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PAWS pet of the week: Uma!

UMA

Uma is a gorgeous 3-year-old tabby cat who was a part of PAWS Chicago’s recent Hurricane Michael rescue effort.  She is excited for a second chance at life in the Windy City!  Uma is getting used to her new surroundings and making new friends (both people and other cats).  She enjoys perching in the windowsill for a nice cat nap, and love to bat around her mice toys.  She would make a wonderful companion and hopes to find her forever home soon!

Meet Uma today at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago. For more information, visit pawschicago.org or call 773-935-PAWS.

To learn more about PAWS Chicago’s Hurricane Michael rescue effort, visit www.pawschicago.org/michaelrelief

PAWS pet of the week: Mitsy and Millie!

 

MITSY AND MELLIE

Mitsy and Mellie are the sweetest feline sisters you’ll ever meet! These gorgeous one-year-old girls are a bonded pair who are looking to find a home together!  They’d love nothing more than a lap to call their own to curl up in and snuggle.  Mitsy and Mellie were originally adopted together as kittens but were brought back to PAWS when their owner moved out of the country and couldn’t bring them with. But now they’re ready to find them forever home! Mitsy and Mellie have stolen the hearts of volunteers at the PAWS Chicago North Shore Adoption Center and can’t wait to steal yours!

Learn more about adopting Mitsy and Mellie at pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS, or stop by the PAWS Chicago North Shore Adoption Center, located inside the Petco at 1616 Deerfield Road, in Highland Park, IL.

PAWS pet of the week: Snacks!

 

SNACKS

Snacks is a sweet nine-year-old Beagle mix who is searching for a family to love.  Unfortunately, his previous owners did not provide the proper nutrition and exercise, so Snacks is extremely overweight.  He is hoping to shed a few pounds in his new home, so his ideal family will take him on regular walks and work to maintain his health.  Some of his favorite activities include running around the yard, looking out the window and cuddling with his humans.

 

For more information on Snacks, who is currently spending time in a foster home, call 773-935-PAWS, or email adoptions@pawschicago.org.

PAWS pet of the week: Pippa!

 

PIPPA

Pippa is a gorgeous 6-year-old Calico who is ready to find a quiet and calm household where she can enjoy life to the fullest. This cutie pie spent her whole life in a loving home but was returned by her owners suddenly.  She has been understandably scared and confused by the abrupt change and fearful since her arrival. With a lot of patience, love, and encouragement, Pippa is sure to open up to her humans and become a wonderful kitty companion.  This sweetheart deserves to be spoiled with affection!

Pippa hopes to find an adults-only home where she can enjoy the good life as the only pet. From her previous home, we know that Pippa enjoyed spending her days relaxing with her humans and curling up on their laps to watch television.  She is a laid-back kitty who is perfectly content with lounging around in a sunny spot or perching in the window to watch the birds fly by. Pippa is bound to show her true colors once she is given all the time she needs to learn that the world isn’t so scary after all.

For more information on Pippa, who is currently spending time in a foster home, call 773-935-PAWS, or email adoptions@pawschicago.org.

To find your perfect pet, visit the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago. For more information, visit pawschicago.org.

 

PAWS Pet of the week: Poli!

POLI 
Poli is a handsome 7-year-old Lab mix who turns heads every time he goes for a walk!  Poor Poli was given up by his family because they could no longer care for him after having a baby. Poli is seeking an adults only with an experienced owner who will be patient with him as he adjusts to his new environment. With some TLC and encouragement, this boy will come out of his shell quickly and will form a strong bond with his owner.  Poli loves to go for long walks and hopes to find a family who enjoys exploring as much as he does!  Poli also loves curling up on the couch next to his humans and would love to be the little spoon during your snuggle sessions! Poli thrives in his obedience classes and is fully housebroken.

For more information on Poli, who is currently spending time in a foster home, call 773-935-PAWS, or email adoptions@pawschicago.org.

PAWS is committed to finding the perfect home for every animal in their adoption program. If you adopt Poli, not only will you get a lifetime of love, you will also receive a year of free Merrick Pet Care dog food and a free training consultation with a PAWS Chicago trainer or recommended behaviorist.

 

PAWS pet of the week: Brownie!

