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It is with profound grief and sadness we are sharing with you all that our President, Mark Verma, passed away after his valiant battle with cancer on June 25, 2022.

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Upcoming Events

A schedule is coming soon...

While we're planning great new events, check out our past events!

Past Events

North Texas Giving Day 2022

September 22, 2022 06:00am
to 12:00am
Our Needs We say “rescue one until there are none,” and we do not turn away from the injured or hard to adopt animals. Our need for medical and training funds is critical and ongoing. We are an all-volunteer organization...

Dog Day of Summer: Pups & Pontoons!

August 13, 2022 12:00pm
to 04:00pm
Slalom Shop Boats & Yachts
2908 N Stemmons Fwy Lewisville, TX 75077
Pups & Pontoons CelebrationGrab your family, grab your pup, and join us for the best day of the summer! Paws in the City: Dogs Available for Adoption! Scarlet, the Australian cattle dog mix, will be conducting interviews for her furever...

Mark Verma Memorial Event at 3 Nations Brewing

July 30, 2022 12:00pm
to 03:00pm
3 Nations Brewing
Come one, come all. 3 Nations Brewing supports Paws in the City and invites you to join us in memory of Mark Verma. Brewed in the heart of Historic Downtown Carrollton, 3 Nations is donating $1 of every purchased pint...

A Toast to Mark Verma

July 9, 2022 04:00pm
to 07:00pm
The Green Room
2715 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
Mark Verma left an amazing legacy with countless hours dedicated to saving the lives of thousands of homeless animals in Dallas/Fort Worth.  Please consider joining us for a celebration of life next Saturday & making a donation to Paws in...

Yappy Hour at Benders October 2021

October 21, 2021 06:00pm
to 09:00pm
Benders Sports and Spirits
Join us at Benders Sports & Spirits (the Richardson location) for a Yappy Hour! Paws in the City adoptable dogs will be attending and there will be drink specials with part of the proceeds going to Paws in the City!...

Paws in the City is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer, no-kill organization with the commitment to ending the overpopulation, abuse, and neglect of Dallas/Ft. Worth area dogs. We have no paid staff. 100% of all funds raised goes directly to dogs in need. Our goal is that every adoptable dog gets a loving home.

Pet of the month

Paws in the City highlights one of our adoptable dogs or cats in our Pet of the Month feature!

St. Gatsby

Want to adopt St. Gatsby?

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Amazon Wishlist

Our pantry is running low on supplies for our homeless pups, but you can help! Visit our Amazon Wish List to donate to a pup in need.  We are in high need of:​

We’ve created a wish list on if you would like to donate items needed while adoptable dogs and cats are in our care.

Get Involved

We can always use volunteers for events, transportation, and adoption activities.  Fosters also occasionally need support, and we can only make this whole thing work with our volunteers!

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