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PAWS Chicago News Archive

PAWS Chicago News Archive

Apr 21, 2021

Chicago Continues the Fight to End Puppy Mills

Update: April 21, 2021

At long last, Chicago has closed the puppy mill loophole! Ordinance 2827 has PASSED the Chicago City Council and will go into…

Apr 13, 2021

Gordy’s Great Adventure

On the city’s first warm March day, PAWS Chicago received a call from Chicago Animal Care and Control asking for our help to rescue Gordy, a…

Apr 13, 2021

Fostering PAWS’ tiniest paws

Happy spring! New life is being breathed into bare tree branches and mama cats and dogs have started giving birth to their litters. Thanks to our team…

Apr 13, 2021


We are thrilled to announce PAWS Chicago has won “Best Pet Adoption/Shelter” and “Best Animal Rescue Organization” in the Chicago Reader’s Best of…

Apr 13, 2021

Remembering Dr. Kurt Miller

Dr. Kurt Miller lived a life marked by kindness, generosity, and compassion for people and pets alike. 

He’s fondly remembered as an animal lover in…

Apr 13, 2021

Lifeline Donor Spotlight: Christine Gnutek

Long-time supporter, Christine Gnutek, set up her Lifeline monthly donation more than 10 years ago – and has been committed to saving homeless pets…

Apr 13, 2021

Meet Morgan

Morgan Peacock’s been a volunteer at PAWS Chicago for less than a year but already, she’s provided invaluable help in our life-saving mission! Since…

Mar 31, 2021

Remembering Willie Thomas

Willie Thomas was a beckon of light, hope and laughter in his Englewood neighborhood. Walking down the street, it was hard to miss his well-cared for…

Mar 31, 2021

Cat Pawsitive Pro Training Program

PAWS Chicago’s Resident Felines Participate in Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Pawsitive Pro Program

Mar 17, 2021

Urgent Support Needed: Protection for Animals in Animal Cruelty Cases

An effort is on to strengthen protection for animals in animal cruelty cases in the Illinois Senate during the 102 General Assembly this spring.…