Contact Information for PAWS Chicago
1997 N. Clybourn Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60614
What’s black and white and excited all over? Benny the one-year-old American Blue Heeler mix! This motivated pup country boy at heart and has a great working drive, so he would be the perfect adventure buddy for camping or hiking. Sweet Benny is extremely intelligent and thrives in his training sessions. Benny is on the search for an active home without young children as he is still learning ways to contain all of his enthusiasm! Learn more about adopting Benny at pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS, or stop by their Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.
Looking for the ultimate fetch partner? Max is your gal! This energetic one-year-old Labrador Retriever mix hopes to find a quiet, adults-only home where she can spend her days playing with squeaky toys and going on long walks around the neighborhood. Learn more about adopting Max at pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS, or stop by their Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.
Poli is a handsome six-year-old Labrador 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! You can often find Poli curled up on the couch next to his humans! Learn more about adopting Poli at pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS, or stop by their Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.
Looking for a dog to stand by your side? With Stan by your side, you’ll never lack for love and affection. This six-year-old Labrador Retriever loves people and wants to be by your side at all times. He enjoys going on walks and is very food motivated which is great for the continued training he requires. Stan would love a family with someone who works from home and with no young children or other pets and with an experienced owner who is able to handle such big boy! Learn more about adopting Stan at pawschicago.org, call 773-935-PAWS, or stop by their Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue in Chicago.
If you are looking for a sweet, playful, and gentle kitty to welcome into your home, then Kiwi is your boy! Kiwi is on the shy side, so we found a terrific foster home for him to build his confidence and trust in his human friends! He adjusted very well to life in his foster home. “He is an incredibly gentle cat,” his foster mom reports. “Kiwi had perfect manners from the start.” Playtime is one of Kiwi’s favorite activities. Kiwi couldn’t get enough of his feather wand and laser pointer in his foster home! He also could often be found playing with his catnip fishes, chasing strings, or hanging out on his cat tree. This cute boy began exploring his foster home rather quickly. Now that he’s had a taste of life outside the shelter, he can’t wait for a forever home of his own with a patient and kind adopter! “Kiwi is a little gem,” his foster tells us, “He is a sweet guy whose story is just beginning.” Maybe the next chapter is with you! Kiwi would do best in a quiet, adults-only home with a patient owner who can give cute Kiwi the time he needs to come out of his shell in his new home at his own pace. He’d benefit from lots of structured play to build more confidence, establish trust, and form a bond with you. He also loves the company of other kitties and would thrive best in a home with a confident feline friend. Kiwi often surprised his foster family with each step of progress he made. This adorable boy is ready for a loving family of his own. His foster has good advice: “Have patience, offer food and playtime, and let Kiwi come to you. You’ll become friends!” Come in and meet sweet Kiwi today! Maybe you’ll hit it off and you’ll take him home with you!
Say hello to Harrison! Harrison is absolutely gorgeous and has the most mesmerizing copper colored eyes and a stunning red and speckled coat! You’re bound to fall in love with this boy at first sight! It’s completely inevitable! Harrison has already mastered some basic commands such as sit, stay, down and heel and is hoping to learn even more in the future since he enjoys putting his brain to work! Harrison also loves being active and is looking for a family who will give him plenty of exercise! He is a Cattle Dog after all and loves having a job to do! Harrison is on the hunt for a moderately active, adults-only home with an experienced owner. He is fairly fearful of new people and it does take him a lot of time to warm up to those he doesn’t know. Once he bonds to his people he loves them fiercely and will protect them from those around him. Harrison would do best in a home without too many people coming in and out and would be happiest being put away when company is over. He also does like to hog valued resources like rawhides or a nice squeaky toy, so Harrison would thrive as the only pet in the home, so he doesn’t have to share. This boy absolutely adores playtime and will play fetch for hours and hours! Show him a tennis ball and he’s right there ready to retrieve it for you! One of his other favorite activities is tug of war! Rope toys are a must for Harrison! If you’re looking for an active, playful, and extremely handsome canine companion, then consider meeting Harrison!
Meet Silas! Silas is an adorable little guy with a larger than life personality! With his adorable perky ears and a face that is completely irresistible, it’s hard not to love Silas just by simply looking at his photo! He is certainly a handsome boy! With his award-winning looks, Silas is hoping that he can charm the socks off of the perfect person he can spend forever with. Silas hopes this will be with a patient and understanding adopter who can help him to develop into a wonderful canine companion and guide him to becoming the best dog he can possibly be! We know that with the right adopter, this boy will surely thrive! Silas is searching for a quiet adults-only home where he can enjoy his adulthood to the fullest. Silas needs time to develop a good relationship with someone first before enjoying receiving tons of love and affection from them. Silas will certainly need an experienced adopter who has had dogs on their own before and who can read his body signals and will be able to tell when he is uncomfortable. With tons of patience and work on positive reinforcement training, we’re sure that Silas will love his people until the very end of time! This boy has proven that he loves his toys and food so so much and likes having them all to himself. Since he doesn’t enjoy sharing his breakfast or dinner, he would prefer a home where he can be fed in a quiet and undisturbed place. Once dinnertime is over though, he will gladly go for a long stroll through the park! He has a lot of pep in his step and hopes his family does too! Although Silas has his quirks, he can surely be a lovable boy once you’ve become friends! He loves playing with toys and has proven to be very trainable! We are sure that once Silas is given all the tools he needs to succeed, he will become a beautiful companion for a loving family, both inside and out!
Meet Camden, a loveable Bulldog mix who will melt your heart with his goofy antics! Camden came to PAWS Chicago from the city pound in search of a new life with a loving family. While we don’t know much about his past, he has proven to be a great and lovable boy at the PAWS Chicago Adoption Center. Some of his favorite activities include playing with stuffed animals, chasing after a nice, shiny tennis ball, and taking strolls through the neighborhood with our volunteers! Camden has the sweetest face that will draw you in and make you fall in love with him the moment you lay eyes on him.Camden would love to find an active home where he will get daily play and an ample amount of exercise since he loves being out and about! Camden also would do best as the only pet in the home as he enjoys having all the attention for himself! He would make an amazing walking partner and once he’s all tuckered out, he’ll surely be curled up right by your side for a good quality snooze! Since he is a big and strong boy who is still learning how to mind his manners, Camden would do best in a home without small children and with an experienced owner who can put this smart boy’s brain to work and give him tons of activities to engage his young mind in. He would love to play with puzzle toys and will gladly spend some time working on a stuffed Kong toy! This sweet soul will make a wonderful addition to a home where he will be loved to the fullest as he is surely bound give so much love in return.
Say hello to the most fabulous cat you may ever meet, Sunflower! This adorable feline is super friendly and absolutely loves to play with any and every kind of toy she can get her paws on! She was originally adopted from PAWS as a young kitten and returned to us after spending a little over a year in the home when her owner realized she did not have enough time to care for her. It took sweet Sunflower a bit of time to adjust to life in a shelter environment, but with lots of patience and tons of love, Sunflower has truly blossomed into an extremely lovable girl. She does not enjoy the company of other cats and is searching for a home without any other feline friends and an adults-only home with an experienced owner.
Can you say gorgeous?! Karl is one stunning boy who is hoping his good looks and wonderful personality are enough to score him the perfect forever home! This cutie pie was found as a stray and brought to Chicago Animal Care and Control by the police officer who found him. PAWS saw his potential for greatness and brought this sweet boy into our loving care in the hopes that he would have a chance at finding a loving family that would cherish him forever. He was adopted into a home and brought back after 3 months when the family realized he was not a good fit for their household.