Bypass the Shelter Through Self-Rehoming

There are many people in the Chicagoland area looking for a new pet just like yours. Before you consider surrendering your pet to us, see if you can find another family who may be interested in giving your pet a new home. Home to home adoption skips the stress of a shelter and ensures your pet’s new family learns about them from the person who knows and care about them most – you.

Where to Post Your Pet

Rehoming is great option to find your pet a new loving home. Companies such as Adopt-a-Pet and Get Your Pet offer home-to-home programs that can connect your pet to potential adopters. It’s also a good idea to rehome by spreading the word to friends, family, neighbors, etc. and ask them to tell their friends. You never know who may be looking for a new companion! Get the word out by sharing photos and information about your pet in local Facebook groups and on Nextdoor.

Increase Your Pet’s Adoptability

It can often take weeks or even months to find your pet a new home. An attention-grabbing profile can set your pet above the rest. Ensure your pet has striking photos and a compelling bio to draw in potential adopters. Having your pet spayed/neutered, groomed, and up to date on their vaccinations is a great way to prepare your pet for their new home. Click here to view local low-cost resources.