Events

Meet our fabulous adoptable dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens in person at any of the below adoption events in the greater Chicago and DuPage County area. You can get a jump start on your dog or cat adoption by completing our online adoption application before the event. 

If you are pre-approved to adopt a pet, adoptions can take place at these events or at the Wheaton or Darien PetSmart Adoption Centers at a mutually-agreed upon time.

Jan
25
Adoption Event - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Jan
25
Adoption Event - Cats
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561
Feb
01
Adoption Event - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561
Feb
01
Adoption Event - Cats
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Feb
08
Adoption Event - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Feb
08
Adoption Event - Cats
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561
Feb
09
New Volunteer Orientation
Sunday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join A.R.F. on our life-saving mission to save homeless dogs and cats. This one-hour new volunteer orientation gives you an overview of what A.R.F. represents, how you can help save lives, and introduces you to our fabulous volunteers. Dog and cat fosters will have an additional session afterwords covering foster-specific topics. 

Before attending this session, please fill out a volunteer interest form and a coordinator will be in touch with location details. 

Feb
15
Adoption Event - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Feb
15
Adoption Event - Cats
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561
Feb
22
Adoption Event - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Feb
22
Adoption Event - Cats
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561
Feb
29
Adoption Event - PetSmart Natl Adoption Weekend - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561
Mar
01
Adoption Event - PetSmart Natl Adoption Weekend - Cats
Sunday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Mar
07
Adoption Event - Cats & Dogs
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
63 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Mar
07
Adoption Event - Cats
Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2153 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561