Locations and Hours

Remaining days in 2022 that The Anti-Cruelty Society's River North and South Loop adoption centers will be closed:

Labor Day: Monday, September 5
Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 24
Christmas Eve: Saturday, December 24
Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25
New Year's Eve: Sunday, December 31
New Year's Day: Monday, January 1

River North

General Information by Phone
Monday-Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

River North Adoption Center
510 N. LaSalle Dr. Chicago, IL 60654
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Noon–6 p.m.
Wednesdays: Noon–5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.


Low Cost Clinic & Spay/Neuter Clinic
157 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60654


Clinic services for cats and dogs, including spay and neuter procedures, are being performed, but appointments are limited. Please check online regularly to see if new appointments are available. Feral cat spay/neuter procedures are available by appointment by emailing snclinic@anticruelty.org.

Animal Intake
157 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60654

Intake services are currently offered by appointment only. For an emergency pet surrender or end-of-life services, please call us directly at 312-644-8338 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Sunday. 

Education & Training Center
157 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60654

Free parking is available in our private parking garage for patrons of The Anti-Cruelty Society only. The garage entrance is located on Wells St., just south of Grand Avenue. A ticket is not required to enter or exit the garage.

Everyday Adoption Center at the South Loop PetSmart Store

Adoption Center
PetSmart 1101 S. Canal St. Chicago, IL 60607
Monday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
312-588-0138 ext. 9
Note:  EAC hours are different from store hours.

Our Everyday Adoption Center is located inside the South Loop PetSmart, lower level,  south end of the South Gate Market. The PetSmart store entrance is below the Whole Foods Market, near the corner of Canal and Roosevelt. Parking is free in the lower level of the attached parking garage.

PetSmart Partners

Adoption Locations:
PetSmart Kingsbury
1415 N. Kingsbury St. Chicago, IL 60642 

PetSmart Andersonville
5210 N. Broadway St. Chicago, IL 60640

PetSmart Wrigleyville
3740 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60613 

PetSmart Evanston
2221 Oakton St. Evanston, IL 60202
847 328-1814

PetSmart Brickyard
6655 W Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60607

Please note that the PetSmart Six Corners location is not hosting adoptable cats from The Anti-Cruelty Society at this time. Check back soon for updates!