- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
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PAWS Chicago Takes In Dogs, Cats From Louisiana Amid Hurricane Ida Devastation
PAWS Chicago worked with eight Louisiana shelters to bring in 23 cats and 15 dogs, freeing up space for pets displaced by the storm. Soon, some will be up for adoption.
PAWS Collecting Pet Supplies To Help Animals Affected By Hurricane Ida
The shelter is accepting donations Tuesday. People can also help by fostering and adopting animals in need.
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.
Got A Gorgeous Pup Or Kitten? PAWS Is Hosting A Photo Contest — And The Winner Will Appear In Its Calendar
The animal shelter is asking Chicagoans to submit photos of their furry friends for the Vanity Fur contest.
Take Home A Pup In Need At PAWS’ ‘Underdog To Wonderdog’ Event This Weekend
PAWS is waiving adoption fees for people who give a home to a dog with specific needs, like specialized training or a childless household.
PAWS Chicago Pets Can Be Adopted For Free During This Week’s ‘Summer Lovin’ Event
PAWS will waive the adoption fee for people who adopt an adult pet.
Bigger Dogs Need Love, Too, So PAWS Is Trying To Find Them Homes This Valentine’s Day
It can be hard for bigger dogs to find permanent families, so PAWS Chicago is highlighting them this week.
Foofur Is Representing Chicago At The Puppy Bowl This Sunday
The show will do a special segment on Foofur, showing a day in her life in a PAWS Chicago foster home.
Pet Cats The Latest Unsuspecting Victims Of Chicago’s Carjacking Surge
At least two cats have been taken during carjackings in Chicago this year. In one case, the cat was reunited with its owners after 12 weeks. Now, a Lakeview family is hoping someone will find their Luna.
These Longtime Shelter Pets Need A Forever Home. You Can Adopt Them For Free This Week At PAWS
PAWS Chicago is hosting the Virtual Clear the Shelters Adoption Week through Saturday.
Your Pet Could Be The Star Of The PAWS ‘Vanity Fur’ Calendar Contest
Entries are accepted until Sept. 1.
PAWS Chicago Wants South Side Residents To Apply For Apprenticeship
The paid PAWS apprenticeship program is taking applications through Friday.
PAWS Letting You Adopt ‘Hard-To-Home’ Dogs For Free
The Underdogs to Wonderdogs event will run until Tuesday.
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.
Virtual Beach Bash Will Raise Money For PAWS Chicago
There will be a silent auction and a raffle to win a custom pet portrait.
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.
PAWS Chicago Needs Pet Supply Donations To Help Owners Struggling In Crisis
The organization's Community Outreach program needs help to continue offering free medical services to pets on the Southwest Side.
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.
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.
Alive Rescue, PAWS Hosting Annual Galas To Help Pups And Cats In Need
The shelters are each hosting fundraisers on Nov. 15 — and dogs are invited.