Wish Upon a Rescue

A P.O. Box 356, Lockport, IL 60441 rescue helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats.

Pets at Wish Upon a Rescue

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female


Male, Adult
American Pit Bull Terrier


Female, Young
American Pit Bull Terrier


Female, Adult, Special Needs
American Pit Bull Terrier


Female, Adult
Miniature Pinscher




Male, Young
Pit Bull Terrier

Diamond & Rocky

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Turkey Tom

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Karma & Twinkie

Mixed Breed (Medium)

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1 - 9 of 9 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter

Areas Wish Upon a Rescue Serves

Chicagoland area and Suburbs which include (but not limited to) Cook, Will, Dupage, Kane, and Kendall Counties

Wish Upon a Rescue's Adoption Process

1. Submit Application

2. Interview

3. Meet the Pet

4. Home Check

5. Sign Adoption Contract

6. Take the Pet Home

Adoption Requirements
• Primary adopter must be at least 21 years old
• Must have a government issued ID
• All household members need to be in agreement with the adoption
• Have the time and resources required to properly care for your new pet
• Fill out application and complete an interview with an Adoption Counselor
• Make WISH personnel aware that the animal will be a gift
• If required for the specific animal, allow a home for introduction to the home, all family members, and any furry friends living in your residence
• Disclose to WISH if other animals in household are not spayed or neutered
• Live within an hour drive of our foster homes

Adoption Fees

• Puppies under 1 year $400
• Dogs over 1 year old $300
• Senior dogs $100
• Special needs--Variable

• Kittens under 8 months of age $150 each or $250 for pair
• Cats over 8 months $100
• Cats 8 years and up $50
• Special needs--Variable

We have legally approved contracts for both dogs and cats.

About Wish Upon a Rescue

Wish Upon a Rescue is a non-profit Illinois based animal rescue focused on saving the lives of homeless animals while providing the community with extensive education, outreach, and support. We believe in going above and beyond the status quo of rescue and are committed to providing innovative care and support for our animals physical and emotional health. We believe that all animals deserve a second chance at life regardless of breed, age, or physical ability.

Come Meet Wish Upon a Rescue's Pets

Scheduled meeting with potential adopters and Wish management team.

Monthly Adoption and Fundraising Events

Wish Upon a Rescue's Adopted Pets

See Adopted Pets List

Make a donation to Wish Upon a Rescue to help homeless pets find homes