Rescues of the week

09/28/2011

Fawn is a cheerful, 4-year-old Beagle mix. She struggles with hypothyroidism, so she has trouble regulating her weight. Currently about 40 lbs., Fawn is hoping to find an adopter who can monitor her diet and help her to become a little more active.
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Rescues of the week

09/21/2011

Can you believe that this beauty was once a stray? Coco Juliet is a 2-year-old calico who loves to gaze out the window, take cat naps, and be pet. This friendly feline came to PAWS Chicago after she was found through the TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) program.
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Rescues of the week

09/14/2011

Mason is a handsome, 4-year-old Maltese. This sweet boy was found as a stray and was transferred from Chicago Animal Care & Control into the PAWS Chicago adoption program, where he has been given a second chance at life. PAWS Chicago volunteers say he likes to be petted and spoken to softly.
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Rescues of the week

08/31/2011

Bobbin Robin is a spunky, fun-loving, 4-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix in search of a loving new home. This cutie pie arrived at PAWS Chicago after being found as a stray on the streets of Chicago. This tenacious terrier recently spent a few weeks in a foster home, and made a fantastic addition to the family. Robin is good with most other dogs, and is house-trained and crate-trained.
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Rescues of the week

08/17/2011

Papa Smurf is a loveable, 1-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix. His big green eyes and unique, grey-blue coat turn heads when he goes for walks. He is a sweetheart too and adores people. Papa Smurf’s good-natured disposition and calm energy are impossible not to love. He is very friendly and does well with other dogs.
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Lollapalooza hordes devastate Grant Park

08/10/2011

The combination of torrential rain and 90,000 fans in open fields didn’t end well for Grant Park over the weekend, ruining much of the park’s grass and landscaping.
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Rescues of the week

08/10/2011

Schatzie is an adorable, 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix. With gigantic ears and crooked smile, Schatzie is a unique-looking dog. What sets him apart from other canines is one-of-a-kind personality!

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Rescues of the week

08/03/2011

Clinton, an exuberant 16-week-old Labrador Retriever/Pit Bull Terrier puppy, was rescued from Chicago Animal Care and Control in June. He adores other dogs and humans and melts into a puddle of tail wags and puppy kisses when greeting people! Smart and curious, Clinton is hoping for a family who will take him for lots of walks and enroll him in an obedience class.
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Chicago City Council committee passes lead ordinance

07/27/2011

A proposal that would crack down on lead polluters in the city unanimously passed a Chicago City Council committee on Monday, setting it up for a vote by the full city council.
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Rescues of the week

07/20/2011

Are you looking for a playful and energetic kitty? Copy Cat is a 1-year-old, black and white feline with an affectionate, warm purr-sonality who would love to come home with you!
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