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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 more of Philadelphia's neediest pets. Thank you to the attendees, sponsors,…
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Hundreds Saved and Counting: New Medical Ward Expands PAWS’ Lifesaving Capacity

We are thrilled to announce that we are saving more cats' lives than ever before! Thanks to support from PetSmart Charities, PAWS now operates a new medical isolation ward to house and care for cats and kittens who are recovering…
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PAWS Has a New Look!

Welcome to the new and improved! Our redesigned website makes as easy as possible for you to find a new companion, get low-cost vet services for your pet, and learn how you can join us in saving Philadelphia’s homeless…
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73 Matches Made: Clear the Shelters a Huge Success!

On August 18th, PAWS participated in Clear the Shelters, a nationwide fee-waived adoption event that that matched thousands of homeless pets with new families across the country. Animal lovers lined up outside of our adoption centers to find their new…
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Saving Orphaned Newborns: PAWS’ bottle feeder program has arrived!

Of all the animals entering Philadelphia's shelters, the most vulnerable are orphaned kittens who cannot yet eat on their own. Too weak to thrive in the shelter, their only chance at survival is to be immediately rescued and bottle-fed at…
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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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