About No Kill

About No Kill
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PAWS Chicago is proud to be part of the No Kill movement that has challenged the methods of traditional animal sheltering.

No Kill Revolution
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The story of animal sheltering, rise of No Kill, and outlining the future for homeless pets.

Revolutionizing Sheltering to Stop the Killing
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PAWS Chicago is part of a No Kill revolution that started in San Francisco in 1994 and is now sweeping across the nation.

When is No Kill Truly No Kill?
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Before making the decision to adopt from or donate to an animal shelter, the key is to truly know how a shelter defines No Kill.

Transforming Animal Sheltering
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PAWS Chicago’s No Kill model is spreading across the nation, and even in foreign countries.

Transparency in Animal Sheltering
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A proposed law would cause shelters to work harder to save more animals by stopping misrepresentation of animals

Why Transparency?
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Richard Avanzino built the first No Kill city as a Director of the San Francisco SPCA and became the first President of Maddie’s Fund.