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Placing Paws...
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I saved one animal and it didn't change the world,
but surely the world changed for that one animal
I saved one animal and it didn't change the world,
but surely the world changed for that one animal
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Placing Paws

Placing Paws of Illinois was established in 2008 in Lake County Illinois with the goal of saving animals from high risk situations. Placing Paws has adopted nearly 2000 animals since it began.

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Juli Heuel Oberlin memorial

Juli Heuel Oberlin memorial

A donation to Placing Paws Rescue in Libertyville, IL is being organized on behalf of Juli Heuel Oberlin following her recent tragic passing. Placing Paws has the goal of saving animals from high risk situations. Juli was passionate about dogs and helping animals....

Adoptable Plush Pets!

Adoptable Plush Pets!

Introducing Placing Paws Adoptable Plush Pets! Just in time for the Holidays! Adopt a Plush Pet and Help a Real Life Rescue Dog or Cat in Need! All Come with Placing Paws Bandanna, Pink & Blue Collar and Adoption Certificate! Variety of breeds to choose from......

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