our mission...to provide the best English Bulldog rescue care in Illinois, Southeastern Wisconsin and Northwestern Indiana.
our goal...to reinvent English Bulldog Rescue in our service area and provide the best outcomes and experiences for the bulldogs in our care, for our adoptive homes and for our volunteers.
of our officers are members of the Bulldog Club of America Rescue
Network (BCARN). Our leadership team has over 50 aggregate years of
rescue experience and currently cares for 22 bulldogs as personal pets.
our philosophy...we walk our talk when we say Adopt-Don't Shop. We do not buy bulldogs for our program from private individuals, breeders or at auction. Bulldogs are surrendered to our care by owners, shelters, legal authorities and puppy mills at no expense to rescue or our donors.
our plan...please read our Surrender, Adopt and Volunteer pages to learn more about how adoptaBull is reinventing English Bulldog Rescue for our clients and supporters.
featured in our shopaBull web store
Struggling To Find The Right Food For Your Bulldog?
Your Pet Chef Lisa Hennessy will help you explore the option of a raw diet in her newly released cookbook. Lisa's book demystifies feeding a raw diet and is loaded with important information on nutrition and healthy eating for your best friend.
The Your Pet Chef Cookbook guides you through preparing your own food at home. Lisa's recipes are gluten and grain free and can be served raw or cooked.
Read testimonials from happy canines that love the Your Pet Chef system including three featured adoptaBulls.
If you are not up to preparing Lisa's recipes at home and live in the Chicagoland area, Your Pet Chef will customize a diet to your pet's needs and deliver your food right to your door. Click any link to learn more about Your Pet Chef's custom diets and home delivery.
These great companies have pledged to give back 20% or more of your
purchase to adoptaBull to help us care for the bulldogs in our program.
Their support helps us bring great products to you without using donation dollars to fund an inventory.
Just another way that adoptaBull is reinventing English Bulldog Rescue in our service area. Please check out all of these great partners at Our Partner Shops.
adoptaBull Partners With Amazon Smile!
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support adoptaBull
English Bulldog Rescue every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you
shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast
selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the
added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to
It's easy and fully integrates with your existing Amazon account. Just log in to your Amazon account from any device and visit http://smile.amazon.com. Select adoptaBull English Bulldog Rescue as your charity of choice.
Any time you shop at Amazon, be sure to launch from http://smile.amazon.com
so adoptaBull receives credit for your purchase. Click the logo above
to learn more about this exciting program from the Amazon Foundation.
adoptaBull.org Site Gets Noticed!
We are excited to announce that our website adoptabull.org received recognition from Vetary.com as their 2015 Best English Bulldog Site. This recognition is especially important to adoptaBull because we have tried to make our site an informational resource for all English Bulldog owners as well as a site to promote our efforts in rescuing English Bulldogs.
Vetary brings additional information resources to our site and we will be adding their educational links to our Resources tab this week.
A huge thank you to our volunteers and supporters that have made adoptaBull's website and Facebook page a "go to" destination for English Bulldog owners.
adoptaBull Loves Cantigny!
It was a Cantigny Weekend for adoptaBull and we are so proud to be invited as a guest partner with the Cantigny Foundation to participate in this great week of events.
adoptaBull and Save-A-Vet were the two exclusive organizations invited again this year to celebrate Robert McCormick's birthday as the lead in to Dog Days. English Bulldogs were Mr. McCormick's favorite breed and we are always excited to participate in this annual event in his memory.
Our Dog Days booth on Saturday ROCKED and we want to thank everyone that turned out to support and shop. We even caught some local press.
upcoming events We have an incredibly full agenda for September and October so we hope everyone can find a date to join us at one of our dog friendly events
BBQ 4 ResQ- Chicago English Bulldog Meetup
Location: Bunker Hill Forest Preserve
Touhy & Harts Rd.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Join us for our 10th Annual Chicago English Bulldog Meetup Picnic and
BBQ. We are especially pleased that proceeds from our BBQ lunches will
once again go adoptaBull English Bulldog Rescue.
Our BBQ Lunch includes your Meetup admission and your meal and is $14.00 for adults and $10.00 for kids under 12. Admission if you do not purchase lunch is $5.00 adults and $3.00 kids.
Location: Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
Saturday, September 12, 2015
The trees are starting to turn and time to enjoy the Fall colors! Enjoy the Arboretum alongside your canine companion as Tails on the Trails
returns to the Arboretum. Bring your pet and explore the Arboretum’s 16
miles of hiking trails, and enjoy several dog-friendly activities and
vendors by Meadow Lake from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
adoptaBull will be returning for their third year at this wonderful event so be sure to stop by, say hello and do some shopping!
Standard Arboretum admission fees apply plus an additional charge for
each dog. Please visit The Arboretum's web site for complete details. Chicago Pet Show- Darien
451 Plainfield Rd.
Saturday September 19, 2015
Sunday September 20, 2015
You and your four-legged best friend will have a great time at this intimate expo in the western suburbs. The Chicago Pet Show Darien offers an excellent mix of activities, rescue groups and vendors for your shopping pleasure.
One admission charge allows you access to the show for both days. Convenient access to expressways and plenty of free parking.
Kriser's & Whole Foods
Charity Dog Wash & Party!
Whole Foods/Krisers Shopping Center
20281 N. Rand Rd.
Saturday September 26, 2015
Bring your pups and make a donation to adoptaBull English Bulldog Rescue and Bombshell Bullies for a dog wash by the professionals at Kriser's Natural Pet. Don't have a furry friend?? Perfect- because we will be showcasing some great bullies that need a wonderful new home.
Two Bostons Adopt-A Rama
2523 W. 75th St.
Naperville, IL 60540
Saturday October 3, 2015
Looking for a great Fall event for you and your best friends?? Two Bostons is the place to be on this first Saturday in October.
Two Bostons and tons of rescue groups and vendors take over the 75th Street parking lot for this mega west suburban Adopt-A Rama.
our BCA Rescue Network connection We are proud of our close association with the Bulldog Club of America Rescue Network (BCARN). BCARN is the national non-profit organization that assists hundreds of rescue volunteers across the US with their mission of helping Bulldogs in need.
BCARN established the nation's "best practices" and code of ethics for English Bulldog rescue and provides financial assistance to local volunteers across the country.
Four of adoptaBull English Bulldog Rescue's Directors are active in the BCARN organization:
Greg Shives- Director on National Board and Division II Coordinator
Linda Dawson- Division II Member
Amy Pilafas- Division II Member
Laura Wesseln- Division II Member
To learn more about BCARN and what it means if you are looking to surrender a bulldog, adopt a bulldog, volunteer or donate to a bulldog rescue organization, please visit their website at:
adoptaBull is a 501c3 Charitable Organization adoptaBull
English Bulldog Rescue is recognized as a 501c3 charitable organization
by the U.S Internal Revenue service. We are also registered with the
State of Illinois Charitable Bureau Trust.
What does this mean for you? It means that your donations to
support the bulldogs in our program are tax-deductible if you file a
U.S. tax return.
Donations from supporters like you are critical to the success of our
program. We sincerely appreciate any amount you can give to help these
very special dogs.
how can you help? Your
donation will make a huge difference on the number of bulldogs we can
help in 2015. Just click the donation link to the left to send a
a dedicated group of volunteers and are looking for others to join us
in our important misson. While we require English Bulldog ownership
experience to volunteer as a foster home, let's talk if you have a
passion for the breed and want to help us with your skills.
adoptaBull respects the time that our volunteers
devote to helping us achieve our mission and we are committed to
providing the best volunteer experience.
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