HHS Rescue Road Blog

A look inside animal shelter life and the road to rescue.

Give Local

During the pandemic crisis in our country, we’ve been in awe of friends, local businesses and supporters going out of their way to check in on our animals and see what they can do to help. Because we are a non-profit, we rely solely on financial and supply donations to exist, and we are so grateful...

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Special Medical Needs Animals

In this new world of COVID-19, medical concerns are at the forefront of everyone's minds. Thankfully we know our pets cannot carry the virus. But life does carry on despite it all, and we've had a number of pets unexpectedly struggling through other medical issues. They have needed intensive help...

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Adoptions Will Continue on an Appointment-Only Basis

Beginning March 17th, all adoptions will be handled on an appointment-only basis, and we will be closed to non-adopting visitors.  Following is our appointment-only adoption process: If you are interested in adopting a pet, please fill out an online application. Next, please call...

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Joint Statement from The Chicagoland Lifesaving Coalition:

In these unprecedented and uncertain times, our organizations have come together to share important information about COVID-19 with our communities. The World Health Organization (WHO) states there is no evidence that companion animals or pets such as cats and dogs have been infected or could...

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Safety & Well Being During the COVID19 Crisis

Amidst the chaos and confusion of COVID-19, we’re looking for the bright side wherever we can. Our animals are safe and happy and we are doing all we can to continue to serve the community during this crisis. We have a Task Force coming up with adjustments to our processes and procedures to best...

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