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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-23-00085Aspen (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her soon. Super sweet dog who would love another chance at living in a loving home. She was brought in by police who rescued her from being tied to a car with no food or water. Now she is longing at having another chance at life. She likes to be pet and is good with handling. You can pet her all over. She is fine with handling of her feet and teeth and she takes treats gently. She likes to play with toys and is hapytails with settling down and enjoying quiet playtime. Please consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. Fostering is free of charge and ... (Read More)everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport . In order to foster must live within 90 miles of Chicago. (Less)

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-21-00190Jubilee (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    Extremely URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Poor sweet jubilee was used for her 'product' puppies and then dumped to die. Please consider saving this sweet girl before she is killed. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area. Must live within 90 miles of Chicago to foster.

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Animal ID: A373735PIglet (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 

    Piglet weights between 50-60 lbs. He's nice boy.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4116

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-20-00271Scarlett (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Extremely URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her soon. Sweet 6 month old sweetheart. Please consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area. Must live within a 90 mile radius of Chicago to foster.

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Animal ID: A373203Fester (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, Vaccinations Current 

    Fester weighs about 50lbs and is nice boy. ADopt him. All dogs that are adopted from WCAS are spayed or neutered, microchipped, up-to-date on shots includings the rabies shot, heartworm tested, given a flea preventative, and dewormed.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4116

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-20-00260Nala (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Extremely URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Nala is super sweet and loves to be pet. She is 1 year old. She is begging.. is there anyone out there who will save her??? Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area. Must live within a 90 mile radius of Chicago to foster.

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-20-00248Romeo (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 

    This big beefcake right here is Romeo! His name fits him, as he knows how to charm. Romeo is around 4-5 years old, great with all the other dogs we've tested him with, and he does not seem to mind cats too much, but would probably do best in a cat-free home or one with a laid back cat that doesn't bother him much. Romeo LOVES his toys! The squeekier the better! He does a happy dance whenever he hears his favorite noise, THE SQUEAK! He's very treat motivated and eager to learn, knows basic commands, keeps a clean kennel run, and is an all around great guy! Please share this hunk so he can find a home of his own!

     Animal Location:

County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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7087542351

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Animal ID: A374371Brownie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Brownie is about 3 years old and came to WCAS as a stray. She weighs about 45-50 lbs.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4116

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Animal ID: A374303Lug (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Lug is about 5 years old and weighs about 55-60 lbs.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4116

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Animal ID: A374029Smiley (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Smiley is a male pitbull mix that came to WCAS as a stray. He's about 55 lbs and is gray brindle.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4116

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Animal ID: 17-01-19-00532Noah (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Noah is a family dog that is need of a great home with plenty of love and space. Loves kids and other dogs.

     Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Vargas Jose 7089905147

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-19-00341Nero (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Meet Nero! This dude is as handsome and perfect as they come! She loves to run and play with his toys. He also thinks he is a lap dog as hell crawl right up on you for cuddles. He is such a sweet soul. We dont know anything about his past but we told him wed be sure to help him have a bright future! He tested well with dogs and cats. We believe him to be around 5 years old

     Animal Location:

County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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7087542351

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-19-00338Kiss (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 

    Meet Kiss! These pictures do not even do this sweet little pocket pittie justice! She is a bit shy at first but once you show her attention and any sign of play, she is your best friend! She especially loves other dogs and would probably love to have a friend to play with! She even tested well with cats. Kiss gets the gold start and would do well in any home! She is around 2-3 years old and hopes to find her forever home soon!

     Animal Location:

County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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7087542351

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-19-00334Hibachi (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet Hibachi! You may remember that sweet face as he came to us a few months back as an abuse case with several stab wounds and possible strangulation all over. He was able to spend some time in a home where we learned he would do better in a more laid back home with adults only as he adjusts to learning how great life could be! We also learned how amazing of a dog he is despite all hes been through! He is potty trained, knows all his basic manners and listens very well! Please help us find this boy the perfect home to show him how great life is!

     Animal Location:

County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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7087542351

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-19-00232Evie (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts him very soon. Evie is a Super sweet loving dog who walks great on a leash. She is super smart and sheverything knows sit. She is a gentle giant. please consider saving this sweet girl's life before it is too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Fosters must be within 80 mile radius of Chicago. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-19-00205Brock (male)

Pit Bull Mix   


    Can you please give me a loving good home? I'm longing for a good home.I'm Super sweet loving dog who walks great on a leash and loves to play ball. He is calm and gentle. He does great with other dogs. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC)
2741 S. Western Ave
Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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312.747.1406

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-17-00529Joanie (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Joanie is a super sweet, beautiful and lovable, two-year-old, 60-pound, blue fawn and white Pit Bull Terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. Joanie is full of kisses and tail wags. She loves to play ball and hang out in her dog bed to chew pig ears. She is great in the car, and wonderful on leashed walks. She is also housebroken as well as crate-trained. Joanie looks to have been discarded by her family right after she had a litter of puppies. She was lucky to have found rescue. She seems just fine with other dogs when introduced appropriately. To meet and possibly adopt Joanie, please contact Joanne at 630-231-6860 or Sue at ... (Read More)sjsindelar@gmail.com or 630-964-8535. Joanie is very healthy, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. Her adoption fee of $250 benefits the rescued pets of Cry For Help Rescue. She is currently being kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois and would love to get out of the kennel and into a loving home. She is a volunteer favorite at the rescue. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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773-777-2891

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-17-00489Tego (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Tego is a sweet and lovable three-year-old, 60-pound, blue fawn and white Pit Bull Terrier with a bowling ball-sized head and a cropped tail looking for a loving guardian. Tego knows the commands sit and down, and would love to learn more. He is great in the car and sits nicely in the back seat. He is wonderful on leashed walks. He appears to be housebroken as well as crate-trained. Tego is very playful and fun; he loves balls and toys, but is best with the solid indestructible ones! He appears to be just fine with the other dogs at the kennel. He was found wandering in the suburbs with another dog and they were never claimed by their ... (Read More)original family. To meet and possibly adopt Tego, please contact Sue at sjsindelar@gmail.com or 630-964-8535. Tego is healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. His adoption fee of $250 benefits the rescued pets of Cry For Help Rescue. He is currently being kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois and would love to get out of the kennel and into a loving home. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-17-00479Sweetheart (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters her very soon. Sweetheart is super sweet and loving. She is all tail wags and kisses. She got her name because she is sooooo sweet! She takes treats gently and is great with other dogs. She was used for her puppies and then discarded at a very high kill shelter. She is very emancipated from not having enough food. Every bone in her body was showing but she is gaining weight now with proper food. She appears to have had a rough life but she is super sweet and just wants love and comfort. Look at her eyes. She is begging. Is there anyone who can save her? Fostering is free ... (Read More)of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area. Must live within 80 miles of Chicago to foster. (Less)

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-17-00404Smiley (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    Gentlemen, start your engines - Smiley is on the track and ready to run! This 18 month old goofball pittie mix just has to have some greyhound in him - he's off like a shot whenever he gets the chance. Smiley arrived at ACL as a stray, and so far, he thinks being here is great! To be fair, Smiley thinks everything is great - he loves people and toys, and he'd rather play with you than do anything else. Smiley is good with some other big, playful dogs, but his energy is just too much for cats and small dogs. Smiley doesn't have a lot of manners, so he's still jumpy and a big knucklehead, but his heart's in the right place. With some regular ... (Read More)exercise and basic training, Smiley is going to be the perfect pet for an active family who wants a great dog to be their dog their partner in crime. He'll do best with kids 12 and up because of his high energy (and high jumps!) Come meet Smiley today! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-17-00330Aspen (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 

    **ASPEN WAS FOUND CHAINED TO A CAR AND BROUGHT TO A HIGH KILL SHELTER. SHE NEEDS A TEMPORARY FOSTER OR FOREVER ADOPTER TO SAVE HER LIFE.** Must live within a couple hours of Chicago. Aspen is not just a pretty face, she's really friendly too! She immediately jumped up on her handlers lap for snuggles. She met and male and female dog and was a bit more easy going with the male, but seemed to do well with both. She was fine with handling feet, teeth, ears, coat. Took treats gently, not interested in toys, let us take a bone from her while she was eating it and continued eating during the food bowl test. Sweet Aspen was found chained to a ... (Read More)car, obviously with no food or shelter. Thankfully, the police confiscated her. She now NEEDS OUT!! Aspen comes with a lifetime of free behavior support! Please come rescue this gorgeous girl!! ACP (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-16-00135Tiger (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

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

    
 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: 17-01-16-00128RJ (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 

    
 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: 17-01-16-00127Emma (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    
 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: 17-01-15-00059Tank (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    
 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Will County Joliet, IL MAP IT!

