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News & Events

Golden Opportunities Coupon Book Now Available

AWL has the 2016 Golden Opportunities Book Available.


AWL Spring Newsletter

Check out all the happenings for Spring 2015​


Sponsor a Cage Program

Sponsor a Cage Program Launched at AWL. If you can't adopt.. sponsor!


Offsite Adoptions Where will we be?

See where our adoptable animals will be next!​

Everyday the Animal Welfare League saves animals lives and works to improve the way they are treated and regarded by society. In the Chicagoland area, we help all animals through our adoption programs, our low cost clinic services, our local cruelty investigations, and our public education programs. Locally we work to improve municipal, city and state laws and regulations regarding the treatment of animals and operate the states largest non-profit animal shelter program. We have made progress since our beginning in 1935, but much more work needs to be done. click here to watch our video

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