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Voting for Best of the Fox 2018

It’s that time of year again! The Best of the Fox Readers’ Choice Awards is back to determine the best businesses and organizations in McHenry County. Last year, Helping Paws Animal Shelter was voted the BEST  animal shelter rescue for the seventh year in a row! This year we need your help again to be voted the top honor to make it eight years! Here’s how you can vote. Simply visit the Northwest Herald website and select Pet Care and then  “Animal shelter rescue” and [...]


Share Some Love

During the entire month of February, we are celebrating our 4th annual Have a Heart for Paws campaign and YOU can make a donation! Interested donors can go to any participating location during regular business hours, make a donation and write their name(s) or a message on a paw print which will then be displayed at the local business. So show the homeless pets your heart and share some love with the cats and dogs who are waiting for their forever homes. Participating locations, besides Helping Paws [...]


Almost $950 Raised to Help the Animals

We finally got the results tabulated for our 2017 Have a Heart for Paws campaign with a total of $945.90 raised to help support the dogs and cats at Helping Paws. During the month of February, some of our favorite local businesses took donations for Helping Paws where donors wrote their name(s) on a paw print which was then displayed at the local business. We also tried out a virtual (online) site this year to get donations through GivingGrid which took in $210 of the [...]