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Cathryn Westbrooks 8153423207

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-14-00120Ziggy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    EXTREMELY URGENT WILL BE KILLED SOON unless a foster or adopter steps forward. Poor Ziggy was dumped at the high kill shelter because her 'owners' got a new dog. She is so sad. She doesn't deserve a death sentence. She is a great dog! She is loving and fun. She loves to be pet all over. She is affectionate and she will even sit on your lap and give you kisses. She is so friendly and sweet. He is good with handling. She did well on a leash and knows sit and hold. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00299Petey (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

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

    Petey is a very sweet and friendly, one-year-old, male white and black pit bull terrier with warm brown eyes and a gentle disposition looking for a loving guardian. Petey is tail-waggingly friendly! He enjoys the company of people as well as other dogs. He loves to be pet and knows the command 'sit.' His adoption fee of $250 benefits the rescued dogs of Famous Fido Rescue. He is healthy, up-to-date on vaccinations, neutered and micro-chipped. To meet and possibly adopt Petey, please fill out the adoption application at http://famousfidorescue.com/rescueforms/machform/view.php?id=26727 and follow up by contacting Gloria at ... (Read More)fido@famousfidorescue.com or 773-907-0305. Petey is currently at the Famous Fido Rescue facility at 3124 W. Irving Park Road (at Troy Street) in Chicago. You can meet Petey at Famous Fido's Pittie Party, January 14th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at 3124 W. Irving Park Road in Chicago. The event is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Buy your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/its-a-pittie-party-at-famous-fido-tickets-30590425787#tickets (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00258Jewel (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Jewel has been living in a cage and waiting for her forever home for almost a YEAR now. She is a beautiful and insanely sweet 3 year old pit mix. She loves other dogs but is a bit nervous around kids. Jewel does have a lot of energy, so we'd love to see her go to a home with a fenced in yard- maybe even with another dog to romp around with! Please, please consider meeting this doll and seeing if she may be your next family member.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00042  (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    This poor, scared, girl is at the high kill shelter. She was abandoned there when her owner died, and his wife brought her to the shelter and left her there. She does not deserve to be euthanized after being a loyal dog but sadly her days are numbered. She needs a foster or adopter to make it out of the shelter alive. If you can help save her, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00037Evie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy


    Evie is gentle, sweet and playful. She likes toys and but scratches. It is hard to believe that Evie is at a crowded, high kill shelter where her chances of survival are extremely low. Evie needs a foster or adopter to get out of the shelter alive. If you can help save her life, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00033Polo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Polo is a young, sweet, calm guy who is currently at a high kill shelter. Polo would like nothing more than a chance to live and be happy but his days are numbered. He needs a foster or adopter to get out of the shelter alive. If you would like to help save Polo, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00030Draven (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Draven is just a young and happy puppy who found herself at a high kill shelter. She would love to get another chance at a happy life but she is on borrowed time. She needs a foster or adopter to make it out of the shelter. If you can help save her life, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00025Ferrari (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    Ferrari is young and playful. He loves his toys and is so full of life. Yet his life can end at any time. Ferrari is in a crowded, high kill shelter and his tomorrow is not guaranteed. He needs a foster or adopter to make it out of there alive.If you can help save Ferrari, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-12-00024Flurry (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    Flurry is a shy and sweet girl who found herself at a high kill shelter. She is very scared and no one can blame her. Each day there can be her last. Flurry would like to get out of the shelter and get a chance to have a safe, loving home. She needs a foster or adopter to be able to make it out of there alive. If you would like to help save Flurry, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-11-00287Loki and Liith (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Puppy

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

    One male (Loki) and one female(lilith) both brindle pups, born September 25, really need their own homes

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Vermilion County Hoopeston, IL MAP IT!

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Jerry Dalton 2175978047

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-11-00274Diamond (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

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

    Diamond is a female Pitt bull terrier: She is Gray and white, loves attention.

 Adoption Fee: 50$ Animal Location:

Cook County Maywood, IL 60153 MAP IT!

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Mary Wesley 708-890-3390

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-11-00004Brocx (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Brocx is a very loving , caring dog. I've had him since he was 5 weeks he is now almost 3 years old with a birthday of march 15, 2014. He is very active and enjoys kids he loves playing and running around. I've always treated him as a baby but I no longer have enough time for him with me being in school for nursing and now working full time.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Will County Joliet, IL MAP IT!

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Terresha Peten 7792790606

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-09-00348Brock (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    **BROCK WAS SURRENDERED TO A HIGH KILL SHELTER AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE** Must live within a couple hours of Chicago. Came in as an owner surrender 12/1. He was surrendered by a person who said he had been given him by his cousin, but could no longer keep him. They said that the scars around his muzzle are from trying to get out of his kennel. Brock is a sweet guy who has a great time playing with balls. He likes to play with people, following the ball around as you kick it. Brock walks nicely on a leash and enjoys getting attention. He has a tendency to jump up when he's excited so he may not be a good fit for homes ... (Read More)with small children. He will benefit from a patient adopter willing to provide him with manners training so he can grow into a great family pet. A159115 E (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-08-00359Shorty (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    'Shorty' - slang term meaning 'someone who's new to the game.' That describes our man Shorty perfectly - this sweet-tempered, worried fellow is definitely new to the world of shelters, and he's looking hard for the perfect family to get him home again. He's an 18 month old Boxer mix who was transferred to ACL from a local animal control. We fell hard for his handsome, wrinkly face and emotional, affectionate demeanor. Shorty loves people big and small - he'd be a great addition to a home with kids of any age. He's a gentle boy who loves to be pet and talked to; other hobbies include chew toys, butt scratches, and naps. Shorty is good with ... (Read More)other big dogs and would really love the right canine wrestle partner, but he has no love for small dogs and cats. Shorty's ideal home has a surplus of love and affection - he was born to be an oversized lap dog! If you have a big squishy couch and would love a big squishy dog to join you on it - look no further! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-08-00029Shadow (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Shadow is a sweetheart. She is friendly and loving, but her owner abandoned her at a high kill shelter and her life is now in danger. Shadow needs a foster or adoptive home to have a chance to get out of the shelter alive. If you would like to help save Shadow, please reach out for more information.

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high kill city shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-07-00107Shadow (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    EXTREMELY URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter very soon unless someone fosters or adopts her. She is an absolute sweetheart. She is good with dogs, kids, small animals and even birds the previous owners state. she likes water and she likes to play with her ball. She is affectionate and she likes to be a cuddle buddy. Please consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. She is 9 months old she knows sit, paw and lay down. She does good on a leash. She can be adopted or fostered. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided within an 80 mile radius of Chicago.

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Animal ID: A370876Dots (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Dots loves to play with the Frisbee. She really loves to chew on it and run around with it. In her cage, she seems quiet and afraid but ask someone to take her out and you will find she comes out of her shell. Dots weighs about 40lbs. Give her a chance!

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Illinois

Contact:
Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A373038Chip (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    Chip weighs just over 50lbs. Loves to play outside. will be neutered before he goes home.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Illinois

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A373699Curly (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, Vaccinations Current 

    Curly was enjoying his day outside playing in the play yard at the shelter. He's a spunky 9 month puppy and appears to be very smart. Curly weighs around 40 lbs and will get a little bigger. Come and meet him!

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Illinois

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A369195Apollo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    This tail-waggin boy is willing to learn and will focus on the handler with the right motivation. Loves treats! Loves to smile! He's a pretty happy boy! Come and meet him! He weighs around 65lbs.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Illinois

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A370565Angel (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Very High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Angel is a very outgoing and energetic girl. Angel already sits and will lay down when lured with a treat. Angel would love to go to training and learn some basic commands. Loves to play with tennis ball and does pretty good with fetch using a two-ball system. She's tall and weighs close to 60lbs.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Illinois

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A372862Zane (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Very athletic and would love daily walks. Weighs about 50lbs. Zane is about 1-1/2 years old and would loves to go to training with you.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A372471Dasher (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    Dasher is a high energy girl who could benefit from some basic training. She would require daily walks. Dog introduction required.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A372230Blake (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Blake is about 77 lbs of power. He's energetic and sometimes doesn't realize how strong he is. I think he thinks he's a little energetic puppy. He's learned how to sit while at the shelter.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A305903Mufasa (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Mufasa is a 5 year old gray brindle mix with moderate energy. He know 'sit' and seems to know 'shake' as well. Come meet this boy!

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Donna Apgar 815-319-4100

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-06-00041Milli (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy


    Blue pit , female , spayed . She is a big baby loves attention . Needs a loving home w fenced in yard . She doesn't like the cold or heat she's an inside girl . Very loving . Pure breed . Just turned 1 yrs old . We all work and she's home alone .. House broken .

     Animal Location:

Sangamon County Auburn, IL MAP IT!

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Kayla Ryan 217-816-6267

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-06-00012Nala (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Friendly, loving Nala was abandoned by her owner at a high kill shelter. Now her life is at risk and she can be euthanized soon if a foster or adoptive home cannot be found. If you would like to help save Nala, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-06-00004Brock (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Sweet,Brock has been abandoned by his owner at a high kill shelter. Now his days are numbered and he can be euthanized soon if no one steps up to foster or adopt him. If you would like to help save Brock's life, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

high kill city shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-05-00379Howard (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    Howard is a sweet,friendly dog who found himself in a high kill shelter. Howard would love to have another chance at life. His days are limited though, at the crowded city shelter. He could be euthanized soon if no one comes forward to help foster or adopt him. If you would like to help Howard, please reach out for information.

     Animal Location:

high kill city shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-05-00376Sophie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Fearful/Anxious 

    I am a loyal and loving dog and need someone to love me and be my lifelong friend. I have lived around kids my whole life and am very protective of my famoily. I tend to be alert and get anxious around strangers. Once I am comfortable around you there is nothing you need to worry about. I am potty trained and love to go for swims and hikes and will play fetch for hours if you're up for it! At first glance I may look like I'm mean or dangerous but give me the chance to meet you and trust you and I will show you I am a great loyal friend.

 Adoption Fee: $40 Animal Location:

Kane County carpentersville, IL MAP IT!

