1530 N Lowell Avenue, Pierre SD Email Us 605-223-2287

What's Happening

2020 Keepsake Ornaments

Let’s face it – 2020 has been a tough year for everyone.  Even the animals in our care have had a bummer of a year.  We’ve had to cancel and modify fundraisers, close the shelter to visitors for Open Hours, and limit the playmates that come to socialize with the animals.  We’ve seen pretty significant […]

Spay-ghetti Dinner! (Nov 16th)

Each year PAWS issues hundreds of Spay and Neuter certificates to area residents. What does that mean? A certificate from PAWS allows a pet owner to spay their pet at a very reduced rate and PAWS covers the rest of the cost. This not only benefits the pet owner and keeps the number of unwanted […]

Pets Against Violence Awareness Walk - October 17th

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year, millions of women, children, and men are victimized by their intimate partners or family members. Unfortunately, to maintain the power and control in an abusive relationship, the abuser may turn their violence on a family pet. PAWS and MSDVC are joining together to shed some light on […]

Pet of the Week

Paws Pet of the Week Carole Meet Carole!

Ways You Can Help


If you would like to adopt a loving cat or dog from Paws please call 605-223-CATS or Email Us. Then we’ll set up a time to show you animals we think might be a perfect fit for you.

Learn More


Paws Animal Rescue is operated solely on a volunteer basis. There are several ways you can volunteer, including helping out at the shelter, or providing a foster home for animals in need.

Ways to Volunteer
Open Hours

Thursday 5:30-7:00pm
Saturday 11am-1pm for dogs; 11am-2pm for cats
By appointment: 605-223-CATS


1530 N Lowell Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

(Behind Walmart off Airport Road)

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