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We Remember Them

Today is #RememberMeThursday where we remember and honor the spirits of the more than 2.7 million orphan shelter pets that lose their lives every year.

Happy PetSmart National Adoption Weekend!

This weekend was the fall PetSmart National Adoption Weekend. We placed an amazing 11 cats and 10 dogs! Thank you to all who visited us at the Wheaton and Darien PetSmarts during our events. We couldn’t have found these loving homes without your support.

Fleece Blankets from Comfort for Critters

If you’ve adopted a pet from A.R.F., you know that every animal is sent home with a snuggley fleece blanket. When our dogs and cats are adopted, their blanket goes with them, providing something familiar as they adjust to their “forever family.” Those blankets are hand-made by the volunteers at Comfort for Critters, an organization […]

In Remembrance of Pebbles

We send our condolences to the family of Pebbles, who recently crossed the rainbow bridge, after having a great life for 15 years. One of their friends wanted to honor Pebbles with a donation, for which we are grateful. We are so sorry for your loss.

PSA – Animal Abandonment

It is illegal to abandon animals anywhere in the state of Illinois. If you have a pet you need to relinquish for whatever reason (no judgement here) there are services available to help you. **Please do not leave pets outside PetSmart or bring them to us at an adoption event.** We are very sorry we […]

Today is National Dog Day

The adoptable dogs of A.R.F. would like to wish you HAPPY NATIONAL DOG DAY! Below are some of the sweet doggos and puppers we have available for adoption. Can you make their day even better by adopting them? Head over to our online adoption application to take one of these beauties home today.

Bowling Extravaganza a Fun Success!

Thank you to everybody who came out to our Bowling Extravaganza fundraiser on Saturday night. We had a delightful time with bowling, friends, and so many raffle prizes. Here’s an album of our favorite pictures.

Black Cat Appreciation Day is Today

The adoptable black cats and kittens of A.R.F. would like to celebrate Black Cat Appreciation Day today by sharing their cuteness with everybody. Enjoy the album of all 19 of the black cats we have available for adoption. These fabulous felines are available for adoption through A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation. Some of them will be available […]

Featured Pet: Vila

UPDATE 2/28/20: After more than a year of being available, Vila (now Violet) finally found her forever home! Happy tails all around. Vila, oh Vila. We don’t know why Vila is still with us – she is a sweet girl who loves car rides and running and jumping. She gets anxious at events, so she […]

Bowling Fundraiser this Saturday!

Come out to our fundraiser. It will be great, super awesome, truly terrific. $25 gets you 3 hours of bowling + shoes, pizza and pop dinner, over $10k in silent auction items, raffle prizes, and more! Long water shoob long bois what a nice floof vvv stop it fren, big ol shoob. Maximum borkdrive wow […]