Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some delightful doggies up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Chicago.
Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs currently available for adoption.
(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.)
Jojo, pit bull terrier
Jojo is a female pit bull terrier dog currently housed at Friends of Petraits.
Jojo is gentle, and she plays well with kids. No other pets please: She is looking for forever home without other dogs or cats. She is already house-trained. She already has had all of her shots, and she is spayed.
Notes from Jojo's caretakers:
She aims to please.
Apply to adopt Jojo today at Petfinder.
Lucky, keeshond and Pomeranian mix
Lucky is a male keeshond and Pomeranian mix being kept at Friends of Petraits.
Lucky wants to be your one and only: He'll need a home free of other dogs, cats and children. He is already house-trained. Lucky is already neutered, and he has had all his shots.
From Lucky's current caretaker:
Lucky absolutely loves his walks and car rides.
Read more about Lucky on Petfinder.
River, pit bull terrier
River is a male pit bull terrier dog currently housed at Friends of Petraits.
River gets along well with other dogs. He is looking for cat-free household. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. He's neutered and vaccinated.
Read more about River on Petfinder.
Hammer, Labrador retriever and pointer mix
Hammer is a handsome male Labrador retriever and pointer mix being cared for at LEAD Rescue, NFP.
Hammer is the life of the party, and he'll get along great with other dogs. He's already house-trained. He's been vaccinated and neutered.
Read more about Hammer on Petfinder.
Oats, Dandie Dinmont terrier and petit basset griffon vendeen mix
Oats is a female Dandie Dinmont terrier and petit basset griffon vendeen mix being kept at LEAD Rescue, NFP.
Oats is the perfect family dog, and children will love her. No other dogs, please: She is looking for a dog-free family. Fear not: She's already house-trained. She already has had all of her shots, and she's spayed.
Read more about Oats on Petfinder.
Tyger, German shepherd
Tyger is a lovable male German shepherd dog currently residing at German Shepherd Rescue Inc.
Tyger is looking for cat-free home. He is already house-trained. He is already neutered, and he has had all his shots.
From Tyger's current caretaker:
He was beaten with a broom by his previous owner, and the fact that he still has faith in humans speaks to his resiliency.
Read more about Tyger on Petfinder.
Molly is a sweet female shar-pei dog being cared for at Friends of Petraits.
Molly is friendly as can be, and she'll get along great with your other dogs. She's spayed, and she has had all her shots. She has mastered her house-training etiquette. Molly is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.
Here's what Molly's friends at Friends of Petraits think of her:
She suffered from incontinence and paralyzed back legs. She gets along surprisingly well with a custom boot.
Read more about Molly on Petfinder.
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