Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Chicago, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.
Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.
(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)
Ethel, Boston terrier mix
Ethel is a female Boston terrier mix currently housed at Lake Shore Animal Shelter.
Ethel is a social butterfly — she gets along well with other dogs. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she's spayed. She is already house-trained.
Here's what Ethel's friends at Lake Shore Animal Shelter think of her:
She has a ball that she loves and carries with her at all times.
Read more about how to adopt Ethel on Petfinder.
Lily, American Staffordshire terrier
Lily is a lovable female American Staffordshire terrier dog currently housed at Friends of Petraits.
Lily is friendly as can be, and she gets along well with other dogs. Fear not: She's already house-trained. She has had all of her shots, and she is spayed.
Lily's current caretakers say:
Lily is wonderful with every human she’s ever met. She is such a happy dog her tail doesn’t stop wagging.
Read more about how to adopt Lily on Petfinder.
Drusilla, shar-pei mix
Drusilla is a female shar-pei mix currently housed at One Tail at a Time.
Drusilla is the life of the party — she loves other dogs. Drusilla is spayed and vaccinated. Fear not: She is already house-trained.
Drusilla's current caretakers say:
She loves to be by her people and will be the perfect constant companion.
Read more about Drusilla on Petfinder.
Jake, cattle dog mix
Jake is a lovable male cattle dog mix currently residing at Friends of Petraits.
Jake is friendly as can be, and he gets along well with other dogs, cats and children. He's already house-trained. He's already vaccinated and neutered.
Read more about Jake on Petfinder.
Chubbs, German shepherd
Chubbs is a male German shepherd dog staying at German Shepherd Rescue Inc.
Chubbs loves other dogs. His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. His vaccinations are up to date, and he's neutered. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.
Here's what Chubbs' friends at German Shepherd Rescue Inc. think of him:
Chubbs has some separation anxiety and would do best with a home where someone is home often.
Read more about Chubbs on Petfinder.
Duke, rottweiler and mastiff mix
Duke is an adorable male rottweiler and mastiff mix currently residing at Friends of Petraits.
Duke loves to socialize — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. Duke has had all his shots. Have no fear: He is already house-trained.
Apply to adopt Duke today at Petfinder.
Louie, pit bull terrier
Louie is an adorable male pit bull terrier dog currently housed at Friends of Petraits.
Louie's ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. Louie will do best in a home without small children. Louie is already neutered, and he has had all his shots. Fear not: He is already house-trained.
From Louie's current caretaker:
He just loves to work and learn new things. He’s not a high-maintenance dog.
Apply to adopt Louie today at Petfinder.
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