BROWNIE

Brownie is a sweet and gentle 12-year-old Shepherd mix.  This golden girl is hoping to find a home where she can kick back and relax in the company of her human friends whenever her heart desires.  She makes a wonderful cuddle buddy and loves snuggling and napping next to her favorite humans. Although cuddling may be her fave, she still has some pep in her step and loves going for long strolls through the neighborhood and playing fetch with tennis balls.  This gorgeous bundle of love can’t wait to spend her days basking in the sunshine and enjoying playtime in her forever home!

Brownie is searching for a quiet, adults-only home where she is the only canine as she loves having all eyes on her!  She loves being the center of everyone’s attention and hopes she can soak up as much affection as her humans can offer.  Brownie is also super talented and has mastered a few commands.  She hopes to prove that mature ladies can still learn new tricks and would love to learn even more in the future!

For more information on Brownie, who is currently spending time in a foster home, call 773-935-PAWS, email adoptions@pawschicago.org,  or visit www.pawschicago.org.

 

PAWS pet of the week: Myrtle!

 

MYRTLE

Myrtle is passionate about exercise and being constantly on the move! This three-year-old Beagle mix hopes to find someone who shares her active lifestyle and enthusiasm for living life to the fullest. There’s no question about it, Myrtle is one of the peppiest dogs at PAWS Chicago. Myrtle is very food motivated and always willing to work for her treats in training class.

Myrtle is searching for a home with an experienced owner and without young children. A home with a backyard would be a bonus for Myrtle so she can have her own space to run around and enjoy the outdoors. Some of Myrtle’s favorite fun activities include playing tug of war and eating tons of creamy peanut butter!  She is so deserving of a loving forever home and is always eager to please!

Myrtle will be one of the many dogs and cats who will have a WAIVED adoption fee this weekend during our Summer Lovin’ event, where we are waiving fees for some of our longest term residents. The event will take place at the Lincoln Park Adoption Center on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 from 11am-6pm.  To see the eligible dogs and cats, visit www.pawschicago.org/adopt. By rallying the community and generating more adoptions, PAWS is able to take in and save more dogs and cats from high-risk shelters.

 

What did we learn today with Big John and Ramblin’ Ray? (7-26-18)

Big John and Ramblin’ Ray recap today’s show with ‘What did we learn today?’ a segment where they comment on what they’ve learned from the show. As well as asking Executive Producer Tony Lossano, Technical Producer Michael Garay, and Associate Producer Kimberly Kaczmarek what they’ve learned. Today’s show covered a guy who broke up with his girlfriend to focus on his job playing video games, Facebook’s downfall, and how PAWS Chicago is at capacity so remember to adopt, don’t shop!

PAWS pet of the week: Teddy & Sherman!

TEDDY & SHERMAN
If you looked up the definition of “Best Friends” in the dictionary, you may just see a photo of Teddy and Sherman!  They are best pals and looking to find their third musketeer who will whisk them off their paws and show them what it feels like to be loved unconditionally!  This dynamic duo was adopted into a home where they remained for six years before being returned when their owner was no longer able to care for them. Teddy and Sherman have stuck together through thick and thin and have a bond that can never be broken!  Teddy and Sherman are such sweet and loving gentlemen who want nothing more than to be by their people. They love receiving affection and are also super great at giving affection too!
Teddy and Sherman are ready to live out their golden years in a home where they can snooze in a sunny spot, enjoy chewing on a tasty bone, and curl up next to their family when the day is through! Both Teddy and Sherman enjoy doing everything together including going for walks, napping, going for a nice car ride, and playing fetch until the sun goes down!  Sherman is a calm and gentle 12-year-old Cocker Spaniel/Cavalier King Charles Mix who loves playing with toys and enjoys eating meals next to his best friend. Teddy is a 10-year-old Cockapoo who enjoys going for walks and being told he’s a good boy. Twice the dogs equal twice the amount of love, tail wags, and slobbery kisses you’ll receive if you choose to add these handsome boys to your family!  Their adorable curly coats and sweet faces are sure to reel you in and make you fall head over heels for this pair of best buds.  If you feel like you could open your heart and home to these adorable pups, then you have to meet Teddy and Sherman!
 
Teddy & Sherman, along with many other adorable dogs and cats, will be available for adoption today at noon at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.
 
Boogie on the beach at Castaways next Thursday, July 19 at PAWS Chicago’s pet-friendly Beach Party!  Human guests will sip cocktails, enjoy an auction & raffle, music, dancing and more! Canine companions will be treated to a doggie buffet and pet spa!  All proceeds will help PAWS save the lives of homeless animals in need.  Tickets are still available! Visit www.pawschicago.org/beachparty for tickets or more information!

