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Channahon-Minooka Pets Up For Adoption: Frannie & More

Looking to add a furry friend to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter or organization! Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many animal shelters in the Channahon-Minooka area are still working to find forever homes for dozens of cats, dogs and other adorable critters coming through.

Across Illinois, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home — many of whom are located within driving distance. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your search for a new family member is at Will County Humane Society, where Frannie the cat is waiting patiently, or another local shelter. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in permanent homes.

If you need some help in your search, Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We create a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. Whether you’re a dog person, or if cats are more your thing, there are several great options available. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Farrah (Channahon)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 25520 S Pheasant Ln – Unit A, Channahon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: The clinics are not open for viewing animals. If you are interested in meeting this pet, please email…” Learn more

  • Name: Freddie (Adoption Pending)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Freddie is a 1 year old male. He is very outgoing, loves to be picked up for a quick hug,…” Learn more

  • Name: Frannie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Frannie is a sweet 1 year old female who has just returned from her foster home. She can be a…” Learn more

  • Name: Teddy (Adoption Pending)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Teddy is a handsome 1 year old male who is a little on the reserved side. He likes to play…” Learn more

  • Name: Reggie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Reggie is a handsome 1 year old male who was just returned from his foster home. He is a little…” Learn more

  • Name: Arthur [ADOPTED!]
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Shar-Pei
  • Description: “Meet Arthur, our very handsome 7 year old Shar Pei. Arthur is a very good boy and loves to go…” Learn more

  • Name: Cheese
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Cheese is a 11 month old female who is fairly shy. She loves her toys and treats and an occasional…” Learn more

  • Name: Macaroni
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd, Shorewood, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Macaroni is a 11 month old female. She is a little on the shy side, but likes to be pet….” Learn more

  • Name: Bagel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “The everything Bagel. Bagel is a sweetheart who will cuddle up with you and give you lots of hugs and…” Learn more

  • Name: Higgins
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Higgins is a 12 week old lab mix. My foster mom says i am doing really well walking on the…” Learn more

  • Name: Q-Tip
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Q-tip is quite the character. He makes me laugh all the time. The tips of his tail, nose and toes…” Learn more

  • Name: Beau, Brut, Collin, Edwin, Frankie, Van and Zed
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Rat
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “These 6 brothers are looking for homes in pairs. The adoption fee is $25.00 each. They are sweet and social….” Learn more

  • Name: Tulip, Tendril and Belle
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Paws Up 4 Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Rat
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “These girls are four weeks old and will be ready soon! They are sweet and social. They need to stay…” Learn more

  • Name: Myth
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf Street, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Terrier Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Myth! Our snuggle bug has it call – smart! playful! loyal! affectionate! The only thing missing is you! Myth…” Learn more

  • Name: Story
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf Street, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Terrier Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Story is an amazing girl! Our snuggle bug loves everyone she meets includes kids and other doggie pals! Story is…” Learn more

  • Name: Jacob Marley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Boneyard Animal Rescue, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Jack Russell Terrier Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Jacob Marley! He is a 3 yr old male, Jack Russell Chihuahua mix. He is approx. 17 lbs, vetted,…” Learn more

  • Name: Gizmo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Boneyard Animal Rescue, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Yorkshire Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Gizmo will arrive to us on Saturday April 17th. He is a male, 2 year old silky yorkie mix, weighing…” Learn more

  • Name: Emily
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Emily is a 1yr, fem. 45#, ACD. She came from a home with too many dogs. Her and some other…” Learn more

  • Name: Shandy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Shandy is a 2 yr. fem., 35#, ACD. She is quite a looker, a little shy. Beautiful red cattle dog…” Learn more

  • Name: Mollie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Australian Shepherd
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Mollie is a 3 yr. fem., 40#, Aussie mix. She’s a little plump. She was well loved. Some walks will…” Learn more

  • Name: Billy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Billy is a 2 yr. male, 30#, ACD. He was in a home and officials decided they had too many…” Learn more

  • Name: Bruce
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, Joliet, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Bruce is a 1 yr. male, 30#, ACD. He came from a home with too many dogs. They came here…” Learn more

  • Name: Aramis
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9 Enrichment Initiative Inc, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Aramis will be joining on April 10th, he is in need of a foster or foster to adopt home. Aramis…” Learn more

  • Name: Edward
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K9 Enrichment Initiative Inc, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Edward will be joining us on April 10th, he is in need of a foster or foster to adopt. Edward…” Learn more

  • Name: Cheeto
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Renko Animal Shelter, Plainfield , IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Loving is an understatement. This boy wants to give & get as much love as possible. Personal space does not…” Learn more

  • Name: Hala
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forget Me Not Animal Rescue, Manhattan, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “This gorgeous girl is Hala! She’s a fun, playful kitten always up for interactive play and great at solo play….” Learn more

  • Name: Carly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wish Upon A Rescue, P.O.Box 356, Lockport, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Introducing Carly! She is an intelligent 7-yo brindle pittie. She is ~45 pounds, spayed, housebroken and knows a lot of…” Learn more

