Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit, State Licensed, ALL Volunteer organization that helps homeless or abandoned Shetland Sheepdogs.........also known as "Shelties". We take in any Sheltie that needs us, address all their needs, and then place them in wonderful new homes.
We do not have a shelter facility. All dogs are housed and cared for in our network of foster homes. This allows us to get to know each dogs personality along with any special needs it may have.
All of our dogs get the best of medical care. Each dog is treated for any medical problems.....then spayed or neutered, brought current on all shots, wormed, treated for fleas and ticks, heartworm tested and treated if positive for HW, started on preventative medication, started on flea prevention medicine, and groomed. All shelties are then carefully placed in approved, responsible, permanent homes. If you are looking to adopt a Sheltie, "Rescue" is a great place to look!!
If you are browsing this site to simply learn more about this breed, then please visit all the links on the left side of your screen.
We take in Shelties no matter what their age. However, we do get more older dogs than puppies The puppies and young Shelties are the ones who always get chosen first. So..... Please consider adopting an older Shelties. They are SO confused and scared when they get here, and so badly need the routine of a permanent home. The older dogs are usually the best trained, the best behaved, and are so easy to care for.
You may view some of the Dogs Available for adoption, by clicking on the link to your left.
If you have a Sheltie that you need to get in to our program, please click on the appropriate link on the left pane.
For the safety of our dogs, we ask that our dogs only go to homes with fenced yards.
CISR also has Approved Humane Investigators available if you know of any animal being abused or neglected. We can help with an abuse or neglect complaint in McLean County Illinois.