PAWS Pet of the week: Dobby!

 

DOBBY

Dobby is a handsome 3-month-old Siamese kitten.  He is incredibly playful and happy.  Dobby likes to bounce around the house, attack his favorite mouse toys, and chase after the elusive red laser light.  His soft fur makes him extra cuddly and irresistible.

 

Dobby, along with dozens of other adorable kittens, puppies, dogs and cats, will be available for adoption this Saturday, July 7th, at PAWS Chicago’s Angels With Tails Winnetka adoption event from noon to 4 p.m.  PAWS, along with six other local animal rescues and shelters, will team up to bring adoptable animals to 38 beautiful storefronts and sidewalks in the heart of Winnetka along Lincoln Avenue, Elm Street, and Chestnut Street.  For more information, visit pawschicago.org or call 773-935-PAWS!

PAWS Pet of the week: Sherlock!

Photo shot by Bill Kaminsky
PAWS Med Ctr 4/7/18

 

SHERLOCK

Sherlock is a friendly and playful 1-year-old Australian Cattle Dog mix. He has larger than life ears and gorgeous markings. Sherlock has boundless energy and loves to play, especially long games of fetch. Due to his active breed, he would love to find a family with time to exercise and train him.  Going for walks or long runs are his favorite!  When Sherlock first arrived at the PAWS Chicago Medical Center in April, he was diagnosed with heartworm and spent time in a foster home until he healed.  His foster family says he is very loving and worked with him on some obedience commands.  Sherlock would prefer to be the only dog in the home as he loves to soak up all the attention!  He is very intelligent and eager to please.  Sherlock is a darling boy who is sure to make a wonderful companion to a very lucky adopter.

Sherlock, along with many other adorable dogs and cats, will be available for adoption today at noon at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.

**Find your new best friend this Saturday, June 30 at PAWS Chicago’s Summer Lovin’ adoption event! PAWS Chicago is WAIVING adoption fees for adult dogs and cats at both adoption centers in Lincoln Park and Highland Park! Visit pawschicago.org for more information

PAWS pet of the week: Paul!

 

PAUL
Paul is a handsome 5-year-old Shepherd mix in search of a patient and compassionate family to call his own. After spending most of his life in a home, Paul was timid and slow to trust all the strangers he’s been meeting in his new shelter environment. With some patience and a few treats, Paul hopes to gain confidence and come out of his shell. Once he’s gotten comfortable in his new home, he will play fetch with a tennis ball for hours before crashing for a nap in the sun. He is very food-motivated and hopes that his new family will make him work for his treats in the future, he loves to learn tricks. While Paul loves his time outside, he can get spooked by loud noises and traffic and would prefer a backyard of his own to play in while he gets acclimated to his new environment. Paul would prefer a quiet, adults-only home, but enjoys the company of other dogs and would love a calm canine companion to show him that the big world isn’t so scary after all.

PAWS Chicago is committed to finding the perfect home for every animal in their adoption program. If you adopt Paul, not only will you get a lifetime of love, you will also receive a year of free Merrick Pet Care dog food and a free training consultation with a PAWS Chicago trainer. For more information visit pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS or stop by the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue to meet him today!

PAWS pet of the week: Juno!

JUNO
If you enjoy being active and are looking for a loyal, playful, and affectionate doggy sidekick, Juno may be the girl for you! Her perky ears, gorgeous caramel coat, and big doe eyes combined with her vibrant personality makes her an absolute star!  She would love to find a best buddy who enjoys being out and about and going for a nice morning jog or mile-long walk.  Juno is very smart 1-year-old Retriever mix who loves showing off all the tricks she’s learning in training class.

She would do best as the only pet in an adult only home so she can be the center of everyone’s affection.  Juno needs a strong adopter with confident handling skills as she can get reactive when she sees other dogs on walks.  A home in a low traffic environment would be best so she can walk comfortably by her best human friend’s side.  Juno has so much love to give and she is extremely people oriented.  She’s not a fan of vacuums or thunder, but loves tennis balls and comfy blankets!  Juno has been with PAWS Chicago since November of 2017 and dreams of the day her new family will bring her home and love her until the end of time!  She will surely fill her forever home with tons of laughter, tail wags, and wet doggy kisses!

