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Fosters in Northern Chicago Suburbs Needed to Give Pets a ‘Home for the Holidays’!

Posted on: Oct 16th, 2014

Help us make a life-changing difference for homeless pets on Chicago’s North Shore.

PAWS Chicago LogoPAWS Chicago is the city's largest No Kill humane organization, focused on solutions to end the killing of homeless pets. Since our founding in 1997, homeless dogs and cats killed annually in the City of Chicago has dropped more than 50 percent. PAWS Chicago is working to build a No Kill Chicago -- a city where pets are no longer destroyed just because they are homeless.  Read More >

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Lincoln Park Adoption Center
1997 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614 - Map it
773-935-7297 (PAWS)

Mon - Fri: 12 noon - 7 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

North Shore Adoption Center
1616 Deerfield Road
Highland Park, IL 60035 - Map it
(*located inside Petco)

Construction is underway!
The Center is currently closed until further notice.

Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic
3516 W. 26th St.
Chicago, IL 60623 - Map it
773-521-7729 (SPAY)

Sun: 6:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tue, Wed, Thu: 6:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Dog of the Week - Persie


This adorable girl will impress you with her athletic abilities and aptitude for training, but it’s her big brown eyes and kind heart that will make you fall in love. Stop by to meet Persie today!

Cat of the Week - Janet


Janet is a fun, cuddly sweetheart who is sure to make a wonderful friend and companion to her ‘furever’ family. Can you give “Queen Jan” a throne—and a home—of her very own?

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Volunteers of the Month - Posted: Oct 1st, 2014

David & Adele Claussen

PAWS Alumni
Posted: Oct 30th, 2014

Bear (PAWS Name Carlos)

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Photo by Caitlin Lisa Photography

News and Features, PAWS Chicago Magazine - Posted: May 23rd, 2014

Billy Corgan’s Siamese Dream

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman talks music, advocacy and his PAWS alumni, Sammi and Mr. Thom.

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