Humane Society of Central Illinois

Adoptable Dogs

HSCI always has a variety of dogs looking for their forever home: big, small, mixed breed, purebred. Our pets are vetted and handled regularly by staff and volunteers so they are healthy and socialized!

As new dogs come in and others go home, we update this page as quickly as possible, so keep in mind all dogs available may not have a photo yet. We encourage you to visit the Pet Adoption Center in person!  You'll find all you need to know about our adoption application process on our Adoption Information.

And if you want to see photos of the pets that have already found new homes, visit our Galleries of Adopted Pets.

Featured Dog!

Mystery is a 7 year old male black Lab mix. Mystery was an outside dog most of his life, so he was never taught his manners and doesn't do the best on a leash. But he is certainly a smart dog trying to learn. Mystery will not do good in a home with small animals or children and will need a lot of exercise. He is so eager to learn and he loves getting treats, so training should be easy with a little consistency. Give this sweet boy a chance and he will show you he is full of love and affection. Mystery was not properly taken care of before coming to the shelter, so it took a while to figure out what was causing his loss of hair. We have discovered that Mystery has a thyroid issue and will need to be on a daily medication to control this. His hair has started to grow back and he is doing so much better.

Mystery has been sponsored by Carole Miller! 

Mystery has been sponsored by Rob Milcik! 

Mystery has been sponsored by Walt & Margie Saunders! 

Meredith Grey

Meredith Grey is a charcoal and Brown mix. We are not sure of her breed but we are certain she has a lot of love to give. She is very eager to give you attention and to have you pet her belly. Meredith is our lovebug. She has shown herself to be a calm dog who is a bit shy in new places or floors with new textures. Give it a few minutes and she is her happy-go-lucky self. Meredith was found running free and we are hoping she will find her forever home to finally settle into.

Sponsor Meredith Grey


Ollie is a 7 month old, male, Lab/Hound mix. Ollie reminds of us of The Little Rascals dog. He is cute and feisty and full of life. He is very smart for his younger age and shows that he loves to learn when he is rewarded with treats. He still acts very much like a playful puppy who loves your affection and attention. Ollie will need a little consistency to learn further manners, but he has shown us he is a fantastic boy. If you are wanting to bring some more life into your family setting, Ollie is the perfect dog.

Sponsor Ollie


Rosie is female Bloodhound who is almost 2 years old. Rosie is such a big goofball who takes every opportunity to tune out the world and follow her nose. She is a bit one-track minded when it comes to smells. Rosie is a friendly girl with some of the cutest floppy ears you will ever see. You do not need much to keep Rosie happy. She is content just having your attention. This darling girl is looking for her forever owner and home. If you are interested please come visit her during adoption viewing hours.

Sponsor Rosie


Roberto is a 1 year male Chihuahua. Roberto has a lot of pep in his step. I think he things he is a gigantic dog in a super small body. He loves everyone and everything. He prances around like he does not have a care in the world. Roberto is looking for a family who want to spoil him and cuddle with him so that he can be a lap dog, but also let him run free and burn off his energy.

Roberto has been sponsored by Stacie Lehman!  In honor of my friend Nancy Stone's birthday! 

Tyler Greta

Tyler is a 3 year old, male, white and black Pointer mix. Tyler came into the shelter a long while back and was discovered to be deaf. He was adopted out with his buddy Greta and they have been returned due to his owner moving and not being able to take them with. Tyler loves his buddy Greta as he has known her for many years, however we do think they both would do ok on their own. We would love it if we could adopt these two out together as Tyler has learned to follow Greta and have her help him when he can’t hear, but they do not have to be adopted together. Tyler is more laid back and chill. He is curious and likes to investigate wherever his nose will take him. He wants to be a lap dog and lounge. Greta is the energetic one who certainly is not afraid of anything. Greta is a spunky, happy-go-lucky type of dog. A bit of a goofball, Greta is a 4 year old female, black Lab mix. These two are hoping to finally find someone who understands they are a life-long forever commitment.

Tyler & Greta have been sponsored by Sue Haverty and Pat Pocopanni! 


Godrick is a 11 month old, male, German Shorthair mix. This guy is very handsome and very gentle. He loves to think he is a lap dog. Godrick does know a few basic commands and seems very intelligent and eager to learn more. Godrick likes to be focused and have things to keep his mind busy. He catches on to things very quickly and loves to go on his daily walks to burn off some energy. Other dogs do not seem to bother Godrick.


Clover is a 6 year old female Puggle. Her little crooked teeth are the cutest. She is a sweet girl who loves attention, to be praised and to be spoiled. She is pretty content with a soft pillow-like bed and a rope toy. Clover would do great in just about any home, and she seems to get along fine with other dogs.

Clover has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor!  On behalf of my rescue dogs, Max and Oscar, come find your true love. 

Christina Yang

Christina Yang is a 1 year old female Lab mix. Christina is a fun-loving happy girl. There isn’t much that bothers her and she always is wagging her tail. She certainly thinks she is a lap dog, despite her size. Christina loves being near the people she loves and curling up next to them to sleep. She is a bit of a goofball but given a chance you will fall in love with her personality.

Sponsor Christina Yang


Cole is a 1 year old male Lab mix. Talk about a handsome boy. He does know his basic manners of "Sit" and "Lay Down." Cole loves to get exercise and go for his daily walks. He tends to get excited on a leash and wants to pull, but we have found when using a harness he does great. He is learning to stay off people and not jump up to greet them. Cole is a great dog with a lot of intelligence.

Sponsor Cole


Romeo is a 7 month old, male Lab/Rot mix. Romeo came to us with his name prior, from another shelter, and they gave him his name due to how sweet-natured he was. They described him as a charmer. The minute we got Romeo to our shelter we understood the name. He is a cutie who wags his tail and loves to give kisses. He is calm-tempered and always happy to see people. Romeo can be a bit shy but only for about 2 seconds and then he realizes he loves everyone and everything.

Sponsor Romeo


Peyton is a 3 year old male Hound mix. Peyton is a fire cracker with a lot of energy. If you get anywhere close to him he will give you kisses until you tell him to stop. He knows his manners and loves to go on daily walks or play fetch. Peyton is a great dog with a lively personality who wants to curl up next to his owners and be loyal to a family.

Peyton has been sponsored by Mike and Amy Humphreys! 

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood is a 6 year old female Spitz mix. She is a beautiful girl with a playful personality. She loves to play and focus her mind on tasks. She will need an owner who understands burning off some of her energy is important. She is excited and eager to get your attention and praise. She loves to go on her daily walks and does know her basic commands of "Sit" "Stay" and "Lay Down."

Little Red Riding Hood has been sponsored by Sara Bailey! 

Little Red Riding Hood has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor! 

Please be aware that not all of our pets are available for viewing on our website, as our population changes daily with new animals coming in and others going home. We encourage you to visit our Pet Adoption Center.

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