A & S Rescue is a small rescue group dedicated
to finding permanent, loving homes for American
Staffordshire Terriers and American Pit Bull
Terriers in northern Illinois.
We believe that Am Staffs and Pit Bulls have
gotten a bad reputation by having careless or
cruel owners who neglect them or use them in
Under no circumstances will we place our rescue
AmStaffs or Pit Bulls into homes where the dog
will be subjected to dog fighting. We are
strongly opposed to all forms of dog fighting
and similar forms of animal abuse.
A & S Rescue was founded in 2001 by Alise
Carrico and Silvia Simmons and i Since its
founding A & S Rescue has placed over 500
Darling Fergus was originally
Grumpy and part of a litter
that included Snow White;
and all of the seven dwarfs.
He's now Fergus and a total
Fergus is ten months old (still
a puppy!) and loves kids and
other pets. He's all
housebroken and has had
basic obedience training and
is still working with a trainer
for extra credit !
Fergus would be a great
choice for a family that wants
a sweet, young dog but
doesn't want to deal with all
of the young puppy work
(house-training, etc.) that
comes along with a little one.
With Fergus you have the
best of all worlds!
If you are interested in
adopting Fergus, download an
A & S Rescue, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation, which enables us to
seek outside financial assistance. With your generous support, we are
able to save more AmStaffs and Pit Bulls.
If you are interested in making a donation, please contact us at:
A & S Rescue
or mail a donation to:
A & S Rescue
P. O. Box 421
Antioch, IL 60002
You may pay with PayPal using a credit card. This is a very secure and
fast method of payment and our rescue receives the donation
immediately. Thank you for supporting us!
A&S Rescue is starting its 2016 Fundraising. Since A&S Rescue was founded in 2001, it has found loving
homes for 1500 dogs. It has a great track record and works with all of the local police departments, taking
dogs from Chicago animal control, Waukegan, North Chicago, Golf Rose Animal Welfare League, McHenry and
Lake County animal controls and others. It is both a registered Illinois not-for-profit organization (501c3) and
registered as a rescue agency with the Department of Agriculture.
Please see our 2016 Fundraising page for a complete list of sponsors who help us do this work!