2975 Milwaukee Ave.
42° 5' 57.3" N, 87° 52' 53.1552" W
Illinois and surrounding states
#1 First come to the shelter to meet all the wonderful adoptable pets or you may see a pet on line and start by filling out our on line adoption application. Please fax your completed application to 847-296-4198. You will be required to come in and meet your pet. Bring in your drivers license along with your veterinarian's phone number and address. If you are adopting a cat you will be required to bring a carrier.
#2 If you do not have a veterinarian reference, please bring the phone numbers of two professional references. This person cannot be a relative or friend. This person can be an employer.
#3 If you rent, you will be required to show a current lease agreement allowing you permission from your landlord to have a pet.
#4 Fill out an adoption application on line or with the assistance of an Adoption Counselor at our facility. On line please download either the Cat Adoption Application or Dog Adoption Application. Please fax application to 847-296-4198.
#5 Adoptions may or may not happen on the same day. Adoption Review Board approval may take several days. Also, we desire that all family members and current pets come to meet the adoptee pet.
#6 Once approved for adoption, we will arrange a date and time with you to pick up your new adopted animal. When picking up your pet it may take one to two hours. Please do not bring family members on the day of pick up. One person is all that is needed when picking up the pet. Please bring a carrier and or leash and choker collar with you to pick up your pet.
#7 Payment is made at the time you come to pick up your pet. Please note that we can only accept cash or credit cards.
Puppies up to 6 months $350
6 to 12 months $225
1 year and older $150
Kittens up to 5 months $125
pair of kittens $200
Over 5 months $100
Adoption fees cover: Up to date shots/vaccinations, deworming, Heartworm test(dogs), FIV/FeLeuk test(cats), microchip, spay/neuter and includes a free vet exam 2 weeks after adoption.