PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society)
PAWS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless and at-risk animals. PAWS is the city’s largest rescue partner and provider of low-cost, basic veterinary care for pet owners and rescue organizations that cannot otherwise access or afford it. Through its three no-kill shelters, foster care network, and special events, PAWS finds loving homes for thousands of animals each year. PAWS is working to make Philadelphia a no-kill city where every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.
The first step is to fill out our cat adoption application (phillypaws.org/catapp) or dog adoption application (phillypaws.org/dogapp), which you can also pick up at any of our locations.
For information on PAWS' adoption process, visit phillypaws.org/adopt/info.