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Mariela Islas 2244002295

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Animal ID: 17-01-03-00357Silence (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    THE REASON WHY WE NAME HIM SILENCE IS BECAUSE HE IS QUIET HE DOESN'T BARK MUCH UNLESS SOMEONE IS AT THE DOOR. SILENCE DOES NOT LIKE AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR HE BECOMES TERRIFIED. SILENCE GIVES OFF THIS APPEARANCES AS A MALE ALPHA BUT HE IS REALLY A TIMID CREATURE MASKED BY HIS APPEARNCE. THE IDEAL HOME FOR SILENCE: LOVING HOME WITH OR WITHOUT KIDS, A PLACE TO RETREAT (PREFEBLY A KENNEL) WINDOWS TO LOOK OUTSIDE, SOMETHING SOFT TO LAY AND/OR SIT ON, FRESH WATER AND FEEDINGS TWICE A DAY AND PLENTY OF DOG TREATS AND DOG CHEWING TOYS (ANTLERS, KING KONG BRANDS ECT..).

     Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Tracey Harris 773-552-2055

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-03-00269Sweetheart (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters her very soon. Sweetheart is super sweet and loving. She is all tail wags and kisses. She takes treats gently and is great with other dogs. She was used for her puppies and then discarded at a very high kill shelter. She is very emancipated from not having enough food. Every bone in her body was showing but she is gaining weight now with proper food. She appears to have had a rough life but she is super sweet and just wants love and comfort. Look at her eyes. She is begging. Is there anyone who can save her? Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. ... (Read More)Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area. Must live within 80 miles of Chicago to foster. (Less)

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-03-00234Emma (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Emma is a 5-yr old very sweet pitbull (will turn 6 in spring 2017), the only one of a big nest who never found a permanent home. We want to give her the life she deserves. She is very energetic and needs a lot of attention & exercise. She must be an only dog but can get along with cats. She would thrive in a home with a big enclosed yard to run around in and with people who can spend a lot of time with her.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Minku Sharma 312-213-2786

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-03-00090Snowflake (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: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Snowflake! This fun little pup is around 7-8 months old and loves to play play play! She came in with some bald spots with was diagnosed as Demodex (a non contagious skin mite) and she is being treated for that. We would hate to see her grow up and spend more time in a cage than she already has to so please help us find her forever home!

     Animal Location:

County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 17-001Layla (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Layla is an adorable sweet girl around 2 years old. She has been fully vetted, up to date on vaccines and mirco chipped. Layla would need to meet other dogs in the home for she can be picky on who she accepts. Currently males are better than females. Layla loves to cuddle, go for walks, ride in the car and hang out with toys at home. She would be a great family member to a loving family.

 Adoption Fee: $275 Animal Location:

Lake County Antioch, IL 60002 MAP IT!

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Joni Goodmann 224-425-0517

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-02-00376  (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult


    
 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Jefferson County Mt. Vernon, IL MAP IT!

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James Mandrell 618-731-6201

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-01-00087Brock (male)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts him very soon. Super sweet loving dog who walks great on a leash and he loves to play ball. He is calm and gentle. He does great with other dogs.. please consider saving this sweet boy's life before it is too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Fosters must be within 80 mile radius of Chicago. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-01-00063Howard (male)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts him very soon. Super sweet dog who is good with handling, takes treats gently and knows sit. Please consider saving this sweet boy's life before it is too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Must live within 80 miles of Chicago to foster.

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-31-00250omega (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    
     Animal Location:

Peoria County bartonville, IL MAP IT!

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kristi suits 217-820-7857

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-31-00112Festivus (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    Extremely urgent will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts him very soon. Super sweet dog longing for a chance at living in a happy loving home. Please consider saving this sweet boy's life before he is killed. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-31-00108Lady (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. SWEET Lady is such a doll. She is gentle and calm and good with hablding. You can pet her all over even touch her teeth and paws and she does great on a leash she just wants to be close to you and will sit by your side. She is a very loyal companion. She knows sit. She recently had puppies but was abandoned at the shelter without them. She was just used for her puppies. She is good with other dogs. She is so sad at the shelter please help save her. Please consider saving this sweetheart before it's too late. Fostering is free of charge and ... (Read More)everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area (Less)

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-31-00099Mistletoe (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Super sweet calm gentle loving affectionate dog longing for a chance at having a loving home. She takes treats gently and has no issues with handling. You can pet her all over. She is a great dog. Please consider saving this sweetheart before it's too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-31-00002Evie (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Super sweet calm and gentle girl. She loves to be pet. She does great on a leash and is super smart. She even knows sit. She is a very good girl and loves treats. Please don't let her die. Please consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-30-00542Maggy (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. She is a sweet little momma who was dumped after having puppies. Super sweet and gentle dog. She loves to give tail wags. Easy to put on a leash and walks well on leash. She has no issues with handling. She is good with other dogs. You can pet her all over. Please consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-30-00131Odie (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Abused/Neglected 

    I am a tan and white male 11 month old pitbull mix baby I was kept in a cage my whole life so far till now I'm very loving and smart I know sit and give paw just need someone to love me back.

 Adoption Fee: $75.00 Animal Location:

McHenry County wonderlake, IL 60097 MAP IT!

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Cheryl Claar 8157289428

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-29-00231Mary (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, Needs Vaccinations 

    
 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

St. Clair County Belleville, IL MAP IT!

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Amber Green 6186989827

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-21-00488  (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult


    
     Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Jeremy Walker 8727022274

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-20-00383Grier (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 

    Meet Grier! 2 yrs old Approx. 40 lbs. Grier is a beautiful, sweet girl! She was rescued from Tenn. where it is illegal for her to be adopted. Even though pit bulls sometimes get a bad rap, Grier is nothing like those dogs. She has been a complete lady from the moment she has been here. Grier is as sweet as her pictures look. She is a gentle girl who loves to cuddle on the couch or in bed. She's a great medium size and would be a wonderful addition to a family. She likes all the people she meets and gets along with the small and large dogs that she lives with. Grier is housebroken and walks well on a leash. She is learning basic ... (Read More)commands while in her foster home. Her foster mom can't say enough good things about her. Our standard adoption fee is $295 cash or check and $300 credit card ($5 processing fee). It includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, age appropriate core vaccinations, fecal testing, deworming, flea and tick preventative,1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, and micro-chipping. We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application or additional details. Please note that the breeds and sizes posted in this biography are educated best guesses and are not guaranteed. Please consider becoming a foster home while you search for your new best friend. We need foster homes - pounds are overflowing with puppies and adult dogs that are at-risk and need help. We can only rescue as many as we have foster home commitments. Fostering is a rewarding experience for your family. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $295 Animal Location:

Safe Haven Dog Rescue
Kane County Elburn, IL 60119 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-20-00382Dexter (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Dexter!! Lab/Pit Bull mix Dexter is a very, very affectionate young man. He is a bundle of energy and loves to play! He doesn't understand why he hasn't been adopted yet, he hears that it could be because he is part Pit, but he doesn't even know what that means! He knows basic commands like sit, stay, and wait and would love a family that will continue to teach him, he is eager to learn! He is a goofy boy that also loves to chew on antlers and has learned that these are his to chew. If you are looking for a smart boy that wants to please...check out Dexter! Our standard adoption fee is $295 cash or check and $300 credit card ($5 ... (Read More)processing fee). It includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, age appropriate core vaccinations, fecal testing, deworming, flea and tick preventative,1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, and micro-chipping. We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application or additional details. Please note that the breeds and sizes posted in this biography are educated best guesses and are not guaranteed. Please consider becoming a foster home while you search for your new best friend. We need foster homes - pounds are overflowing with puppies and adult dogs that are at-risk and need help. We can only rescue as many as we have foster home commitments. Fostering is a rewarding experience for your family. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $295 Animal Location:

Safe Haven Dog Rescue
Kane County Elburn, IL 60119 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-20-00248  (female)

Pit Bull   

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

    This lovely lady is in need of a home. We found her wondering around and took her in. Unfortunately our land lord made it clear that we cannot keep her. She plays well with the other dog we have, and when family is over she is very sweet. We are hoping to find her a home where she is loved and taken care of instead of sending her to a shelter. Please let us know if you are interested.

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Cook County La Grange Park, IL 60526 MAP IT!

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Samantha Garcia 6308428404

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-19-00239Kate (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    Kate was dumped by her owner at a high kill shelter. She was loyal and loving to her owner but now she is in danger of being euthanized at any time at the crowded shelter, If you would like to foster or adopt Kate to help save her life, please reach out for information.

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city high kill shelter
Cook County Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-17-00414Ms Kitty (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Health: Spayed 

    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Super sweet dog who is a very happy girl. She comes out of her kennel nicely and she walks well on a leash. She takes treats gently. She is affectionate. She likes to be on your lap and bury her head in your arm or shoulder. She is such a sweetie. Please don't let this girl die at the shelter. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-15-00444Honey (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 

    Meet Honey! You cannot find a girl happier than her! Her butt never stops wiggling! She is a joy to be around and just adores everyone and everything! She also loves treats and food! This sweet girl is around 3 years old and hopes shell be able to find a family to love her!

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County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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7087542351

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Animal ID: 16-12-14-00039Tiger (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    Tiger is a sweet 7 year. He is about 50lbs. He loves to be around his humans and loves car rides. He is good on a leash and just wants to be loved. He was rescued off death row at Chicago's High Kill Shelter.

 Adoption Fee: $175.00 Animal Location:

Cook County Evanston, IL 60202 MAP IT!

