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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-02-00170Lucy (female)

Rottweiler    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Hi! My name is Lucy. I am 2.5 years old. My Mom and Dad bought me as a puppy but then they had a baby of their own and I was kind of neglected, left alone in the basement for a very long time. I did not get the attention and care I needed. Because I was neglected and not given any training or socialization as a puppy, I snapped at a couple of people (we later found out that poor Lucy had a bladder infection during this time and that is probably why she snapped!). Anyhow, instead of working with me OR trying to find another family for her ---my Mom and Dad decided they would put me down. But then a nice lady and her friend came to the rescue ... (Read More)hours before my euthanasia was scheduled and they managed to talk my Mom and Dad out of putting me down. I then spent about a month at the Chicago ASPCA and then a southern IL rescue/shelter came to get me so that I wouldn't get put down there either. Now I am sitting in a shelter kennel run all day and night waiting for my perfect family. I may bark at first but if you take the time to get to know me, I am actually very loving and kind. I love to get my head and shoulders scratched and I am very smart. I am just scared and lonely and need someone who will take the time to train me. A Rottie experienced person would be fantastic. Please come and visit me at the Central Illinois Small Animal Rescue in Colfax, IL. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 100 Animal Location:

Central Illinois Small Animal Rescue
29738 E 1400 North Rd
McLean County Colfax, IL 61728 MAP IT!

Contact:
Jodie Panzer

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-01-00246Jackson (male)

Rottweiler    Age: Young Adult

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

    Jackson is a wonderful pet. He is friendly with dogs and people and he is smart. Family circumstances have prevented us from keeping Jackson but he will make a beautiful addition to your home. Jackson is AKC registered.

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Cook County Chicago, IL MAP IT!

Contact:
Jay Williams 7739574100

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-14-00693Jake (male)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Jake was picked up as a stray along with his sister (Josie - see her listing on this site). He has been evaluated with other dogs and does great with slow introductions (which we ALWAYS recommend). Jake has beautiful brown, soulful eyes and would love to stare into the eyes of his forever family for the rest of his life. If you are interested in adopting Jake, Howlin 4 HELP Rescue, NFP can pull him from the shelter, get him vetted, neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and then adopt him to YOU to love him for the rest of his life. To save this dog's life, please email Christine@Howlin4help.com and I can send you an application!!!!

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Howlin 4 HELP Rescue, NFP
DeKalb County Somonauk, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-14-00689Josie (female)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Josie was picked up as a stray with her brother (Jake - see his listing on this site). She has been evaluated with other dogs, both male and female. Josie is a sweet soul that would love to sit by your side to keep you company. If you are interested in adopting Josie, please email so we can adopt her to YOU to love her for the rest of her life. To save this dog's life, please email Christine@Howlin4help.com and we can send you an application!!!!

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Howlin 4 HELP Rescue, NFP
DeKalb County Somonauk, IL MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-05-00002Jake (male)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Jake is a 4 year old Rott mix who was surrendered due to the health of his owner. I am in LOVE with this dog. Jake is the sweetest thing you'll ever meet- he literally knocked me over giving me kisses :) Jake needs and deserves the best forever home, ever. If it's you and you live within 50 miles of Tinley Park, please come meet him!

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Cook County Tinley Park, IL 60487 MAP IT!

Contact:
Erin Butler

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-27-00194Harris (male)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Harris is looking for a foster or forever home. He is approximately 2 years old, 45 lbs. Good with kids and adults. A little shy at first. Please contact ramjb1@yahoo.com for more information. Note that you must be in the Chicagoland area (Schaumburg and vicinity) to foster for/adopt from Almost Home Foundation.

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Almost Home Foundation
Cook County Elk Grove Village, IL MAP IT!

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


Rescue Me ID: 16-10-17-00476Sophia (female)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Need to find a great home for an awesome dog, she belongs to my son and he is getting divorced and has lost his home, Sophia will be 3 in 10/31/16 knows basic commands has not had any formal training she is house broken

 Adoption Fee: $25.00 Animal Location:

Winnebago County Machesney park, IL MAP IT!

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Barb Forster 815-978-0137

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-12-00004Peyton (female)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed 

    Peyton will be 4 in September. She is a very loving dog. She is very energetic and lives with a male dog without issues and 4 children aged 4 to 18. I have never seen aggressive behavior towards humans from her. She has been with us since she was 2 months old. We love her dearly and hate to get rid oof her. She is house trained but has excitement urination. She sleeps in a kennel indoors. She has had her 3 year rabies vacination (5/2016) but needs the other yearly shots. She cannot be with cats. She needs trained to not run away. I have to find her a good home ASAP due to her running off and harming cats. Prefer in the country. Need ... (Read More)references. I have to be sure she will be loved and treated properly. She is my baby and I really hate that I have to get rid of her. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

St. Clair County Marissa, IL MAP IT!

