Thanks for your interest in Heartland Animal Shelter!

Please use the form below to contact us, and a member of our staff or a highly qualified volunteer will return your inquiry shortly! Otherwise, feel free to come by during open hours to meet our available pets and our staff can answer any questions you may have. You do NOT need an appointment during open hours!

Location: Heartland Animal Shelter is located at
586 Palwaukee Drive, Wheeling, IL 60090 (map)

Phone: 847-296-6400 (press 7 for dogs, press 5 for cats)

Fax: 847-296-4198


Hours: Our adoption center is open Thursday and Friday: 4-7pm, Saturday: 12-6 pm, and Sunday: 12-6 pm. We look forward to helping you find your new companion!

Standard Hours:
Mon: Closed
Tues: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thur: 4-7 pm
Fri: 4-7 pm
Sat: 12-6 pm
Sun: 12-6 pm
Note: Must be 18 or older to visit the shelter unless accompanied by a parent.




When you adopt from a no-kill shelter, you save two lives. The animal you adopt and the one that replaces him.