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Placing Paws...
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forever homes
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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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Shakou Cares

Shakou Cares

Tuesday, May 8 at 11 AM - 10 PM Shakou Libertyville 625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, Illinois 60048 The Shakou Cares Program asked for your favorite charities and now every second Tuesday of the month - you can Dine Out to Do Good at Shakou Libertyville. A portion...

Gretl

Gretl

Gretls’ story began in TX, where she was found as a stray, wandering the streets. When she was picked up by Animal Control, it was clear she was VERY pregnant. That very day Gretl gave birth to 11 pups. You have to understand, it’s hard enough on animals when they’re...

Miley #miraclemiley

Miley #miraclemiley

      Miley was our first rescue of 2018. When we were contacted by Leslie in SE Missouri with a plea for help and pics of her X-rays - I knew we had to help! You see, this little girl was hit by a car in rural Missouri on or around Saturday, December 30th. Lucky for...

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Placing Paws of Illinois

MAILING ADDRESS:

Placing Paws Of Illinois
PO Box 121
Libertyville,
IL 60048-0121

CONTACT INFORMATION:

PlacingPaws@Yahoo.com

(224)433-6537

Placing Paws of Illinois, NFP, is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. We are an all breed dog and cat foster based rescue group. Our main focus is to save dogs and cats that are in danger of being euthanized.