Looking to bring a new furry pal out of a shelter and into your home?

Scroll down to check out photos of local rescue cats, dogs and other pets that are currently up for adoption at a number of area shelters. To our knowledge, they've all been spayed or neutered and are up to date with their vaccinations.

If this slideshow doesn't satisfy your cute animal fix, be sure to check out past features linked below the gallery either by scrolling down or clicking here. Many of the previously featured animals still are in need of forever homes.

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  • Chuckles

    Chuckles is a sociable 12-year-old male beagle. Visit Chuckles at the Evanston Animal Shelter, 2310 Oakton Street. <a href="http://www.care-evanston.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (847) 705-2653 for more information.

  • Tyson

    Tyson is a shy male 6-year-old Rat Terrier/Min Pin mix. Visit Tyson at Famous Fido Rescue at 5430 N. Clark Street in Chicago. <a href="http://www.famousfidorescue.com/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 907-0305 for more information.

  • Tracy

    Tracy is an affectionate and charming tortie kitten. Visit Tracy at the Tree House Humane Society, 1212 W. Carmen Ave., Chicago. <a href="http://www.treehouseanimals.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 784-5488 for more information.

  • Mike

    Mike is a male senior domestic shorthair/tabby mix. Visit Mike at Felines and Canines at 1962. W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago. <a href="http://www.felinescanines.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 465-4132 for more information.

  • Ana Marie

    Ana Marie is a low-key female Rex rabbit. Visit Ana Marie at the Red Door Animal Shelter, 2410 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago. <a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 764-2242 for more information.

  • Bootsie

    Bootsie is a quiet and playful male Lhasa Apso mix. Visit Bootsie at the Red Door Animal Shelter, 2410 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago. <a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 764-2242 for more information.

  • Snickers

    Snickers is a male 10-month-old Shepherd mix. Visit Snickers at the Naperville Area Humane Society at 1620 W. Diehl Road in Naperville. <a href="http://www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (630) 420-8989 for more information.

  • Wallace

    Wallace is a male 1-year-old Shepherd mix. Visit Wallace at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Rubie

    Rubie is a female 1-year-old Calico. Visit Rubie at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Gitana

    Gitana is a 5-year-old beauty with skin allergies, which requires a special diet. Visit Gitana at the Tree House Humane Society, 1212 W. Carmen Ave., Chicago. <a href="http://www.treehouseanimals.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 784-5488 for more information.

  • Elsie

    Elsie is a female 3-year-old Rottweiler mix. Visit Elsie at the Naperville Area Humane Society at 1620 W. Diehl Road in Naperville. <a href="http://www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (630) 420-8989 for more information.

  • Larry

    Larry is a young male tabby. Visit Larry at Felines and Canines at 1962. W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago. <a href="http://www.felinescanines.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 465-4132 for more information.

  • How to Adopt a Pet

    Adopting a pet can be exciting but also a little overwhelming. There are several things you must consider and proper paperwork that you'll need to have. Before you run to your local shelter, find out everything you'll need to know before you get there.