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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-29-00678Max (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Boxer mix saved hours from euthanasia. We couldn't leave him. He is very sweet and playful, already knows sit and come. 10 weeks old. Adoption fee covers all vetting

 Adoption Fee: $375 Animal Location:

Mia's Mission
Boone County Belvidere, IL MAP IT!

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Kelly 815-909-7317

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-28-00446Oliver (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Oliver! 6-8 months old Lab/Shepherd mix Oliver Twist came to rescue with his sister, Orphan Annie. He's now ready to find a family of his own. Oliver is great with other dogs and with the foster home's cat. He does well with all people he meets, children included. Oliver is very sweet and affectionate. He knows sit, shake, and come. Oliver is almost completely housebroken and learns very quickly, so completing his training should go smoothly. Oliver likes to chew and so he needs to be provided with plenty of dog friendly chew things in his new home. Oliver is also crate trained! Our standard adoption fee is $295 cash or check ... (Read More)and $300 credit card ($5 processing fee). It includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, age appropriate core vaccinations, fecal testing, deworming, flea and tick preventative,1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, and micro-chipping. We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application or additional details. Please note that the breeds and sizes posted in this biography are educated best guesses and are not guaranteed. Please consider becoming a foster home while you search for your new best friend. We need foster homes - pounds are overflowing with puppies and adult dogs that are at-risk and need help. We can only rescue as many as we have foster home commitments. Fostering is a rewarding experience for your family. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $295 Animal Location:

Safe Haven Dog Rescue
Kane County Elburn, IL 60119 MAP IT!

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SafehavendogsIL@yahoo.com

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-27-00700Sadie (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 

    Sadie Marie is a 1 year old boxer/shepherd mix. She could literally play ALL DAY with another dog! Ignores cats. Good with kids. Medium energy, would prefer a home with a fenced in yard. Alana

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

Contact:
Erin Butler 630-432-1393

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 16-07-25-00335Rocco (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    black and tan German shepherd.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL 60614 MAP IT!

Contact:
Leonor Day 3129257334

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-25-00135Bo Bama (male)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Bo Bama is looking for a foster or forever home. He is BEAUTIFUL! 4 years old and energetic. Please contact kloewe66@sbcglobal.net for more information. Note that you must be in the greater Chicagoland area to foster for/adopt from Almost Home Foundation.

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Almost Home Foundation
Cook County Elk Grove Village, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-22-00145Chino (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    This puppy will be 2 years old Nov. 4, 2016. We can no longer care for him and we do not want to send him to animal control... Please help!!! We will provide all of his things to the new owner as well as a full bag of dog food. Thanks in advance..

     Animal Location:

St. Clair County Belleville, IL MAP IT!

Contact:
Erica Willis 6192507669

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Animal ID: 24702jade (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    
     Animal Location:

Vermilion County Animal Shelter
14775 Catlin-Tilton Road
Vermilion County Danville, IL 61834 MAP IT!

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217-431-2660 --- phone 217-431-4790 --- fax frontdeskdog2@vercounty.org --- email We are on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vermilion-County-Animal-Shelter-Offical-Page/430341230365347 We are on Twitter AT https://twitter.com/VerCountyAnimal

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-19-00252Astro (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Astro is looking for a foster or forever home. He 2.5 years old and loves people, especially children. He also likes playing with other dogs and is housebroken and crate-trained. Please contact kloewe66@sbcglobal.net for more information. Note that you must be in the Chicagoland area (Schaumburg and vicinity) to foster for/adopt from.

     Animal Location:

Almost Home Foundation
Cook County Elk Grove Village, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-13-00626Schnitzel (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
     Animal Location:

McHenry County McHenry, IL MAP IT!

Contact:
Jaime Nowakowski (773) 319 4043

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-28-00607Boots (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Boots! Shepherd/Terrier Mix Approx. 2-3 yrs old Boots is a very smart boy. He loves to play and likes toys, balls, chewy treats, and bones. He also loves blueberries and chicken! He's good with other dogs, though he will defend his toys and chews, just like any dog who has led a shelter life. Boots is vocal and he let's you know when he needs to go out. Boots is cautious of new things but is learning that he can trust people now. Boots struggles with walking on wood floors, and so he appreciates that his mom has put some rugs down for him. Overall, Boots is a laid back boy who just wants to find a family who will love him! Our ... (Read More)standard adoption fee is $295 cash or check and $300 credit card ($5 processing fee). It includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, age appropriate core vaccinations, fecal testing, deworming, flea and tick preventative,1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, and micro-chipping. We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application or additional details. Please note that the breeds and sizes posted in this biography are educated best guesses and are not guaranteed. Please consider becoming a foster home while you search for your new best friend. We need foster homes - pounds are overflowing with puppies and adult dogs that are at-risk and need help. We can only rescue as many as we have foster home commitments. Fostering is a rewarding experience for your family. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Safe Haven Dog Rescue
Kane County Elburn, IL 60119 MAP IT!

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SafehavendogsIL@yahoo.com

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-27-00623Snookie Rae (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    please help Snookie, she needs a great home with lots of room to run and play. I have been given a 24 hour notice to remove my Snookie Rae from the premises where we live. It breaks our hearts but we do not have the means to move.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

St. Clair County Swansea, IL MAP IT!

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Jenny Kroder 6184164649

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-27-00416Turbo (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Turbo is an 11 mo male shepherd/hound mix. For being a puppy he has a pretty average energy level. He is neutered and up to date on all shots. I have 2 young children that he keeps nipping at their ankles and they are now really afraid of him. We are hoping someone can help us rehome him soon!

