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 […]
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!
Malibu, now Minnie, was adopted in early February by her new forever mom, Ali. Ali shared the following kind words with us: It’s been 4 months since my fiancé and I adopted Malibu, now known as Minnie. I’m happy to report that she is thriving in her new home! We absolutely adore her and feel […]
When a rescue is adopted, they become a member of the family. And when they pass, it’s hard. But when A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation hears from a family about the passing of a rescue they adopted from us, we get to hear about how much our furry friend was loved, how much they flourished in their […]
Susan O. has been an A.R.F. foster volunteer for eight years, shaping our foster programs and helping over 300 cats get adopted. Read more about what she’s learned along the way and how you can help.
Help needed! Illinois Animal Rescue had a van breakdown full of A.R.F. adoptable pets. Can you make a small donation to help them get a new van? Donate through the Facebook post below. A.R.F. rescues cats and dogs from high-kill shelters in the Midwest and brings them up to the Chicago area where there are more homes […]
Written for A.R.F. by volunteer Liz Based on the lack of availability of flour and yeast, in local stores, people are baking while they’re spending more time at home. Why not make some yummy dog treats for our best friends. They are usually healthier, tastier, and cheaper! Yummy treats can be very helpful when working […]
We received the following message from David saying how much his adoption of Colby (now Levy) has changed his life. These sorts of stories warm our hearts and are the reason we put some much love into our work. We love hearing updates from our adopters! If you would like to share your story, please […]
We are pleased to announce a new rescue supporter and a way to support A.R.F. while you shop for your pets. For every purchase of high quality cat and dog food you make from Jordyn Hargreaves, independent pawTrees petPro, she will donate 10% of the profits back to A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation. pawTree sells veterinarian and […]
We recently got an email from an A.R.F. adopter. We’d like to share it because it is a sweet story that reminds us why we do this – to share the love of pets with the world like Lucy did for her family. Get your tissues ready. In 2006, my wife spotted the listing for […]