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PAWS Chicago News Archive

PAWS Chicago News Archive

Aug 27, 2021

Use Your Voice to Support the Ban of Inhumane Puppy Mills in Illinois

Update: August 27, 2021

Since March, HB 1711, the Humane Pet Store Bill, has passed through the Illinois legislature, garnered support…


Aug 16, 2021

Two Is Better Than One

When Scruff and Scuttle came to PAWS, they were a little under 2 months old and still nursing. A lot happened in their first few weeks here—after…


Aug 16, 2021

Winona’s Second Chance

Earnest Russell was a registered cat colony caretaker in Chicago who tended to the stray cats on his block for decades. Winona (formerly “Wee Wee”)…


Aug 16, 2021

David the Dog Whisperer

David Williams isn’t your average foster parent. He goes above and beyond, taking in hospice (or as David calls them, “fospice”) dogs who require the…


Aug 16, 2021

Tarzan: King of the Cuddles

Tarzan is a big cuddle-dog who spent time with six different foster families before meeting his match in Carrie Williams. Carrie decided to foster…


Aug 16, 2021

5K Q&A with Elly Greenspahn

Thousands of frisky feet run, walk, and dance their way across the PAWS Chicago 5K finish line every year. And each one is attached to a pet-loving…


Aug 12, 2021

On a Roll! 10 Years of the GusMobile

In the communities of Englewood, West Englewood and Back of the Yards, residents and their pets didn’t have access to essential medicines, preventive…


Aug 05, 2021

Lifeline Donor Spotlight: Kristi Labiak

Kristi Labiak became a Lifeline monthly donor back in 2015. And her #1 reason for joining this amazing community of givers is one we can all get…


Jul 08, 2021

Putting the “Community” in Community Outreach

For half a decade, Gloria Capler’s taken on the unofficial role of grassroots organizer with our Community Outreach program. 

Since 2016, she’s…


Jul 08, 2021

Tallulah, the Picnic Crasher

Imagine this: you’re picnicking on a warm, spring day and a surprise guest shows up. Not just any surprise guest, though, a fluffy, lovable,…