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Laurelle Gasich 312-217-3716

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-10-00043Ginger (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

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

    
 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: 16-12-08-00208Angelo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    **DELAVAN, WI** (not Tinley Park) Dearest Santa, Angelo here. I'm told I need to be writing to you so a miracle happens and my forever family comes to find me. I'm a young guy, not even 3 years old yet and coming in January, I will have spent a whole YEAR of my life at the shelter and also being super confused on the roller coaster of a life I've had this last year. You see, I was found wandering and the police department had me for a few days hoping my family was looking for me. Turns out that was wrong so I was turned over to the shelter. It wasn't too bad at first. I had a few dog friends and everyone loved me! I have a great ... (Read More)personality if I do say so myself. One day, a wonderful family came to adopt me. I had a doggy sister and I was on my way to my happily ever after. But then I got sick, very sick. We don't know what it was, I was tested for everything. My family decided bringing me back to the shelter was best for them b3cause when I didn't feel well, I didn't act well. So back to the shelter I went-sick, sad, scared and confused. I was still so ill there that I was placed into a foster home. And I pulled through and over a month or so I felt back to normal! I was so happy to have a foster home and life was great ! Then, as my luck would have it, my foster home brought me back to the shelter. Since I was all healed up, it meant I had to go back. That shattered my heart into a million pieces. I could not believe I was back. Don't get me wrong, I've always been loved at the shelter but this is no place for me and I need my forever family or at least someone to help me out until that family comes. I'm thankful to have people here loving and caring about me so much. I've become very close with my best volunteer friend and she loves me so much, I just know she does. We go on car rides, field trips and adventures. She even brings her little son with and boy do I love him! Sometimes I get so excited I like to jump on him to say hello but if I know you have treats to praise my good behavior I will be as obedient as they come! I still like other dogs but I don't really like cats anymore. My best friend thinks if I just had the chance out of the shelter and live in a real home with someone who loves me, I would thrive so, so much. I'm going bonkers here, I hate being in my kennel and I try to show everyone that by jumping , crying and banging around in my kennel. I'm just trying to get them to pick me, but they always walk right by. :( Please Santa, send that family to me!! Love, Angelo (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-06-00478Claudia (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    If you've got a sweet tooth, Claudia might be just the sugar rush you need. This petite pittie lady is all love, all the time! She's a 2 year old girl who arrived at ACL as a stray. It only took her a moment to start winning friends and influencing people! Lucky for us the only thing she's influencing us to do is find her a perfect home! Claudia is an easygoing, friendly girl who will always be on the small side at 40 pounds. Claudia is a bouncy, energetic lady who always has a spring in her step! She's good with other dogs who match her vibe, and she'll do well with respectful kids of all ages. What she wants more than anything is someone ... (Read More)who will love her through thick and thin - she'll pay you back by being the sweetest treat you ever had! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-05-00290Blitz (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Meet Blitz! This girl is all personality. She adores people and any amount of attention she can get! Her happy tail never stops wagging and she even flashes a big happy smile! She did well with other dogs but prefers no cat friends. Please help us find Blitz the forever home she deserves!

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County Line Pet Hospital
3312 Chicago Road
Cook County Steger, IL 60475 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-04-00036Scooby (female)

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: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Scooby is an active boy who needs space to run and play.He would do best in a house with a dog of similar age. We are working on crate training and house training and are making good progress. Please consider giving Scooby a forever home.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Kane County Geneva, IL MAP IT!

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Janet Serra 3126076005

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-03-00414Sky (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Very family oriented dog, loves children. Once you make a bond with her she will forever love you. She is very smart, has gone up too level 2 in dog training. Sky is very cautious when it comes to other dogs, best to be the sole pet in the house hold. However, she can/does get along well with certain submissive dogs, so don't let it discourage you from socializing her. She becomes very protective over family, and is the sweetest and most caring dog. She is always ready to play, and go on runs. However, she can be the best cuddle buddy when it's time to relax. All you need is a handful of treats and she will be your best friend. She is a ... (Read More)wonderful dog and deserves an Amazing and loving home. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak forest, IL MAP IT!

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Mercedes Fabian 7085277572

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-30-00352Lucy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    ucy is a charming 2 year old pit mix who has a unique story, and unique needs, and for that reason her fee is waived to approved adopters. Fearful of strangers, she needs a well-coordinated initial meet-and-greet. But a calm voice and a handful of hot dogs goes a long way towards Lucy being your best friend! And once you're in with her, you're in! She will however, need an adult only home or a home with responsible older teens, as well as being the only dog in the home. She's already made a whole group of friends here at the shelter! Lucy has been coming to known as the 'bouncing pittie', not because of her abundant energy, but because her ... (Read More)story involves a whole village of people doing what they can to help her while she's traveled around. There are offers for free training to the lucky family who will be Lucy's forever people. (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-29-00634Bear (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult


    **BEAR IS IN A HIGH KILL SHELTER AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE.** Current location Chicago (not Tinley). Must live within a couple hours of Chicago to help. Here's Bear's story: Jan. 2014 stray. Returned to owner 3 days later. Nov. 2014 stray. Returned to owner 7 days later. Dec. 2015 stray. Returned to owner 7 days later. Aug. 24th he was confiscated from an abandoned apartment. ALL of these incidents were the same owner. And after all that, he's stuck in a high kill shelter with his life hanging in the balance. Bear is estimated to be about 7 or 8 years old. He was friendly & semi-polite with another dog we walked ... (Read More)with in the lot, so I believe with an experienced, patient leader to guide him in the ways of dog, Bear will thrive !! (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-28-00262Cynthia (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Cynthia is a gorgeous blue pittie mix looking for a foster or forever home. She is approximately 3 years old, 50 lbs. Good with other dogs (won't hurt cats, but will chase). Please contact kloewe66@sbcglobal.net for more information. Note that you must be in the Chicagoland area (Schaumburg and vicinity) to foster for/adopt from Almost Home Foundation.

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Almost Home Foundation
Cook County Elk Grove Village, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-28-00145Felicity (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Spayed 

    EXTREMELY URGENT Felicity will be KILLED very SOON unless someone chooses to foster or adopt her. She is super sweet and loves to hug and cuddle. She likes to play also. She is two years old. She takes treats gently and is good with handling all over. You can even handle her feet and check her teeth with no problems. She likes other dogs please don't let this let this sweet and friendly gal die. Please consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. She is hoping there is someone who wants her. She was found tied in an alley. Please consider giving this girl the home and love that she deserves, before she is killed here. The ... (Read More)shelter is getting ready to kill over 200 dogs this week due to starting renovations at the shelter. She only has a matter of hours to days lefts. We don't know when she will be killed. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area (Less)

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-27-00336Peanut (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    EXTREMELY URGENT WILL be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Penut is a super sweet dog petite little pancake. Does well on a leash and is easy to leash up. Has lots of love to offer. She loves to be by people and she likes to bathe in the sunshine. She will even sit on the volunteers laps if they allow. Please consider saving this sweet boy's life before it is too late. The shelter is getting ready to kill over 60 dogs this week due to construction at the facility. Please don't let this sweet dog die. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with ... (Read More)transport. Chicago area (Less)

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Animal ID: A371836Dancer (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 

    Dancer is a very friendly dog. He weighs about 43 lbs. He would love a home where he gets to for walks.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A371339Abel (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 

    Happy go luck boy. Loves to lean into you.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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815-319-4100

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Animal ID: A371158Jake (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Jake is an energetic boy. He's very friendly and would love a home where he can take daily walks.

 Adoption Fee: $110.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Winnebago County Rockford, IL 61103 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-21-00430Peyton (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    A woman I know needs to rehome 2 year old Peyton. Peyton was found hiding under a porch in the cold last winter, and efforts were made to find her owners but no one ever came forward for her. This woman took her in but she has been having some issues between her and her other resident dogs. Peyton is a sweet, affectionate girl who loves to play outside and go on walks. Please consider meeting this beauty to see if she may be your missing family member. We are trying to avoid a shelter at all costs, as her chances wouldn't be good there.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-20-00260Lily (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Lily is a blue nose pit. She is one year old and is very very sweet. The reason we are looking to adopt her out is that she is very aggressive toward our cats. She will chase them any chance she gets and we've had problems with them fighting. She is also aggressive to smaller dogs. Chihuahuas and dogs that are on the small side. She does well with people. She is very affectionate and loves to play. If you have a yard she would absolutely love it. However IF you have cats or small dogs please do not ask to adopt. We are desperate to adopt her out!

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Will County Crest Hill, IL MAP IT!

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James Veverka 8152073048

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-19-00291Joanie (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 

