Events & Dog Training | PAWS Chicago

Fundraising Events

There are lots of ways to make a difference at PAWS Chicago. One of them is showing your support by participating in one of our fundraising events, all of which are designed so that proceeds directly benefit the more than 6,000 homeless pets rescued each year by PAWS Chicago.

Fur Ball

An evening of elegance at the legendary Drake Hotel for Chicago’s only pet-friendly black-tie gala.

Animal Magnetism

A pet-friendly evening all about raising money to support homeless pet rescue.

Beach Party

Throw on your flip-flops for summer's hottest pet-friendly event. Learn more


A fundraising, endurance, charity team which races to save thousands of homeless pets. Join Today

PAWS Chicago 5K Walk/Run

Join animal lovers and their pets for a Walk/Run to save lives. Learn more

Adoption Events

Looking for a unique way to meet your new best friend? You won't want to miss these adoption events, designed to help save more lives.  

Angels with Tails

Stroll the sidewalks and browse storefronts and meet homeless cats and dogs available for adoption.

Weekend Adoption Events

Could one of these pets be your new best friend?

Training Classes