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PAWS Chicago Needs Help As More Senior Pets Are Being Given Up. Here’s What You Can Do

Many elderly pets who have lived in homes their whole lives are now at shelters because their families are struggling financially, PAWS Chicago leaders said.

Citywide

One Tail At A Time To Offer Free, Reduced Adoption Fees As Part Of Empty The Shelters Campaign

Adoption fees of $50 or less will be covered for people who adopt from One Tail at a Time starting Monday.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

One Tail At A Time’s Gala Returning For 1st Time Since Start Of Pandemic

The 13th Houndstooth Ball is set for March 12. All proceeds will benefit the no-kill shelter and its rescue and outreach work.

Citywide

One Tail At A Time Could Win $35,000 If You Vote For It In Adoption Love Stories Contest

One Tail at a Time is a finalist in the Petco Love Contest, which picks the best adoption story and awards animal rescues a grant to support their work.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Customers Can Play With Cats While They Shop At New Wicker Park Boutique — And Then Adopt Them

All proceeds from Tortie & Co. benefit One Tail At A Time's animal rescue programs. Cats available for adoption roam the store during business hours.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

One Tail At A Time Animal Rescue Holding Winter Wonderland Fundraiser

The event will feature activities and refreshments for people and their furry friends Dec. 4 in Logan Square.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Shelters Are Full Again — And Struggling To Save Pets’ Lives: ‘We’re Not Going To Sugarcoat It. Things Aren’t Good’

In April 2020, every animal was adopted from Chicago animal control for the first time. Now, shelters and rescue groups are struggling as they're "inundated" with animals in need.

Citywide

Animal Rescue Group One Tail At A Time Brings Back ‘Summer Shake’ For Dogs

The first in-person fundraiser in more than a year will be held Aug. 8 at Bridge 410 in the West Loop.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

One Tail At A Time Looking For Dog Foster Homes After Ceiling Caves In At Training Center

The animal shelter needs to find long-term foster homes for dogs who would normally reside at the training center.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After 47 Bunnies Found Living In Hotel Room, Chicago Shelters Step Up To Help

Rabbits can reproduce at just four months old — which led a suburban woman to become overwhelmed with litters. A West Ridge shelter orchestrated the rescue and is helping to find homes for the bunnies.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

One Tail At A Time Reopening Bucktown Adoption Center This Weekend

The rescue nearly doubled the amount of pets it rescued in 2020 compared to 2019, placing more than 1,800 dogs, cats and bunnies into foster homes.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Virtual Tiny Dog Race Will Raise Money For One Tail At A Time Sunday

Adorably tiny dogs will participate in a casual race to raise money for the Logan Square-based animal shelter.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump To Headline One Tail At A Time Virtual Fundraiser

The Summer Shake Up at 1 p.m. Saturday will raise money for the shelter and its ongoing work during the pandemic.

Downtown

How To Ease Separation Anxiety For Pets Being Left Alone For First Time In Months

Animal rescues saw a significant increase in pet adoptions and foster care during the stay home order. But some people are now headed back to work.

Downtown

Kitten Season Won’t Stop For Coronavirus: Shelters Say Chicagoans Are Stepping Up To Foster, Adopt Influx Of Cats

At a time of year when newly born kittens usually fill shelters, shelters are saying that they are nearly empty due to the community stepping up during COVID-19.

Downtown

Every Single Animal Was Adopted From Chicago Animal Control This Week For The First Time Ever

People stuck at home are rushing to adopt or foster dogs and cats from the city's shelters, but you're not out of luck if you want to help.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Animal Shelters Send Out Call For More Foster Families Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Shelters are worried they won't be able to care for animals if there's a quarantine and owners might need help if they become ill.

Downtown

Toast The Puppy Will Rep Chicago In This Year’s Puppy Bowl

The Logan Square dog will be the lone pup representing Chicago during the Puppy Bowl.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Parmesan, A Very Sick Puppy Rescued From Construction Site, Recovering After Chicagoans Donate Thousands To Help Her

Parmesan is now recovering in a foster home, but One Tail at a Time still needs money to help her and other dogs.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Injured, Malnourished Stray Puppy Discovered By Vegan Company Has Found Her Forever Home

Flapjack has more than doubled in weight and is healthier and happier than ever. The dog's family is now looking into options for having her broken jaw surgically repaired.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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