She is currently at the Tails of Hope Shelter in Highland Park, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt her, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting tailsofhope@aol.com or 847-557-9554. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-14-00598  (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

    
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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-14-00288Whiskey (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Female Dogs Only, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    He's a male pit mix. Had him for 3 years (since he was a puppy) and he is a great dog. Due to our new living arrangements, we can no longer keep him. (We had to move suddenly due to me losing my job and had to move closer to my family for support.) We don't have a fenced in yard for him to roam around anymore. It really pains us to have to get rid of him. His name is Whiskey. He doesn't like other male dogs but loves females and most humans (unless you scare him) He's a very sweet boy. Been calling shelters to take him to but no one can, our only other option is a kill shelter but I don't want to do this. He only has a 50% chance of getting ... (Read More)adopted there and if he doesn't they will put him down after 5 days. He will come with a collar and leash and a large igloo doghouse. He's no longer satisfied (after a month or so) of being in our 5ft by 10ft outside kennel while we are at work. He's very playful and loves to cuddle. Serious inquiries only. Needs to be gone asap or we'll be forced to take him to a shelter. He needs a good loving home. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $20.00 Animal Location:

St. Clair County Dupo, IL MAP IT!

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kacy mccoy

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-13-00476Bo Beau (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adult Women Only 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

     This animal is available to licensed rescue groups only.  Please do not enquire unless with a licensed rescue group. Bo is a beautiful healthy neutered male pit bull mix. He is housebroken and has been raised with female children. He is not a fan of boys and is skittish and somewhat defensive with men.

 Adoption Fee: $180 Animal Location:

Saline County eldorado, IL MAP IT!

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Alicia Ramirez 6189264718

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-13-00467Mr. Bojangles (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Mr. Bojangles is a handsome and sweet red merle and white, three-year-old, 61-pound, male, Am Staff looking for a loving guardian. Mr. Bojangles is a well-trained boy who already passed his CGC, Canine Good Citizen Test. He sadly was too strong for his previous human who became increasingly disabled. He was her therapy dog of sorts and when she passed out, he would help her get back up. He knows the commands sit, down, paw, other paw, has fantastic eye contact and takes treats very gently from your fingers. Mr. Bojangles is well-behaved in the home, housebroken, crate-trained, walks well on leash and is good with most other dogs. Mr. ... (Read More)Bonjangles is very healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, de-wormed, heartworm-tested and on monthly preventative. His adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued dogs of Lucky Dog. If you are interested in meeting and possibly adopting him, please contact Melia at melia88@comcast.net or 708-224-1900. He is being kenneled in Union, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-13-00342Chelsea (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Chelsea is a beautiful, loving and very sweet, 35-pound, five-year-old, female, pit bull terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. She is an extremely happy girl whose tail is always wagging. She adores being pet and is full of loving kisses. She is housebroken and quietly crate-trained; Chelsea has an auto poop and pee as soon as she gets in the yard '| something all dog parents appreciate - especially in the winter! She has been going through training since she's been rescued and she knows the command sit, and takes treats nicely from your fingers. She's extremely responsive to people, protective and very treat-motivated. However, ... (Read More)she'd do best in a home as the one and only dog. She is doing well with a cat in her current foster home. Rescued from Chicago Animal Care and Control, Chelsea had been found living alone in an abandoned house on the West side of Chicago in the bitter cold of winter. Thanks to Realtors to the Rescue, she was scooped up to safety. The poor girl was scarred, emaciated, full of worms, and had clearly been used for breeding. Chelsea is a funny dog in both personality and in physique. Her limbs and joints are malformed so she has a bow-legged bulldog stance on a tiny pit bull-like body. But Chelsea is anything but immobile. She is energetic and wiggly and loves galloping in a fenced in yard. Last Thanksgiving, Chelsea suffered a slipped disc in her lower spine. After a round of steroids, pain meds and muscle relaxers, Chelsea bounced back nicely. She is now healthy, spayed, de-wormed, micro-chipped, up-to-date on vaccines, and heartworm-tested. To meet and possibly adopt her, please contact Suzy at sthomas4419@gmail.com or 312-543-3884. Her adoption fee of $75 benefits rescued pets. She is being fostered in Addison, Illinois. Professional training and assistance with future medical needs will be included with her adoption. To help Realtors to the Rescue support Chelsea's $2,500 training and medical care fund by visiting http://www.gofundme.com/mhiv40 This will help pay off her previous and future medical bills and help her adopter pay for additional training and medical care. If you have questions of her current foster mom, please contact her at slevy@lucidrealty.com (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-11-00313Trooper (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Female Dogs Only, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Trooper has been raised with children and other animals, but should not be in a home with another male dog. He is housebroken, sits and stays on command. Walks on a leash. He has been raised on a farm. UTD on vaccinations.

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St. Clair County New Athens, IL MAP IT!

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John Noethen 618-978-8028

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-10-00342shorty (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    brindle pitbull mix she also has two puppy that also needs to go one is brindle and fluffy the other is black nd white cant aford to feed. mother would like me to get rid of them.

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Jefferson County bluford, IL MAP IT!

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tommy bigley 6183276039

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-10-00341shorty (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    brindle pitbull mix she also has two puppy that also needs to go one is brindle and fluffy the other is black nd white cant aford to feed. mother would like me to get rid of them.

