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Celebrate the ’12 Strays of Christmas’ at PAWS Chicago!

Posted on: Dec 8th, 2014

Learn why Chicago celebrities are helping save the lives of homeless pets this holiday season.

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 >

PAWS Chicago Charity Navigator

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

Special Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving - Closed
Christmas Eve - 11am to 3pm
Christmas Day - Closed
New Year's Eve - 11am to 3pm
New Year's Day - Closed

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)

Special Hours
Christmas Eve: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year's Eve: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
New Year's Day: Closed

Mon - Fri: 11 a.m. - 7p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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 - Pasqua

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Pasqua is a tiny Staffordshire Terrier mix with a big heart! This cutie only weighs 35 pounds, and has already received some training in his foster home. Set up a time to meet him today!

Cat of the Week - Lady


This beautiful tabby is searching for a quiet, laid back home where she can look out the window and take cat naps. She would prefer to be the only kitty in her furrrever home. Will you give this “lady” a chance?

Fosters of the Week   View all

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Special thanks to Sabrina Nizzi for dog and cat videography.

Additional thanks to Sebastian Sparenga Photography, Caitlin Lisa, Heather Haseley, Dan Kasberger, Jennifer Girard, Malia Rae Photography, Richard Chen, Oscar Mendez, and Von Buzard for event and animal photography used on this Web site.

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