A non-profit that rescues dogs in need at Northwest Indiana shelters and finds them adoptive homes

Rescuing Northwest Indiana's Underdogs


Happy Tails Rescue is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank in Munster, Indiana, is a Proud Petco Foundation Partner & Grant Recipient, and was chosen as Whole Foods Schererville, Indiana's "One Dime at a Time" Partner for the first quarter of 2017.

Featured Adoptable Dogs 

Age: 1 year old Sex: M, Breed: Maltese/Shih Tzu Mix

Chewy is a unique-looking cutie and a little ham. Though he is very friendly and loving with his Mom, he's a one person dog who needs a quiet household, a lap to sleep on, toys, and love. His personality is similar to that of a Chihuahua -- a little lapdog who loves ...

Age: 1 year old Sex: M, Breed: Jack Russell Mix

Cubby is a shy Jack Russel/Chihuahua Mix who weighs 20 pounds. He's 1-2 years old. Cubby is a lover, to his person. In typical Chihuahua fashion, he isn't very nice to anyone but his Mom or Dad. He's so loving when he's home and comfortable ...

Age: 2 years old Sex: F Breed: Pittie

Zoe is a young female pittie who was found by a police officer in a troubled Chicago neighborhood. She's a true sweetheart who we'd love to find a great family for. Zoe is around 2 years old and is medium sized, weighing about 45 pounds. She loves ...

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Polly the Starving Pittie, Before and After

Our sweet Polly made it, and is living the dream with her new Mom and Dad and pittie brother, Sully. 

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Read Polly's story at these links:

Northwest Indiana Times 10.21.15: 
Rescue group raising funds to care for malnourished dog 

Northwest Indiana Times, 10.23.2015
Rescued malnourished pit bull improving

The Dodo 10.27.2015

Dog is nearly frozen to death, but she still wants love from her rescuers