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Animal Welfare Archive

Feb 11, 2016

PAWS Chicago by the Numbers

The past year was record-breaking for homeless animals in our community

Apr 30, 2014

Managing Behavior Challenges in the No Kill Model

Gold Star Dogs

Special Rescue Pups and the Program that Helps to Find Them Homes


Oct 31, 2012

Groundbreaking Work for the Future of Shelter Medicine

Maddie’s Fund, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and PAWS Chicago are working together to develop the next generation of shelter…

Oct 31, 2012

The Life–Saving Impact of Shelter Medicine

Large rooms filled with small, sterile cages, echoing cries and whimpers and loud barking. People with clipboards walking by, keeping lists of who…

Oct 31, 2012

Putting Shelter Medicine into Practice

“Because so many animals originate as strays, we see a wide variety of disease and injury associated with living on the streets, including burns,…

Apr 30, 2012

Gimme Shelter - In a No Kill Shelter, Please! The Startling Truth Behind “Open D

Nathan Winograd, one of the founders of the No Kill movement in San Francisco in 1994, lays out this challenge: “We can fully, completely, and without…

Apr 30, 2011

PAWS Chicago's No Kill Model

Transforming Animal Sheltering Across the Country

Nov 01, 2010

PAWS Chicago at the Forefront of Groundbreaking Shelter Medicine Study

Study of FIV-infected cats aims to increase understanding of the disease and create best practices to improve long-term health of FIV+ cats.

Nov 01, 2010

No Kill Revolution

PAWS Chicago is part of a revolution—a No Kill revolution— that started in San Francisco in 1994 and is now sweeping across the nation. This No Kill…

Nov 01, 2010

When is No Kill Truly No Kill?

When shelters save 90%