By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Maximo is the PAWS Pet of the Week.

Maximo is a 9-year-old Maltese mix looking for a forever home.

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He makes the perfect work-from-home buddy. Maximo has an energetic side, but loves staying home close to a human family.

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You can make an appointment for an in-person adoption at

Starting on Monday, PAWS Chicago will be waiving adoption fees for all of the overlooked cats and dogs.

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If you are not sure if you are ready to adopt, PAWS offers the Foster First program.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff