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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 to apply.
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40,000+ animals saved and served in 2019: more in store for 2020!

We're celebrating another record-breaking year of lifesaving thanks to you. In 2019, 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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Take Home a Holiday Houseguest

They're more fun than your in-laws, and twice as cute: this year, spend your holidays with a PAWS pet! By hosting a homeless dog or cat for just a few days, you'll give them a much-needed break from the shelter…
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Axel’s Story: “He truly has 9 lives”

By the time adopter Jeena fell in love with Axel, he had already survived life on the streets as a young kitten, undergone a special surgery at PAWS, and overcome a life-threatening infection during his recovery. His medical journey was…
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Half Off Senior Pet Adoptions During November!

Older pets are often overlooked due to their grey whiskers, but they’ve got years of happiness ahead of them and so much love to give! That’s why in honor of National Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we’re highlighting what makes…
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