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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Young Friends of PAWS

Get Involved in PAWS' Lifesaving Work!


Young Friends of PAWS is a community of passionate, like-minded individuals ages 21-40 with a shared love of animals, a dedication to their well-being, and a commitment to supporting others socially and professionally.


Members will gain access to:

  • Events that benefit PAWS’ lifesaving efforts
  • Professional development workshops
  • Networking
  • Opportunities to give back

Stay informed

Email youngfriends@phillypaws.org to receive updates on the launch and upcoming events.

Young Friends of PAWS is a division of PAWS. Together, we share the responsibility of working to make Philadelphia a no-kill city where every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.


Get Started

Joining the Young Friends of PAWS begins with a minimum $60 enrollment donation. We look forward to welcoming you as a member!

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