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Big Dogs Need Homes, Too: PAWS Chicago Hosting Saturday Adoption Event For Large Pooches

It can be hard to find homes for bigger dogs in Chicago. PAWS hopes to help them connect with families by waiving adoption fees for those dogs during a Saturday event.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

You Can Adopt A Dog Or Cat In Need During PAWS’ Adopt-A-Thon

PAWS Chicago is trying to find homes for homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens during its Adopt-a-Thon, which runs through April 16.

Citywide

Here’s How PAWS Chicago Helped A Sick Back Of The Yards Pup Recover For Free

Jesus Segoviano struggled to find low-cost care for 15-year-old Whiskey, who had a painful, potentially fatal dental infection. But PAWS is connecting low-income residents with care for their furry loved ones.

Back of the Yards

PAWS Chicago Hosting Valentine’s Day Adoption Event To Find Forever Homes For Big Dogs

PAWS Chicago's Big Love adoption event runs through Feb. 16.

Citywide

A Box Of Sick Kittens Was Abandoned At An Animal Rescue. Here’s How You Can Help

The seven kittens, who are unable to eat on their own and are being syringe-fed, are sick with pink eye and upper respiratory infections.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

PAWS’ Holiday Adopt-A-Thon Is Back As Shelter Hopes To Find Homes For 120 Pets

PAWS is trying to find homes for animals for the holidays. The event runs Friday through Dec. 18.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

PAWS Chicago Has Rescued Thousands Of Pets From Euthanasia. New Animal Hospital Will Help It Save Even More

“How we treat our most vulnerable, including our animals, is a reflection of who we are as a city,” Ald. Michael D. Rodriguez (22nd) said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

PAWS Chicago Unveiling Expanded Medical Center In Little Village: ‘Every Single Pet That Can Be Saved Is Saved’

The 30,000-square-foot center is now able to hospitalize 200 cats and dogs on any given day. It'll also provide low-cost medical care to pets in the community.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

PAWS Chicago Bringing Free Pet And COVID-19 Vaccinations To Back Of The Yards This Weekend

The free vaccinations will be available for residents and pets of Back of the Yards, Englewood, West Englewood and Woodlawn on Saturday.

Back of the Yards

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.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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.

Citywide

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

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.

Citywide

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.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

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.

Citywide

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.

Citywide

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.

Citywide

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Near North Side, River North

Your Pet Could Be The Star Of The PAWS ‘Vanity Fur’ Calendar Contest

Entries are accepted until Sept. 1.

Near North Side, River North
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