A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3), no-kill humane society based in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Our family of volunteers is dedicated to rescuing, fostering, and caring for homeless dogs and orphan cats while we find them their forever homes. We promote spay/neuter programs to help reduce pet overpopulation and work within communities throughout Illinois to assist and educate the public about responsible pet ownership.

We conduct cat and dog adoption events primarily in DuPage County, IL including Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove, Darien, Lombard, and Naperville.

A.R.F.’s COVID-19 Procedures

Due to the current coronavirus/COVID-19 situation, out of an abundance of caution and following direction from the CDC and the IL Department of Public Health we have decided to suspend adoption events until further notice. The health of our volunteers and adopters comes first during this time of need. We will continue to do adoptions […]

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Biggest "Garage" Sale of the Year Fundraiser on July 17-18

Come out and get your deal on and help raise some money for A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation. This fundraiser features new items donated from a certain big box store, including items such as: housewares, kitchen appliances, furniture, electronics, toys, baby supplies, auto supplies, games, pet supplies for all furry friends, pet costumes, and more!