Adopt a Pet

Interested in Adopting a Companion Animal?

Here are just a few of Chicago’s animal shelters – ones which have Chicago facilities where you can meet your new best friend!

Chicago Animal Care and Control: 2741 S Western, Chicago, 312-747-1406
Adoption Hours: Mon-Fri 4 pm-7 pm; Sat-Sun noon-3 pm & 4 pm-7 pm

The Anti-Cruelty Society: 510 N LaSalle Chicago, 312-644-8338
Adoption Hours: Mon-Fri noon-7 pm; Sat-Sun noon-5 pm

Chicago Canine Rescue Foundation: 5272 N Elston Ave, Chicago, 773-697-8848
Adoption Hours: Mon-Fri 5 pm-7 pm; Sat-Sun noon-5 pm

Felines & Canines: 1962 W Peterson, Chicago, 773-465-4132
Adoption Hours: Mon-Sun 12:30 pm-6 pm

Found Chicago: 4100 N Rockwell, Chicago
Call for Adoption Appointment, 773-539-3880

Harmony House for Cats: 2914 N Elston, Chicago
Adoption Hours: Wed-Thur 2 pm-5 pm; Sat-Sun 1 pm-5 pm

PAWS Chicago: 1997 N Clybourn, Chicago, 773-935-7297
Adoption Hours: Mon-Fri noon-7 pm; Sat-Sun 11 am-5pm

Red Door Animal Shelter: 2410 W Lunt, Chicago, 773-764-2242
Adoption Hours: Mon-Thurs 1 pm-5 pm; Fri-Sun 12 pm-4 pm

Tree House Humane Society
Uptown: 1212 W Carmen, Chicago, 773-784-5488
Adoption Hours: Mon-Fri 12 pm-8 pm; Sat-Sun noon-6 pm
Bucktown: 1629 N Ashland, Chicago, 773-227-5535
Adoption Hours: Wed-Sun noon-7 pm; Sat-Sun noon-6 pm

Call first to confirm address, adoption hours and requirements.

For a complete list of Chicago and suburban animal shelters and rescues, visit: 



Chicago Area Shelter Alliance