PAWS services during COVID-19: Clinic visits for sick pets, vaccinations, and spay/neuter available by appointment (curbside service). Walk-in clinics remain suspended. We continue to rescue animals! Adoptions and foster by appointment only. Donations to the Emergency Fund for PAWS help ensure we can keep doing our lifesaving work despite the current crisis.
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Marky: small but mighty!

PAWS rescued Marky and his family from the city shelter after they were found fending for themselves outside. As soon as we set eyes on this fragile 3 week old, we knew it was a miracle that he’d survived. Something was affecting his balance so severely that he could barely walk,…
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Sheila makes her family complete

This sweet and trusting girl was found fending for herself in Frankford with a broken jaw that had never healed properly. After months of care and treatment, Sheila was happy and comfortable — and found love with the foster parents…
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Chefs’ Week for PAWS is a Wrap!

Our extraordinary online series, held August 23-27, featured demos, tips, and tricks from all-star chefs, stories from special guests about how PAWS continues to save and serve at-risk pets, and how you can help. It was all to raise funds…
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In the Midst of a Crisis, Sasha Gets the Care He Needs at PAWS

 When the air conditioning broke at PAWS' Grays Ferry Clinic, operations at our busiest location could have been halted completely — but thanks to the extraordinary generosity of our supporters, temporary cooling units were in place all week long…
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Emergency Surgery for Banana Nut Muffin

When Banana Nut Muffin needed emergency surgery during our broken AC crisis, it was all hands on deck to make sure he got the care he needed!⠀ This little guy was brought to our Grays Ferry clinic for persistent vomiting…
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