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Jefferson County bluford, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-10-00141Ginger (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Ginger is a 10 week old Lab/Pit Bull mix. She weighs 13.1 lbs. She is very loving and loves to be the center of attention. She gives lots of kisses and likes to sit in your lap.She is up-to-date on her puppy shots, spayed, dewormed, and microchipped. Fence is required, no electric fences or bark collars.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Peanuts House
Grundy County Gardner, IL 60424 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-08-00373Daisy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Im a flower in the sweet breeze of a blooming world. I love long walks and adventures with the awesome volunteers that love and care for me. Im very obedient and I do great in crowds. My main handler lets me show off to all the other dogs in group classes. Ive learned so much, just goes to show even old dogs can learn new tricks. I'd love to be a member of your pack, what do ya think?

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Reach Rescue
Lake County Round Lake, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-05-00576Nala (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Hello my name is Nala, I would be so lucky to have you as my forever home. I'm a goofy bundle of joy and would make a great companion for your entire family! Nala hasn't known many people who loved her as much as she loved them. Maybe she tries too hard. A lick on the hand, a cock of the head - she doesn't even know she's being cute. She's just trying to say, 'Thank you. Thank you for loving me back.' Nala is very well behaved as she knows commands such as sit, paw, down, and come. She is also a puppy with energy and loves to play with toys and naw on bones. Nala is great with others dogs and children, but is not real fond of cats. She can ... (Read More)be a big lap dog just as much as a great playful companion for anyone. Please contact us today! Nala would love to meet you! (Less)

     Animal Location:

Green Pup Shelter
Lake County Lake Zurich, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-05-00211AVA (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Ava is a very sweet affectionate loving dog.Shes a pitbull Dogo Argentino mix. She loves to cuddle and be held and petted. shes a great companion. is sad when alone. we have to move and cant take her with, also we had another dog and the dog somewhat bullied her. Not sure the effect it had on her, she is great with my boys she grew up with them since six weeks old shes almost two years this june 2015. I would prefer her to go to a home with adults that are active and have time to spend with her and give her the attention she needs.

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Cook County chicago, IL 60641 MAP IT!

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Francisco Miranda 773-951-5911

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-27-00680Billy Ray (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Billy Ray is a wonderful, mellow, sweet, gentle and loving, five-year-old, 48-pound, male Blue Nose Pit Bull Terrier looking for a loving guardian. This boy gets along with people of all ages, and all dogs - even rude ones. He is full of kisses and tail wags. Billy Ray is a marshmallow of a sweet boy who walks beautifully on leash. His only fault, if he has to have one, is that he cries when left alone. Billy Ray was found as a skinny stray in Chicago's Sauganash neighborhood over a month ago. He was taken in by a dog-lover who tried everything to find his original family - but they couldn't be located. She got him neutered, ... (Read More)fecal-tested, vaccinated, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. He's now ready for a new loving home. To meet and possibly adopt Billy Ray, please contact his rescuer Aimee at aimeedan87@gmail.com or 773-899-1771. His adoption fee of $150 benefits rescued pets. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-26-00281Mocha (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Mocha is a one and a half year old brindle pit. She is a fun, loving, and energetic dog. She has not been able to get the attention she deserves because we have a second dog. She is dominate and will do great in a home with no other animals. Please help us find Mocha a new home.

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Will County plainfield, IL MAP IT!

