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“She has wiggled her way into our hearts.”

Former PAWS dog Melody had a long journey before finding her forever home, and touched a lot of hearts along the way. We recently received a wonderful update from Melody's family that shows true love is worth the wait!
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Recent News


Petco Foundation grant leads to exciting lifesaving results

In 2015, Petco Foundation made an important investment in PAWS in the form of a three-year, $225,000 Lifesaving Impact Award, in recognition of the progress we have made and in support of our detailed plans for the work ahead. Now…
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Keeping Pets in Low-Income Homes: A New Approach

It takes more than rescue alone: in order to solve the crisis of pet homelessness in Philadelphia, we must keep pets out of shelter in the first place.  This recent Philadelphia Inquirer article highlights the efforts underway by PAWS and…
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PAWS Named Best Place to Adopt

Family Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has listed PAWS as the best place to adopt a pet in the Philadelphia area. From their site: "PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society) is a pet adoption organization dedicated to the mission of making Philadelphia…
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With Love and Dedication, Angel is a Whole New Cat

The shelter can be an intimidating place for many animals when they first arrive. The unfamiliar sights, sounds, and smells can sometimes cause even the sweetest cat or dog to act defensive and nervous with people. Usually, these animals simply…
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Upcoming Event Spotlight

2nd Annual Chefs’ Night for PAWS

Experience Philly’s top restaurants, neighborhood by neighborhood, in one extraordinary culinary event. Tickets now on sale!

November 5, 2018
6:00 pm  –  10:00 pm
PA Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA): 118-128 N. Broad Street

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