The shelter was established as the Washington County Humane Society Animal Shelter in 1993 as a caring alternative to the local city dog pound. The shelter’s first home was a small building on the east side of Washington. In July of 1998, the shelter was moved to a much bigger building on the west side of town thanks to a generous donation from a local patron and matching funds raised by local Humane Society members and supporters. The name “PAWS & More” was chosen in 1999. PAWS & More Animal Shelter is a private, no-kill shelter located in Washington, Iowa. “PAWS” stands for “Providing Animals With Shelter,” while “More” stands for the loving care and treatment we give to every animal who passes through our doors.
Come Meet Our Pets...
Join us the second Saturday of every month from 11am - 2pm at Petco at 1450 Twixt Town Road (across Collins Road from Lindale Mall) in Marion, IA.
Join us the first Saturday of every month from 11-2 at PetSmart Cedar Rapids (near Lindale/Bed Bath & Beyond) we'll bring some of our wonderful animals.
Our Adoption Process...
The shelter screens potential adopters carefully. A rigorous application procedure requires veterinarian references and/or home visits to ensure that the animals are going to good, loving, forever homes. All animals are spayed or neutered before they are adopted out, if they are old enough to undergo the procedure. Adopters of younger animals are required to sign a contract agreeing to have the animal altered when it is of the proper age.
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