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Our Featured Villa Park, IL Partner:

Peace for Pits

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.

P.O. Box 5430
Villa Park, IL 60181
(312) 834-3747
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Website:
http://www.peaceforpits.org

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We are a Chicago area based rescue, with fosters all over the state of Illinois and a few in surrounding states. Potential adopters must live within 300 miles of a Peace for Pits volunteer.

About Our Rescue Group:

Peace for Pits is a Chicago area based rescue that focuses on finding loving, caring homes for “bully” breeds in need of help. Many of these dogs come from facilities across the midwest, arriving there as a stray or unfathomably being surrendered by their so called “owners.” Some of these dogs arrive with severe injuries and other health problems due to neglect and or trauma. Our mission is to save as many of these dogs from euthanasia as possible.
We are a 100% volunteer run organization, with every dog living in a wonderful foster home from the day it becomes a part of our rescue until the day they get adopted into an amazing forever home. All of our dogs get neutered or spayed, are given all state mandated vaccinations, are microchipped, and if needed, receive other major veterinary care such as surgery or treatments for diseases and infections.
When a dog becomes a member of Peace for Pits, it becomes a member for life. We are here for continued support for each adopted dog. We stay in frequent contact with each and every adopter to assure they have all the knowledge and tools to care for their four legged family member. We do all of this to make sure each dog lives a life of PEACE.

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Come Meet our Pets:

We are a 100% foster based organization. Please send us an email at peaceforpitsrescue@gmail.com to inquire about any future public events we have scheduled.

Our Adoption Process:

The first step in the adoption process is fill out an application at our website, www.peaceforpits.org. Once we receive your application, a volunteer will contact you to discuss your application. Two to four references listed on the application will be checked, along with a check with your veterinarian to make sure your current/former pets are up to date on all vaccinations. A background check and home visit will also be performed. Once all that is complete, we will arrange meet and greets with dogs that may be a good fit for your family. If a perfect match is found, an adoption contract will need to be signed, along with an adoption fee. Fees range from $250-$350, with a $50 discount/rebate upon completion of a Peace for Pits approved obedience course.

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.