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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-25-01015Danni (female)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Deaf 

    We believe Danni to be an American Bulldog and Dalmatian mix. She is approximately 7 years old and weighs just over 50 lbs. Danni is a STUNNING, blue-eyed beauty who love, love, LOVES people. Like many other dogs with her physical appearance, Danni is deaf. She has worked very, very hard with her foster dad in overcoming her disability and is MORE than ready to show everything she has learned to her forever family. A forever home should be patient, active, and willing to learn how best to communicate with and lead Danni. She is a dog who is very busy. She would like nothing better than to go for a nice, controlled walk with her ... (Read More)forever person daily. One of her favorite past-times is trotting on a treadmill! (Please take a moment to watch her video at https://vimeo.com/46980402!) Danni has learned to enjoy the company of the other dogs in her foster home, but may need some time to adjust to another dog in her adoptive home. All-in-all, Danni is super fun and will be a great addition to the right home. If you are interested in becoming Danni's new best friend, please e-mail us at petadoptions@illinoishumane.org. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Illinois Humane
Sangamon County Springfield, IL 62705 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-23-01012Roxy (female)

American Bulldog    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Aggressive 

    DOB 11/4/2009 Roxy is a Loving 4 year old girl who needs a forever home where she is the only dog. She is good with adults and children just not other dogs. She is well trained.

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Cook County Orland Park, IL MAP IT!

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Nicole Bradley

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-23-00845Darwin (male)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    DOB 6/17/14 Honestly, he is the cutest pup around...and who knows what breed he is...we have guessed everything from Terrier, American Bulldog, Jack Russell, Dalmation, Lab..and more! But that doesn't matter, he is BEAUTIFUL inside and out! Darwin was rescued from Alabama where he was attacked by another dog. Unfortunately he was so little and unable to defend himself and as a result, he lost an eye in the attack...but that just gives him more personality! He loves to cuddle, is playful and gets along with puppies or dogs with higher energy levels. He enjoys long walks. He feeds on praise and will go to the bathroom outside when told too. ... (Read More)He is not potty trained yet, but he working on it. He is curious about cats and is interested in playing with them if they are willing. Darwin puts everything in his mouth, so supervision is important when he is outside. He is learning his manners and loves to be praised for doing well. He sleeps well in a crate at night and likes to be near his human and dog companions while he is sleeping in his crate. He makes it through the night without any accidents! Standard adoption fee is $295 and includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, up-to-date on shots, fecal, deworming, frontline, 1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, micro-chipping and 30 days of shelter care insurance. Puppies require a home where there will be someone available to care for and train them during the day. If your family is away from the home for several hours at a time, please consider adopting a 'teen' or adult dog. We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email Kathy for an application at safehavendogs@yahoo.com. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $295 Animal Location:

Safe Haven Dog Rescue
Kane County South Elgin , IL MAP IT!

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00634Darla (female)

American Bulldog    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Darla is 5 yrs. old and is a pure American Bulldog. Owner moved and surrendered her to the pound. Spayed. Heartworm negative, all vaccines current including Bordatella. Weighs 100+ lbs. She is housebroken. Knows sit, shake lay and fetch. She has shown no aggression towards other dogs at the pound. We do not know her compatibility with children and cats. She is a beautiful girl!! Application process for individuals other than licensed rescue groups.

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Washington County Partners For Pets
Washington County Nashville, IL MAP IT!

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00613damon (male)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Puppy

Health: Vaccinations Current 

    black and white dogo argentino / bulldog mix 14-18 months old friendly HW negative

 Adoption Fee: 60.00 Animal Location:

Jefferson County Animal Control
107 e perkins
Jefferson County mt vernon, IL 62864 MAP IT!

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martin 618-244-8024

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-11-00269Yago (male)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Howdy there my name is Yago and I am a 4-5 year old American Bulldog mix. I need a furever home that has NO CHILDREN and is calmer as in noise levels and people coming and going. I MUST have a fully fenced in yard and I love to play frisbee and play ball, and like to go hiking. I should ALWAYS be on a leash when I am not inside my fenced yard. I know it may sound like a lot of stuff that I have to have but I am really worth it! I am potty trained and a very handsome boy! If you have all the things I require and just know that my handsome mug is the perfect addition to your home then please contact my rescue to begin the application process. ... (Read More)Contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com for more information Local to the greater Chicagoland area (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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(630)930-8097

