We are excited for you to meet CPR Fund K9 Rescue. The Real Dog Moms of Chicago Rescue of the Month for March!
CPR Fund was incorporated in 2002 by a small group of EMT’s and paramedics, the CPR Fund went straight to work rescuing dogs set to be euthanized at local shelters. All rescues receive the best veterinary care available and are placed in loving foster homes until their forever families are found. While in foster care, CPR Fund’s rescues are housebroken, crate-trained, socialized, leash trained and taught basic house manners. This regimen may seem a little too demanding for dogs that are often scared and confused, abused and neglected but the reality is, all this training improves their confidence and makes the eventual transition to their forever home much less stressful for both dog and owner.
Over the years the faces may have changed but the mission remains the same- save adoptable pets from needless euthanasia. And the CPR Fund has done just that. Since their inception 17 years ago they have kept over 2,000 animals from losing their lives simply because they had no place to call home.
Why fostering with CPR is unique/important:
Fosters with CPR Fund are as involved as they want to be with the process from start to finish from picking your foster dog to working with adopters to find the right home. CPR Fund helps adoptable dogs who are at risk for euthanasia in Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
We provide you with a crate, collar, leash, food, treats, toys and anything else required to care for your foster. We also provide all necessary veterinary care (spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, dewormer, heartworm and flea preventative, microchip, medications, etc) for your foster. The CPR Fund will also provide for any special needs specific to your foster- i.e. professional training, pet-sitting if you will be out of town, special diets, etc.
Lake/Porter County, IN and greater Chicagoland area First and foremost your job is to provide them with a safe and loving home! These dogs have been discarded and some have been neglected and/or abused. Your kindness and attention will make them whole again. We also need you to participate by providing photos and biographical information on your foster, corresponding with potential adopters, bringing your foster dog to scheduled adoption events, screening and choosing adoptive homes and transporting them to and from veterinary appointments. If your schedule does not allow for this level of participation, some of these responsibilities can be assigned to other volunteers.
You can be as involved in the adoption process as you wish, from screening potential adoptive parents to participating in CPR activities!