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Paws Chicago

PAWS Chicago is the largest No Kill animal welfare organization in the Midwest, working to put an end to the tragic killing of homeless pets. Tax ID 36-4219778


PAWS Chicago works to permanently reduce the overpopulation of homeless pets in Chicago by leading a grassroots effort to engage and activate the community in animal welfare and developing a national model for high-quality No Kill animal sheltering. PAWS Chicago is working to:    

  • Build No Kill communities – starting with a No Kill Chicago – that respect and value the life of every cat and dog.
  • End the overpopulation of homeless animals through solutions, practices and education.
  • Transform animal welfare by setting higher standards in the way animals are treated and developing a sustainable, solutions-based model.