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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 teamed up with animal shelters to waive adoption fees across the Chicago area and help pets in need 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.

    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
    2720 Dundee Road, Suite 229, Northbrook, IL 60062
    (847) 509-1026

    Anderson Animal Shelter | North Aurora Adoption
    180 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 Assistance Programs
    19309 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Marengo, IL 60152
    (815) 568-2921

    Animal Welfare League – Chicago Ridge
    10305 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    (708) 636-8586

    Aurora Animal Care & Control
    600 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 256-3630

    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
    1634 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.
    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

    Rover Rescue of Illinois
    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
    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 Paws Sake
    2739 Glenwood Dyer Road, Lynwood, IL 60411
    (708)758-3647

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