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PAWS Chicago News Archive

PAWS Chicago News Archive

Feb 17, 2023

Trading stray life for star treatment

Imagine living on the streets with a nonstop migraine. That was Doug just a month ago.


Feb 16, 2023

Cook County Sheriff Volunteer Initiative

PAWS Chicago, the Midwest’s largest comprehensive No Kill animal welfare organization, and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart today announced a volunteer…


Jan 24, 2023

There’s help when your dog is hurting.

Dogs feel pain just like people, and they may be hurting in silence because they can’t tell us. But pain shouldn’t be ignored. Here's how to tell if…


Jan 24, 2023

A Furry Family Reunion

In 2021, PAWS foster Molly Crane took in a mama dog named Honeycomb and her litter of 10 (yes, 10!) puppies. Two years later, all eleven dogs are…


Jan 24, 2023

A mysterious case of Sniffles

This senior cat was suffering due to an undiagnosed medical condition


Dec 27, 2022

Chicago Tribune Letter from author and PAWS adopter, Elaine Soloway

“Shelter dog” on a prescription pad can substitute for many of the drugs now written for depression or anxiety. As a dog owner, I can attest to the…


Dec 01, 2022

Orion: Big Dog, Big Heart, Big Operating Table

This 100lb dog will be running again soon after specialized surgery at our Medical Center


Oct 29, 2022

We Set a PAWS Chicago Spay/Neuter Record

See the faces behind the success of our first-ever Spay Day Marathon.


Oct 21, 2022

Medical Center Volunteers Have a Tried-and-True Prescription

How a kitten named Polly got by with a little help from our devoted feline volunteers.


Oct 20, 2022

Eli Beats the Odds

He was barely alive and needed CPR before taking his first breaths. But that was just the beginning.