  • Name: Issadora
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wish Upon A Rescue, P.O.Box 356, Lockport, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi! My name is Issadora (Issa). I am about 1 year old, and weigh about 45 pounds. When I got…” Learn more

  • Name: Pudge
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue, 23907 West Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Welcome Pudge to Wags 2 Wishes foster program! Pudge is an adorable 3 year old, 59lbs lab mix ready to…” Learn more

  • Name: Luna
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Starfish Animal Rescue, Oswego, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Border Collie Mix
  • Description: “Let me introduce you to Luna the 3 legged wonder! She is a lab/collie mix weighing around 42 lbs and…” Learn more

  • Name: Neil
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescued Rascals, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Neil! Bio coming soon! Puppies have special needs and require a home where there will be someone available to…” Learn more

  • Name: Noodles
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescued Rascals, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Noodles! Bio coming soon! Puppies have special needs and require a home where there will be someone available to…” Learn more

  • Name: Kaelan
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescued Rascals, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Kaelan! Bio coming soon! Puppies have special needs and require a home where there will be someone available to…” Learn more

  • Name: Miley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Starfish Animal Rescue, Oswego, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Miley, a Terrier mix puppy born at the beginning of January. Miley is cute, spunky, loving, sweet, and ready…” Learn more

  • Name: Marvel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescued Rascals, Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Boxer
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Marvel! The day has come for everyone’s favorite rockstar! Marvel is officially available for adoption! I’m so happy for…” Learn more

  • Name: Matt
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Just Animals Shelter, 505 Depot Street, Mazon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Aster
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Just Animals Shelter, 505 Depot Street, Mazon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Fat Head Fred
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Just Animals Shelter, 505 Depot Street, Mazon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Hank
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Just Animals Shelter, 505 Depot Street, Mazon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Hudson
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Just Animals Shelter, 505 Depot Street, Mazon, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Drax
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Tays Strays, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Great Dane Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Drax! Drax is a 12 week old(as of 4/3) Pitbull x Great Dane? Mix puppy. He is going to…” Learn more

  • Name: Pepper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Tays Strays, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Great Dane Mix
  • Description: “Meet Pepper! Pepper is a sweet puppy born approximately 1/8/21. She is ready to find her very own forever home….” Learn more

  • Name: Houston
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Rescue Vets, Naperville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Australian Shepherd
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “This Puppy is AVAILABLE. To schedule a meeting, Please submit an ADOPTION APPLICATION at: therescuevets.com. Houston is 3 months old…” Learn more

  • Name: Milo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Find A Home Pet Rescue Inc, Naperville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Border Collie Basenji Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Sweetie pie Milo. 2 year old Basenji, mix recently vaccinated and microchipped. Considered very healthy by Veterinarian with a beautiful…” Learn more

  • Name: Betsy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Rescue Vets, Naperville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Airedale Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: This Puppy is AVAILABLE as of 4-12-21. To schedule a meeting, Please submit an ADOPTION APPLICATION at: therescuevets.com….” Learn more

  • Name: Burton
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Rescue Vets, Naperville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Airedale Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: This Puppy is AVAILABLE as of 4-12-21. To schedule a meeting, Please submit an ADOPTION APPLICATION at: therescuevets.com….” Learn more

  • Name: Birdie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Rescue Vets, Naperville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Airedale Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: This Puppy is AVAILABLE as of 4-12-21. To schedule a meeting, Please submit an ADOPTION APPLICATION at: therescuevets.com….” Learn more

  • Name: Isaak
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Isaak is a handsome 1-2 year guy looking for a calm, quiet home to call his own. He is a…” Learn more

  • Name: Tulip
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Tulip is a beautiful senior girl (our vet estimates at least 10 years old) looking for a home where she…” Learn more

  • Name: Oden
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “We think 1-2 year Oden might be part gazelle – if you meet him in person and see his loooong…” Learn more

  • Name: Kesha
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “If you’re looking for a kitten who wants nothing to do with people, and will run at the very sight…” Learn more

  • Name: Vidalia
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Feline Fine Cat Rescue, Homer Glen, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “We truly believe there is a home for every cat, even one with special needs like 7 month old tailless…” Learn more

  • Name: roger
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Kendall County Animal Control, 802 W John Street, Yorkville, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Schnauzer Basset Hound Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “This is roger. Roger is estimated to be a seven-year-old mini schnauzer and basset hound . He is a super…” Learn more

  • Name: Remington (Oswego)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Help Save Pets, 1280 Route 34 (New facility!!), Oswego, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “PLEASE READ: The clinics are not open for viewing animals. If you are interested in meeting this pet, please email…” Learn more

  • Name: Padfoot & Crookshanks
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Naws Humane Society, 9981 W. 190th St., Suite A, Mokena, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Introducing Padfoot & Crookshanks! They are a precious bonded brother and sister pair that is looking for a loving home….” Learn more