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Ashley Przytula 7088703028

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-25-00431Bentley (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Bentley is a happy and friendly, two-year-old, 58-pound, male, dark chocolate pit bull terrier-mix with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian. This big blockhead of a silly guy loves people, loves to play and can't wait to find a loving family. Bentley loves his toys and chewing his bones. He knows the command sit and takes treats incredibly gently from your fingers. Bentley likes other big young dogs to play with. However, he is not good with cats. He's looking for a loving family to take him under their wing for training, exercise and love. He's best with teens and adults and not small children who he can easily knock over. ... (Read More)Bentley was rescued with a slipped disk in his back that almost caused permanent paralysis. He was rushed to the vet for spinal surgery and has done beautifully! Bentley is now on the road to recovery, healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm-tested and micro-chipped. He would love to leave the shelter and recover fully in a cushy, loving home. To meet and possibly adopt Bentley, please visit the Animal Care League shelter at 1011 Garfield, Oak Park, Illinois, Monday, Thursday & Friday from noon to 7:00 p.m. or Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. His adoption fee of $150 benefits the rescued pets of the Animal Care League. You can also contact the ACL at 708-848-8155, or e-mail Gabrielle at caninemanager@animalcareleague.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-24-00519Mr Belvedere (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Mr Belvedere is a calm, loving and very gentle, eight-year-old, 58-pound, male, white pit bull terrier with cropped ears looking for a loving guardian. If someone hoped to make Mr B look tough with his cropped ears, it just doesn't work. He is so cuddly and lovable. He is a low energy, sensitive soul who is happy to hang out on a dog bed and have you pet and massage him '| forever! Mr Belvedere knows the commands sit and down and takes treats ever so gently from your fingers. He was found stray in Oak Park, Illinois, and is already housebroken and quietly crate-trained. While he's not aggressive with other dogs, he has no use for ... (Read More)them, and he does not do well with cats. So, he'd do best as the one and only pet in the home. He loves walks and is good with children '| probably 10 years old and up. He is healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm-tested and micro-chipped. To meet and possibly adopt Mr Belvedere, please visit the Animal Care League shelter at 1011 Garfield, Oak Park, Illinois, Monday, Thursday & Friday from noon to 7:00 p.m. or Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. His adoption fee of $75 benefits the rescued pets of the Animal Care League. You can also contact the ACL at 708-848-8155, or e-mail Gabrielle at caninemanager@animalcareleague.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-24-00310Mufasa (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Mufasa is a handsome, calm and well-behaved, four-year-old, male brindle and white Mastiff/Pit-mix looking for a loving guardian. Mufasa was found stray in Chicago, oddly, lying on a blanket in the middle of a city street. A dog-lover moved the blanket to an abandoned lot and Mufasa followed. Caring passers by earned Mufasa's trust by feeding the hungry boy cheeseburgers and brought him to Chicago Animal Care and Control. He was then transferred to the Animal Care League and is now healthy and ready for a loving home. Mufasa loves going on walks. He would love a guardian who will take him to training class and teach him new things. He ... (Read More)doesn't seem at all reactive to other dogs, but unfortunately he does like to chase cats. He is very healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm-tested and micro-chipped. To meet and possibly adopt him, Mufasa, please visit the Animal Care League shelter at 1011 Garfield, Oak Park, Illinois, Monday, Thursday & Friday from noon to 7:00 p.m. or Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. His adoption fee of $150 benefits the rescued pets of the Animal Care League. You can also contact the ACL at 708-848-8155 or e-mail adoption@animalcareleague.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-21-00685Silva (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Silva has been fed Natural Choice his entire life. He knows various commands such as speak, sit, kneel, and shake. Silva is a very affectionate puppy that is in need of a new home. Silva's original owner was not able to take care of him. The puppy deserved a chance, so I have been temporarily taking care of him since he was a young pup. I will be moving out of my current state soon and will not be able to move with him. Silva would be a wonderful family dog. I would also prefer that the adopters are able to keep him on his current diet of eating twice a day with natural choice or at minimum another organic or holistic higher quality brand. ... (Read More)Silva would be a wonderful family dog. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Morgan County Jacksonville, IL 62650 MAP IT!

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Christian Ingram 2178833932

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-17-00136Bambi (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Bambi is the most adorable 3 year old pocket pittie! She loves playing with other dogs, and she always gives great, respectful signals. Bambi came into the shelter as an extremely emaciated stray. We worked with her to get back to a healthy weight and to develop a positive relationship with food - she had been starved for so long that she didn't understand that she would be fed from now on. Bambi loves walks, and she is the most attentive, loyal dog out there. She's extremely smart, and her eagerness to please her people makes her super trainable. Bambi does have some quirks from her rough early life, so she'll need an experienced owner who ... (Read More)can give her patience and help her work through some insecurities. She's a wonderful animal who wants nothing more than to be by your side. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-06-00699Lady (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Lady is a happy, friendly, loving and fun, five-year old, 85-pound, fawn brindle and white female Am-Staff Terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. This ridiculously joyous girl loves to play ball and loves taking part in training. Currently she knows the command sit and takes treats so very gently from your fingers. She is very responsive to her humans, crate-trained and housebroken. She absolutely adores people but will do best as the one and only pet in your home'| ideally with a fenced-in yard to play ball! Lady landed at Chicago Animal Care & Control when her family stopped breeding her. She was so emaciated when she came into ... (Read More)rescue it was pathetic. She has gone from 50 to 85 pounds in the last three years since her rescue. She is healthy, spayed, micro-chipped, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm and fecal-tested. To meet and possibly foster/adopt her, please fill in the online adoption application here http://famousfidorescue.com/rescueforms/machform/view.php?id=26727 and follow up by contacting Gloria at fido@famousfidorescue.com or 773-907-0305. Her adoption fee of $250 benefits the Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 15-04-04-00411Ryder (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    This adorable guy is Ryder. Ryder is a 2 year old, 59lb American Pit Bull Terrier. He is a happy, friendly guy and is good with other friendly dogs. His adoption donation is of the adopter's choice. If you are interested in possibly adopting Ryder, please fill out the adoption application found on our website (www.wishbonecaninerescue.org).

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Wish Bone Canine Rescue
McLean County Bloomington, IL 61701 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-22-00352SLUGGO (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Female Dogs Only, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Sweet boy Sluggo is a 8yr old mature distinguished gentlemen. Sluggo is a sweet boy who is laid back yet he will still play tug and LOVES to go for long car rides . Sluggo is friendly with people once introduced but will alert his people by barking at strangers or suspicious sounds. Hes great with kids and has lived peacefully with young rowdy kids and other dogs. However we want to see this boy go into a home as any only dog so he has all the love and attention he deserves . He is fully vetted and knows basic obedience commands and is house broken. Sluggo lost his family and home of 7yrs when the family brought a new young male dog into the ... (Read More)home who decided he was going to be the boss, the change was too much for this mature boy to take so the family has decided to place Sluggo and keep the younger more rowdy dog. Sluggo is a big black beautiful dog with a great personality and a fantastic maturity you don't get with younger pups Sluggo is a been there down that type of boy are you the right family for this handsome gentlemen !??... (Less)