 Adoption Fee: 50$ Animal Location:

Grundy County Channahon, IL MAP IT!

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Jon Degnan 779-875-0577

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-26-00100Azzy (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered 

    Azzy is fairly energetic and smart. He loves trips to the dog park (large ones). He is great with kids and people. He does have a problem with other dogs when he is on leash or if they are near his home. He could use a home with a fenced yard and lots of space. He would be great for a single man who has time for continuous training.

     Animal Location:

YEAR
Cook County Prospect Heights, IL MAP IT!

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7734691674

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-24-00395Friday (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Introducing our big goofball Friday! She is guessed to be a Lab/Shepherd mix, 2-3 years old. She loves to play, play, and play! Running around the backyard with her foster siblings and chasing balls are 2 of her favorite things. Even though she has energy, she is submissive with other dogs. Being food motivated, she has been easy to train and wants to please. In a short period of time, she has learned to walk well on a leash, sits on command, working on stay, and almost housebroken. Even though she is crate trained, she likes to sleep with her people at night. She loves her chew toys, bones and children. Since she doesn't realize her ... (Read More)size, thinking she is smaller than she is, Friday would do better with older children. She could could acciddently knock a smaller child over. If you would like to meet this fun loving girl or for more information, please go to alwaysroom4morepaws.com and fill out an application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $275 Animal Location:

Kane County Elgin, IL MAP IT!

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Charlene Nelmark

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-23-00501Deb (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

     This animal is available to licensed rescue groups only.  Please do not enquire unless with a licensed rescue group. Hello I'm looking for some good home for my dog can you please help me thank you

     Animal Location:

Cook County Chicago, IL 60680 MAP IT!

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Dennis Jones 3125051754

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 16-04-27-00074Feral male for 2 years (male)

German Shepherd    Age: Senior

Personality: Low Energy 

    This poor dog has roamed the streets of the village of Xenia for almost 2 years. He seeks shelter at the Xenia Methodist Church on Church St Xenia Il 62899. He runs from people usually will sometimes go aftet other dogs being walked. Please help him

     Animal Location:

Clay County xenia, IL MAP IT!

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Angela EDWARDS 6186767127

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-15-00176Rocky (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Rocky, Right in photo, was rescued with his mother, on the left in the picture, and 3 siblings. Mom appears to be Shepherd collie. there was a purebred looking male shepherd on the property we were told was the father, but he doesn't look like he has a purebred shepherd father. Rocky is the only one with a curly tail. He is very sweet, with a goofy personality. They came from a terrible situation and Rocky adjusted the fastest to the fact we wouldn't hurt him. All the dogs from this residence are terrified of small children but have adjusted pretty well to teens or adults. He is very shy until he knows someone. He loves attention! He has ... (Read More)learned to walk on a leash fairly well, is crate trained. About 10 to 11 months old, UTD vaccination, neutered and on heartworm preventative. Mom has been adopted and they couldn't be happier with her. A current or past vet you have used for pets number is required for us to call for a reference prior to adoption. We have many other rescued dogs available also to choose from. Contract on adoption. Brighton IL. Transport option may be available. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Macoupin County Brighton, IL 62012 MAP IT!

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Laurel grench 618-372-7547

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PIease Read Before Adopting a German Shepherd in Illinois
    German Shepherd Dogs can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. The German Shepherd is a large, highly intelligent working dog. German Shepherds are very protective, but not hostile; they make great guard dogs and wonderful companions. German Shepherds should be well socialized early in life. German Shepherds that are properly trained and socialized are good with children and other pets. This breed can adapt to apartment life with sufficient exercise.

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Illinois Animal Rescue
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McHenry County - McHenry 60051
Animal Outreach Society 815-385-0005

Lake County - Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Orphans of the Storm 847-634-0022

Lake County - Waukegan, Illinois 60085
Lake County Animal Protection 847-740-3977

Kane County - Dundee 60118
Stop the Overpopulation of Pets 847-622-4136

DuPage County - Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

Kane County - St. Charles 60174
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets 630-879-8500

Kane County - S Elgin, IL 60177
Anderson Animal Shelter 847-697-2880

Cook County - Evanston, Illinois 60204
CARE for the Evanston Animal Shelter 847-705-2653

Cook County - Chicago Heights 60411
South Suburban Humane Society 708-755-7387

Cook County - Chicago 60415
Animal Welfare League 773-667-0088

Cook County - Tinley Park, IL 60477
People's Animal Welfare Society 815-464-7298

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

Cook County - Chicago 60623
Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic 773-521-7729

Cook County - Chicago Ridge 60623
Animal Welfare League 708-636-8586

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60640
Tree House Animal Foundation 773-784-5488

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60660
Felines, Inc. 773-465-4132

Kankakee County - Kankakee, IL 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

Winnebago County - Rockford, Illinois 61101
Humane Society of Winnebago County 815-749-1400

Winnebago County - Rockford, Illinois 61103
Winnegabo County Animal Services 815-877-3073

Rock Island County - Milan, Illinois 61264
Quad City Animal Welfare Center 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Milan, Illinois 61264
Humane Society of Rock Island County 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Moline, Illinois 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

Knox County - Galesburg, Illinois 61401
Knox County Humane Society 309-342-1275

Champaign County - Savoy, Illinois 61874
CatSNAP 217-353-5243

Madison County - Bethalto, IL 62010
Bethalto Spay Clinic 618-377-2420

Adams County - Quincy, Illinois 62301
Quincy Humane Society 217-228-1422

Jackson County - Murphysboro, IL 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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