    Joanie is a super sweet, beautiful and lovable two-year-old, 60-pound, blue fawn and white Pit Bull Terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. Joanie is full of kisses and tail wags. She loves to play ball and hang out in her dog bed to chew pig ears. She is great in the car, and wonderful on leashed walks. She is also housebroken as well as crate-trained. Joanie looks to have been discarded by her family right after she had a litter of puppies. She was lucky to have found rescue. She seems just fine with other dogs when introduced appropriately. To meet and possibly adopt Joanie, please contact Joanne at 630-231-6860 or Sue at ... (Read More)sjsindelar@gmail.com or 630-964-8535. Joanie is very healthy, spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped and heartworm-tested. Her adoption fee of $250 benefits the rescued pets of Cry For Help Rescue. She is currently being kenneled in West Chicago, Illinois and would love to get out of the kennel and into a loving home. She is a volunteer favorite at the rescue. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-18-00210Brick (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Brick is a gorgeous and fun hunky goof of a four-year-old, 70-pound, male brindle and white Mastiff-mix looking for a loving guardian. Brick is an energetic and sweet soul who gets along with other dogs. He has learned to sit on command but hasn't quite mastered all of life's social graces. He spent his puppy-hood tied to a fence in Waukegan and was lucky to have been rescued. He's still a little bit mouthy, so he's not recommended for households with small children. He does love to play ball and gets snuggles with his favorite people. Brick's adoption fee of $300 benefits the rescued pets of Tails of Hope. He is very healthy, ... (Read More)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 Brick, 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: 16-11-17-00105Bella (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    Bella is a beautiful, playful, strong and very loyal, one-year-old, 59-pound, female brindle and white Pit Bull/Greyhound-mix looking for a loving guardian. Bella is full of smiles and tail wags for the people she loves. She is also excellent with other dogs. Her foster mom has a 25-pound Pomeranian-mix that she's been living with, and Bella loves to play and swim at the Montrose dog beach. Bella was found as an emaciated stray on the south side of Chicago on September 20th. She had just had a litter and her rescuer spent two hours and two packages of hot dogs to gain her trust. Luckily, she will do anything for a treat, so she has been ... (Read More)easy to train. She is thought to be part Greyhound because she is tall and she runs like the wind! She is energetic, strong and extremely athletic; she'd do wonderfully with a runner or someone who likes to bike with their dog. She loves to play ball, go for car rides and she sleeps either on the floor next to her foster mom's bed, or in bed with her. Bella is extremely healthy, de-wormed, spayed, up to date on rabies and distemper vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested and on monthly preventative. Her adoption fee of $250 benefits the rescued dogs of Famous Fido. To meet and possibly adopt Bella, please fill out the adoption application at: http://famousfidorescue.com/rescueforms/machform/view.php?id=26727 and follow up by contacting Gloria at fido@famousfidorescue.com or 773-907-0305. She is currently living in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-16-00435Max (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    My roomates friend asked us to dogsit Max for them for a week while they find a place that allows pits. After two weeks we tried contacting them and they blocked my roomate. It has now been a month and we can no longer keep taking care of him. My apartment complex doesn't allow them and we can't afford it. We are looking for someone that can take him and give him a home as shelters generally will lean towards putting them down.

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DuPage County warrenville, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-15-00310Miguel (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Hello, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Miguel, but my friends call me 'Miggy'. Some of the words the volunteers use to describe me are 'the best', 'the handsomest', 'playgroup rockstar', 'the coolest'...well, you get the idea. I am a bit of a special guy that will require a special home. Maybe you are that home? Or maybe you can share so that we can find that home? About me: -Housebroken -Crate trained -Great with other dogs -Amazing on leash and in public -Great in the car -Plays hard and naps hard Also about me: I have separation anxiety! I howl when I am left alone, and I attach to one person very quickly. When they are gone ... (Read More)I panic! But I am working on it, and have shown at the Adoption Center that with training and patience I WILL be a great pup for the right home. What I come with: -A free adoption fee -Lots of training in my transitional time in your home -A long foster-to-adopt period to make sure I adjust well -A lifetime of training -About 300 volunteer friends who love me and will pitch in however they can to make my new life work -A heavy duty crate that I can feel secure in My best fit: -Will be in a single family home where neighbors won't complain about my howlin' -Someone who is home more often to help with the separation anxiety -Someone who wants a super rad dog -No small kids, no cats (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-09-00043Penny (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 

    Penny is a gorgeous, fun and happy, three-year-old, 45-pound, female brindle Shar Pei/Terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. %A0 Penny is full of kisses and tail wags for everyone she meets. She is great with other big dogs with proper introduction, but probably not tiny dogs and cats. She does great in doggie play groups. She was rescued from Chicago Animal Care and Control and would do wonderfully with an energetic family without young children. Penny is crate-trained and housebroken. She has storm-phobia, so she wears a thunder-shirt during storms. Penny'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 Penny, please fill in the adoption application at: http://tailsofhope.org/availabledogs.html and follow up by contacting Debbie at 847-571-1860 or kruegerd55@gmail.com or 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: 16-11-08-00545Mia (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Senior

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

    *URGENT- MIA HAS UNTIL SAT 11/12 TO FIND A FOSTER OR ADOPTER* Mia is a precious 10 year young girl whose life has been uprooted. Whose dad is trying to adjust to his own loss of their home on top of balancing the life of this sweet girl in his hands. Mia is good with people and other dogs. Knows commands and is just a little gal at 45 pounds. Please help network her in hopes a home can be found before her time is up. How sad to potentially be back in the same exact situation where you started with your life on the line. Can we seriously not find one heart willing to save one girl from the end? Please share as Saturday will be here before you ... (Read More)know it. Owner surrenders receive no hold time and seniors do not last long in shelters. Stacey NRNT (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-08-00539fiona (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    very smart dog my new wife has had for 6 years and was used to being with just her she does ok for most but but tends to growl at teenage kids and cant take the chance of biting one of them i have looked around and want to find her a good home

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Madison County granite city, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-07-00547Cleo (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    This sweet girl is breaking my heart. Cleo was surrendered after a divorce. The husband surrendered her without the knowledge of the wife and kids, who then came to visit her for a teary goodbye. Cleo has been shut down and very sad- she rips my heart out. However, she has been very slowly coming around. The one thing that never fails to perk her up is another dog; we would LOVE for her new home to have a furry friend for her. She will need patience and stability, and she deserves it. Cleo is a very special, sweet little girl. Please consider coming to meet her if you live within 50 miles of Tinley Park.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-07-00024David (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Seizures 

    [Read About Natural Seizure Care] He is a good dog and mostly trained. He does well on walks. He needs someone to care for him that can afford to get him on the medication needed to control his seizures. He is on one medication that has helped some but need an additional one. And may need lab tests sometimes. I can't afford to take care of him but want to find a loving home for him.

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Will County University Park., IL MAP IT!

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Katrina McNeal 7736202340

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-05-00487Amanda (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Amanda and another gray pit were found tied to a tree together outside of a Target. Despite that- she is incredible. An absolute beauty of a girl who just wants your love and affection. We estimate her to be about 3 years old. Amanda deserves a loving, forever home. Please consider meeting this girl if you live within 50 miles of Tinley Park.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-05-00457Otis (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Otis is a 9 month old Alaskan Husky/pit mix who was transferred in from an overcrowded shelter. He is a sweetie but does have a lot of puppy energy and will likely need some puppy training! If you're up for it, you'll have a friend for life. Please consider coming to meet this boy if you live within 50 miles of Tinley Park!

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-05-00320Dax (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: High Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Dax is a very protective, energetic 1 1/2 year old purebred pit bull. He listens well and knows simple commands but goes crazy when he sees another dog and he doesn't listen at that point. We are unsure how he would behave around children but he gets irritated and is protective of his bones and toys. Dax needs a nice big yard because he has a lot of energy but he is very loving and likes to snuggle too.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Sangamon County Riverton, IL MAP IT!

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Stephanie Prindle 217891692

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-04-00494Chubs (male)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts him very soon. Please consider saving this sweet boy's life. He loves other dogs and does great in playgroup. He is a sweet affectionate boy who loves affection, knows sit, takes treats gently and has no issues with handling. He loves to go for walks. Please help save this sweet boy's life. fostering is Free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are Willing to help with transport. Chicago area

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-03-00272Thor (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Thor is a gorgeous, 2 year old, brindle pit mix who has been returned after being adopted out for almost a year- his owners divorced and brought him back in. :( He's a sweet boy and needs a FOREVER home. Must live within 50 miles of Tinley Park.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-03-00147Aurora (female)

Pit Bull   

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Malnourished, Abused/Neglected 

     This animal is available to licensed rescue groups only.  Please do not enquire unless with a licensed rescue group. I found this dog on Craigslist and acquired her yesterday. Her current situation was unknown to me and I'm not even certain if she is full blood nosed pitbull or mixed. I wanted to keep her but I can not afford the medical care that is required to keep her alive. I'm seeking a family or rescue group that can get her the medical care needed and help her gain weight so she can have a healthy and happy life. She has had pups I was told sometime last December. The woman I got her from has been very vague. Please anybody that can take her and provide for her would be saints in my heart and mind.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Rock Island County Rock Island, IL 61201 MAP IT!

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Misty Hinz 5632654999

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-02-00397Dido (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    Great dog. Can't keep, my other pit is alpha and gets jealous and starts fights with Dido. DIDO has been in a shelter twice and came back as a stray, people never reclaimed him. I work at shelter. HE originally was my dog. He's was showing signs of shelter shock, so I tried to bring him home again my other dog attacked him again after 3 weeks. Dido is great with female dogs, cats, kids, people. He's housebroken, a little high energy, but sits nice at door to go for walk then bolts and then calms down right away and walks awesome on leash. Not easily distracted while on a walk. Listens to sit, stay, come, leave it. VERY loving and a couch ... (Read More)potato. Free to good home. 815 219-3911 (Less)

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Will County Joliet, IL MAP IT!

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Joyce Caldwell 8152193911

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-29-00058Bruno Mars (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    
 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: 16-10-27-00360Luna (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    EXTREMELY URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her very soon. Please CONSIDER saving her LIFE!!! 11 month old and super sweet. She is good with other dogs. Good with handling. please Consider saving this sweet cutie pie before it's too late. Fostering is Free of charge and everything is provided. volunteers are Willing to help with transport. Chicago area

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-27-00110Blitz (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Blitz is an energetic 2 year old male, Pitbull. He loves to run, play and snuggle. Blitz is current on shots, micro chipped and neutered. He has some separation anxiety. With consistent training, he would be a great dog for a home with no children. I am pregnant and I myself, must find a new home. Most rental properties in Peoria do not allow Pitbulls. If I don't find Blitz a new home, he will be put to sleep. Blitz is free to a good home with Vet and personal references.

 Adoption Fee: free Animal Location:

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Peoria County Peoria, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-24-00287Simba (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered 

    I rescued Simba after he was hit by a car. The owner walked away. He has had major surgery and has been very loving to everyone that has come near him. However, last night he growled at my mom. She has been helping me care for him. I can no longer take care of him myself because he has had a pelvic break and he needs a lot of care. He has shown so much love that I'm hoping someone with pit experience can nurture him back to health and place him in a loving forever home. Thank you

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DuPage County Wood Dale, IL MAP IT!