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Lake County Illinois 60046

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-20-00682Angel (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Dogs are Deserving Rescue
Will County Crete, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-20-00679Libby (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Dogs are Deserving Rescue
Will County Crete, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-20-00677Payton (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Dogs are Deserving Rescue
Will County Crete, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-20-00675Mickey (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Dogs are Deserving Rescue
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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-15-00396savannah (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed 

    This is savannah who is a rednose pit. She is very loving and loves attention and cuddling. She has recently been tempermental towards our other pets. 99 percent of the time but sometimes something triggers with her and she acts out. She loves people. Prefer she goes to a home with no pets or to toddlers. She will be 3 yrs old mid april.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Madison County alton, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-13-00368Stevie (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Dogs are Deserving Rescue
Will County Crete, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-12-00681Carlita (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Carlita is a 9 or 10 year old female American Pit Bull Terrier, weighing 55 lb. She would be a really great companion for someone seeking a calm companion. Carlita doesn't see well due to normal aging process, but she gets around just fine. She is housetrained and friendly with every person she meets. Carlita can be adopted to a family where she is the only dog. Her adoption fee is adopter's choice. If you are interested in possibly adopting Carlita, please fill out the adoption application found on www.wishbonecaninerescue.org.

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Wish Bone Canine Rescue
McLean County Bloomington, IL 61701 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-10-00438Snow (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Snow is a beautiful, friendly, happy, cuddly and fun, two-year-old, 54-pound, female snow white pit bull terrier looking for a loving guardian. Snow loves to play and would love a home with a fenced-in yard so she can play ball with her family! She is also happy to self-entertain herself if you give her a bone or toy to chew on. She is such a joyous girl whose tail is always happily wagging. She adores people of all ages including children, but has never lived with other pets, so she's looking for a home of her own. She is very huggable and lets you bathe her and touch her anywhere without issue. Snow is well-behaved and knows the ... (Read More)command sit and takes treats very gently from your fingers. Snow may love her family a little too much because when she bonds with them she also becomes protective of them, so she will need a dog knowledgeable family that can properly introduce her to visitors coming to the home. Snow is extremely healthy, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm-tested and micro-chipped. Her adoption fee of $150 benefits the rescued pets of Fur Angels. To meet and possibly adopt Snow, please fill out the adoption application at http://furangelsas.com/dog-application/ and you can follow up on your application by contacting the rescue directly at fadogscats@gmail.com or 630-518-2542. She is currently being kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-24-00539Austin (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Female Dogs Only, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Austin is a very handsome, three-year-old, energetic and happy, 55-pound male brindle and white pit bull terrier-mix with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian. Austin knows basic commands and is housebroken. He listens well and wants to please. Austin is very trainable. He is full of kisses and tail wags and after he's had enough exercise, he is content to hang out on his dog bed to play with his toys. Austin absolutely adores people and just loves being around them. He's playful, loves to fetch, and enjoys leashed walks. Austin is great on leash but he also loves to run so would be great with someone who enjoys jogging. Austin ... (Read More)prefers to hang out with female dogs around his own size and is probably not good with cats. Austin is a superb dog and will make an awesome canine companion for someone willing to put in a little training and love. Austin is very healthy, de-wormed, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested negative and on monthly preventative. His adoption fee of $200 benefits other rescued dogs. Austin is currently kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Austin, please contact Joanne Grossman, 630-231-6860 or Sue Sindelar at sjsindelar@gmail.com or 630-964-8535. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-19-00545Max (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Max is a sweet, snugly and chill, four-year-old, 46-pound, male black and white Pit Bull Terrier/Lab-mix looking for a loving guardian. Max's best friend in his foster home is a nine-year-old boy whose bed he shares each night. He's an amazing and affectionate dog who is full of tail wags and wiggles. He thinks he's a lap dog. Max is well-trained and knows the commands sit, down and paw. Max is perfectly housebroken and crate trained. His foster family crates him when he is not supervised as he still likes to chew on items like socks and underware. He has no anxiety issues; he can deal with fireworks, revving motorcycles, and other loud ... (Read More)noises. But, he does have a strong prey drive so he needs a home without cats or other small animals. While he gets along with other dogs for the most part, he does resource guard items from other dogs (bones, toys, or food). So, ideally he would be best as the one and only pet in the home. Max is being fostered in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood. Max is extremely healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. His adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued dogs of the Making a Difference Rescue. To meet and possibly adopt Max, please fill in an adoption application at http://makingadifferencerescue.com/adoption-survey/ and follow up by contacting Liz at findmeahome2@sbcglobal.net or 815-258-5892 or his foster mom Amaliya at makingadifferencerescue@gmail.com (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-19-00104Bentley (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Bentley! Bentley is a two year old Lab/Pittie mix who loves to love. Bentley wants nothing more than to be a lap dog - he doesn't know what a big boy he is. Bentley likes other dogs his size when the chemistry is right - he's a young, active guy, so he wants a puppy partner who wants to play with him. Bentley has a beautiful deep chocolate coat and the smooshiest face; he's tolerant of being handled and could be a great family dog for an active, adventurous brood. Bentley is definitely up for anything!

