April 22, 2024

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Latest Pets Up For Adoption At Channahon-Minooka Area Shelters

Want to add to your family and have a positive impact on the Channahon-Minooka community at the same time? Consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many animal shelters in Channahon-Minooka and environs are still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets in forever homes.

Across Illinois, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home — and many of them are located within driving distance. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start the search for your new fur child is at Will County Humane Society, where Benji the dog is waiting patiently, or another local animal shelter. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in appropriate homes.

If you need some help in your search, Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We round up a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. Whether you’re a dog or cat person, there are several great options available. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected].

  • Name: Shelby (Channahon(
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 25520 S Pheasant Ln – Unit A, Channahon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Husky
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: The clinics are not open for viewing animals. If you are interested in meeting this pet, please email…” Learn more

  • Name: Shiloh (Channahon)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 25520 S Pheasant Ln – Unit A, Channahon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Akita
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: The clinics are not open for viewing animals. If you are interested in meeting this pet, please email…” Learn more

  • Name: Marco (Adoption Pending)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

  • Name: Polo (Adoption Pending)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Fecal 7/24/2020 Drontal 7/25/2020 Pyrantal 8/9/2020 FVRCP 9/6/2020, 10/3/2020 Rabies 10/27/2020 Centragard 12/5/2020” Learn more

  • Name: Benji
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Terrier Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “Little Benji is a 12 year old mixed terrier breed in need of a understanding and loving forever home. Benji…” Learn more

  • Name: Flossy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Hound
  • Description: “Meet Flossy our 3 year old Red-ticked Coonhound! Flossy is a sweet girl in need of a patient and loving…” Learn more

  • Name: Delta
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My name is Delta, I’m a 2 year old mixed breed (I have some lab in me) who is in…” Learn more

  • Name: Foxy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed Husky Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Foxy is a year and a half years old husky mix. She came to us heartworm positive and pregnant, had…” Learn more

  • Name: Leeta
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed Beagle Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hi I’m Leeta. I’m an active and playful pup of about 9 months. I’m told I’m a heeler beagle mix…” Learn more

  • Name: Josie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Welcome, Josie to Paws Up 4 Rescue! She is a 2-year-old pit mix. Her favorite things include: snuggling, following her…” Learn more

  • Name: Zippo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Zippo is a very loving little pup who likes to play and be a typical puppy. He loves to cuddle…” Learn more

  • Name: Lakey
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf Street, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Shepherd
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Lakey, a black petite beauty (weighs 48lbs), is super loyal and sweet. This two year old angel loves belly rubs…” Learn more

  • Name: King Kong
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf Street, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Catahoula Leopard Dog Beagle Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “King Kong is a 1 year old dog who is hoping to find his forever home. This energetic boy wants…” Learn more

  • Name: Zip
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Zip is a 1yr., male, 40#, ACD. His name is appropriate. He can really Zip around. Loves people, likes other…” Learn more

  • Name: Chevy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Chevy is a 1 yr. Male, 40#, ACD mix. Runners and joggers, this is your running partner. Energy to spare….” Learn more

  • Name: Coop
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Coop is a 1.yr., male, 40#, ACD. Typical of his breed, handsome, smart, active, fun. ACD experience a plus.. Adoption…” Learn more

  • Name: Mac
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Mac is a 1 yr. Male, 60#, Mixed Breed. He is a happy Dude. Likes other dogs, loves people. Big,…” Learn more

  • Name: Clark
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9 Enrichment Initiative Inc, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Clark will be arriving this Saturday, 1/23. He is being scheduled for FHO surgery, in the meantime, he is looking…” Learn more

  • Name: Thor
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9 Enrichment Initiative Inc, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Male, Black Mouth Cur Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Thor will be arriving in 2 weeks. Shelter staff report that he is a fun loving big fellow who loves…” Learn more

  • Name: Twiggy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forget Me Not Animal Rescue, Manhattan, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Black Mouth Cur Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Twiggy is the name of this beautiful blonde girl, her birthday is July 10, 2020 and currently my weight is…” Learn more

  • Name: Ivory
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forget Me Not Animal Rescue, Manhattan, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Meet Ivory – a beautiful, long haired stray cat that came into his family’s lives a little over 7 years…” Learn more

  • Name: Reese Willowspoon
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Hop To It Rabbit Rescue, Lockport, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, English Spot
  • Description: “Bio coming soon… ***Reese needs a quiet home and will need a bunny friend! Interested in Reese? Fill out an…” Learn more

  • Name: Baabs
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Starfish Animal Rescue, Plainfield, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Mountain Cur Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Hello everyone! My name is Baabs I’m an approximately 8 month 30 pound little lady. I love people! My pastimes…” Learn more

  • Name: Buck~ new arrival
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue, 23907 West Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Labrador Retriever Pug Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Welcome Buck to Wags 2 Wishes in Plainfield IL! Buck is a sweet and playful 6 yr old Pug /…” Learn more

  • Name: Barry
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue, 23907 West Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Welcome Barry to Wags 2 Wishes! Barry is a spunky 1 yr old Chi Mix. Barry around 17 lbs of…” Learn more

