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We want all our animals to find healthy, happy homes. Before adopting, here are some helpful tips to consider.

Keeping kittens warm, bottle feeding, assisting with grooming, and stimulating urination and defecation are all essential skills for any kitten rescuer. Learn the basics with this step-by-step tutorial.

Bringing your pet home is an exciting time. Here are some tips to help make the transition a smooth one.

Being a foster parent can be a rewarding experience. Here are some basics to help you get started.

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Customer Service Team


Shelter/Lobby Hours:
Monday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED
*Please note, all adoptions end 30 minutes prior to closing.

Patrol Hours:
Daily: 7:00 AM. – 12:00 AM (midnight)

Phone: (815) 319-4100
Fax: (815) 319-4101

Main Shelter

4517 North Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103