 Adoption Fee: 150 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-13-00178Garth & Indy (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Garth and Indy are in urgent need of a foster, rescue or adopter. Their owner lost his home and they have been surrendered to Reach Out Rescue. The boys have been in boarding since January and ROR is running out of funds to keep them safe! They love eachother and love snuggling with their human. They are best kept together and the only animals in the home. Children over 6 are okay. PLEASE help us find their happily ever after. Thank you. I AM WILLING TO ASSIST IN TRANSPORTING THESE BOYS. PLEASE DO NOT LET THEIR LOCATION SCARE YOU FROM CONTACTING US.

 Adoption Fee: Contact Animal Location:

Reach Out Rescue
Cook County Oak Lawn, IL MAP IT!

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Tracy 708-670-2887

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-09-00507Rachel Ray (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Rachel Ray is a friendly, playful, snuggly, happy and affectionate two-year-old, 56-pound, female Lab/Terrier-mix with warm brown eyes looking for a loving guardian. Like her cheerful, dog-loving namesake, this Rachel Ray brings joy and enthusiasm to all of her activities, whether it's walks to the park, romping in the yard, squirrel-watching, playing with toys, or cuddling up with you in front of the TV. And it goes without saying that she enjoys a good meal. Rachel Ray is a super-friendly gal who loves everyone - including cats, and most dogs - and is full of kisses and tail wags for everyone she meets. She even sleeps in bed with her ... (Read More)foster mom. She loves toys and bones and rides nicely in the car. She also walks beautifully on leash wearing her gentle leader head harness, and has nice house manners. She is housebroken - however, if you're gone over eight hours, she will need a dog-walker. Rachel tends to get along best with gentle and mellow dogs smaller than herself. She is sometimes nervous around larger dogs so she's not a dog park or doggie daycare kind of girl. She's already beautifully trained; she knows sit, down and paw, and she takes treats gently from your fingers. She'd love to continue her formal education with her new family! To meet and possibly adopt Rachel Ray, please fill in the adoption application at http://www.magnificentmutts.org/DogAppForm/NewApplicationsDog.html and follow up on your application by contacting the rescue at magmuttsrescue@aol.com If you have questions for her foster mom, please contact Anne at almaclaren@sbcglobal.net Rachel Ray is healthy, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm-tested and micro-chipped. Her adoption fee of $100 benefits the rescued dogs and cats of Magnificent Mutts. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-04-00674Solomon (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Solomon is a two year old lab mix who is sweet as pie! Sol is just the goofiest, friendliest boy who loves people and wants nothing more than to run around and play with his people. He came into the shelter as a stray, and he's been nothing but a joy since. He's playful with dogs, but he hates cats. If you're looking for an easygoing, happy dog, better call Sol!

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-03-00162Tank (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    Tank is a beautiful 5 year old pittie/shepherd mix with the most soulful eyes you'll ever see. Tank is a mellow, loving dog who's content hanging out with his favorite people. In fact, he's made a great office mascot for one of our volunteers, and I'm sure he'd love to be your 'secretary' while you worked. Tank is really funny - when he doesn't want to go outside, he pancakes on the floor and dares you to move him! He's chock full of personality, this one. Tank was kept in a crate for most of his early life, and he has a few scars to prove it. Despite a rough puppyhood, he's full of snuggles for his people and loves attention. He's not very ... (Read More)comfortable with other dogs, so he'd probably prefer to be the king of the castle. And after the life this lovebug has had, don't you think he's deserves it? (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-05-00423Izzy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Izzy is a beautiful, wiggly, happy, playful, and energetic, four-year-old, 49-pound, female, black and white Lab/Terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. Izzy is full of tail wags for everyone she meets. She knows the commands sit and down, and takes treats very gently and appreciatively from your fingers. She is housebroken, good on leash, and not food-aggressive. She can jump high when given the chance to play and jump for toys. Izzy loves people and gets along with most dogs. She has not been cat-tested. Izzy was originally rescued in Gary, Indiana, as a stray in February of 2012. She was adopted briefly, but did not get along with ... (Read More)a temperamental and territorial Mastiff/Irish Wolfhound-mix in her new home '| so sadly, she was returned. Izzy is very healthy, de-wormed, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, and heartworm-tested. If you are interested in fostering or adopting this sweet dog, please contact Melia at melia88@comcast.net or 708-224-1900. Her adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued dogs of Lucky Dog Rescue. She is currently being kenneled in Union, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-12-30-00148Missy (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Missy is a beautiful, happy, sweet, loving and playful, three-year-old, 38-pound, chocolate and vanilla, female American Staffordshire Terrier looking for a loving guardian or temporary foster. Missy was confiscated from a felon on the south side of Chicago. He cut her ears to make her look tough - but she is incredibly sweet and affectionate with people. Missy is an exceptionally smart dog - so she is looking for a strong, experienced dog-lover. She also is incredibly agile and athletic. Missy is a fabulous running/jogging or biking partner. Missy does not get along with other pets and needs to be the one and only pet in the household. ... (Read More)This darling dog loves to be pet and actually enjoys being bathed.. She knows the command 'sit' and takes treats extremely gently from your fingers. She is crate-trained and housebroken. Missy is terrific riding in a car and sits nicely on the back seat to enjoy the ride. She loves most just to be around people - hanging out & watching what they are doing and 'checking in' with them occasionally for a pet, belly rub or a 'Good Girl!'. Missy needs daily exercise to be happy. She is looking for a patient dog-lover who will continue to train, exercise and work with her consistently. Missy is healthy, de-wormed, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested negative and on monthly preventative. Her adoption fee of $200 benefits rescued dogs. She is being kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois. To meet and possibly adopt Missy, please contact Joanne Grossman at 630-231-6860 or Sue Sindelar - 630-981-1132. She is currently kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-12-02-00476Suzie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    All Suzie wants for Christmas is a real home who will love and care for her forever! Suzie was in a high kill shelter and out of time. She had been picked up as a stray and was not claimed. Beautiful 55 pound, happy, girl about 2 to 3 years old. She is current on vaccinations, spayed, and microchipped. She has been waiting a long time to be a part of a family, since she looks like so many other dogs and has a unique personality. She is crate trained and very quiet. She had major anxiety about being crated when we first rescued her and will need an understanding home to be adopted since change is hard on her. She is such an easy dog, we ... (Read More)leave her loose on the farm several times a day. She can be bossy with some dogs, prefers male dogs since it was a male puppy who taught her how to play with other dogs. Once she understood he wasn't trying to eat her. Poor girl laid on the ground curled up in a ball for 2 weeks with a 4 month old pup laying, pouncing and chewing on her trying very hard to get her to play with him before she tried to move. They then had the very best time rough housing and racing all over the place! He has been adopted and she now loves a tiny 11 pound male terrier we have but is bossy with some of the female dogs. She is very happy to see my grandchildren but sometimes isn't sure about strangers until she knows them. She really doesn't know any commands, other then 'crate' and comes when called great off lead but would love someone who would like to teach her some fun tricks. She will follow along if you horse back ride and is really great about staying with the person she loves. Vet's phone number you use currently or in the past is required to adopt for a reference. We have 30 rescued dogs of all sizes all praying for a real home! Please do not consider a dog for Christmas unless you want a dog as a family member for its whole life. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Macoupin County Brighton, IL 62012 MAP IT!

