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Claws and Paws Rescue

PO Box 55, Located in downtown West Branch, West Branch, MI 48661

Phone (989) 345-2479
cats & dogs at Claws and Paws Rescue
1 - 10 of 13 adoptable pets at this rescue

Areas Claws and Paws Rescue serves

We serve the state of Michigan but primarily focus on northern Michigan

Claws and Paws Rescue's adoption process


Submit Application

The adoption process begins with submitting an application. You can fill out an application at


Approve Application

Once/if your application is approved we will get busy finding you your perfect companion!


Home Check

Now comes the home check just to be sure your home and our animals needs are a good fit. This can be done in person or virutally.


Meet the Pet

Now the fun begins! We can schedule you to meet pets and do overnights at this point.


Sign Adoption Contract


Pay Fee


Take the Pet Home

CELEBRATE! You have a new family member.

Additional adoption info

Puppies up to a year old have a $275 adoption fee, dogs over a year old are $225 and our senior dogs 10+ years are $100 (if we microchip there will be an additional $25 fee added on top the standard adoption fee).

Our kittens up to 6 months old have an adoption fee of $125, 6 months to 10 years are $100 and our senior cats 10+ are $50.

* Please be aware, that on occasion, when we receive purebred animals they may have a higher adoption fee then stated above

All animals are sterilized and current on vaccinations by time of adoption. If for some reason an animal can't be sterilized prior to adoption a spay/neuter contract will be signed and a spay/neuter deposit will be utilized.

All applications are reviewed by a volunteer based committee. Applications are first reviewed and approved for general adoption, once all applications on a specific pet are reviewed best home for the pet will be chosen. If the application passed committee review the applicant will be contacted for a home visit. If all goes well with a home visit, a meet and greet may be set up with desired pet if the committee feels it's a good match. If there is more than one applicant for a specific pet the committee will choose the home they feel best to fit the pets needs.

Adoption application

About Claws and Paws Rescue

Claws and Paws Rescue is committed to the no kill movement and to saving lives. We are 100% foster home based, volunteer driven, and donation funded.

Claws and Paws Rescue's adopted pets

Make a donation to Claws and Paws Rescue to help homeless pets find homes