Listed here are some trusted resources for pet owners and those who may be considering pet ownership:

Lost & Found Dogs:

Lost Dogs Illinois



Lost Pets at Chicago Animal Care & Control (on the right side of the page)

Low Cost Veterinary Care:

Anti-Cruelty Medical Clinic

Fox Valley Animal Welfare League

PAWS Lurie Clinic

SNIP Society Joliet

South Suburban Animal Hospital

Spay Illinois

Summit Animal Hospital

Pet Food Pantries:

Care For Real

Friend Pet Food Pantry

Irving Park Community Food Pantry

One Tail at a Time Pet Mutual Aid

Our House of Hope Food Pantry

PAWS Chicago Pet Food Bank

Red Door Animal Shelter

Tree House Pet Food Pantry

Wet Nose Food Pantry

Pet Insurance:


  • Figo is a local Chicago company and proud supporter of Rescue Chicago

Homeowners/Renters Insurance Without Breed Restrictions:


State Farm 


Owner Support:

Surrender or Rehome a Pet:


Rehome by Adopt-a-Pet

Temporary/Crisis Assistance:

Positive Reinforcement Trainers & Behaviorist: 

Margaret Fraser, Copilot Dogs

  • Margaret is one of our co-founders who recently became a certified trainer and launched her own training business!

Andrea Burggrabe, I Speak Woof (virtual)

Ali Evanson, I Got This Sit (suburbs)

Janice Triptow, Dog Behavior Solutions 

Drew Ballantine, Insight Animal Behavior Services

Dr. Kelly Ballantine, Insight Animal Behavior Services

Report Animal Abuse or Negligence:


Anti-Cruelty Society

Recognize & Report Dog Fighting:

Two Week Shut Down (for adopters & fosters):

Introducing Dogs & Cats: