August 8, 2022

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Latest Pets Up For Adoption In The Barrington Area

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Do you want to add a new member to your family and do something good for the Barrington community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters in Barrington and environs have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting to be adopted.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home in Illinois — and many are located near you. In the search for an adorable new companion, consider starting at a local animal shelter like Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, where Oakley the dog is waiting patiently. 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.

If you need some help in your search, Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We put together a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a cat person, meet Gertrude, a Domestic Short Hair up for adoption. Or if dogs are more your thing, there are several great dogs available, too. 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: Gertrude
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Fur Keeps Animal Rescue Inc, Barrington Hills, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Gertrude is sweet girl is almost an identical twin to her sister Greta! She too is sweet and loves attention,…” Learn more

  • Name: Greta
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Fur Keeps Animal Rescue Inc, Barrington Hills, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “This sweet girl with the pink nose has her foster mom’s heart! She has the quietest meow and would love…” Learn more

  • Name: Sigmund
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Fur Keeps Animal Rescue Inc, Barrington Hills, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Sophie and Sigmund are dressed for success in their tuxedoes and can’t wait to meet their new family. They are…” Learn more

  • Name: Sohpie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Fur Keeps Animal Rescue Inc, Barrington Hills, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Sophie and Sigmund are dressed for success in their tuxedoes and can’t wait to meet their new family. They are…” Learn more

  • Name: oakley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Oakley is 4 months old and a fox fire red labrador He is great with kids knows basic commands and…” Learn more

  • Name: Georgee
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Dachshund German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Georgee is an unusual mix however that is what we were told He has a longer body shorter legs and…” Learn more

  • Name: Annie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “This 9 week old puppy is happy and sweet Her and her sisters are on the calmer side” Learn more

  • Name: Levy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Levy is a smaller boy very sweet well behaved potty trained and loves his foster dogs” Learn more

  • Name: Ottoman
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Ottoman is 9 weeks old and a 9 week old puppy His mom is a labrador mix on the smaller…” Learn more

  • Name: Hawk
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hawk is under a year old. He walks well on the leash. He loves to spend time lounging on his…” Learn more

  • Name: nikolaus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Dachshund Basset Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “This sweet puppy is 9 weeks and very playful ,sweet and eager to find his permanent home” Learn more

  • Name: ronie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler Siberian Husky Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “This boy is on the smaller side He comes from a Humane Society that rescued many breeds doodles moskies ausski…” Learn more

  • Name: Cornbread
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Everyone loves Cornbread! And you will too! Cornbread is a beautiful kitten who cannot wait to find her purrfect home!…” Learn more

  • Name: Holly
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Holly is the sweetest of peas! She loves attention from her bonded sister Heather, and her human foster meowmy. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Stella
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Gorgeous Stella and her sister Stumpy are the complete kitten package! This duo is truly bonded and love to do…” Learn more

  • Name: Heather
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Heather is a playful, curious little nugget, who can’t wait to be adopted with her bonded sister Holly! She gets…” Learn more

  • Name: Maple
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Beautiful Maple will steal your heart! This playful girl was originally feral and trapped as part of a TNR program,…” Learn more

  • Name: Molly
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Molly is a super adorable, playful kitten! Molly has distinctive black lips that off set her blue-ish eyes. Molly also…” Learn more

  • Name: Luna
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Looking for an eLearning or Work From Home companion? Meet Luna! This petite calico girl is a social butterfly who…” Learn more

  • Name: McCoy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Meet McCoy and his bonded brother Mack! These two handsome dudes cant wait to find their forever home together! McCoy…” Learn more

  • Name: Mack
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Meet Mack and his bonded brother McCoy! These two handsome dudes cant wait to find their forever home together! Mack…” Learn more

  • Name: Max
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Fortunate Felines, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Max, the gentle alpha male! Max is ‘Captain Courageous’! He’s in foster care with 4 other kittens and he’s the…” Learn more

  • Name: Marcel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Fortunate Pooches And Lab Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Marcel is 9-10 weeks and his mom is a hound mix short legs big ears tri colored He is very…” Learn more

  • Name: Toffee
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Second City Canine Rescue, Palatine, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Terrier Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “UPDATE as of Jan 29th: Because of considerable interest in this dog, we are no longer accepting new applications. Puppy…” Learn more

  • Name: Scarlett
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: House Of Misfits Rescue Inc, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “*available to go home after dental appointment* Me-ow, meet Scarlett! After being rehomed to someone who was supposed to really…” Learn more

  • Name: Bonnie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: House Of Misfits Rescue Inc, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “New Year, New Kittens available for adoption! We would like to introduce Bonnie. Bonnie is a white and gray tabby…” Learn more

  • Name: Canelo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: House Of Misfits Rescue Inc, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Meet Canelo! He was found as a stray and unfortunately his owner never claimed him. He’s now with House of…” Learn more

  • Name: Daisy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Chicagoland Dog Rescue, PO Box 68808, Schaumburg, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Hound Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “*PLEASE NOTE: We do not adopt out on a first-come/first-serve basis. Applications are accepted for a puppy and then a…” Learn more

  • Name: Blanco
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Creme De La Creme Animal Foundation, 1325 South Main Street (Rt. 31), Algonquin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Maine Coon
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Meet Blanco! This HANDSOME boy is a total sweetie!! He’s a little shy at first but lovesssss attention and he’s…” Learn more