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Jeannie Ricke 6304210074

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-23-00227Wrigley (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    Wrigley was rescued from the local shelter just over 5 years ago. He is an extremely sweet and loving dog, but has crippling separation anxiety. Unfortunately, we cannot be home often enough to meet his needs and he has been very destructive to our home. We can no longer afford to keep him in our house, and are looking for a better situation for him. He would be a wonderful companion for someone who works from home or is retired. When we're home he just loves to lay by our feet. He is not big on playing with toys, he just likes to chew on Nylabones. He does not crate well and has injured himself in cages. Unfortunately, we need to find a new ... (Read More)home for him ASAP as we can no longer afford to keep repairing the damages to our home. If we do not find a new home for him within a week, we are going to have to take him back to the shelter (where they will probably euthanize him)- we absolutely do NOT want to do this, but we are out of options and our financial situation is not allowing for us to continue keeping him here. If you are looking for a loving companion and are home most of the time, please consider becoming Wrigley's new doggie parent! Other note: he is very strong and likes to lean on people, so he would not be good for anyone who has balance/stability issues. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Rock Island County Moline, IL MAP IT!

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Jami Killian 3099121209

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-20-00028Ruby (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, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Basic commands Walks well on leash 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: 16-10-17-00476Sophia (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Need to find a great home for an awesome dog, she belongs to my son and he is getting divorced and has lost his home, Sophia will be 3 in 10/31/16 knows basic commands has not had any formal training she is house broken

 Adoption Fee: $25.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Machesney park, IL MAP IT!

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Barb Forster 815-978-0137

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-13-00371Destiny (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    
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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Barry Portee (702) 747-3135

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-13-00368Diamond (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    
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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Barry Portee (702) 747-3135

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-09-00443Zoey (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Needs Vaccinations, Abused/Neglected 

    Zoey is a very kind hearted dog in search of a new forever home. She was in a previous home that abused her about 4 years ago. She is great around cats and children. Most dogs she does not bark at. However, i do not own another dog and do not know how she would act if around another one all the time. She needs a new forever home due to me moving and i am unable to take her with me. She has slight medical problems. She is allergic to pollen which means, She has to take benadryl one or two times daily. She has a topical spray for any rashes that may occur from the allergies and she has ear drops for any yeast infections that may occur due to ... (Read More)the allergies. She is chipped and spayed. She is a bit overweight as my work schedule does not permit me to have as much exercise time with her. Her rabies shot is up to date and does not expire until October of next year. She is however due for her yearly vaccination. She is a sweet lounge around the house dog. But she loves to go on walks and bike rides with you. For any additional information please feel free to contact me. Thank you. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Livingston County Dwight, IL 60420 MAP IT!

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Ashley Sharp 815-584-7547

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-06-00547Lil Bit (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    Lil Bit desapately needs a foster home or an adopter so she is not in boarding any longer. This sweet girl has been through so much and she is longing for a good home. She is good with other dogs. She was surrendered with her friend Oreo. Please consider her! Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-29-00320Lola & Lion (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed 

    1 female adult and her male adult offspring

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Kimberly Baber 3124795666

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-27-00481Tiger (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Senior


    EXTREMELY URGENT!! PLEASE consider fostering or adopting me to save my life. I was dumped at a high kill shelter in Chicago where my chances of getting out alive are very slim. I need a hero. I don't understand why I was dumped. I was a good dog. My feelings are very hurt. I feel sad and alone. I keep looking for my previous owners but they aren't coming back. I miss my soft warm bed. This cement is so hard and cold. I hear that anyday now could be my last... Won't you please help me?? Before they kill me please? I'm a loving dog who would be delighted if I could have a nice home to live out the rest of my life. Fostering is free of ... (Read More)charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport (Less)

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-23-00431Nate (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    URGENT! Could be KILLED any day. Nate waits patiently in his small cage. He is waiting for someone to come pick him and show him there is someone in this world who will love him. He is a sweet fun loving dog. He loves to be pet and he knows sit. He loves treats. He loves people and other dogs. Please consider saving this sweet boy's life. What he does not know is that he could be KILLED any day. Please don't let this boy down. Fosteringis free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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847-757-5534

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-23-00376Theo (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy


    EXTREMELY URGENT poor Theo will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts him very soon and saves his life. He is a 3 month old puppy with lots of love to give. This little guy would love to wiggle his way to your heart. He loves to be pet and he loves treats. Please give this cute guy a chance in having a loving home. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area

     Animal Location:

High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-18-00126Knight (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    See attached flyer.

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Sangamon County Springfield, IL MAP IT!

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Jeanne Travers 217-725-5788

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-18-00122Jumper (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    See attached flyer for description of Jumper.

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Sangamon County Springfield, IL MAP IT!

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Jeanne Travers 217-725-5788

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-16-00241Maggie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    This Pitbull was in a situation of being dropped off at a shelter so I said I would take her to foster her until they could find her a home. They never really got back to me so that is why we are here:). I believe she is just a Pit Bull I cannot verify that but she seems to be and my vet thinks so too. SOOO SWEET just has a few little ticks that with some time and patience could be worked out. She is very smart I have been able to teach her things very quickly. Her first home was at 5 wks someone had left the litter on a street corner at 4 wks. The family that adopted her at 5 wks was NOT good. The male adult in the household was a heavy ... (Read More)drinker and was VERY hard on her. She had a bladder infection and couldnt hold it and he would beat her every time she went potty. When I got her she still had the bladder infection and was so sad everytime she went potty even when it was outside and i would be praising her for going. She is very emotional and VERY caring. The only thing I have real concern about right now is I have a 5 yr old daughter and she really loves her but bc of her past I dont feel safe leaving her alone with her. If she runs she gets VERY excited and has fallen and gotten a bit funny about it. Her only bad habit is jumping NO MATTER what i have tried she just keeps doing it its like a 'I'm sorry' kinda thing and the more you try to reprimand or correct she does it more like she cant help herself. I now just say down and dont interact or pet at all until shes down. Seems to be getting better. You can see she understands just very apologetic all the time. I have an old 14 yr old Golden mix that she has shown to be dominant over but not a good judge becuase of her age i feel like if there was another well behaved confident dog that was good with other dogs she would respect. I dont know that for sure so maybe better without other animals. When she was young she was brought up with other dogs and cats. She went after my cat once but stopped chasing him as soon as I called her. Definitely needs a home with someone that has experience with breeds like her kind because she would make an awesome, caring, loving companion. I just do not have the time I have 4 kids a horse rescue and everything that goes with that. She NEEDS to have the time and I believe she will make an AWESOME dog/life-long friend. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200.00 Animal Location:

Lake County Wauconda, IL MAP IT!

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Julie Olson 8478075600

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-15-00382Rachael (female)

Pit Bull Mix   


    URGENT will be KILLED at a high kill shelter unless someone fosters or adopts her. Rachael is a super sweet loving girl. She loves to be petted and she is easy to handle and does great in a leash. She takes treats gently. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago area. please consider saving this sweetheart today before it's too late!

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-14-00389Benny (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult


    **Benny was abandoned and will need to go to a shelter if a home for him isn't found** From finder: I found a pitbull mix in my hallway at one of my properties. Based on what my tenant said the neighborhood kids were throwing rocks at him and abusing him. As if that wasn't enough his owners who were the neighbors moved away this past weekend and purposely left this sweet boy behind. I couldn't bring myself to put him back on the streets or take him to a shelter where he would potentially be put down so I took him to the hospital. They checked for a microchip but he didn't have one and they were kind enough to give him some flea ... (Read More)medication, food and a nice bath. We tried to find a rescue group or someone to take him in for the time being but we've had no luck. My sister is being kind enough to let me keep him in her insulated garage until we figure something out. His basic necessities are covered, but he can't live in a garage forever, and we know he deserves so much more than this. I have emailed and called several rescue organizations but they are either full to capacity or have told me that they need to rescue him from a shelter. I am truly at a loss and don't know who else to contact at this point. I have emailed and called several rescue organizations but they are either full to capacity or have told me that they need to rescue him from a shelter. I am truly at a loss and don't know who else to contact at this point. I have emailed and called several rescue organizations but they are either full to capacity or have told me that they need to rescue him from a shelter. I am truly at a loss and don't know who else to contact at this point. I have emailed and called several rescue organizations but they are either full to capacity or have told me that they need to rescue him from a shelter. I am truly at a loss and don't know who else to contact at this point.I have emailed and called several rescue organizations but they are either full to capacity or have told me that they need to rescue him from a shelter. I am truly at a loss and don't know who else to contact at this point. I have emailed and called several rescue organizations but they are either full to capacity or have told me that they need to rescue him from a shelter. I am truly at a loss and don't know who else to contact at this point. I have emailed and contacted several rescues but they are at capacity. I am truly at a loss at this point and can't stand the thought of taking him to a shelter. The only shelter who would take him is high kill. :( -He's about 8/9 years old -He's a sweet boy and loves people -He's ok with kids -He's house trained (basing it solely on the fact that he didn't use the bathroom in the garage until my sister let him out) -He's ok with dogs and is non reactive Mary Therese (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-14-00334Charlie (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    **CHARLIE IS IN A HIGH KILL SHELTER AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE.** Must live within a couple hour of Chicago to help. Charlie is a special boy with a sad story. A lady found him tied up behind a bar, alone. No one knows for how long but he was sun burnt. She watched some people trying to sell him, claiming they had found him. Thankfully she stepped in and took Charlie. She had him hang out in her yard in the shade. She said he is a very sweet dog and friendly with other dogs. Finder of the dog says very friendly and wonderful on leash. Did well seeing another dog through a fence. Charlie is a total puppy, and such a ... (Read More)funny little character! Very happy and a total wigglebutt and loves saying 'hi' and getting attention! Very playful, friendly, and no issues handling. Was good on the leash. A152412 G (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-10-00114Ted (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Ted is a very sweet eight-year-old, 52-pound, male, chocolate and vanilla pit bull terrier-mix with gorgeous amber eyes looking for a loving guardian. Ted's family lost their home and had to give up their dog. He is good with other large dogs, but not small dogs or cats. He is living in a foster home in Chicago where he has proven to be housebroken and crate-trained. He knows the commands sit and down and takes treats ever so gently from your fingers. He loves people of all ages including children. He is an easy-going and loving boy. Because he is older, he requires only short play sessions and then he is exhausted and ready for a ... (Read More)snuggle and message. He is full of kisses '| such a nice boy. Ted is 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 fostered in Chicago, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-10-00085Taffy (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 

