I'm Adoptable 

2 year old
Hound Mix

Tosh Tosh

Tosh is a gem! We are guessing him to be a 2 year old hound mix. He is outgoing and friendly. He greets new people happily and eagerly. He is not jumpy but happy to meet new people. He rides beautifully in the car. He will sit on the backseat in the car as though he is posing for a picture. He is very well mannered and will sit to take a treat ever so gently from your hand. So far, he appears to be housebroken. He goes to work with one of our volunteers occasionally and he is a perfect gentlemen in her office. He will lay quietly on his bed chewing on a bone and periodically come over for some loving. He doesn't bark or make any noise when he hears noises in the hallway or when a delivery person comes in. Tosh is attentive and really enjoys the company of people. He should be a very easy dog to train. If you are looking for a good companion dog Tosh is your man!
The adoption fee for Tosh is $300

To adopt Tosh please fill out an adoption application

Tosh is available for adoption in Libertyville, IL

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September 21, 5PM - 8PM
Egg Harbor Cafe Fundraiser
Come out and join us for dinner! Bring your dog and eat on the outdoor patio.
Regular menu items will be served. 10% of the sales will benefit the animals of Placing Paws.
125 Lake St. Libertyville, IL

Please note:
not all of our dogs will be at all of the meet and greet events. If you are interested in meeting a particular dog, please email us at placingpaws@yahoo.com to find out if that dog will be there

Available Pets

Thank You!
Thank you to all of our new volunteers that helped at the Big Hollow Pet Expo on April 17th. It was a great event.

A BIG thank you to K-9 Playtime for hosting a very successful
Dog Wash Feb. 21. A big thank you to all of the volunteers that came out and helped!

Click to see more pictures from the Dog Wash event Feb. 21.

Another great
Dog Wash & Pictures with the Easter Bunny event
March 21!

Adoptable dog Charlie (center), and his foster brothers Wrigley & Payton enjoy their time with the Easter Bunny during the Dog Wash March 21.

Donations Needed

Placing Paws is always in need
of financial contributions to help
cover medical expenses.
Other items that are
always needed are:
Gas cards, blankets,
crates, toys, Purina One
dog and cat food,
collars, leashes,
dog and cat shampoo,
Frontline & Heartguard.
If you are able to help
please contact us at PlacingPaws@Yahoo.com

Kids 4 Paws

Kids4Paws is for the
youth rescue volunteers
(ages 10-17) of Placing Paws. 
Youth volunteers help with
public awareness campaigns
in Lake County, Illinois
(eg. school presentations), fundraisers, adoption events, and some hands-on animal care as well as participate in fun and educational field trips
(visiting other rescues,
meeting professionals who
work with animals, etc.).
If you are intersted in joining
the Kids 4 Paws Club
Please email us at:

Kids 4 Paws members enjoyed an afternoon bowling April 11.

Kids 4 Paws members enjoy a day at the Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society