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Anti-Cruelty Animal shelter in Chicago, IL

Anti-Cruelty has been on the forefront of animal welfare and humane education since it was founded in 1899. As one of Chicago’s oldest animal welfare organizations, our history is as large as our hearts. Our mission is to build healthy, happy communities where pets and people thrive together. Our vision is to build a humane Chicago.

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Address
510 N LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60654
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Meet their adoptable pets

510 N LaSalle

Chicago, IL 60654

Hours of Operation

Sunday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Create an alert, and we'll notify you every time a new pet comes in who meets your criteria.

Adoptable pets at Anti-Cruelty

We'll also keep you updated on Junior's adoption status with email updates.
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Junior

Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Mediumhair

Male, Adult
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Sissy's adoption status with email updates.
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Sissy

Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Mediumhair

Female, Adult
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Moo's adoption status with email updates.
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Moo

Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Mediumhair

Female, Adult
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Sasha's adoption status with email updates.
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Sasha

American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Diamond's adoption status with email updates.
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Diamond

American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Senior
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Stacie's adoption status with email updates.
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Stacie

Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Mediumhair

Female, Young
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Skipper's adoption status with email updates.
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Skipper

Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Mediumhair

Female, Young
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Happy's adoption status with email updates.
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Happy

Siamese/Domestic Mediumhair

Male, Adult
Chicago, IL

Shelter FAQs

Chicago region

  • 1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet
  • 2. Meet the Pet
  • 3. Submit Application
  • 4. Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

***Please Note: The "Apply Online" button to the right of the pet does not take you to the adoption questionnaire. Please follow the steps listed above and below to adopt this pet!


To adopt pets located at our adoption center, you must stop by during open adoption hours to start the process.

To adopt pets located at our partnering PetSmart stores, you must first visit the pet at the specific PetSmart store to start the process.

To adopt pets located in foster care, you must first submit an Anti-Cruelty Questionnaire (found on our website) to start the process.

To adopt pets located in our Home-to-Home Program, you must first contact the owner of the pet via the contact information provided in the pet's bio to start the process.


Adoption Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age or older for standard adoptions. Must have valid ID

Adoption fees are based on an animal's age and species.

Each adoption Includes:
1. Complete veterinary exam
2. Inoculations against rabies and other diseases
3. Heartworm test for dogs /Feline leukemia test for cats
4. Spaying or neutering (it's mandatory)
5. Collar
6. Lifetime ID tag (on The Anti-Cruelty Society's registry)
7. Permanent identification microchip
8. Dog leash or cat carrier
9. One month of free pet insurance for this important transitional period.

Adoption application

https://anticruelty.org/adoptable

Pets at shelters & rescues near Anti-Cruelty

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter

420 Industrial Drive,
Naperville, IL 60563

South Suburban Humane Society

21800 Central Ave,
Matteson, IL 60443

We'll also keep you updated on Laverne's adoption status with email updates.
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Laverne

Mountain Cur/Plott Hound

Female, Young
Huntley, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Ace's adoption status with email updates.
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Ace

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 4 mos
Palatine, IL
We'll also keep you updated on BOGIE's adoption status with email updates.
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BOGIE

Shih Tzu/Bichon Frise

Male, Young
Westmont, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Poppy's adoption status with email updates.
Bonded Pair
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Poppy

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 3 yrs 5 mos
Chicago, IL
We'll also keep you updated on SUKI's adoption status with email updates.
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SUKI

Chihuahua

Female, Puppy
GIlberts, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Hawthorn's adoption status with email updates.
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Hawthorn

Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Male, Young
Huntley, IL

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