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Philadelphia’s Largest No-kill Shelter Urgently Needs Fosters, Adopters

“Our most urgent need is for fosters and adopters for medium-to-large dogs who can benefit from basic obedience and manners training,” PAWS wrote on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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An Animal Shelter Celebrates A Major Milestone

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society or PAWS recently rescued it’s 10,000th animal and a new campaign has been launched to save 10,000 more.

09/28/2013

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Take Your Dog Out To The Ballpark This Tuesday

On Tuesday, September 10th, the stadium will hold its inaugural “Phillies Bark in the Park,” a night for Phillies-loving dog owners and their pups.

09/09/2013

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First-Ever ‘Rescue Run’ For Shelter Dogs Hits The Navy Yard In September

A local nonprofit is asking volunteers to lace up their sneakers and run for shelter animals.

08/20/2013

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Local Animal Advocate Offers Advice On Giving Pets As Gifts During The Holidays

Some people think the gift of love in the form of a cat, dog, or bunny is a great idea for the holidays — but animal advocates say it’s not that simple.

12/09/2012

8th Annual Chef's Dinner For PAWS

8th Annual Chefs’ Dinner For PAWS

For more information on the 8th Annual Chef’s Dinner for PAWS, simply click this link. Potato Salad 4 ounces fingerling potatoes 1 gallon water 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons […]

06/22/2012

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Dogs Headed To Work For National Take Your Dog To Work Day

Friday is National Take Your Dog to Work Day. There is an effort in Northern Liberties where a bank is going the extra mile and raising money for an animal welfare group.



06/19/2012

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What’s Cooking on 1060: Street Festival, Clambake, and ‘Veggie Tales’

Coming up: a Latin vegetarian night at Cuba Libre, a clambake at JG Domestic, and the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival!

05/18/2012

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‘Monster Milers’ Help Philadelphia’s Shelter Dogs Get Exercise And New Homes

A group of runners are doing their part in getting shelter dogs adopted.

04/21/2012

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Huge Turnout For Canine Fashion Show And PAWS Fundraiser At FDR Park

Philadelphia’s largest rescue organization and only no-kill shelter, held its 5th Annual Mutt Strut in South Philadelphia Sunday morning.

11/06/2011

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Non-Profit Organizations Participate In Service On Independence Mall To Remember 9/11 Victims

In 2009, September 11th was declared “National Day of Service and Remembrance” as a way to encourage Americans to volunteer for a good cause.

09/11/2011

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City Council Committee OKs New Philadelphia Dog Laws

With dogged determination, animal rights advocates watched on Thursday as a Philadelphia City Council committee approved a measure that puts some bite into the city’s dog control laws.

04/07/2011

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Love A Homeless Pet For Valentines

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is hoping Cupid will help find homes for its longest-term resident dogs and cats.

02/08/2011

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Free Spay and Neuter For Pit Bulls And Pit Bull Mixes

Currently PAWS, with support from the Sarge Fund, is offering FREE spay/neuter surgeries for all pit bulls and pit bull mixes for a limited time only.

02/03/2011

Discount Spay or Neuter for Pit Bulls or Pit Bull Mixes

by KYW’s Nan Talleno If you share your heart and your home with a Pit Bull or a Pit Bull mix, PAWS can save you a lot of money. The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) […]

08/31/2010

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