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Kari Adams

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Review for Paws Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

We adopted our dog, Buddy, from PAWS about 8 years ago. They were absolutely wonderful and my husband and I were impressed with the interview we had before PAWS allowed us to take Buddy home. We have donated to PAWS through the years, but not often enough. Today, I looked at their financials on Charity Navigator, and am thrilled to see that less than 4% of donations are used for salaries, and that the woman who runs the organization and the two vets listed, are paid reasonable salaries! Our monthly donation dollars are going to be sent to PAWS, starting today!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

We went to the adoption event, were interested in a dog who's family had been in a terrible housefire, and he was traumatized. When we got to the event, we were told that Ozzie, was not ready to be in a situation as chaotic as an adoption event. How wonderful it was to know that the volunteers were so caring abou that poor guy! We adopted Buddy, because when my husband sat on floor, Buddy walked up, turned around and sat on my husband's lap! Of course, we had to adopt him, he had already adopted us.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I have no idea how I could improve this organization.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

How did you learn about this organization?

Surfing the web

Role:  General Member of the Public & We adopted our dog, have donated money and food to PAWS.