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Clear the Shelters

Clear the Shelters

Finding Forever Homes Across the Country

Clear the Shelters: Find a Chicago-Area Shelter Near You

The pet adoption initiative takes place nationwide 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 18


NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago have teamed up with animal shelters to waive adoption fees across the Chicago area and help pets 6 months and older find forever homes. The pet adoption initiative known as Clear the Shelters takes place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2018. Each shelter's adoption process and policy will still be in place during this event.

Use the map to search for a shelter near you or search by zip code above.

For more information on the 2018 Clear the Shelters event, click here

Full list of Chicago-area participating shelters below:

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter 

420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, IL 60563

(630) 355-2299


A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife (Birds only)

2720 Dundee Road, Suite 229, Northbrook, IL 60062

(847) 509-1026


Anderson Animal Shelter North Aurora Adoption Ctr.

188 N. Randall Road, Aurora, IL 60542

(847) 697-2880 ext. 80


Animal Outreach Humane Society

3370 Shoppers Drive, McHenry, IL 60051

(815) 385-0005


Animal Services and Assitance Programs (Cats only)

19309 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Marengo, IL 60152

(815) 568-2921


Aurora Animal Care & Control

600 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506

(630) 256-3630


Cat Habitat 

17930 S. Halsted Street, Homewood, IL 60430 

(708) 308-8817


CatNap From the Heart

1101 Beach Ave., LaGrange Park, IL 60526

(708) 352-3914


Chicago Animal Care & Control

2741 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60608

(312) 747-1406


Cicero Waggin' Tails Shelter

1800 S. Laramie Ave., Cicero, IL 60804

(708) 652-0825


DuPage County Animal Care & Control

120 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187

(630) 407-2800


Friendly & Feral Cat Rescue 

1375 N. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60195

(847) 394-0260


Heartland Animal Shelter

2975 Milwaukee Ave. Northbrook, IL 60062

(847) 296-6400


Help Save Pets – Chicago

511 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60610

(312) 428-2571


Help Save Pets – Downers Grove

941 63rd Street, Downers Grove, IL 60516

(815) 436-2700


Hinsdale Humane Society

22 N. Elm, Hinsdale, IL 60521

(630) 323-5630


Humane Indiana

421 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321

(219) 922-3811


Humane Society of Northwest Indiana

6100 Melton Road, Gary, IN 46403

(219) 938-3339


Magnificient Mutts and Meows (Dogs only)

720 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville, IL 60563

(708) 703-5047


Magnificient Mutts and Meows (Cats only)

198 North Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181

(708) 205-6862


McHenry County Animal Control and Adoption Ctr. (Cats only)

100 N. Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

(815) 459-6222


Michiana Humane Society & SPCA, Inc.

722 IN-212, Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 872-4499


Naperville Area Humane Society

1620 W. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563

(630) 420-8989


New Beginnings for Cats

7701 E. 3500N Road, Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 472-4734


Orphans of the Storm

2200 Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods, IL 60015

(847) 945-0235


PAWS Chicago

1997 N. Clyborn Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

(773) 687-4700


Precious Pets Almost Home (Cats only)

3640 N. Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60618

(773) 887-2286

and

3757 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60613

(708) 352-3914


Rover Rescue of Illinois (Dogs only)

1512 S. Randall Road, Geneva, IL 60134

(630) 232-6467


South Suburban Humane Society

1103 West End Ave., Chicago Heights, IL 60411

(708) 755-7387


Spay and Stay (Outdoor location)

555 E. Townline Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

(847) 289-4557


Tails Humane Society

2270 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

(815) 758-2457


The Anti-Cruelty Society

157 W. Grand Ave., IL 60654

(312) 644-8338


Tree House Humane Society (Cats only)

7225 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60645

(773) 262-4000


Wheeling Animal Group Saves

532 S. Elmhurst Road, Wheeling, IL 60090

(847) 520-7387


Winnebego County Animal Services

4517 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

(815) 319-4100


4 Paw Sake (Dogs only)

2739 Glenwood Dyer Road, Lynwood, IL 60411

(708) 758-3647

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