• Pets Are Like Family Pets Are Like Family


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Mission Statement

Our mission is to help Chicago pet parents have loving, responsible relationships with their pets by providing education, resources, counseling and referral services; to keep pets in their homes and avoid pet relinquishment.


PALF provides Family Preservation and Enrichment Services:

  • New Pet Orientation and Education
    • Why, where and how to adopt a pet
    • Welcome Home Pet Supplies
    • Welcome Home Visits
    • Workshops and Educational materials
  • Crisis Care
    • Crisis Hotline
    • Emergency Home Visits
    • Crisis Foster Care
    • Pet Pantry
  • Counseling and Referral Services
    • Hotline
    • One-on-one counseling
    • Pet Services Directory
  • Enrichment and Ongoing Education
    • Socialization opportunities
    • Educational materials
    • Kids Critter Corner
    • Community Workshops
  • Outreach and Advocacy
    • Community Events calendar
    • Volunteer opportunities in Chicago
    • Updates on Current News and Legislation


Average Review 1 reviews

Would you recommend Pets Are Like Family?

by Judy P. (2014-02-16 07:17:10.0)
Alicia and all staff are very welcoming, friendly, and are committed to helping families care for their pets. Great organization all around!