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Paws Update 7-22

Greetings, animal lovers! With the relentless heat outside, we thought we’d give you something to read while you relax in air-conditioned comfort! Below is a summary of the latest adoptions and upcoming events at Paws to bring you up to speed.

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, September 11th from 5 pm to 7 pm – Turkey Supper at the American Legion Cabin, Pierre
  • Monday, October 2nd at 7 pm – General Membership Meeting at the shelter
  • Saturday, October 7th from 7 pm to 11 pm – Raise the Woof! at RedRossa Italian Grille (more information to come)
  • Monday, November 13th from 5 pm to 7 pm – Spay-ghetti Supper at the American Legion Cabin, Pierre
Recent Adoptions

It’s been a while since the last update, so we have a lot of adoptions to showcase.

Lola with her new dad, Charles
Jupiter and her new mom.
Juliet (now Teeka) now has a Bengal sibling.
Jaxx got his second chance
Hermosa has a large new family!
Jill with her new dad
Hepburn and her adorable new family!
Gumbo lives in a daycare and the kids love him!
Ella went to live with a couple
Cogsworth is happily living with a retired couple
Cody was in high demand due to social media
Clove was one of our longest residents
Chico hit the jackpot!
Chester now has lots of kids to play with
Charlie went to live with a wonderful retired lady
Brothers Channing and Abbott were adopted together
Sweet little Bindy went home
Belle wasn’t at the shelter long
Torro loves his feline and human siblings!
Tasha got another chance
Stetson lives with an active young couple
Snickers is doted on by two little girls
Bella and her sibling are inseparable
Rocky and his new dad, Mike
Reuben went to live in Spearfish
Toad, Whitey and BlackEye were adopted together
Pixie and her new owners
Pepsi lives with a young man from South Africa
Pearl lives with former Paws cat, Camden
Natasha has 5 acres to roam near Rapid!
Misti’s new family are smitten with her!
Mars and his new parents
Margot’s new dad adores her
Maizie and her new mom, Charlene
Beautiful Lula went home
Lucy aka Lizzy loves her new family!
We Need You

Do you have spare time once a week? Or even once a month? Volunteering for a good cause is very rewarding for a number of reasons. Why not make Paws your “pet” cause?

Here are just a few of the positions we need to fill on a regular basis:

  • Multiple cat and dog shifts (grooming, cleaning, socialization, dog walking)
  • Help with fundraising events and promotions
  • Foster homes for cats/kittens and dogs/puppies

Interested? Check out our volunteer section or contact us for more information.
Comments? Questions? Random funny quotes? Leave them below!

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Your Comments
  • Sheila Shaffer says:

    Just curious where Lister ended up? Thx!

    • paws says:

      Hi Sheila! I’m not sure how I missed him from the update, he was very dear to us. He went to live with a young man in Rapid City who has a huge fenced in yard and a great throwing arm! Here’s a pic:

      Lister adopted

      ~ Joanne, Web Dev

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    Saturday 11am-1pm for dogs; 11am-1pm for cats
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    1530 N Lowell Avenue
    Pierre, SD 57501

    (Behind Walmart off Airport Road)

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