PAWS Chicago Magazine

Through heartwarming stories and informational news features, the magazine provides readers with the tools and resources to care for pets and help create a No Kill Chicago.

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Gold Standard for No Kill: Transforming Animal Welfare

Posted on: Jan 3rd, 2014

By Alexis Fasseas

For more than a century, homeless pets were killed on a massive scale behind closed doors in animal shelters. The No Kill movement has brought light to this tragic epidemic, prompting people around the country to get involved, save lives and change the status quo.


RED: PAWS Chicago’s beloved ambassador finds a home

Posted on: Aug 20th, 2012

Red, a loving Pit Bull Terrier, was seven years old, when his world was turned upside down after his owner was attacked and robbed in their home in 2009. Attempting to protect his owner, Red was shot in the back and lost the use of his hind legs.


Strategies for Welcoming a New Dog into Your Home

Posted on: May 7th, 2012

A new dog into the home can be an exciting and sometimes trying experience. Expect an adjustment period of several weeks while your new dog acclimates to his surroundings and you get to know his behaviors.


Rejuvenation Tips for Older Pets

Posted on: Apr 13th, 2012

People often explain problems with arthritis or other illness by saying, “she’s just getting old.” But that is not a diagnosis; it is just an assessment of how long the pet has been here.