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My name is Vero!

American Pit Bull Terrier/American Bulldog Mix Dog for adoption in Oak Park, Illinois - Vero
Photo 1 - American Pit Bull Terrier/American Bulldog Mix Dog for adoption in Oak Park, Illinois - Vero
Photo 2 - American Pit Bull Terrier/American Bulldog Mix Dog for adoption in Oak Park, Illinois - Vero
Photo 3 - American Pit Bull Terrier/American Bulldog Mix Dog for adoption in Oak Park, Illinois - Vero
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Animal Care League

Facts about Vero

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier/American Bulldog Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 29392073
Vero is a goofy, funny, affectionate, loving all-around awesome American Bulldog mix. Vero came into ACL as a stray who was very frightened, but it didn't take long for him to fall in love with the staff and volunteers...and for us to fall in love right back! Vero loves love - he'll stop for a cuddle and a pet in the middle of a walk! He's great on his leash, and he's awesome with other dogs. He'd love to be a second or third dog to add to an existing pack. Vero is a fearful dog who was likely mistreated at some point in his life, so he needs a chill, adult household that doesn't mind going slow, being patient, and keeping Vero's life calm and quiet. Vero has sad eyes, but don't let that fool you! He's a happy-go-lucky dude who is ready to find a gentle, loving family to live out his days. Vero is currently living happily in foster care, so please email Gabrielle at caninemanager@animalcareleague.org to set up a time to meet this gem!

About Animal Care League

About Our Shelter...

The Animal Care League was founded in 1973 as the Village Humane Society to help homeless animals in the Oak Park community. After a few years of operations, the Humane Society realized the need for help extended beyond the Oak Park borders and changed its name to the Animal Care League to better communicate our purpose.

At the beginning, the ACL did not have a physical shelter to house animals. Instead, supporters cared for animals in their homes until a permanent home could be found. This personal touch was very nice, however, it greatly limited the number of animals that could be helped and made the adoption process very slow. In the late 1970’s, the Animal Care League rented its first shelter, relocating to a new building a few years later. For many years the shelter worked out of this small facility, but in 1998 we moved again to our current location. We have the capacity to house up to thirty-three dogs, more than 120 cats and many other little critters such as birds, rabbits, mice, snakes and even chickens.

From the very beginning, the ACL has had a policy of keeping adoptable animals until we could find them a home and this is still in practice today. This means that no matter how long it takes, we keep an adoptable animal with us until we find that right loving home. Even though the number of animals coming through our doors for help each year has increased by 100 percent in the last several years alone, we firmly believe in this policy and will continue to give every animal the best opportunity possible to find a new home. We have accomplished this by taking proactive approaches to animal care and adoption as well as preventative measures to help reduce the number of homeless animals in our communities.

The Animal Care League works very hard to keep our animals healthy, reduce the number and severity of behavior problems and to act proactively in finding new homes for our pets.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoption hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday, 12-7pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 11am-5pm.

Meet some of our adoptable pets at Petco, River Forest (Lake Street and Harlem Ave), every Sunday 11am-3pm!

Our Adoption Process...

See website for adoption fees and requirements.