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-10-00520Gypsy (female)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Howdy and thanks for stopping by. My name is Gypsy and I am just a baby (8-12 weeks). I need more help with learning my manners and potty-training and all that stuff but I am working on it. I know I can learn it all I just need some time. I am super sweet and ready to love, play and learn in my very own furever home. If you think my cute and adorable little self is just the one for you please contact my rescue to start the process. Contact foranimalssake1@yahoo.com for more information Local to the greater Chicagoland area

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

For Animals Sake
DuPage County Lombard, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-08-23-00238Apollo (male)

American Bulldog    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Gorgeous, tuxedo, 7 mth old, male, American Bulldog puppy named Apollo in need of new home. We regretfully have to rehome him due to not having enough time to dedicate to the daily needs he deserves and requires. Our 19 mth old son has become quite active. Apollo is already almost 90 lbs and doesn't realize how big and strong he is, so we are forced to crate him far more than we would like. He is potty and crate trained. Friendly with people and other animals he has met thus far. He will be a very large dog once full grown, so will require someone with prior experience with large bully breed dogs. Not recommended for households with children ... (Read More)under 10 due to his size and strength. Shots are current and he has been on heart worm preventative since we got him. Apollo already knows basic commands; sit, stay, down, etc, but will definitely require more training with his behavior. He is loves to jump on the couch, but when told to get down he becomes mouthy. Putting the leash on him is usually all it takes for him to get off. We think if he had the exercise he needs, he will not be as unruly. We will also sell his crate if needed. If you have patience and love large bully breed dogs, he might be the one for you. Email me. Thanks! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 550 Animal Location:

Will County Naperville, IL MAP IT!

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Deann Sheldon 7089035884

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Rescue Me ID: 14-08-06-00303Achilles (male)

American Bulldog    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected,
 Aggressive, Fearful/Anxious 

    This sweet dog was rescued by my brother. Achilles was in such bad condition, he had been caged for almost all his life which he shared with two adult pits that used to bite him and be aggressive towards him. Achilles is not a bad dog, he is good with my three year old nephew and with five other dogs who live in the building (3 chihuahuas,2 pits). He has a tendency of being overprotective and has signs of aggressive behavior towards strangers which I will say is more likely anxiety and fear. There has been a couple of times he has tried to charge at little breed dogs in the dog park however, he will just toss them around but not bite. Other ... (Read More)than this isolated incidents he is such a sweet dog,he loves hugs and treats, he likes to play ball and snoozes on the couch. Achilles has basic training like,sitting,down,give me your paw and he loves giving high fives. I wish to find a good home for him since we can no longer keep him because we already have three family dogs. Any information needed feel free to contact me. Thanks (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Cook County chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Macrina Sanchez 7732254691

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-09-00423Lucas (male)

American Bulldog    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Aggressive 

    Lucas is a great dog with a loving personality. Unfortunately, his current owner does not have the time for him and Lucas has been left alone very often. He needs work and socialization. Due to his lack of socialization, he has become aggressive. I know that if someone gave him a chance and the time he needs, he would be a faithful companion.

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Cook County Chicago, IL 60651 MAP IT!

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Samuel Castro 773-526-1350

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Rescue Me ID: 14-03-13-00323Dawson (male)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Dawson is a happy, cuddly, wiggly, energetic, goofy and good-natured, three-year-old, 60-pound, male, Dogo Argentino or mix looking for a loving guardian. Rescued in Kendall County, Illinois, Dawson sits on command and takes treats gently from your fingers. He enjoys the company of other dogs - male and female. He's fine with cats that don't mind playful, energetic dogs. He loves people of all ages, but he is a bit clumsy, so best with adults and older children who he can't knock over. Someone cropped his ears in a strange manner, probably trying to make him look tough. He's a sweet and loving dog looking for a devoted family who will enjoy ... (Read More)daily outdoor exercise and will continue his training. He loves to go for runs and walks with his people. Dawson is healthy, housebroken, crate-trained, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm tested and on monthly preventative. To meet and possibly adopt Dawson, please contact Melia at melia88@comcast.net or 708-224-1900. His adoption fee of $200 benefits rescued dogs. He is currently living in a foster home in Chicago, Illinois. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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773-777-2891

