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There are a lot of ways you can make the lives of Chicago's shelter dogs better: volunteering, partnering, or making a donation!

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Volunteer Your Time

This is one of the simplest ways to help out NSH. Volunteers are needed to help transport dogs, provide enrichment at the shelter, plan fundraisers, and simply spread the word on our work.


Learn more and let us know how you can help.

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Partner With Us

Becoming a Behavior or Medical Partner is an incredible opportunity to lend your support. Veterinary specialists, behaviorists, and others in these fields can be the difference in the life of a shelter dog!

Get in touch with us for more details about how you can help.

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Make a Donation

Every contribution made - monetary, in-kind, or supplies - goes directly to supporting dogs that would otherwise be at-risk of euthanasia. We are so grateful for your generosity! 

Visit our donation page for more information.

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