Your donations are critical to the continued success of PAWS. Every dollar makes a difference!
You can donate online, by mail or in person by following the steps below. You can also set up recurring payments. If you can’t afford a monetary donation, below is a wish list of items we are always in need of to take care of the shelter animals. Again, every little helps. Thank you for your contribution!
Suggested donation amounts:
Within the first 24 hours an animal is with Paws Animal Rescue, the following expenses incur. These expenses do not include daily needs like food, litter, toys, etc.
Male Cat – $75.11Neuter, de-worming, Revolution (fleas, ticks, & mites), FVRCP vaccine, Rabies vaccine, FELV/FIV test
Male Dog – $109.34 Neuter, de-worming, Frontline, DHLP Parvo vaccine, Bordetella vaccine, Rabies vaccine
Female Cat – $114.62 Spay, de-worming, Revolution (fleas, ticks, & mites), FVRCP vaccine, Rabies vaccine, FELV/FIV test
Female Dog – $119.23 Spay, de-worming, Frontline, DHLP Parvo vaccine, Bordetella vaccine, Rabies vaccine
Donate by mail
Checks or Wish List items can be sent to the following mailing address:
Paws Animal Rescue,
PO Box 954, Pierre, SD 57501
Donate in person
Donations may be dropped off at 1530 N Lowell Avenue (behind Walmart off Airport Road):
Thursday 5:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Saturday 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Alternatively, call (605) 223-CATS and arrangements will be made for another drop off time or to pick up your donation.
We request that food donations be specifically this brand and type. We have found that these work best for the wide population we care for. It is important for their digestive system that we remain consistent with the food we provide. Thank you!
- Purina One Sensitive System for Cats (hard cat food)
- Purina One Adult Dog Food (lamb and rice) and Purina One puppy food
- Science Diet Puppy Food
- Soft dog treats
- Bully Sticks and Antlers for dogs (please no rawhides as they can cause digestive problems)
- Nexgard or Frontline for all weight groups and ages
- Peanut Butter (any brand that does not contain Xylitol)
- Temptations Cat treats
- Clumping Litter
- Additional “groceries” used in treats: canned green beans, Spaghetti-os, canned pumpkin (not pie mix), Cherrios
- Laundry Detergent (HE)
- Clorox Wipes
- Fabric Freshener (Febreeze)
- Paper Towels
- Lysol Multi-Surface
- Gallon storage bags
- Large and kitchen size garbage bags
If you are unsure about what to get or what is needed, a gift card to Runnings, Wal-Mart, or Menards will be perfect and we can buy whatever is currently needed most at the shelter.