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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Animal Services

 

Available Animals for Adoption

To follow best practices recommended by the CDC for social distancing, our adoption process has changed. Our space for animal interaction is small, so we have moved to virtual interactions with curbside pick-up. Our process for counseling you on a perfect pet pick is the same whether in-person or virtually. We are committed to helping you find a great pet match by showing you the animals available, talking about what we have observed in their personalities, and sharing best practices in care. We are also a resource to you after you bring a new pet home. We recommend doing some homework about what type of pet best fits your household activity level, time commitment, space, other pets, and all the other factors that go into selecting a new pet. If you've decided you are ready to adopt, please review our current adoption process below.

Adoption Programs

Open adoption hours are suspended immediately, and we will be facilitating adoptions virtually via Zoom and by appointment only.

Step 1.  Scroll down or visit our Facebook page to learn more information about animals up for adoption.

Step 2. Call our office at 630-407-2800 to speak with a staff member about a pet you are interested in.

Step 3. If you are interested in meeting a pet, complete an adoption application directly from the links below.

Step 4. Once your application is received and approved, staff will call you to discuss the pet you wish to meet and schedule either an in-person meeting or you may start with a virtual Zoom meet and greet with that pet. During the virtual interaction, you’ll be able to see the pet on video and have all your questions answered by an adoption counselor. Please note that a submitted application does not place that pet on hold for you or guarantee you will be able to meet that pet.

Step 5. Meet your potential new pet and if it is a perfect match, complete the adoption and take your new pet home! We know bringing home a new pet is a big deal, so we also give you until the close of business on the next day to think about it and then make a decision.

Adoption Applications

For a smooth adoption process download a Pre-Adoption Checklist

Call (630) 407-2800 and dial '0' to make an appointment to meet an adoption animal in foster or housed off-site 

Look at me Before Bringing Home a New Pal

We have Adult Dogs

Alvin
Jack Russel Terrier
Male - 4 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Babycakes & Bruno
Great Pyrenees
Male and Female - 1.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $220
Location: DCAS
Daisy
Beagle Mix
Female - 4.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Darby
American Pit Bull Terrier
Female - 3 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Finch
Shepherd Mix
Male - 8 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Kaz
Olde English Bulldog
Female - 11 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Maeve
Bulldog Mix
Female - 3 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Snoopy
Bull Terrier/Husky mix
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Thor
Husky
Male - 4.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Tulip
Mix
Female - 6 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Yosef
Boxer Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS

We have Adult Cats

Ashley
** ON HOLD **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Barbie
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 8 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Batman
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Blu
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 7 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Brittney
Domestic Medium Hair
Female - 1.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Bumblebee
** ON HOLD **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 7 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Chimney
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2.5 Years
Adoption Fee: Waived
Location: DCAS
Elsa
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Excalipurr
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Gretel
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 9 Years
Adoption Fee: $50
Location: DCAS
Hansel
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 9 Years
Adoption Fee: $50
Location: DCAS
Harrison
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 8 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Jet & Jasper
Domestic Short Hair
Male and Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $120
Location: Foster Home
Junie B
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 4 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Kanye
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 1.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Keeler
Russian Blue Mix
Male - 1.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Koala
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Luna
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Minnu
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Pretzel
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Remy
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 7 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Sylvester
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Long Hair
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: Waived
Location: DCAS
Zoey
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 7 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home

We have Bashful Buddies

Slip
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home

We have Kittens

Alexander
Domestic Medium Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Blitzer
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Camille
Domestic Medium Hair
Female - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Henry
Domestic Medium Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Lt Dan
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Peppermint Patty
Domestic Medium Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home

We have Birds


We have Rabbits

Bugs
Lionhead
Male - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Bunnie and Clyde
Mix
Male and Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: Foster Home
Dorothea
Mini Rex
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Eleanor
Dwarf Mix
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Elmer
Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Ezequiel
Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Harper
Mini Rex
Female - Adult
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Jiff and Skippy
Rex
Male - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: Foster Home
Lola and Moto
Lionhead
Male and Female - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: Foster Home
Maverick
Hotot
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Pencil
Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Pippi and Captain
Rex
Male - 7 Years
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: DCAS
Theodore
Mini Lop
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Willow
Mini Rex
Female - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Winchester
Mix
Male - 6 Months
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home

We have Other Animals

Garfunkel and Gus
Guinea Pig
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $10
Location: DCAS
Iris and Carmel
Guinea Pig
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $10
Location: DCAS
Kola
Guinea Pig
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $5
Location: DCAS

Shelter Hours

GENERAL BUSINESS HOURS:

Monday:
8:00 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Tuesday - Wednesday:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Thursday:
8:00 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. . 

Saturday:
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Sunday:
CLOSED

Adoption & Animal Viewing

By appointment only. Visit the Adopt page to review our COVID-19 adoption process. If interested in adopting please complete an adoption application found on the Available Animals page and email to the shelter at animalservices@dupageco.org. A staff member will reach out to schedule an appointment once an application has been received.

Owner Surrendered animals

DuPage County Residents: Owner surrendered animals are accepted by appointment only, Monday-Friday.  Call (630) 407-2800 and dial '0' to make an appointment.

Out of County Residents: are required to contact their local animal control / animal shelter first.  Out of county surrenders are accepted on a space-available basis and by appointment only, Monday-Friday.  Call (630) 407-2800 and dial '0' for more information.

 

Contact Us

Phone:
630-407-2800

Fax:
630-407-2801

Address:
DuPage County Animal Services
120 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Email:
animalservices@dupageco.org

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