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Rescue Me ID: 13-11-25-00538Capone (male)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Capone is a handsome, affectionate, playful, active and energetic, two-year-old, 65-pound, brindle and white, male American Bulldog/German Shepherd-mix looking for a loving guardian. Capone has such great ears that his nickname is Bat Dog. The poor guy got off to a very rough start to his life; he and his littermates almost succumbed to Parvo. The vet chose to treat the sick puppies with the antibiotic Baytril which helped Capone fight infection, but damaged his hips. So, by the age of 18 months, he had surgery on both hips. You'd hardly know it now because he's still a happy, playful guy who gets the zoomies '| runs, jumps and plays! ... (Read More)Capone is living in a foster home where he is perfecting his housebreaking. He's 90% there! He already knows the commands sit and down and walks nicely on leash. He's also great in the car. He is a very loyal and loving dog who is looking for an experienced dog-lover who can deal with a fearful and protective dog. Capone does best with someone who will work with him and give him structure. Capone can be a bit dog selective. So, he'd be great as the only dog in your world, or he could live with another dog, but it's got to be the right dog. He is currently sharing his foster home with two Rottweilers with whom he gets along. He has not been cat-tested. To meet and possibly adopt Capone, please contact the K94Keeps Rescue at info@k94keeps.org or 312-221-9285. Capone is now healthy, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, heartworm-tested and on monthly preventative. His adoption fee of $250 includes professional training sessions, and benefits the rescued dogs of K9 4 Keeps Rescue. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Petraits Pet Photography
Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 12-08-23-00188Lucky (male)

American Bulldog Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Lucky was saved from a kill shelter at his last hour. He is a very sweet boy with people (don't know about children), but does not get along with other male and some female dogs. He has had no training, which would probably help, but would be best as an only dog. He knows how to use the doggie door to go potty. Loves to play fetch. Loves petting. We are in the St. Louis metro area (in IL)

 Adoption Fee: negotiab Animal Location:

Madison County St Jacob, IL 62281 MAP IT!

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Jeff Wendler 618-514-0686

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PIease Read Before Adopting an American Bulldog in Illinois
    American Bulldogs can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. The American Bulldog is an athletic, determined, loyal, and highly devoted breed. American Bulldogs are very affectionate towards children but should be supervised because of their strength. American Bulldogs are very protective of their masters and make great guard dogs. An American Bulldog can do fine in an apartment if it gets enough exercise and is walked daily. Like the English Bulldog, the American Bulldog tends to slobber.

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    The American Bulldog thrived in the colonial American South due to settlers' problems with feral pigs. American Bulldogs were their best means of controlling the pigs. American Bulldogs are descended from indigenous English Mastiffs that lived in the British Isles before the arrival of Caesar. The American Bulldog is a much closer relative of the Old English Bulldog than the modern English Bulldog is.

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McHenry County - McHenry 60051
Animal Outreach Society 815-385-0005

Lake County - Vernon Hills 60061
Orphans of the Storm 847-634-0022

Lake County - Waukegan, Illinois 60085
Lake County Animal Protection 847-740-3977

Kane County - Dundee 60118
Stop the Overpopulation of Pets 847-622-4136

DuPage County - Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

Kane County - St. Charles, Illinois 60174
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets 630-879-8500

Kane County - S Elgin 60177
Anderson Animal Shelter 847-697-2880

Cook County - Evanston, Illinois 60204
CARE for the Evanston Animal Shelter 847-705-2653

Cook County - Chicago Heights, IL 60411
South Suburban Humane Society 708-755-7387

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60415
Animal Welfare League 773-667-0088

Cook County - Tinley Park 60477
People's Animal Welfare Society 815-464-7298

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60623
Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic 773-521-7729

Cook County - Chicago Ridge 60623
Animal Welfare League 708-636-8586

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60640
Tree House Animal Foundation 773-784-5488

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60660
Felines, Inc. 773-465-4132

Kankakee County - Kankakee, IL 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

Winnebago County - Rockford, Illinois 61101
Humane Society of Winnebago County 815-749-1400

Winnebago County - Rockford, IL 61103
Winnegabo County Animal Services 815-877-3073

Rock Island County - Milan, IL 61264
Quad City Animal Welfare Center 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Milan, Illinois 61264
Humane Society of Rock Island County 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Moline, IL 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

Knox County - Galesburg, IL 61401
Knox County Humane Society 309-342-1275

Champaign County - Savoy, IL 61874
CatSNAP 217-353-5243

Madison County - Bethalto 62010
Bethalto Spay Clinic 618-377-2420

Adams County - Quincy, Illinois 62301
Quincy Humane Society 217-228-1422

Jackson County - Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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