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

What's Happening

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 […]

Spay-ghetti Dinner ~ Nov 1st

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 […]

Turkey Dinner - Sept 13th

Fall is in the air and you know what the means – PAWS Turkey Dinner! Monday, Sept 13th is our annual Turkey Dinner with a free will donation benefiting PAWS Animal Rescue. Usually we invite everyone to join us IN the hall. This year we’re adapting to the times and going drive-thru style! Same great […]

Pet of the Week

Paws Pet of the Week Shirley Meet Shirley!
Shirley is a 3 year old female lab/pit mix.
Shirley can be a bit stand-offish at first, but she is quick to become a fast friend if you offer her some hind-end scratches. After that she wants to be your bestie and is a total lap dog! Shirley is our longest canine shelter resident at almost 9 months

Ways You Can Help


If you would like to adopt a loving cat or dog from Paws please callĀ 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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