Pet Food Pantries

The Chicago animal welfare community is committed to helping the pets of people in need. The following organizations offer pet food and other care supplies to pet owners throughout the city.

Animal Welfare League
6224 S. Wabash Ave
(773) 667-0088

Provisions: Pet food
Frequency: Last Thursday of the month from noon – 3 p.m.
Requirements: Must be 65 years old or older, be a veteran, or have a disability 

Care for Real
5341 N. Sheridan Rd
(773) 769-6182

Provisions: Pet food
Frequency: First Thursday of the month 3-5 p.m.

Friendship Pet Food Pantry
2711 W. Lawrence Ave.
(773) 907-6388

Provisions: Pet food; Cat litter, toys, leashes when available
Frequency: Third Saturday of every month from 9-11 a.m.
Requirements: Chicago resident and proof of spay or neuter

Irving Park Community Food Pantry
3801 N Keeler Ave
(800) 521-7560

Provisions: Pet Food
Frequency: Wednesdays from 9 a.m. -noon.; the second Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m.
Requirements: Resident of zip codes 60641 or 60618

PAWS Chicago Pet Food Bank
3516 W. 26th St
(773) 475-9426

Provisions: Pet food and supplies

 Pets Are Like Family
Northwest side of Chicago
(312) PALF-315

Provisions: Pet food and supplies
Frequency & Requirements: Email

Red Door Animal Shelter
7648 N. Paulina St
(773) 764-2242

Provisions: Pet Food
Frequency: Last Friday of the month
Requirements: Proof of government aid

Tree House Pet Food Pantry
7225 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 262-4000

Provisions: Pet food
Frequency: Every  other Thursday

Requirements: Proof of low-income

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