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Lakeshore PAWS is a volunteer-run, nonprofit animal rescue. We find loving homes for abandoned and unwanted pets in NW Indiana because we believe they deserve it.

New dog! This one is as sweet as his name. Licorice is a 9-year-old lab mix, who is very sweet and calm. He is... fb.me/1f7So3HZL

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Adoption Pending

October 2014 volunteer of the month

You are really missing something if you have not seen Amy Cochran's face when she is…

Why volunteer for Lakeshore PAWS

Why volunteer with Lakeshore PAWS? We went straight to experts for the answer. The following are…

September 2014 donations

Sandra Anderson Mary Ann Anderson Rachel Arbanas Kaitlin Bandura Eleanor Barisch Shelby Barron Richard & Julie…

New dog needs foster! This Tulip arrived just in time for spring. She is a 1-year-old lab mix, who is very sweet... fb.me/2N1CjkD6h

New dog! Puppy time! This adorable little girl was surrendered along with her mother, Tulip. Petunia is a... fb.me/2n7KdOkpT

Adoption Pending

September 2014 volunteer of the month

Karen Messler has been a real life saver. She has generously put her photography skills to…

Where does Lakeshore PAWS find its dogs?

Where does Lakeshore PAWS find its dogs? Ashley Hill and Jen Ellingen climb into the aging…


We are kicking off an Adopt-A-Kennel program. For as little $1 a day you can help…

August 2014 donations

Lisa Bernstein George Brezene Liz and Tom Engel   Molly and Kevin Judd Karl Lovro  …

Success Story

August 2014 Volunteer of the Month

Kathy Able has been part angel, part nurse in coming to the aid of dogs in…

Adoption Pending

July 2014 donors

Arman, Mike & Charlotte   Boling, Jodi   Carmichael, Trish   Cheryl Pursely, Timothy Thomas  …

June 2014 donors

A big thanks to the following donors, who are helping to make it possible for us…

Hammond police officers save mom and her puppies

The following is a moving description by Hammond Police Corporal Richard Simpson of the June 17…

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Adoption Pending

July 2014 Volunteers of the Month

Kelley Merry and Kim Yelich are very familiar faces around the adoption center, but you have…

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Help Us Out

All donations received help feed and care for Lakeshore PAWS’ homeless animals. With the help of our generous donors, we are able to continue our mission to find loving homes for abandoned and unwanted pets in Northwest Indiana.

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Technical Difficulties

Currently we are experiencing technical difficulties with our PetFinder feed. As a result, new dogs are not populating on our site. To receive a list of the most current pets available, please go to one of the following links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LakeshorePaws
Petfinder: https://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelterid=IN559

Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this issue.
-The Lakeshore Paws Team