People line up around the block to get a free pet

CHICAGO (Fox 32 News) - People lined up around the block Saturday for the chance to get a free pet.

PAWS Chicago is waiving adoption fees Saturday and Sunday for dogs and cats that have been at the shelter the longest. They are calling it the "Summer Lovin'" adoption event.

The shelter is located at 1997 N. Clybourn.

PAWS Chicago's Medical Center is overcrowded and the organization has been also looking for more foster families to help out.