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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-22-00190Adler (male)

Italian Greyhound Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Adler is a sweet, 3 year old chihuahua mix that came to ACL from another high volume shelter. Adler is full of love and spunk! He can be a tiny bit shy at first because of his size, but if you show him your love he will receive it. Since Adler can be a little skiddish, we suggest he goes to a home with children 8 and up. Adler loves other dogs and possibly cats as well! Adler is ready to find his forever home, so come by ACL and meet him today!

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 15-11-29-00624Bunny (female)

Italian Greyhound Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet Bunny! Bunny is about 3 yrs old and weighs just under 10 lbs. She is a fun, happy, carefree and playful little girl who is looking for her forever home. She walks well on a leash and is doing well with her potty habits. She loves attention and has been great with everyone she has met so far and she has loved to play with other dogs when given the chance. When Bunny gets excited she can make fairly loud noises, so we would recommend that her new family lives in a situation where neighbors aren't so close and wouldn't be bothered by her excited 'talking'. Bunny's adoption fee of $250 helps cover the cost of Bunny's medical care. ... (Read More) If you are interested in adopting, please complete an adoption application, which can be found on our website at under the Adoption Process tab. All dogs are spayed/neutered, current on vaccines, heartworm tested (as applicable), fecal tested and/or dewormed, and microchipped. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Perfect Pooches Adoption Agency
Will County Romeoville, IL MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 15-09-09-00395Florence (female)

Italian Greyhound Mix    Age: Young Puppy

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

    Meet little adoptable Florence, a 6 month old chi/italian greyhound mix! Flo is so adorable, she has beautiful tricolor markings and lanky little legs! She is getting used to the leash and potty training in her foster home and is a typical puppy. She is good with other little dogs her size, cats and her favorite things include discovering new toys, dancing on her hind legs, giving kisses and cuddling. She would be happy to be snuggling and following her people around! If you are interested in adopting Flo please email!

     Animal Location:

Bow Wow Revolution
Cook County Chicago, IL 60630 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 2772BonBon (male)

Italian Greyhound Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    BonBon is a 30 pound Italian greyhound/terrier mix who is approximately 6-8 years old. BonBon ended up at Chicago Animal Care and Control after he was attacked by another dog and his family could not afford his treatment. HELP rescued him from CACC and got him the treatment he needed for his injuries (which thankfully were not serious) and he has healed completely. The vet guessed BonBon's age at 6-8 years although he acts much younger. He is housetrained, does not chew, and sleeps quietly through the night on a dog bed in our bedroom. He gets along well with our medium size dogs. He enjoys running around the yard, playing with dog toys ... (Read More)and curling up on a fuzzy blanket for naps. He loves going for walks and is also going out for runs with me and my two dogs. He does very well and certainly has the energy and stamina for it, running as far as 10 miles. BonBon has very short hair and is not a fan of cold weather. So in addition to fuzzy blankets, BonBon likes to wear sweaters when it is cold and has a couple of coats for outdoors. BonBon was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease, which improved when he started taking steroids. He currently takes a half pill every other day (the cost for 100 pills is $26 at Walgreens) and also takes pro biotics once a day. He is also currently eating a prescription dog food that we obtain from the vet. He should be able to be weaned off of that food once he has settled in to his permanent home. Before starting the steroids, BonBon spent most of his days curled up sleeping, often not even wanting to get out of bed. Now BonBon is active and playful, always happy to receive attention, wagging his tail and talking to us. It's obvious that he is a happy dog now that he is feeling so much better. While we hope that BonBon's IBD will remain in control with the steroids and pro biotics, he may always have bouts of diarrhea. As a result, he would be best with someone who is home most of the day or can let him out every 4 hours during the day. BonBon's history left him wary and a little fearful of other dogs. He is nervous when meeting new dogs but once he realizes the dogs are not aggressive, he gets along fine with them. He is a very well behaved dog and is eager to please. BonBon is neutered, micro chipped, and up to date on all of his vaccinations. He is ready to find his own family to love. He has quite a few good years left in him and he is hoping to find someone willing to give an older guy a chance. He is definitely worth it! So if you have room in your heart and a warm spot in your house for BonBon, please come meet him. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Homes For Endangered and Lost Pets or H.E.L.P.
Kane County St. Charles, IL MAP IT!

877-364-2286 Ext 2

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PIease Read Before Adopting an Italian Greyhound in Illinois
    Italian Greyhound Dogs can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. The Italian Greyhound is a gentle, elegant, somewhat nervous and high strung dog. The Italian Greyhound makes a good companion for low-key families without rambunctious children. Italian Greyhounds get along well with other pets, especially other Italian Greyhounds, but do not do well with larger dogs. Italian Greyhounds need gentle but firm obedience training.

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    Italian Greyhounds can be mischievous and puppies may jump on tabletops and other furniture. The remains of a dog similar to an Italian Greyhound were found in an ancient Egyptian tomb believed to be six thousand years old. The excavation of lava in Pompeii yielded the remains of an Italian Greyhound.

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Illinois Animal Rescue
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McHenry County - McHenry, Illinois 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, 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, 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, IL 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

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

Cook County - Chicago Ridge, IL 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 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

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

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

Rock Island County - Milan, Illinois 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 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

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

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

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

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

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

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