    Taffy is a very sweet, tail-waggingly happy, energetic and fun, three-year-old, 62-pound, female, chocolate and vanilla pit bull terrier-mix looking for a loving guardian. Taffy was found as a stray in Schaumburg. She is living in a foster home in Chicago where she has proven to be housebroken and crate-trained. Taffy is good with other large dogs, but not small dogs or cats. She enjoys playing ball, giving kisses and tail wags! She's also good with children. She is a tomboy who loves to wrestle with the boys! She knows the commands sit, paw and other paw. She takes treats ever so gently from your fingers. Taffy is very healthy, ... (Read More)spayed, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, de-wormed, heartworm-tested and on monthly preventative. Her adoption fee of $200 benefits the rescued dogs of Lucky Dog. If you are interested in meeting and possibly adopting her, please contact Melia at melia88@comcast.net or 708-224-1900. She is being fostered in 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: 16-09-06-00326Melee (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Melee is a very sweet and good dog. She listen very well. She is house broken. She is not crate trained. We are not sure how she is with other dogs. we have a small dog and they have been aggressive with each a few times. she has not been around children so we are not sure how shes is with them. We feel she would do best in a home with no children and no other dogs.

 Adoption Fee: $25.00 Animal Location:

McHenry County McHenry, IL MAP IT!

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Raquel Upchurch 2248131135

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-06-00266bella (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    is a rescue dog about 4 years ago. no longer able to care for her due to health problems & age

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Williamson County creal springs, IL MAP IT!

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mona marks 618-364-5693

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-06-00261Niko (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

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

    Niko is a sweet boy. Loves all dogs he's met and lives in a home with 2 other dogs. He doesn't pay much attention to our cat. We had him neutered in April 2016. He has recently become aggressive when trying to get him off the couch or bed or to go in his box. He will growl and turn his head as if he would bite. I'm sure this can be fixed with training. I do not have time for that. I have 4 kids and work. Other than that issue he is a great boy! Any questions please get ahold of me via email or call. Thank you!

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Whiteside County Morrison, IL MAP IT!

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Brianne Hayenga 5632496872

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-06-00144  (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult


    
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Christian County Taylorville, IL 62568 MAP IT!

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Barbie Brandt 217-825-6184

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-06-00140  (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult


    
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Christian County Taylorville, IL 62568 MAP IT!

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Barbie Brandt 217-825-6184

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-06-00034Reveille (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    Reveille was rescued as an extremely malnourished and abused puppy. He was severely neglected and developed issues from starvation, mange and parasites. He also was very fearful of humans. Reveille is now socialized and is good with most dogs. He is too rough with cats nowadays so his new home needs to be dog only! He is playful, crate trained, and has been fixed, chipped and vaccinated recently against rabies. Reveille will do best in a home that is active and enjoys taking him to do things.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

De Witt County Clinton, IL MAP IT!

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Ashley Miller 619-379-0690

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-05-00415Candy (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    Candy is a purebred Blue pit bull she is the sweetest dog I have ever met. She needs a loving home. Good with people and other animals she has a housemate named TG who is also up for adoption. She is my mothers dog but my mom has gone away for a while and cannot keep her Candy is scheduled to go to the pound if I cannot find someone to adopt her.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Sangamon County springfield, IL MAP IT!

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Angie Nicks 2176383383

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-05-00410TG (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Tg is a purebred blue pit bull and has had one owner he is great with people and children and has a housemate named Candy who is also up for adoption. I would love to keep them together but I know it may not be possible. TG is scheduled to be released to the pound if I cannot find a home for him. He was my mothers dog and she has gone away and there is no one to keep him or Candy. Great pet loves being outdoors loves walks or just to run in the yard, also loves to cuddle.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Sangamon County springfield, IL MAP IT!

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Angie Nicks 2176383383

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-05-00013Piper (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 

    Piper is an amazing dog and such a special part of our family. IF WE DO NOT FIND A HOME FOR HER OR A FOSTER HOME WE WILL HAVE TO PUT HER DOWN IN 7 DAYS. *That is the deadline we were given. My children and husband are heartbroken as well as I am because of having to get rid of her. She is our baby and her downfall is other dogs. She is amazing with people and loves children. The reason we have to get rid of her is she jumped out our truck window and went after our landlords dog. The dog wasn't hurt but he has his mind made up about her no longer being here, even though is was bad timing and an accident. We do not want to get rid of her but ... (Read More)due to our circumstances of not being able to afford to move to a new place right now she must go. I have my children to be concerned about with school and having a roof over there head. We do not want our dog to go, but she has to. She is such a good girl and a lovable teddy bear. She loves kisses on her forehead and hugs all the time. She sleeps next to the kids and is so special and I have tears in my eyes just writing this. Whoever helps us by adopting her will fall in love the moment they meet her. Will someone please give this amazing pup of ours a good home? Even a foster home would work to give us a lil time to relocate. I would provide the things she needs if someone will foster her. (Less)

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Will County Joliet, IL MAP IT!

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Leslee Wilk 815-687-4640

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-03-00454Nala (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    Nala will steal your heart. She's a 1 yr 7 month old Lab/Pit mix who finds herself looking for her forever home after being given up due to a divorce/lack of finances. She lived with another female dog. Nala right now is a little timid but oh so sweet...I so badly want to see her in a forever, loving home quickly. Please, please consider coming to meet her if you are within 50 miles of Tinley Park.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-29-00457Cheeba (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Cheeba is 3 1/2 years old. She is loving, great with kids and adults. She lost her sister earlier this year but played well with her when they met at nine months. She is territorial at times, she plays with our neighbors dogs and children. She swears she can be a lap dog and gives you nothing but kisses. She is kennel trained and is trained she will let you know when she has to go to the bathroom. Cheeba has to find a good home due to discrepancies at owners expense. It breaks my heart to even go to this point but I want to know she is going to a good home rather than sit in a shelter. She knows tricks and listens very well.

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Will County joliet, IL MAP IT!

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rebecca g 815-6140568

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-28-00140Gravel (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

     This animal is available to licensed rescue groups only.  Please do not enquire unless with a licensed rescue group. Gravel was found as a stray in Chicago. I was out of town. Against my better judgment, my roommate brought him to our house instead of the shelter. I drive a truck over the road and don't have time for him. My roommate is disabled and can't take him on long walks. He needs a family that will train him an give him lots of exercise.

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Michelle Pietzke 312 - 307 - 3908

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-27-00273Caspy (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed 

    This is Caspy! She is an amazing dog and very loving. It is absolutely terrible that I have to give away my baby, but I'm moving and can't take her. She loves play time and playing outside! I'm looking for someone who can give her the care and attention that a pit needs! She is 15 months old and has her papers!

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Lake County Lincolnshire, IL MAP IT!

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Sergy Halyas 2242261934

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-26-00331Thor (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

    Thor is a very sweet ol guy. His original owner passed away last year and my son took him in. My son had to take an out of state job and was unable to take him. I go feed and water him daily but he's very lonely and needs a furever home to spend his remaining years. Please help me find him a good home....

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

St. Clair County New Athens, IL MAP IT!

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Lori Conaway 618-420-8852

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-25-00187Simba (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    He Is A Very Loving Dog. He Has Always Been Around Kids , Simba Is Very Energetic He Plays Ball And Runs Around, He Is Very Careful Wen Kids Are Around , He Has Been Trained And Graduated. He Is Very Loving And Protective.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL 60623 MAP IT!

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Kay Pena

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-22-00319poppa (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 

    2 Blue pits ages 4 and 5 sweetest spoiled dogs ever. very good with people of all ages. Not sure about cats. They are my daughters dogs and she had to go away and we need a very good home for them.

 Adoption Fee: 20.00$ Animal Location:

Sangamon County springfield, IL MAP IT!

