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PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society Animal shelter in Philadelphia, PA

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.

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Address
100 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Meet their adoptable pets

100 N. 2nd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Adoptable pets at PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society

We'll also keep you updated on Dixie's adoption status with email updates.
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Dixie

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Young
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on George's adoption status with email updates.
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George

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Allegro's adoption status with email updates.
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Allegro

Domestic Shorthair

Male
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Dr. Ian Malcolm's adoption status with email updates.
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Dr. Ian Malcolm

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Pilaf's adoption status with email updates.
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Pilaf

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Francesco del Cossa's adoption status with email updates.
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Francesco del Cossa

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Lucinda Williams's adoption status with email updates.
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Lucinda Williams

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Puppy
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Sunny Bunny's adoption status with email updates.
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Sunny Bunny

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Philadelphia, PA

Shelter FAQs

Philadelphia, PA

  • 1. Submit Application

Additional adoption info

Adoption fees are as follows (plus tax):

Cat (6 months of age and older): $60
Kitten (under 6 months): $100
Kitten pair (under 6 months): $150
Small dog (under 25 lbs): $250
Puppy (under 1 year of age): $250
Large adult dog (older than 1 year): $150

All PAWS animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, given age-appropriate vaccinations, dewormed, and treated for fleas.

For more information on PAWS' adoption process, visit https://phillypaws.org/adopt/info.

Adoption application

https://phillypaws.org/adopt/info/

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Out of the Woods Rescue (Philadelphia)

7422 Bustleton Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19152

Kitty Cottage Adoption Center, Inc

317 W. Johnson Highway,
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We'll also keep you updated on Patrick's adoption status with email updates.
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Patrick

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 yrs
Bear, DE
We'll also keep you updated on Dasher's adoption status with email updates.
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Dasher

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Philadelphia, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Hattie's adoption status with email updates.
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Hattie

Mastiff

Female, Adult
Unionville, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Violet's adoption status with email updates.
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Violet

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 7 yrs 3 mos
Bensalem, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Rosie's adoption status with email updates.
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Rosie

Golden Retriever/Poodle (Miniature)

Female, Adult
Malvern, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Hannah 051824's adoption status with email updates.
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Hannah 051824

Maltese/Poodle (Miniature)

Female, 9 yrs 11 mos
Kimberton, PA

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