Make A Difference in the Life of a Homeless Pet
In the life of a homeless animal
Adopting Saves Lives
One Animal at a Time
if we weren't here?
Duke was found a stray. Upon arrival, their lead investigator described him as "one of the worst cases we've ever seen. See Duke embark on his truly transformative...
Join AWL & the North Shore Animal League on its Tour for Life 2014
Friday, April 25th at the Petsmart in Tinley Park 11-5pm
AWL commends City Clerk Susana Mendoza on the Companion Animal Ordinance
Join us for our Shindig at the Shelter
Crafters, Vendors, Open House & More
Everyday the Animal Welfare League saves animals lives and works to improve the way they are treated and regarded by society. In the Chicagoland area, we help all animals through our adoption programs, our low cost clinic services, our local cruelty investigations, and our public education programs. Locally we work to improve municipal, city and state laws and regulations regarding the treatment of animals and operate the states largest non-profit animal shelter program. We have made progress since our beginning in 1935, but much more work needs to be done. click here to watch our video