Here is a list of rabbit rescues and shelters in Illinois that we know of.
If you know of any more that we haven’t mentioned here then please do let us know.
Rabbit Rescues and Shelters in Illinois
The Anti-Cruelty Society: 157 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654. As Chicago’s oldest and largest animal welfare organization, The Anti-Cruelty Society is building a community of caring by helping pets and educating people through our comprehensive programs and services. They are a private, non-profit humane society providing an open door to any animal in need 365 days a year.
Petraits Pet Photography: 4912 North Paulina St, Coach House, Chicago, Illinois 60640. Sheri Berliner of Petraits™ Pet Photography is a professional photographer who combines her love of animals and her photographic talent to capture pet personalities on film. Sheri shares her home with a pack of much-adored rescues including: seven cats, two dogs, a rabbit and a cockatiel. Although the count changes day-to-day depending on what rescued pets join her menagerie temporarily while looking for permanent homes.
Chicago Canine Rescue: 5272 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60630. CCR assists the animals that are the MOST vulnerable in our city and throughout the midwest – the dogs and cats that are slated for euthanasia because they are too old, too young, too injured, have disabilities, or have simply been overlooked for too long by potential adopters at other shelters.
Red Door Animal Shelter: 2410 W Lunt Ave, Chicago, IL 60645. Red Door Animal Shelter is a no-kill shelter committed to helping animals in need. Its primary focus is on the rescue, shelter and adoption of cats, dogs and rabbits—the three most popular pets in the United States.
Animal Welfare League: 10305 SW Hwy, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415. The Animal Welfare League is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that receives no city, state or federal funding and relies solely on private donations to continue with its mission of helping all animals.
DuPage County Animal Control: 120 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187. DuPage County Animal Care & Control is the only open admission shelter in DuPage County caring for nearly 4,000 animals each year…all without the support of tax dollars. DCACC does not refuse any animal that walks through its doors providing a safety net for all animals in need. DCACC relies heavily on adoption & rabies registration fees, fines and private donations to operate.
Wonder Bunny Rabbit Rescue: Palatine, Illinois 60067. They are truly a no-kill, volunteer only rabbit rescue dedicated to the re-homing of companion rabbits.
House Rabbit Society of Chicago: PO Box 637, Winfield, Illinois 60190. Because of their limited foster capacity and very limited funds HRS Chicago cannot accept owner surrendered rabbits into our fostering network. They must accept only the most urgent cases, abandoned animals captured by wardens and those rabbits scheduled for euthanasia in shelters.
Animal Education and Rescue: Libertyville, Illinois 60030. AEAR is a foster based humane society serving Lake County, IL and surrounding areas.
Good Samaritan Animal Relief Fund: 1203 N. Route 83, Grayslake, IL 60030 US. The Good Samaritan program is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit charity dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of animals in need. The program is supported by donations and managed by Best Friends Animal Hospital and volunteers from our staff.
Fur Angels Animal Sanctuary: Aurora IL. They are a non profit foster home based animal rescue based out of IL and Northwest Indiana run by volunteers donating their time outside of work and family. Contact them directly for their address.
No Splitting Hares Rabbit Rescue: 2192 Cary Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102. They are a family run rescue that believes that every bunny/rabbit should have a chance. Rabbits are the 3rd most surrendered animal in the animal shelters and need to be re-homed just like a dog or cat.