PAWS SERVICES DURING COVID-19: OUR OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER IS OPEN! CATS ONLY, APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED. BOTH CLINICS OFFER VISITS FOR SICK PETS, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER BY APPOINTMENT (CURBSIDE SERVICE); NO WALK-IN SERVICES. WE CONTINUE TO RESCUE ANIMALS! FOSTER PLACEMENTS AND DOG ADOPTION BY APPOINTMENT AT OUR GRAYS FERRY SHELTER.
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10.13.2021

Teaming up and saving lives


Whether it's your first Mutt Strut or your tenth, lifesaving is even more rewarding when you're part of a team! Every year, Mutt Strutters raise thousands of critically needed dollars for Philly's most vulnerable pets. We asked some of this year's teams why they strut, and they had so much…
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Recent News

09.20.21

PAWS Midyear Impact Report


Amid another extraordinary year, PAWS is proud to share our 2021 Impact Report in celebration of all we've accomplished together for the city's most vulnerable pets. As we mark our 15th year of lifesaving, reflect on the progress we've made, and plan…
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08.20.21

Pugsley’s story


If ever there was a "project dog," it was Pugsley. Surrendered to the city shelter at age 15, he seemed to have every senior ailment under the sun: dental disease, muscle wasting, chronic anemia, skin and ear infections, arthritis, and…
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08.02.21

PAWS Services and COVID-19


We are providing this update on PAWS’ efforts to protect the health and safety of our staff, clients, volunteers, adopters, and fosters during this challenging time. While we remain open and saving lives, we have made significant modifications to our…
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06.29.21

Grover’s foster transformation


When this sweet senior came to PAWS in February, he was extremely emaciated and suffering from untreated heart disease and a mouth full of bad teeth. He had lost his home of 14 years and needed extensive vet care, dental…
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