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Laurel grench 618-372-7547

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-24-00021Haley (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Haley is an awesome girl that loves people. She just wants to be the one and only pet in your life. She has lots of love to give and deserves the very best in life. She was saved from a kill shelter in KY just minutes before they were going to euthanize her for space. Please help us show Haley what a loving family is and a loving, warm home. Would do best with a fenced yard as she is strong on a leash - or needs leash training.

 Adoption Fee: $100.00 Animal Location:

A Heart for Animals
McHenry County Huntley, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-10-00111GENIE (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy


    Hi my name is Genie and it is nice to meet you. I am a puppy looking for my furever home. I love to play and haven't yet met anyone I don't love. As a puppy I am still learning and need a furever home/family that can help me learn the things I need to know to be the bestest doggie ever. I need a furever home/family that has the time and patience it takes with a puppy and a furever home/family that is ready to give me back all the love I am ready to give them. If you think you are ready to have a playful and loving puppy in your home, and have the time to teach me all I need to know to be the bestest doggie ever, then please contact my rescue ... (Read More)to begin the adoption process. Contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com for more information Local to the greater Chicagoland area (Less)

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For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-10-00110MINDY (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Hi my name is Mindy and it is nice to meet you. I am a puppy looking for my furever home. I love to play and haven't yet met anyone I don't love. As a puppy I am still learning and need a furever home/family that can help me learn the things I need to know to be the bestest doggie ever. I need a furever home/family that has the time and patience it takes with a puppy and a furever home/family that is ready to give me back all the love I am ready to give them. If you think you are ready to have a playful and loving puppy in your home, and have the time to teach me all I need to know to be the bestest doggie ever, then please contact my rescue ... (Read More)to begin the adoption process. Contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com for more information Local to the greater Chicagoland area (Less)

     Animal Location:

