At Just Animals, we're almost home...

Rescue, adopt, & wellness
all under one 'woof'

About Just Animals Shelter

Just Animals Shelter is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, no-kill animal shelter. We receive no tax-payer dollars or government funding. All funding has been donated by caring community members or raised ourselves. All donations to Just Animals Shelter are tax-deductible.

We started in 1997 and have since saved thousands of animals. Just to give you an idea of how many animals we have rescued over the past few years:

2015 we rescued 424 cats and 83 dogs.
2016 we rescued 434 cats and 70 dogs.
2017 we rescued 395 cats and 81 dogs.
2018 we rescued 532 cats and 127 dogs.
2019 we rescued 489 cats and 147 dogs.
2020 we rescued 506 cats and 132 dogs.

That’s a total of 2780 cats and 640 dogs in just 6 years!

guy with kitten

Upcoming Events


Monthly visits are at the following locations:

We are at the Oswego & Yorkville Petsmarts throughout the year on the weekends, (come say hi to Cheri!) and we are always part of the National Adoption Events. PetSmart is amazing at sponsoring us as our cats are there all the time. Come visit us at the National Adoption Events too. Be sure to support PetSmart when you shop as they support us with so much.

Click here for more information about all the great things PetSmart Charities does for the animals.

  • Aurora Animal Control Facility


What Pet Lovers
Have to Say!

They are so sweet and caring. They take the time needed for each animal and I would totally recommend them. I appreciate their time and their patience.

Suzanne Simpson


Our address & contact details



Just Animals Shelter
505 Depot St.
Mazon, IL


Phone: (815) 448-2510
Fax: (815) 448-2511

Phone: (815) 830-6568


Tues, Wed, Fri, & Sat 
11am - 3pm
2pm - 6pm

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Just Animals Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter. We are a 501(c)3 organization. We receive no tax-payer dollars or government funding. Any money we have is donated by caring community members or raised ourselves, and any money donated to us is tax deductible.

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