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

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Rabies tag database

So often we see lost dogs and cats who’s only form of identification is a rabies tag.  While we highly recommend putting your pet’s name and your phone number on their collar, that isn’t always the case.  A rabies tag number is only good for identification if the vet’s office is open (which is only […]

Hot Dogs for Shelter Dogs
Help stop the slide!

For years, we had a dream: big, beautiful building that would provide shelter and care to the homeless, unwanted, and abandoned cats and dogs in our community. In 2012, after years of wishing, fundraising, and planning, the dream became a reality. The facility has since then provided a home to thousands of cats and dogs […]

Pet of the Week

Paws Pet of the Week Veronica Meet Veronica!
Veronica is a spayed, female, black and brown, tabby cat. Her DOB is April 7, 2021

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

Saturday 11am-1pm for dogs; 11am-1pm for cats
By appointment: 605-223-CATS


1530 N Lowell Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

(Behind Walmart off Airport Road)

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