  • Name: Jordy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Perfect Pooches Adoption Agency, Romeoville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Jordy! Jordy is guessed to be about 2 years old and weighs approximately 9 lbs. He was found as…” Learn more

  • Name: Tango
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescued Rascals, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Tango! ?My name is Tango, I’m a sweet & adorable 5 year old hound mix. I weigh in at…” Learn more

  • Name: Buzz
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Just Animals Shelter, 505 Depot Street, Mazon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Buzz is FIV+” Learn more

  • Name: Ella…(agility?)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Eye On The Sparrow, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Golden Retriever Great Pyrenees Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “*******Please read post fully before responding, we greatly appreciate any and all interest in this wonderful girl, but if you…” Learn more

  • Name: Cysialy
  • < li>Species: Dog

  • Location: Starfish Animal Rescue, Yorkville, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Beagle Hound Mix
  • Description: “Hi my name is Cysialy but my foster family calls me Ladybug. I am a very smart confident girl who…” Learn more

  • Name: Emmie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Eye On The Sparrow, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Black Labrador Retriever Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “A Lab-Chi?? Well, of course we do not know, we have not had a DNA. We couldn’t figure out what…” Learn more

  • Name: Ellie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Eye On The Sparrow, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “We almost lost Ellie a bit ago-LOL-she blended right in to the dappled snow on the grass!! At the time…” Learn more

  • Name: Tucker
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Tuckers personality is wild, and we mean that in a good way! When he wants love, he will demand it…” Learn more

  • Name: Teddy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Maine Coon Domestic Long Hair Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Here comes a real charmer! 5 year old Teddy is sure to win you over with his crossed eyes and…” Learn more

  • Name: Winifred
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Britt and Winifred aren’t sisters, but they may as well be! We suspect they are only a week or two…” Learn more

  • Name: Britt
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Britt and Winifred aren’t sisters, but they may as well be! We suspect they are only a week or two…” Learn more

  • Name: Adoption Pending Archie (Oswego)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 1280 Route 34 (New facility!!), Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Tabby Domestic Long Hair Mix
  • Description: “Archie is a 1 year old male long-haired kitty looking for his forever home. He came to us from a…” Learn more

  • Name: Fauna (Oswego)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 1280 Route 34 (New facility!!), Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Fauna, an older kitten born 4/6/20, Fauna came from a home who had too many kitties after caring for…” Learn more

  • Name: ADOPTED! Bridgerton (Foxmoor – Aurora)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 2258 Ogden Ave, Aurora, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Bridgerton! (Kitty on the right in the second photo) Bridgerton is a handsome, friendly, shorthaired kitty born 1/22/20. He…” Learn more

  • Name: ADOPTED! Hastings (Foxmoor – Aurora)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 2258 Ogden Ave, Aurora, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Hastings! (kitty on the left in the photo) Hastings is a handsome, friendly, shorthaired kitty born 1/
    22/20. He came…” Learn more

  • Name: Edward
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Edward! This darling little male kitten is one of a litter of kittens that were found as strays before…” Learn more

  • Name: Cali
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Introducing Cali! She is a beautiful female calico that was living outdoors as a stray. She followed a woman and…” Learn more

  • Name: Peter
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Peter! This adorable young boy is looking for a loving home after sadly being found as a stray. He…” Learn more

  • Name: Artemis
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Introducing Artemis! This gorgeous 8 year old girl was sadly abandoned at vacant building before being brought into our rescue…” Learn more

  • Name: Holly
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Introducing Holly! This gorgeous female tortoiseshell was sadly found as a stray before being brought into our rescue program. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Frankie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Frankie! He is a young, active and silly boy looking for a home and family of his own. Frankie…” Learn more

  • Name: Casper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, American Eskimo Dog
  • Description: “Meet Casper! This adorable boy is looking for a loving home. He is friendly boy that loves to snuggle and…” Learn more

  • Name: Raven
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Introducing Raven! This gorgeous 2 year old female made the long trip to our rescue from a high kill shelter…” Learn more

  • Name: Oriana
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Oriana! She is the sweetest girl that is ready to bring a ton of love to a home! Oriana…” Learn more

  • Name: Tiggert
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Terrier
  • Description: “Introducing Tiggert! This gorgeous male terrier is so very sweet and ready to find a loving home. He is very…” Learn more

  • Name: Payton
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Beagle
  • Description: “Meet our new sweetheart, Payton! He is a friendly and lovable 6 year old male beagle that is hoping to…” Learn more

  • Name: Socks
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Socks! This handsome 10 year old boy was sadly relinquished by his previous owner and is now looking for…” Learn more

  • Name: Laker & Nano
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Introducing Laker & Nano! This adorable young sister and brother that made the long trip to our rescue from Kansas…” Learn more

  • Name: Sammy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Meet gorgeous Sammie! She is a 1 1/2 year old long-haired female that was found living as at stray and…” Learn more

  • Name: Blake
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Border Collie
  • Description: “Meet Blake! He is a 8 year old male Border Collie mix that is looking for a forever home. He…” Learn more