PAWS For Life, a program from the no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago, sends volunteers to Englewood, West Englewood and Back of the Yards to help residents care for their pets.Martin Aspera/Amstaphy Dog Photography

PAWS Program Empowers Low-Income Pet Owners: ‘Lack Of Wealth Doesn’t Mean Lack Of Love’

Neighborhoods like Englewood and Back of the Yards are "pet resource deserts," but PAWS For Life is trying to change that with free pet food and medical care.

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City Pushes To Improve Midway Plaisance ‘Swamp’ Land To Replace Parkland Lost To Obama Center

The city intends to upgrade the east end of Midway Plaisance as it tries to meet a federal requirement to replace Jackson Park land lost to the Obama Center.