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Welcome to Wild Canine Rescue, a dog rescue located in Springfield IL

Preventing well-balanced dogs from being euthanized at shelters, both locally & nationwide  Dedicated programs to save lives


Fun, family friendly events to help our dogs planned throughout the year. 

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WILD always has a variety of dogs looking for their forever

 home: big, small, mixed breed, purebred. 

Our pets are vetted and are in loving, volunteer foster homes so they are healthy and socialized!

Adoption Process and OUr Adoptables


Please consider a donation today and help us save lives.

WILD Canine Rescue  depends on the goodwill of loyal friends and supporters like you! As a private, non-profit organization we do not receive funding from governmental agencies. Your donation will provide the necessary funds to run our programs. 


Calendar and Events

If trouble viewing, check our facebook page for upcoming events. Thanks!

July 26, 2019

3rd Annual WILD Canine Rescue Golf Outing


Long Bridge Golf Course, Springfield, IL

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July 26, 2019

3rd Annual WILD Canine Rescue Golf Outing

Check out our FB for details!
golf, dinner, silent auction, entertainment! 


Long Bridge Golf Course, Springfield, IL

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Want to Visit or Meet our Available dogs?

Great!  We can't wait to meet you!  We are a dog rescue devoted to saving canines in need.  Please keep in mind that our dogs are in foster homes and you just need to make an appointment by completing an adoption application.  TO VIEW ALL OUR AVAILABLE DOGS  - PLEASE click the link. If you see one or two you want to meet fill out the application and make an appointment today! 


Our Shelter facility located at 5101 Oakcrest Road, Springfield IL  (appt. needed- used for emerg/training/storage)

Hours and Mailing Address

Monday - Friday: By appointment

Saturday and Sunday  : By appointment

We are a foster based rescue.  Our facility does not have available adoptable dogs to meet.  Appointments need to be made.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Mailing Address: (PO Box)

3309 Robbins Rd #109, 

Springfield, IL 62704 

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