PAWS is committed to finding the perfect home for every animal in their adoption program. If you adopt Juno, not only will you get a lifetime of love, you will also receive a year of free Merrick Pet Care dog food and a free training consultation with a PAWS Chicago trainer. For more information visit pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS or stop by the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue to meet her today!

PAWS pet of the week: Mattie!

 

 

MATTIE

Looking for a running buddy?  A super adorable, friendly, affectionate, furry companion?  Meet Mattie!  This 1 ½-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier came to PAWS from Chicago Animal Care & Control, and has quickly become a staff and volunteer favorite!  Working alongside our training staff and experienced volunteers, Mattie has excelled at obedience training and would love a home where someone would continue to work with her.  Mattie is seeking a home where her adopter can give her lots of belly rubs and can have lots of Jolly Balls to chase around the house!

 

PAWS is committed to finding the perfect home for every animal in their adoption program. If you adopt Mattie, not only will you get a lifetime of love, you will also receive a year of free Merrick Pet Care dog food and a free training consultation with a PAWS Chicago trainer. For more information visit  pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS or stop by the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue to meet her today!

 

PAWS pet of the week: Sierra!

SIERRA

Sierra is a one-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who is full of spunk and has a tail that is always wagging. Her ears are ridiculously adorable and can practically touch the sky! This feisty lady has boundless energy and is looking for someone who can match her exuberance for life. Sierra hopes she can find a family who will take her on tons of adventures so she can explore the world around her! For fun, Sierra loves a game of fetch with a tennis ball and is hoping to master a few basic commands in a training class in the future.

 

Sierra is looking for a moderately active home with an experienced owner and without young children.  Sierra loves her people and her food so much that she would prefer to be the only pet in the home so she can be at the center of everyone’s affection.  She would love a home with a yard so she can run around and play whenever she pleases, but a quiet neighborhood without much traffic would also do the trick. Sierra would love to have a place to call her own that is full of squeaky toys, comfy beds, and a never-ending supply of kibble!

 

Sierra, along with many other adorable cats and dogs, is available for adoption at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park. For more information call 773-935-PAWS, visit www.pawschicago.org or better yet, stop by the adoption center!

 

Paws pet of the week: Webster!

WEBSTER

Have a vacancy on one of your couch cushions and been dreaming of a little canine friend to fill it?  Webster might be your guy!  This sweet 7-year-old senior Chihuahua mix is very calm and is the perfect dog for a family who likes to lounge.  Webster recently spent time in a foster home and who reported that he is a sweet gentleman who loves to take it easy.  He has a silly bark that is sure to bring a smile to your face. Webster can be a little shy at first with new people but once he warms up he won’t want to leave your side!  While Webster loves his naps, he also would be happy to accompany you on a car ride or a nice stroll through the neighborhood.  Webster behaves very well on his leash and is ready to be your sidekick on journeys through the great outdoors.  He prefers quiet streets with low dog traffic since he is not a big fan of other dogs.  Webster loves the company of his people friends and would enjoy being curled up as close to his humans as possible.  Especially when it’s time to go to bed, cuddle time!  He has yet to meet a treat he doesn’t love.  Come scoop him up today!

Webster, along with many other adorable cats and dogs, is available for adoption at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park. For more information call 773-935-PAWS, visit www.pawschicago.org or better yet, stop by the adoption center!

 

PAWS pet of the week: Brody!

BRODY

Brody is a gorgeous 8-year-old senior Hound mix with soulful eyes.  His soft, velvety ears and doggie smile make it hard to resist this boy!  Brody is a gentle, affectionate boy who loves going for walks and still has plenty of pep in his step!  He’s hoping his future family loves to stroll around the neighborhood as much as he does.  He has wonderful leash manners!

Brody’s dream family would be one without other pets or small children so he can soak up all the love and affection he’s so deserving of.  He’ll lean right against your leg and take all the head scratches you can muster.  When he gazes up at you with those eyes, it’s sure to be love at first sight!

Brody, along with many other adorable cats and dogs, is available for adoption at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park. For more information call 773-935-PAWS or visit www.pawschicago.org.

PAWS Pet of the week: Ryker!

