Address: P.O. Box 181 2031 48th Street Fort Madison, IA 52627
About Our Shelter...
PAW Animal Shelter is a 501c3, non profit No-Kill Shelter serving the Southeast part of Iowa for the past 15+ years. It is our mission to supply a safe, loving enviroment to stray, lost, abandoned or surrendered animals until we find them a loving "forever home".
Come Meet Our Pets...
PAW Animal Shelter is located in the very Southeast cornerof Iowa. At 2031 48th Street, Fort Madison, Iowa We are open 7days a week. We are open to the public from 1pm-5pm daily, (or by appointment) We are closed to the public on holidays.
Our Adoption Process...
We have an adoption application that must be approved before you are allowed to adopt a pet from PAW. We require a vet check and two personal references. A home visit may be required.
Our Dog/Puppy adoption fee is $180. This includes spay/neuter, one year rabies shot, all puppy and/or booster shots, heartworm test, worming and a lifetime Microchip. We require that all our adopted dogs be kept on heartworm prevention.
Our Cat/Kitten adoption fee is $85 and includes spay/neuter, rabies, all boosters and worming. Our cat/kittens are not declawed unless surrendered/ found that way.
We ask that for ANY reason you cannot keep your pet you first contact PAW Animal Shelter before surrendering it to another shelter.
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