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Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.™) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with a mission to serve the communities of Chicago's North Shore by fostering and supporting healthy, positive relationships between people and companion animals. C.A.R.E. rehomes companion pets into safe, healthy, lifelong homes; serves as an educational and counseling resource; and works to reduce pet overpopulation. Read more about C.A.R.E. here.


LATEST PAWPRINTS NEWSLETTER

C.A.R.E. News
C.A.R.E. DEBUTS PET FOOD PANTRY IN SKOKIE

The C.A.R.E. Pet Food Pantry’s goal is to provide emergency food support for cats and dogs of residents of Skokie and surrounding communities. Program participants will receive dog and/or cat food that has been donated by area pet supply businesses. In addition to food, the C.A.R.E. Pet Food Pantry may also offer various pet supplies (leashes, bowls, toys, etc.) as available. 

“We want to help families keep pets in their homes rather than giving them up to a rescue group,” says Angela Love, the C.A.R.E. Kennel Director and a longtime volunteer at the Irving Park Food Pantry. 

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ADOPTION CENTER HOURS

Saturdays - 11 am to 3 pm - Cat and Dog Adoptions
Sundays - 11 am to 3 pm -
Cat and Dog Adoptions
Tuesdays - 6 pm to 8 pm -
Cat and Dog Adoptions
Wednesdays - 6 pm to 8 pm -
Cat Adoptions Only
Thursdays - 6 pm to 8 pm -
Cat Adoptions Only
Visits by appointment at other times available - fill out adoption questionnaire through the link below

C.A.R.E. ADOPTION CENTER
4927 Main St
Skokie, IL 60077

847-705-2653

If you see a cat or dog on our website that you are interested in, please fill out our cat questionnaire or dog questionnaire and a C.A.R.E. adoption counselor will contact you to answer any of your questions and to set up a meet and greet with the pet.

For other questions, please see our FAQ.


from hope to home capital campaign and C.A.R.E.'s NEW ADOPTION CENTER

C.A.R.E.'s new building at 4927 Main Street, Skokie, Ill., will enable the organization to expand its efforts to rescue and re-home dogs and cats.

Be part of this exciting opportunity to leave your mark on the North Shore’s newest animal rescue and adoption center.

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