RYKER
If you’re looking for an active play pal, Ryker is the purrrfect kitty for you! This fluffy one-year-old boy has a ton of energy and can’t wait to have a home all to himself where he can show off his play skills! He’s a smart cookie and loves a good puzzle toy. He’s quite the charmer with his handsome multicolor coat and green eyes. Ryker would do best in an adults-only home with an experienced adopter who can provide lots of fun activities and engage in interactive play sessions, and would prefer being the only kitty in the home. Ryker is longing for a family to love unconditionally and who will accept him for the playful boy he is! Come and meet him today at PAWS Chicago’s Lincoln Park Adoption Center. You’ll surely fall in love with this handsome fellow right away!

Ryker’s adoption comes with one year of free Merrick Pet Care cat food!

Ryker, along with many other adorable cats and dogs, is available for adoption at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park. For more information call 773-935-PAWS or visit www.pawschicago.org.

PAWS Pet of the Week: Ruby!

Photo by Bill Kaminsky

Say hello to Ruby, a loveable, outgoing 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix.  Ruby is quite the charmer with her adorable personality and sweet demeanor.  Soon after arriving at PAWS Chicago, she started having trouble walking and was suspected to have Acute Canine Idiopathic Polyradiculoneuritis, which is a creeping paralysis due to inflammation of the nerves. Thankfully, Ruby is a fighter and responded well to her treatment and physical therapy.  She can walk like a champ again!

Ruby has been spending time in a wonderful foster home who says she is a very easygoing girl whose ideal day would be spent sitting in your lap, playing with plush squeaky toys, snacking, and napping in a cozy dog bed.  She enjoys soaking up all the attention and would love to be the only pet in an adults-only home.  Her foster mom says Ruby “has the most unique personality.  She constantly tries to put her head under your hand, and overall just wants to be with you.  If you are looking for a dog that will happily be your companion and snuggle all the time, pick Ruby!  She gets so excited when you come home and is the happiest little pup on earth.  She is also extremely affectionate and loves to give kisses and have her belly rubbed.”

Ruby is housebroken and walks well on a leash.  Despite all she has been through, Ruby has the most positive outlook on life and is happy as can be.  She would love to find a human best friend who will love her unconditionally and give her the wonderful life she deserves.  PAWS is committed to finding the perfect home for every animal in their adoption program. If you adopt Ruby, not only will you get a lifetime of love, you will also receive a year of free Merrick Pet Care dog food and a free training consultation with a PAWS Chicago trainer. For more information or to schedule a time to meet Ruby, email adoptions@pawschicago.org or call 773-935-PAWS.

Pet of the Week – Lillith

Lillith is a happy-go-lucky, 8-year-old Rottweiler/Shepherd mix.  She has a heart of gold and is is a volunteer favorite at PAWS.  Poor Lillith was first adopted as a puppy from PAWS eight years ago but unfortunately, she was returned because her owners were moving and could not bring her with them.  Needless to say, this big change has left her understandably sad, but she is hopeful that her new family will come along soon and promise to love her forever.     Lillith adores receiving kisses right on the top of her head and has a soft spot for belly rubs.  She enjoys kicking back and relaxing – she’s a big lap dog who wants nothing more than to be loved on all day long!  Lillith would love to find a home where she is spoiled to the max and can snooze the day away in a nice comfy bed or maybe even right up next to you on the couch!  She also loves basking in the sunshine outside.  Lillith is very easygoing when it comes to walks and will trot happily right by your side!     Lillith is searching for a moderately active home with an experienced owner and without young children.  She loves to ride in the car and hopes her family will take her on tons of road trips in the future.  Lillith is also extremely intelligent and already has multiple basic commands down pat!  Lillith is an extremely loyal and attentive girl and is guaranteed to brighten the lives of the lucky family who adopts her.  If you’re not convinced this girl should be yours, then come in and meet her!  Her sweet and loving personality will surely win you over.   Lillith, along with many other adorable dogs and cats, will be available for adoption today at noon at the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.  For more information, visit www.pawschicago.org or call 773-935-PAWS.     ***Interested in adopting an adult dog or cat?  This Saturday, January 20, PAWS Chicago will be waiving adoption fees for all adult dogs and cats at their Lincoln Park AND Highland Park adoption centers!  Many adult dogs and cats are often overlooked for their younger puppy and kitten counterparts, causing them to stay in the shelter much longer.  Consider meeting and adopting a wonderful adult pet tomorrow!  Visit pawschicago.org to learn more.