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Our Featured Arlington Heights, IL Partner:

Foster 2 Home, Inc.

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We serve a 25 mile radius of the Chicagoland Area.This is due to our commitment to provide after care for any behavior issues that may arise. We must also have access to good vet services to keep the animal healthy as it waits for you to find it. Our shows on Saturdays play a vital role in finding a great home, so we want to keep our Team Members close to our shows each week. Go to to find out more about our special group. We can be found at Petsmart in the Randhurst Mall, Mt. Prospect every Saturday from 11am -2pm. The address is 101 E. Euclild Ave., Mt. Prospect, IL. Check out Facebook Page (foster2home) or website at for special weekend events! Hope to see you soon.

About Our Rescue Group:

We are a purely Volunteer Group. filled with many experienced Team Members. Are you interested in helping to save homeless ones? Here is your opportunity. We are looking for foster parents and other volunteers ( transporting, making phone calls, keeping records, fundraising event ideas and help) Have you been looking for a true way to help? This is the group to join. We are enthusiastic and eager to grow and teach you how you can be a part of a winning team of rescuers.

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Come Meet our Pets:

Every Saturday we will be showing our rescued dogs at the Petsmart in the Randhurst Mall, 101 E. Euclid Ave., Mt Prospect, IL 60056 Phone (847)-870-1636 We are there from 11-2pm unless there is a special off site event going on. Check our Facebook Page for events and Stop by and meet our beautiful dogs!

Our Adoption Process:

To begin the process, you may meet them at our shows on Saturdays or fill out an application at Please read the guidelines to adopt above the application. This is important for the safety of the dog. You may then fill out the form, the foster parent will contact you should there be any questions you may have. If all the information found on the form is accurate and the meeting goes well, we then call your vet and friends you provide for references. (please tell them in advance, we will be calling). If all agree this is a good match we will schedule a home visit for safety purposes. It is after this we will make a determination, if it is indeed the right match for you. Your Foster mom or dad will call you to set up an adoption day. Please understand we do not "hold" dogs. All adoptions take place at our shows on Saturdays. An adoption contract, training certificate and if needed a spay/neuter form and microchip form will be filled out by you at that time. We will answer all your questions and help you get started by giving you the coupon booklet. Each dog will get an adoption folder complete with copies of the contract, microchip information and all the medical information you will need to take to your vet. Our dogs are considered completely vetted and full disclosure of all known health history is given at the time of adoption. Young puppies that need more puppy shots are covered by you after the adoption. Puppies will not be spayed or neutered until 5-6 months of age and also given a rabies vaccine at one of our network doctors. This is all part of our cost. We will have a paper for the vet to sign to prove the procedure is done. Please fax this back to Foster 2 Home at 847-632-0370. If we do not get this back we will call you. All dogs under the age of 2 are considered puppies. You are responsible to sign them up for a manners course. It will make the transition easier and the bond more complete. We can recommend many affordable family friendly trainers in you area. All dogs, with the exception of the puppies are adopted out "as is" on the adoption day. We are not responsible for any conditions after the adoption. An example of this is, Heartworm. We test all, if of age, for this serious disease. However, if the medicine is not given correctly, or on time each month, they may come down with this. It is expensive to treat so be vigilant when making a 'Hello" visit to your doctor soon after adoption. Ask advice on the correct way to vaccinate for this deadly disease. All of us know, having a dog can be expensive, so keep this in mind and be certain to schedule yearly visits to keep it healthy. Most dogs can cost between 800.00 to $1,000.00 when all is considered. Something to keep in mind when adopting. Our costs to vet the dogs are less, thanks to the dedication of our Veterinary Network Doctors. It is because of their love of helping rescued dogs we can offer a fully vetted dog to you at a lower cost.

Please keep in mind we are an all volunteer rescue, we do this for the love of the homeless dogs, so your patience is greatly appreciated.

You may call us at 224-400-9948. We will return all phone messages at this number. You may also fill out a contact form on our web page or go right to the application under the Available Dogs tab. Thank you for caring about the voiceless babies we work so hard to help.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.