For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-09-00030Max (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    This is Max. He may be the most silly and affectionate dog that we've ever met. He's a petite little guy. He weighs 50 lbs. and is around 2-3 years old. If you're a gardener, you can be sure that your yard will never be infested with feral cats, squirrels or rabbits. He loves to play in the mud...but never fear, he's figured out how to jump into the tub on his own free will to have his feet and muzzle cleaned. If you have kids...he will easily fit in. He's a great disciplinarian. He will teach your kids to pick up after themselves quickly if they cherish their balls, legos, socks and underwear. No mouthiness from this one...just too many ... (Read More)slobbery kisses. He loves to sleep in and insists on spooning you in bed. He's mastered the art of playing dead and will not budge from his spot until you physically move him. He is quite the charmer and fancies himself a lap dog. Just like a baby, he will wrap his arms around your neck and schnooze on your shoulder. Max also loves to go running with his person and will keep up with speed and match strides for slow down periods. He does very well meeting strangers. He has no anxiety, noise or separation issues. He's very low maintenance. He's house broken, neutered, HW negative and up to date on vaccinations and preventatives. He must be crated for his safety when left at home. He can not be in a home with cats or small rodents. He has an extremely high prey drive and the ability to jump over low gates and fences. Unless his forever home is in a condo setting where he will be walked daily, he will require a home that has a 6ft high privacy fence and he can never be left outside unattended. We have discovered that he will resource guard bricks and rocks. Although he can be easily distracted from these items through positive reinforcement, he will require a dog savvy person who is willing and able to work with this behavior. He can not have any bones. Max is located in Chicago. We ask that inquiries be within 30 miles of Chicago. Please remember we can not adopt out of state because a home visit is a requirement.We require an at home evaluation and screening prior to adoption. We do this to ensure that our animals will go to safe forever homes. If you are interested in providing Max a forever home, please fill out our adoption survey here http://makingadifferencerescue.com/adoption-survey/ This will expedite your inquiry as we are not able to return phone calls or emails during business hours. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Making A Difference Rescue
Will County Channahon, IL 60410 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-21-00502Captain (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Captain is a wonderful dog, he is full of energy and loves a companion. He enjoys running around a yard, but also does well on a leash when on a hike or walk. He will have lots of energy when outside, but is also content just enjoying your company. He loves all other dogs and is happy to be their friend. Captain does not do so well with cats, because he likes to chase them. He is not indoors all the time, but has has good behavior when indoors in the past. Captain is half australian cattle dog and half pitbull. He has never shown aggression towards any people or animals. He is a big dog though.

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Vermilion County Danville, IL MAP IT!

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Robin Romack 2172605927

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-11-00558Bunny (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Bunny is a sweet, strong and social six-year-old, 53-pound, female fawn and white pit bull terrier-mix looking for a loving foster or adopter. Everyone who meets Bunny falls in love. She is incredibly mellow in the home; she loves sleeping in, snuggling on the sofa, meeting new people and playing with her toys. She can be dog selective, so she would do best as the only pet in the home. Right now Bunny is enjoying life as a single dog and loves soaking up all the attention on her own in her foster home. Bunny was originally rescued from a pit bull fighting ring. She is blind in one eye and had 12 broken teeth. She has recovered and deserves a ... (Read More)loving family for the rest of her life. Her tail is always happily wagging and she loves all people. Bunny is healthy, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, microchipped, heartworm-tested and on preventative. Her adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued pets of Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control. She is being fostered in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. To meet and possibly adopt or foster Bunny please email Kat at kat@fcacc.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-18-00600Madison (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Madison is a lovable and playful, two and a half-year-old, 40-pound, dark brown female pit bull terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. She is housebroken and crate trained. She's been through a series of training classes with her foster mom and has become an all around awesome dog. She lives with four other dogs in her foster home and loves sleeping in bed with her foster family. She often sleeps in bed with a 14-year-old girl. Madison rolls over for belly rubs, and loves giving kisses. She's great on walks, knows sit, down, paw, watch me and sit pretty. She also loves to play fetch. She is shy and timid outside the home and will ... (Read More)need a patient adopter who will give her time and space to adjust. She's typically medium energy, but occasionally gets the zoomies when playing with other dogs. She would benefit by being in a home with another dog as long as it is a happy-go-lucky, goobery-sweet and inviting dog. Madison is very healthy, de-wormed, spayed, up-to-date on vaccinations and micro-chipped. Her adoption fee of $200 benefits the Friends of Chicago Animal Care & Control. To meet and possibly adopt Madison, please e-mail her foster mom Anna at bullylove22@yahoo.com or Kat at kat@fcacc.org or phone Anna with any questions at 708-351-8091. She is being fostered in Park Ridge, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00212Payton (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Hello my name is Payton and believe it or not I am the sweetest little lovebug. My foster Mom says I am 'teeny little sweetie of a girl'. I would love to find a furever home full of love and that would love to pamper me and in return I will love and cuddle with you furever. Does that sound like a good deal to you? I need a home that has no little dogs or cats cause they terrify me. It would also be better if there are kinds in the home that they are older children cause I would do better with them. If you think my teeny sweet self is perfect for your home/family please contact my rescue to start the adoption process. Contact ... (Read More)foranimalssake1@yahoo.com for more information Local to the greater Chicagoland area (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00204Papa (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Hi my name is Papa. I am about 2-3 years young and I love everyone and everything, especially life and having fun. I am looking for my furever home/family cause I think that would be the bestest thing can happen in life is to be in a furever loving home. I am a super, super sweet guy and very well behaved. If you think that my sweet adorable self is just right for you please contact my rescue to start the adoption process. Greater Chicagoland area Contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00184Monkey (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Monkey is a super sweet girl who was dumped at a high kill shelter when she was attacked by another dog. Her nose is proof of the awful incident. She is completely house broken and up to date on everything!! She gets along well with other dogs. Can be your couch potato or go in the yard to play tag! contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com Local adoptions only - within an hour-ish of the Greater Chicagoland area.

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00174Mochny (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Mochny is AMAZING!!!! He came from a high kill shelter in Baltimore. He is2yrs old and is just a doll. Mochny is just loving life!! Total submissive. He is completely house broken and does not bark! He is very gentle and would make an amazing family pet!! But MUST be an only dog! contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com Local adoptions only - within an hour-ish of the Greater Chicagoland area.

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-10-00502Dexter (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Male puppy ready for his furever home! contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com Local adoptions only - within an hour-ish of the Greater Chicagoland area.

