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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 

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Community Pets In Need of New Homes

This link contains photos and information about community pets in need of new homes. These pets are not at DuPage County Animal Services. We hope to help these pets reach new families without having to enter the shelter. 

We have Adult Dogs

Bruno
Pit Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Buster
Mixed breed- Medium
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $100
Location: DCAS
Glitter
** ADOPTED **
Bulldog/Pit Mix
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Joe
Mix
Male - 10 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Rollins
Pit Mix
Female - 4 Years
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Skunk
Boxer Mix
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $100
Location: Foster Home
Squirt
Terrier Mix
Male - 6 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Toby
** ON HOLD **
Great Pyrenees Mix
Male - 10 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Tommy
Doberman Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS

We have Puppies

Dior
Doberman Shepherd mix
Female - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $210
Location: Foster Home

We have Adult Cats

Austin
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Bandit
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 6 Months
Adoption Fee: $50
Location: Foster Home
Bert and Ernie
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 8 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Buffy
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 11 Years
Adoption Fee: $11
Location: DCAS
Callie
** Declawed **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Cindy
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 7 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Cookie
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Daphne
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Dorothea
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 3 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Hudson
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Ivory
** Declawed **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 12 Years
Adoption Fee: $11
Location: DCAS
Latke
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Menorah
Domestic Long Hair
Female - 1.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Misty
Domestic Medium Hair
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Momma Cuddles
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Nemo
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: Waived
Location: Foster Home
Obvi
** ADOPTED **
Maine Coon
Male - 5.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Pickles
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 7 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Pierre
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 1.5 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Shimmer
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Smokey
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 3 Years
Adoption Fee: $50
Location: DCAS
Twinkle
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Twinnee
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 8 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Victor
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $50
Location: DCAS

We have Bashful Buddies

Casey
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 7 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Jangle
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Jingle
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Murphy
Domestic Medium Hair
Male - 8 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Newton
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 8 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: DCAS
Stew
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 5 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS

We have Kittens

Biscuits
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Cece
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Clarinet
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Medium Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Cocoa
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Daisy
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Drama
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 5 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Dylan
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Earl Grey
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Flea
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Flute
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Medium Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Ford
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 5 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Gravy
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 4 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Harp
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Holly
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Keebler
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 6 Months
Adoption Fee: $60
Location: Foster Home
Lady Grey
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Magnolia
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 5 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Mr. Mittens
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Oakley
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Princess Potato Head
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Snacks
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Starling
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Sunny
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Trumpet
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Long Hair
Male - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Violet
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: DCAS
Violin
Domestic Short Hair
Female - 3 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home
Winston
** ADOPTED **
Domestic Short Hair
Male - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $110
Location: Foster Home

We have Birds


We have Rabbits

Andy and Dwight
Mix
Male - 8 Months
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: DCAS
Bubbles and Lucy
** ON HOLD **
Mix
Male and Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: Foster Home
Bunnie and Clyde
Havana
Male and Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Cranberry
American Mix
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Enza
Dutch
Female - 6 Months
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Gregory and Minerva
Mix
Male and Female - 2.5 Years
Adoption Fee: Promotional
Location: Foster Home
Gumball
New Zealand Mix
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: DCAS
Marshmallow and Bun Bun
** ADOPTED **
Mini Rex
Female - Adult
Adoption Fee: $80
Location: Foster Home
Mittens and Snowflake
Lionhead Mix
Female - 6 Months
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Moxie
Dwarf Mix
Female - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home
Shadow
Polish Dwarf
Male - 10 Years
Adoption Fee: $40
Location: Foster Home

We have Other Animals

Dale
Guinea Pig
Male - 2 Years
Adoption Fee: $5
Location: DCAS
Larry and Junior
Guinea Pig
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $10
Location: DCAS
Martin
Guinea Pig
Male - 1 Year
Adoption Fee: $5
Location: Foster Home
The Pasta Girls
** ADOPTED **
Hamster
Female - 2 Months
Adoption Fee: $5
Location: DCAS

Shelter Hours

General business hours:

Monday - 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:
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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