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Pat King 2173412317

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-13-00337Blue (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 

    **BLUE IS AT A HIGH KILL SHELTER AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE.** Must be within a couple hours of Chicago to help. Age approx. 1 yr. What a sad, sad story. Blue is a friendly boy that was brought in by the police. They said he has been living in a park and being cared for by the children that visit the park. The kids said they saw him being abandoned by his owners. The even said the owners even came back the following day after abandoning him as they forgot to remove his collar and ID tag as they didn't want the dog being traced back to them! The kids loved him so much that the police tried to find Blue a new home with ... (Read More)someone in the neighborhood; however, somehow Blue ended up back at the park! So they had to bring Blue in as they can't have him living in the park. Blue is noted to get along with kids of all ages and did really well living with another female dog. He loves being pet and is just a really sweet young boy. Had no problem petting him all over. He didn't seem to be putting much weight on his back leg; however, it didn't seem to be bothering him. The cops that brought him in are trying really hard to find him a foster and rescue. Everyone that meets him loves him! (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-12-00004Peyton (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed 

    Peyton will be 4 in September. She is a very loving dog. She is very energetic and lives with a male dog without issues and 4 children aged 4 to 18. I have never seen aggressive behavior towards humans from her. She has been with us since she was 2 months old. We love her dearly and hate to get rid oof her. She is house trained but has excitement urination. She sleeps in a kennel indoors. She has had her 3 year rabies vacination (5/2016) but needs the other yearly shots. She cannot be with cats. She needs trained to not run away. I have to find her a good home ASAP due to her running off and harming cats. Prefer in the country. Need ... (Read More)references. I have to be sure she will be loved and treated properly. She is my baby and I really hate that I have to get rid of her. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

St. Clair County Marissa, IL MAP IT!

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Jennifer Simmons

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-10-00639Louie (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Please help!!!! This is Louie, he is a 7 year old mastiff pit mix who loses his home tomorrow at noon, yes tomorrow, Thur 8/11, at noon. His mom is being required to leave her home and go to a shelter BUT Louie has no where to go....he is unfortunately not dog or cat friendly.... so he needs to be the only dog, but is great with people. He is up-to-date on vaccines, is neutered and is heartworm negative and on prevention. Can anyone open their home until his mom can get back on her feet? Louie has been a foundation client of ours for the past two years, please let me know if you can help. Donna

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-03-00376Simba (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Surely there is someone/ a family out there for this sweet boy! Simba was rescued from a horrible situation where he was used for breeding, then dumped. He is 6 years young, handsome, obedient, walks well on a leash, great with people of all ages, housebroken, fixed, vetted, microchipped, and has lots of love & loyalty to give to the right person/family. Simba needs a dogless home with an experienced handler as Simba was never socialized with other dogs. He needs someone willing to put in some time and patience to work with him so that he can become the balanced dog he was meant to be.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-03-00278Simba (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult


    SIMBA HAS UNTIL AUGUST 15TH TO FIND A FOSTER OR ADOPTER, OR HE WILL BE SURRENDERED TO CHICAGO ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL. PLEASE HELP! I cannot afford to keep him in boarding indefinitely, and since no area rescues are able to help, and nobody has stepped up that is able to suitably foster or adopt him, I am forced to use the last resort option of surrendering him to an open-access shelter. I didn't want it to come to this, and resign him to an uncertain fate- which includes euthanasia- but I am out of options. Simba is 6 years old, fixed, vetted, microchipped, housebroken, great with people of all ages, and needs to be the only animal in ... (Read More)the home. Please contact me at (708) 363-1122, if you can help save his life. (Less)

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Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-02-00205Buster (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Adult

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

    Buster's owner is in a temporary housing crisis and although he and his daughter love Buster, they need someone to take him in for somewhere between 2-6 months until they get back on their feet. Buster is a strong, intelligent, loving, affectionate dog who is a little anxious and stressed by being separated from his lifelong family. Buster comes with leash, harness, bowls, and a huge supply of food and is microchipped and up to date on vaccines. We are currently caring for Buster over our summer break to help out this family in crisis, but as we will be returning to full time work/school later this week, we will start being gone for very ... (Read More)long days with no one home, and can no longer can give Buster the walks and affection he needs to thrive. Please help this family and this beautiful dog. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Amy Rosenquist 7733302401

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-29-00017Honey Bear (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 

    **HONEY BEAR WAS CONFISCATED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY AND IS NOW AT A HIGH KILL SHELTER. HE NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE.** Must live within reasonable distance of Chicago to help. Despite Honey Bear's awful past he is so friendly and sweet, not to mention small and cute!!! He met a male dog and was friendly with tail wags. He allowed handling of head, feet, teeth (squirmy), coat and ears. He cowers with overhead movement. He took treats gently, was not interested in bones or toys and just kept eating during food bowl test. He is pretty amazing after everything he's been through! Can you open your home- even temporarily- to save ... (Read More)his life? CIVN (Less)

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-28-00006Bruno (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy


    **BRUNO WAS SURRENDERED TO A HIGH KILL SHELTER AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE BEFORE 8/2.** Must live within reasonable distance of Chicago to help. 1 yr old. A volunteer says: Tiny lowrider, appeared housebroken, easy on leash, would leave me to go smell things then would run back. Really enjoyed being petted, lovebug.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-27-00695Zayn (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    **ZAYN HAS BEEN AT A HIGH KILL SHELTER FOR 2 MONTHS AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE HIS LIFE.** Must live within reasonable distance of Chicago to help. Zayn is a big loveable guy!!! All he wants is to be near his volunteer friends, and get lots of pets and belly rubs! Poor guy was SO excited to get out of his cage, but he calmed down nicely once out for a bit. He is a total lover, and he takes treats nicely. He is a strong on the leash, but otherwise no issues handling. Very happy and wiggly, and leans in for pets and affection. CIVN

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-26-00475Gala (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 

    Gorgeous Gala is the gregarious gal for you! Gala is a two year old German Short-haired Pointer/Pit Bull mix who came to ACL as a stray, and we're all in love! Gala is an intuitive, emotional, loving dog who transformed into a couch potato the minute she went into foster care!Her foster dad reports she's so loving, playful, and affectionate. She loves to investigate and run around, and she'd love a home that has work for her to do in the morning and snuggling to do at night! Gala is a fetch master - she can almost turn circles in the air when she catches the ball! She'd love a home that had interest in doing some fun stuff like training as ... (Read More)well as lots of cuddle time. Gala is not comfortable with other animals at this point, but she may be able to work through that with the right adopter. Gala needs a home with dog experience and children 10 and up. Email Gabrielle at caninemanager@animalcareleague.org for more info on meeting Gala in person. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

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Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 16-07-26-00285Daisy and Dafney (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    **NEED FOSTER OR ADOPTER TO SAVE THEIR LIVES** Must live within a couple hours of Chicago to help. 'Hello all. I work for an office that becomes the guardian for disabled adults. I have a client who was removed from her home and had to be psych. hospitalized. She has two dogs, pit bulls, females, super sweet, one white and one brown with large spot over her eye. They were taken to animal control and will be put down in 5 days unless I can find a foster or rescue. Does anyone know of a place I can contact? They are so sweet and I would hate for anything to happen to them. Thank you!!' Lea

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-26-00252Derby (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    **DERBY IS STUCK IN BOARDING AND NEEDS A FOSTER OR ADOPTER ASAP.** Derby is just the sweetest and he needs a FOSTER OR ADOPTER NOW. His tail never stops and he has amazing manners. He loves to cuddle and we need to find him a foster or adopter with no dogs or someone who can do VERY SLOW intros. He is an older gentleman, about 8.5, and just needs a place to lay down and chill. A quiet house would be great or someone just looking for a buddy that will give so much love back. I am so in love with him. Killing me that he is in boarding. Please consider opening your home to this sweet gent.

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

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Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-26-00176smokey (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    smokey is a great dog loves to cuddle and be right next to you. housebroken and crate trained. moving and cant take him due to his breed.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Effingham County effingham, IL MAP IT!

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sarah Bolyard 2176634028

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 16-07-25-00356Shadow (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult


    URGENT sweet Shadow could be killed any day at a high kill shelter. He is in desperate need of a foster or adopter. He is a 5 year old neutered sweetheart who is longing for a home of his own. Please consider saving this sweet boy's life. Fostering is free of charge and everything is provided. Volunteers are willing to help with transport. Chicago

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High kill shelter
Illinois

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-21-00442maddie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    MADDIE-CARD #21848 Maddie is a 6 month old female American Staffordshire Terrier mix puppy dog. Maddie is a fun and playful puppy. She is playful and social with people and male dogs. She has a tendency to be overly dominant and aggressive with female dogs. She likes to play tug with her toys instead of releasing them. She has no food guarding issues and is clean in her kennel. Maddie weighs 34.3 pounds. ad 1633-31616

 Adoption Fee: $125.00 Animal Location:

Vermilion County Animal Shelter
14775 Catlin-Tilton Road
Vermilion County Danville, IL 61834 MAP IT!

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217-431-2660 --- phone 217-431-4790 --- fax frontdeskdog2@vercounty.org --- email We are on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vermilion-County-Animal-Shelter-Offical-Page/430341230365347 We are on Twitter AT https://twitter.com/VerCountyAnimal

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-20-00507Minnie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    DOB 3/1/15 After seeing Minnie's shelter picture, we knew she needed out ASAP! She was so thin at only 25 lbs, and now after a lot of TLC from her foster, she is 40 lbs. Upon arriving on transport, she greeted everyone with tail wagging and kisses, she knew she was now safe. We think she might be Border Collie/Pit mix and about 1 yr old. After arriving at her foster home, she got to learn what being a puppy was all about, learning how to play and what a dog toy is. She has blossomed into a beautiful, happy, affectionate, active pup, who loves to go on walks. Minnie is not a fan of the crate, but doesn't need one since she does great ... (Read More)without one. Cuddling up with her foster family at bed time, is one of her favorite things. Since she was an outside dog, she had to learn about housebreaking. She enjoys, is playful with and friendly with other dogs. Now that she has been shown what life should be like, she is looking for her forever family to continue showing her what love is. If interested in meeting Minnie or for more information please go to www.alwaysroom4morepaws.com to read about our adoption process. Here you will also find the application to fill out and send back. *Breed and age are a guess. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Kane County South Elgin, IL MAP IT!

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Lydia Turgeon

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-18-00605Casper (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Health: Neutered 

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