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Jennifer Simmons

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-02-00355Ari (female)

Rottweiler Mix    Age: Senior

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

    *MUST LIVE IN 50 MILE RADIUS OF ITASCA (SUBURBAN CHICAGO) WITHIN THE ILLINOIS BORDER TO ADOPT* Hello everyone! My name is Ari, and I'm a sweet senior girl with a lot of love yet to give! I like to think of myself as aged to perfection. You know, like fine wine or good cheese. I'm a beautiful, brown eyed girl with an expressive look that will melt your heart! I'm a Rottweiler mix, so I'm just a tad smaller than your average Rottie and weigh in at about 100 pounds of love. And at 10 years young, I'm a Special Reserve vintage. I was rescued by Fetching Tails Foundation after being dumped by the side of the road in a local suburb; a witness saw ... (Read More)my family push me out of their car and drive away. I'm not sure why, because my Foster Mom and Dad (FM and FD) say I'm just about as sweet as they come, and that I'm such a good girl! Maybe they didn't want me anymore because I move a little slower than I used to, or because I had some untreated health issues. Not to worry, though! FTF made certain I got the treatment I needed. Once FTF heard about me, my story took a wonderful turn for the better. Now I'm in a foster home where I'm loved and pampered, with a furry foster sister to keep me company. My FM just loves it when I greet her at the door wagging my nub of a tail. I'm an easy-going girl, and I'm no longer interested in running through the grass chasing squirrels - I leave that to my much younger foster sister. Instead, I prefer to be close to you. If you're busy folding laundry or fixing dinner, I'm right there to supervise. If it's time to kick up your feet and relax with your favorite TV show or a classic book, I enjoy lying near your feet and just being nearby in case you want to pet me. I love having my belly rubbed, and if you hit just the right spot on my belly or behind my ears, I'll 'purr' (in a very dignified, doggy-kind-of-way, of course!). If you stop petting me before I'm ready, I gently place my paw on your knee while gazing into your eyes. Gentle, pretty, endearing, and all-around charming - that's me! I'd like my new home to be fairly laid back. I like everyone I meet, but sometimes younger dogs and kids don't understand that I'm not as spry as I'd like to be. If there are other dogs, I would prefer older, more settled fur siblings like myself. I'm good with older kids who understand that I'm not as playful these days, and I would enjoy a fenced yard so I can go outside off leash to relax or do my business. I'm fully house trained, and I even know to go potty in a specific area of the yard - no hunting for messy piles in the middle of your lawn with me! I'm well-educated, too. I know 'sit,' 'down,' 'paw,' and 'come,' but if you want to teach me more commands, I'm game! Hey, you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. I'm crate trained, but I don't really need to be crated -- I know what's acceptable for me to chew on, and I pride myself on my excellent manners! I'm fine being left alone for 8 or 9 hours at a time, although I'm lucky enough that my foster home has a dog walker for me and the foster sis on the few occasions no one is home. I have to admit, I kinda like that I don't get left more than 5 or 6 hours at a time. I'm used to having people around (FM and FD have alternating schedules), but I'm adaptable if everyone is out during the day. It would be great if you had the flexibility to work from home one or two days a week, though! I'm really looking forward to finding a family who will love and cherish me for the rest of my life. I know I still have a lot to give to a family, or just to one person! If you think I would be a good fit for your home, please hurry and contact my friends at Fetching Tails Foundation. I'm waiting patiently for you! Your faithful friend, Ari If interested please fill out an application on our website at www.fetchingtailsfoundation.org or if any questions please email us at Info@fetchingtailsfoundation.org Adoption Requirements: *LIVES IN 50 MILE RADIUS OF ITASCA WITHIN THE ILLINOIS BORDER *Be at least 21 years of age *Have the knowledge and agreement of all adults living in the household *Have approval from owner of residence (written in lease) *Have a valid ID with current address *Be approved as a suitable adoptive home by Fetching Tails Foundation *Be prepared to make a lifetime commitment Adoption Fees: Senior dog - 8 years and up, $75 Adult or young dog - 6 months to 7 years, $250 Puppies - under 6 months, $350 (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Fetching Tails Foundation
DuPage County Itasca, IL MAP IT!

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rottweiler in Illinois
    Rottweiler Dogs can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. The Rottweiler is a large breed herding and guard dog. Rottweilers are very stable and brave. This breed needs a firm, experienced handler from the very beginning. Rottweilers can be good family pets that are trustworthy with children and other pets if they are trained and socialized from an early age. If a Rottweiler is not treated properly it can become aggressive. Rottweilers need plenty of exercise and can run in open country without a leash. Rottweilers can live in an apartment or a home with a small yard if they get enough exercise.

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    Rottweilers were used to herd cattle for the Roman Legion so the soldiers would have meat. Rottweilers are often used as police dogs. Rottweilers nearly became extinct in the nineteenth century. Rottweilers are descendents of ancient Italian Mastiffs.

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Illinois Animal Rescue
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McHenry County - McHenry, IL 60051
Animal Outreach Society 815-385-0005

Lake County - Vernon Hills, Illinois 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, IL 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Island County - Milan 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, IL 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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