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

North Texas Giving Day 2022

September 22, 2022 12:00am

Past Events

Yappy Hour at Benders October 2021

October 21, 2021 06:00pm
Benders Sports and Spirits

Haystack Burgers and Barley Adoption Event October 2021

October 16, 2021 03:00pm
Haystack Burgers and Barley Hillcrest Village

Shawnee Trail Cowboy Day 2021

September 25, 2021 12:00pm
Frisco Heritage Center

North Texas Giving Day 2021

September 23, 2021 12:00am

Yappy Hour at Benders Bar and Spirits July 2021

July 22, 2021 06:00pm
Benders Sports and Spirits

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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