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Get to Know Dodger


Beagle, Collie, Border




4 Years




Foster Home

Home Alone

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Dodger's Story

Type of Foster Home: 

Dodger is a special pup - he is 4-years-old and looking for a foster home that has a yard. Dodger is a fearful boy that needs time to adjust in a new environment. Due to him being in the shelter, he has become shy and shut down, not wanting to walk outside. Dodger is sweet with people but just needs some extra TLC from a special foster. With confidence, Dodger will blossom. He is looking for a short or long term foster to form a connection with him.

How to Foster Dodger:

New fosters can take the first step by learning about fostering and completing the Foster Care Application. Veteran foster parents can email to schedule a pickup appointment.

Dodger is available for foster pick-up through our Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave.

Meet Dodger

Dodger can’t wait to meet you!

If you’re interested in adopting this pet, there are few steps you must complete before scheduling an appointment at our Lincoln Park Adoption Center:

1. Please start by taking our ComPETibility Quiz to make sure they’re a good fit for your home. Your ComPETibility Score will help you compare your home to their needs!

2. After completing your ComPETibility Quiz, you will be emailed a link to complete your Adoption Application.

3. Finally, complete our Foster Pet Adoption Inquiry Form! Once this form is submitted, our Adoption Team will take a look at your adoption inquiry and, if they have next steps, reach out within a few days.

Please note that while we can’t place holds on adoptable animals for your scheduled appointment, there are always plenty of homeless pets looking for a home! If you don’t meet the perfect pet, please feel free to complete a new Foster Pet Adoption Inquiry Form.

Please note that due to current COVID restrictions, to meet or adopt an available animal, you will need to schedule an adoption appointment for animals located at our Lincoln Park Adoption Center or complete a Foster Pet Adoption Inquiry Form for animals in a foster home.

Want another way to spend time with our adoptable (or soon-to-be-adoptable) pets? Consider fostering.