PAWS Chicago hosts its fifth annual Adopt-A-Thon on Friday, December 7, 2012. The Adopt-A-Thon is a 36-hour event to increase awareness of Chicago's homeless pets. I Stacie Scott~Sun-Times Media
The PAWS Chicago Adopt-A-Thon, a 36-hour event held at the PAWS Chicago Adoption & Humane Center located at 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, is designed to increase awareness of homeless pets. Beginning on Friday, December 7, 2012, the Adopt-A-Thon included 50 puppies, 75 kittens and more than 100 cats and dogs. PAWS Chicago was founded in 1997 and is the Midwest’s largest non-profit, no kill humane organization.