  • Name: Kobu
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Reach Rescue Inc, 372 Townline Road, Mundelein, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Boxer
  • Description: “This dog is a new arrival to REACH Rescue. Check back for more information as their foster family gets to…” Learn more

  • Name: Willow
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Reach Rescue Inc, 372 Townline Road, Mundelein, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Border Collie Husky Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Miss Willow is a fluffy fun goof ball! She loves playing a good game of tug of war with her…” Learn more

  • Name: Tess
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Reach Rescue Inc, 372 Townline Road, Mundelein, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “This dog is a new arrival to REACH Rescue. Check back for more information as their foster family gets to…” Learn more

  • Name: Addison
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9s4u Dog Rescue, PO BOX 751, Island Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My name is Addison! Im a 1 year old Terrier mix! My foster parents say I’m the total package! I’m…” Learn more

  • Name: Piper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9s4u Dog Rescue, PO BOX 751, Island Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My name is Piper! Im a 1 year old Terrier mix! I am settling into my foster home well, I…” Learn more

  • Name: Nancy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9s4u Dog Rescue, PO BOX 751, Island Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Beagle
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My name is Nancy! Im a 1-2 year old Beagle mix! If you’re looking for a best friend, I’m your…” Learn more

  • Name: Sasha
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9s4u Dog Rescue, PO BOX 751, Island Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Wirehaired Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “My name is Sasha! Im a 2 year old wire hair terrier! I’m a super sweet girl, can come off…” Learn more

  • Name: Penny
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9s4u Dog Rescue, PO BOX 751, Island Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My name is Penny! I’m a 1 year old Terrier mix! My ideal forever home would be a family or…” Learn more

  • Name: Perdy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bombshell Bullies Pit Bull Rescue, P.O. Box 5122, Vernon Hills, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Description: “Perdy is a pocket sized pit bull who weighs all but 38lbs! Shes a active dog who just wants to…” Learn more

  • Name: Teela
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bombshell Bullies Pit Bull Rescue, P.O. Box 5122, Vernon Hills, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Teela is a Tennessee girl at heart! She was found running loose in bad shape in the land of the…” Learn more

  • Name: Donald
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Buddy Foundation, 65 W. Seegers Rd., Arlington Heights, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Setter Mix
  • Description: “Well hello there, my name is Donald. One of my most favorite things to do is people and dog watch….” Learn more

  • Name: Alexander
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Buddy Foundation, 65 W. Seegers Rd., Arlington Heights, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Alexander is new to the Buddy Foundation and as such little is known of his personality. As soon as we…” Learn more

  • Name: Roscoe
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: On Angels Wings Inc, 6500 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Hey there! I’m Roscoe! I absolutely love people, playing and getting all the head scratches I can! I weigh about…” Learn more

  • Name: Dino
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: On Angels Wings Inc, 6500 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Shepherd Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mix
  • Description: “Handsome Dino was found as a stray in southern Illinois. We believe he is about 3 years old. He walks…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Perfectly Posh Paws, Mount Prospect, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Beagle Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Go to Perfectlyposhpaws.org and fill out an adoption application if you would like to meet sweet Lucy. Hello there, My…” Learn more

  • Name: Tia Meowry
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save A Pet, 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “My sister and I came in through an open-admissions facility. It was overwhelming to find ourselves homeless and with no…” Learn more

  • Name: Froot Loop
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Save A Pet, 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Australian Shepherd American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My siblings and I are so lucky to have landed here. We are known as the cereals puppies. Hey we…” Learn more

  • Name: Wonder Woman
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Save A Pet, 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Dalmatian Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Description: “2020 ended up on a great note for me because I landed at Save-A-Pet. I am so happy to be…” Learn more

  • Name: Tamara Meowry
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save A Pet, 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “My sister and I came in through an open-admissions facility. It was overwhelming to find ourselves homeless and with no…” Learn more

  • Name: Amelia
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Save A Pet, 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mastiff Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “Someone reported that I was running at large with another dog but wouldn’t come close to people. So as sightings…” Learn more

  • Name: Princess Toad
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Treasured Animal Rescue Inc, Hanover Park, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hey Video Gamers! It’s the Mario gang ready for their forever homes! Meet Princess Toad! As the lone female of…” Learn more

  • Name: Donkey Kong (DK)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Treasured Animal Rescue Inc, Hanover Park, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hey Video Gamers! It’s the Mario gang ready for their forever homes! Meet Donkey Kong (DK) I was named after…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws And Affect Animal Rescue, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Boxer
  • Description: “Meet Lucy! Lucy is a senior boxer mix who doesn’t let her age define her personality. Lucy came to animal…” Learn more

  • Name: Momo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws And Affect Animal Rescue, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Shepherd Beagle Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Momo! Momo is a beautiful 2 year old female shepherd beagle mix. Maybe kelpie? Maybe some heeler? She is…” Learn more

  • Name: Dion
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws And Affect Animal Rescue, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Boxer Plott Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Dion! Dion is a beautiful brindle 5-6 year old female. Guessing Boxer/Plott mix but all a guess. She is…” Learn more

  • Name: Happy Boy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Almost Home Foundation, PO Box 308, Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Shih Tzu Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “I am a ten year old senior dog who was adopted in 2018 but just returned when my owner lost…” Learn more