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The Hearts of Rescue

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Rest in Peace John Vicik

Rest in Peace John Vicik

    We lost a precious part of our Placing Paws family. John Vicik passed away January 28th. Several years ago John stepped up and fostered a pregnant dog named Buttercup. We offered him a whelping box but he declined because he wanted to build his own. That...

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Angus

Angus

I got a phone call from Dr. Luaces and the conversation went something like this: Dr. L - "I have a good one for you" Me - Uh oh ... what this time? Dr. L - "a dog with horrible mange" Me - "What kind of dog? Dr. L - "a pit bull" Me- "Of course it's a pit bull!" Dr. L...

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In Loving Memory . . . Jim Moore

In Loving Memory . . . Jim Moore

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you, Becky Palmieri's dad Jim Moore lost his hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer on August 12th, 2014.  Becky is one of the 4 founding members of Placing Paws and her family has been very involved and supportive of our...

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In Loving Memory of Keith Carlson

In Loving Memory of Keith Carlson

In Loving Memory of Keith Carlson, beloved cousin of Placing Paws Founder and Director, Becky Palmieri. Keith had a strong passion for animals and over the years the families many adopted pets provided him with great joy. He is pictured here with his precious dog...

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Year End Newsletter 2013 – 1000 Stories

As one of Placing Paws incredible adopters, foster homes, donors, or a combination of the three, you have watched firsthand how we pursue our primary goal of rescuing dogs and cats from crowded rural shelters and dire situations. Over the years, this has evolved from...

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One of the Many Faces of Hoarding

One of the Many Faces of Hoarding

      Summer was rescued from a kill shelter in Kentucky after being voluntarily surrendered by her owner who was a hoarder. 57 animals were turned over to the Whitley County Animal Control in Whitley County Kentucky.  Waggin Hearts Rescue was at the...

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Austin is Finally Home

Austin is Finally Home

Austin, a senior golden was surrendered to Placing Paws in late March of 2013.  His owner had him since he was a puppy but didn't feel he had time for him anymore nor could he give him the attention he deserved. So, he reached out to Placing Paws for help and help is...

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Olivia, shot in the face and leg with a shot gun

Olivia, shot in the face and leg with a shot gun

      Olivia is a 2 year old sweet, beautiful yellow lab that was shot in the face and leg with a 12 gauge shot gun. Olivia came up from MO on March 26th. She was taken in by a rescue worker in the area on March 12th. She was immediately taken to the...

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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.