Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals


Find your next best friend, 
adopt a shelter pet today!


Beat the heat,
Make your pet’s appointment today!

Dog Training

Positive reinforcement training for pets!
A well trained dog is a happy dog.
Adoptable Dogs

Adoptable Cats

Mutt Strut 5K Sunday, September 19th

Join us to run or walk for the rescues on Sunday September 19th! You can also join virtually again this year and run/walk from anywhere. Learn more and register here


Portillo’s Fundraiser September 29th

Dine out at Portillo’s in Sycamore, IL on Wednesday September 29th between 5-8 pm and 20% of your bill will be donated to Tails! Be sure to mention the fundraiser when you order. Click here for more details. 


Forget Me Not!

Adopt one of our long term resident dogs for just $200! View these wonderful pups here!


Tails Apparel and Other Goodies

Treat yourself to new summer designs and pick your favorite styles! All proceeds benefit the animals at Tails. 

Click here to shop.


Many Ways to Help

We need you and so do the animals! At Tails, we offer a variety of exciting opportunities designed to provide the best quality of life for homeless animals in our care. There are opportunities to work directly with our animals or you can support us behind the scenes. There is something for everyone age 5 years and up!

Get Involved

Happy Tails

Thank you for adopting and giving these pets a wonderful home! We love to see and hear how our alums are doing, please send pictures and updates to

See what we do!

Tails is 100 % donor and service funded. We rely on support from our community to accomplish this life saving work.