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In From The Cold: New Foster Initiative Brings Warmth in Winter to Friendly Stray Cats

"If you're cold, they're cold." It's a phrase we've all heard about protecting pets in the winter time. As temperatures drop and sidewalks get icy, many animal lovers see friendly neighborhood cats suffering in the cold and turn to us for help. Our ability to accept animals from the public…
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40,000+ animals saved and served in 2018: more in store for 2019!

We're celebrating another record-breaking year of lifesaving thanks to you. In 2018, PAWS served over 40,000 animals through rescue, spay/neuter, and low-cost veterinary care. We're closer than ever to making Philadelphia a place where every savable pet has a home.…
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PAWS is Hiring!

Join our lifesaving team! PAWS has several positions available for passionate animal lovers who are dedicated to serving the city's neediest pets and the people who love them. Please review these job descriptions for details on available positions and how…
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PAWS’ Customer Service Manager Honored as Petplan Veterinary Excellence Award Semi-Finalist

PAWS is proud to announce that Customer Service Manager Luci Vazquez was honored as a semi-finalist for Petplan's Veterinary Excellence Awards in the category of Receptionist of the Year! Luci's nomination was selected out of thousands submitted across North America. Her…
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12th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut a Tremendous Success

Thank you to everyone who joined us for an amazing Mutt Strut on Saturday, October 6! We are thrilled to announce that together, we raised $102,000 for homeless animals! Proceeds will fund PAWS' lifesaving efforts and enable us to rescue and serve…
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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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