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake Rescue
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-05-27-00464Sam (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Sam is a handsome, playful, friendly and loving three-year-old, 58-pound, male pit bull terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. Sam is living in a foster home where he's great with all the other dogs. He is full of tail wags and kisses for all the people he meets too! Sam knows the command sit and takes treats very gently from your fingers. He's playful and happy to entertain himself with Kongs and Nylabones. He is housebroken, crate-trained and is even good when given a bath. Sam loves his walks, runs, and is good on leash. He also loves to snuggle with his foster mom. He loves his people and enjoys being near them. This poor boy ... (Read More)was found as a stray in Gary, Indiana. He weighed only 38 pounds! Now after gaining 20 pounds and TLC, he's looking so happy and healthy. Sam is healthy, de-wormed, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, and heartworm-tested. If you are interested in adopting him, please contact Melia at melia88@comcast.net or 708-224-1900. His adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued dogs of Lucky Dog Rescue. He is currently living in a foster home in Rockford, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-01-30-00199Cocoa (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Please share ... Adopt Cocoa the Playful Pit Bull Terrier Cocoa is a beautiful, very playful, and energetic five-year-old, 65-pound, female, vanilla and chocolate pit bull terrier looking for a loving guardian. Cocoa is a big baby who loves to be dressed in warm sweaters in the winter. Originally found stray in Aurora, Illinois, Cocoa made her way to rescue. Unfortunately, her rescuer is terminally ill and has been moved to hospice. Cocoa needs a foster or forever home where she can get the training and love she deserves. She is well worth loving, full of kisses, and can catch a treat mid-air. She is very food-motivated. Cocoa is very ... (Read More)healthy, de-wormed, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, and heartworm-tested. If you are interested in fostering or adopting this sweet dog, please contact Melia at melia88@comcast.net or 708-224-1900. Her adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued dogs of Lucky Dog Rescue. She is currently kenneled in Union, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 13-07-20-00088Isis (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Isis was pulled off of death row at the City shelter more than a year ago, and has in boarding at Famous Fido ever since. She loves her walks and loves people. She is not good with other animals and needs to be the only animal in the home. She knows sit. Please watch her video. She would really love to be someone's loyal companion.

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Famous Fido Rescue and Adoption Alliance
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 12-08-23-00188Lucky (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Lucky was saved from a kill shelter at his last hour. He is a very sweet boy with people (don't know about children), but does not get along with other male and some female dogs. He has had no training, which would probably help, but would be best as an only dog. He knows how to use the doggie door to go potty. Loves to play fetch. Loves petting. We are in the St. Louis metro area (in IL)

 Adoption Fee: negotiab Animal Location:

Madison County St Jacob, IL 62281 MAP IT!

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Pit Bull in Illinois
    Pit Bull Dogs can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a powerful dog with an undeserved reputation for inherent viciousness. A Pit Bull that receives attention, firm training, and thorough socialization makes a wonderful family guardian that is trustworthy with children. Pit Bulls need committed, experienced owners that exude leadership. Pit Bulls excel at high level obedience with proper training. Pit Bulls have been bred for dog fights, and unfortunately a dog that is abused, neglected, or whose instinctive aggression is encouraged, can become hostile and dangerous. Pit Bulls can adapt to apartment life with enough exercise.

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    Some people believe that Pit Bulls are identical to what Bulldogs were in the past. A disproportionate number of Pit Bulls are put down in major American cities each year.

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McHenry County - McHenry, IL 60051
Animal Outreach Society 815-385-0005

Lake County - Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Orphans of the Storm 847-634-0022

Lake County - Waukegan, IL 60085
Lake County Animal Protection 847-740-3977

Kane County - Dundee 60118
Stop the Overpopulation of Pets 847-622-4136

DuPage County - Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

Kane County - St. Charles 60174
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets 630-879-8500

Kane County - S Elgin 60177
Anderson Animal Shelter 847-697-2880

Cook County - Evanston 60204
CARE for the Evanston Animal Shelter 847-705-2653

Cook County - Chicago Heights 60411
South Suburban Humane Society 708-755-7387

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60415
Animal Welfare League 773-667-0088

Cook County - Tinley Park 60477
People's Animal Welfare Society 815-464-7298

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

Cook County - Chicago 60623
Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic 773-521-7729

Cook County - Chicago Ridge 60623
Animal Welfare League 708-636-8586

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60640
Tree House Animal Foundation 773-784-5488

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60660
Felines, Inc. 773-465-4132

Kankakee County - Kankakee, IL 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

Winnebago County - Rockford 61101
Humane Society of Winnebago County 815-749-1400

Winnebago County - Rockford 61103
Winnegabo County Animal Services 815-877-3073

Rock Island County - Milan, IL 61264
Quad City Animal Welfare Center 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Milan, IL 61264
Humane Society of Rock Island County 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Moline, IL 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

Knox County - Galesburg, Illinois 61401
Knox County Humane Society 309-342-1275

Champaign County - Savoy 61874
CatSNAP 217-353-5243

Madison County - Bethalto, Illinois 62010
Bethalto Spay Clinic 618-377-2420

Adams County - Quincy 62301
Quincy Humane Society 217-228-1422

Jackson County - Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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