Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S.

A 57 Lemons Branch Road, PO Box 1814, Bryson City, NC 28713 rescue helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats.

Pets at Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S.

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female
Photo of Mindy

Mindy

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Hondo

Hondo

Male, Adult
Hound (Unknown Type)

Photo of Muffy

Muffy

Female, Adult
Calico

Photo of Olaf

Olaf

Male, Young
Husky / Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Photo of Ruby

Ruby

Female, Adult
Labrador Retriever / Boxer

Photo of Reid

Reid

Male, Young
Boxer

Photo of Hempley

Hempley

Male, Young
Boxer

Photo of Babycakes

Babycakes

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Armani

Armani

Male, Adult
German Shepherd Dog

Photo of Olivia

Olivia

Female, Young
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Joon

Joon

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Aria

Aria

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Shorty

Shorty

Male, Adult
Domestic Mediumhair

Photo of Mork

Mork

Male, Adult
Domestic Mediumhair

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Areas Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S. Serves

We serve Bryson City and surrounding Swain County.

Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S.'s Adoption Process

The adoption fee is $65 for a cat or $85 for a dog unless we have incurred significant medical expenses. We do not adopt out dogs as guard dogs, or animals that will be "outside only" pets. Our feline residents are required to be adopted as inside-only pets.

About Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S.

We are a small no-kill shelter founded in 1990. We are the only shelter in the county and rely solely on donations and the sales from our thrift store. We are small enough that each dog (15 max) and each cat (16 max) get individual attention. We have created a home-like environment in our shelter to give the animals as close to a real home while they wait to be adopted. HSUS had dubbed us "the little shelter that could" when the state rep came out and saw all that we accomplish as a very small organization. We have adopted out over 2,500 animals and have financially assisted the community in over 9,000 spay/neuter surgeries. We have 2 full-time staff and rely on volunteers to help us with all there is to do. Volunteers are very important to the success of P.A.W.S. and there are many opportunities not only at the shelter, but in our thrift store, fundraising, administrative, festivals and media contact.

Come Meet Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S.'s Pets

Thanks to our small staff and a couple of very dedicated volunteers, we have a wonderful group of socialized and happy dogs and cats at the shelter. We are open to the public Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. just a 2 minute drive from downtown Bryson City. Give us a call for more info at 828-488-0418 and say you found us on Adopt-a-Pet.com!

Placing Animals Within Society: P.A.W.S.'s Adopted Pets

See Adopted Pets List