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

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Paws at the Fall Festival this Weekend

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Everyone is invited to the 3rd Annual East Pierre Garden Center Festival and Paws will be there!

Fixing Kix! We Need Your Help.

Kix came to us as a 10 week old stray with head injuries from a dog bite. With your help, we would like to raise $750 towards Kix’s treatment and continued care.

Great Grill Giveaway!

Take part in this year’s Great Grill Giveaway, valued at over $1100. At just $10 an entry and all proceeds going to Paws, what do you have to lose? 

Join Us for the Annual Turkey Dinner

Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, plus desserts! Monday, September 10th from 5pm – 7pm at American Legion Cabin.

Half Price Adoption Fee!

We are currently offering 50% off the adoption fee for 9 of our adorable pooches.

Lister and Kristine’s Story

Lister was an injured puppy found at the side of the road on one of the coldest nights of 2016. Here’s recap and follow up with lots of pictures and information on Lister and his sister, Kristine.

Paws at the Fort Pierre Farmers Market!

Join us on July 24th 5pm – 7:30pm on E. Main Ave, Fort Pierre for Woof Beer Floats and Walking Tacos!

Special Home Needed!

We have a special case that requires your help. Sierra has been with us for 6 months now. Please share this post, ask around or contact us if you know someone who can provide her with the home she needs.

Baron’s Story

Occasionally, we like to share a rescue story to make you smile and show how grateful we are for all our supporters. Read about gentle giant Baron and his trip home to Texas!

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Next Monday, May 21st from 5 pm – 8 pm we will have a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch. For every dine-in, carry out or delivery ordered or paid for during those times, we will receive a percentage of sales.

Surgery for Cassidy

We need your help! Cassidy needs surgery to fix her entropic eyelids, along with treatment for hypothyroidism, mange and anaemia.

Mexican Supper

On Monday May 14th from 5:30 – 7 pm we will be serving terrific tacos, remarkable rice, best beans ever, nourishing nachos and decadent desserts! See you at the American Legion Cabin in Pierre!

Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

All volunteers and employees are invited Saturday, April 28th from 9 am – 10:30 am at the shelter.

2018 Paws Online Auction

Are you ready for some fun for a good cause? Bid on a wide range of goods – over 80 total items! April 14th – 28th.

Update on Bobby’s Story

Everyone who encountered Bobby expressed disbelief that his body was riddled with cancer. He was an unwavering ambassador of love and hope.

Paws Honors the Life of Marilyn Tassler

Marilyn had Paws in her heart and left a portion of her estate to Paws Animal Rescue.

Bobby’s Story

Reading about Bobby aka Bump proves it’s never too late for a new beginning.

Paws Italian Supper

Mark your calendars! Monday March 12th 5pm – 7pm. Have you ever eaten at one of our suppers before? We guarantee you won’t be disappointed!

Half Price Adoption Fee

Rio, Joan Jett and Crash are all ready for their forever homes! Adopt them for half price now.

Urgent Call for Volunteers

Do you have 15 minutes to one hour to spare once a week? Or even once a month? We need you! More than ever.

Community Pride

We want to say THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts for all the support we get from local businesses!

Time to celebrate! Paws Animal Rescue building fully paid off.

The entire Board of Directors delivered the check to BankWest this afternoon.

Paws “Souper” Supper

It’s cold outside! Warm up with a hot bowl of soup for a good cause! Monday, Jan 22nd at American Legion.

Safety Tips for Keeping Your Dog Warm in Winter

Check out these tips for keeping your dog warm when it’s cold outside! Graphic courtesy of Beck Motors.

Cold Weather Safety Tips from the ASPCA

To help prevent cold weather dangers from affecting your pet’s health, please heed the following advice from the ASPCA’s experts.

Support Paws when you Shop this Holiday Season!

Shop Amazon via smile.amazon.com this holiday season to support Paws. Here’s how to select Paws (Pierre-Fort Pierre Humane Society) as your designated charity.

Annual Spayghetti and No Balls Supper

On Monday, November 13th, join us for a free-will donation spaghetti supper at the American Legion Cabin.

Paws at Zonta Holiday Craft Show this Weekend

It’s about that time when you need to start looking for holiday gifts, so why not check out the Zonta Holiday Craft Show this weekend and stop by our booth?

“Howl”iday Pet Portraits

On November 12th, we are offering Christmas pet portraits at $20/session. Perfect for Christmas cards! By appointment only.

Paws at the Fall Festival this Weekend!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Everyone is invited to the annual East Pierre Garden Center Festival and Paws will be there!

Raise the Woof Comedy Event a Big Success!

On Saturday, October 7th, we had the privilege of bringing a wonderful event to our community for the first time.

Half Price Adoption Special on Six of our Dogs!

Get 50% off Momma J, Aster, Braveheart, Ekko, Emma or Xena.

Raise the Woof Comedy Event

On Saturday October 7, Paws is teaming up with Raise the Woof to bring you a night packed with stand up comedy, fun, food and prizes

Turkey Dinner Fundraiser

Join us for a delicious turkey dinner to raise money for our animals. Monday Sept 11th from 5pm to 7pm at the American Legion Cabin in Pierre.

LulaRoe Fundraiser

Looking to update your wardrobe with some stylish, comfortable clothing? We can give you an extra reason to do so!

Paws Update 7-22

With the relentless heat outside, we thought we’d give you something to read while you relax in air-conditioned comfort!

Big Event Upcoming – Volunteers Needed!

Our next big event is just 3 months away! We are looking for a few individuals to help with the planning of this amazing event.

We Need Your Help!

We are looking for volunteers to be “color tossers” at our Save a Stray 5K Walk/Run on July 1st at 10 am.

Foster Homes Needed

We need you! Unsure about fostering? Read why you should consider fostering a homeless cat or dog.

Save a Stray 5K Color Run

Join in the fun of our 3rd Paws 5K Color Run! Sponsored by Anytime Fitness – all proceeds go to Paws Animal Rescue.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Join us for some delicious Pizza Ranch buffet! Monday May 22nd from 5pm – 8pm. All proceeds go toward helping the homeless cats and dogs in our care.

Appeal for Help

Last week we took in two dogs suffering from untreated medical conditions. We are appealing for your help to cover the cost of their ongoing treatment.

Fiesta Dinner

On Monday May 15th from 5 -7 pm we will be serving terrific tacos, remarkable rice, best beans ever and decadent desserts! See you at the American Legion Cabin in Pierre!

Volunteer Appreciation

DONUT YOU KNOW HOW MUCH WE APPRECIATE YOU? Have you volunteered at Paws? Let us treat you to coffee and donuts on Saturday, May 20th from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.

Paws Wins Prize in 2016 Shelter Challenge

Earlier this year, we were notified by GreaterGood.org that we had won State Second prize of the 2016 Rescue Box Shelter Challenge. We just received our prize!

2017 Paws Auction a Success!

Recently, we ran an online auction through our website. We are ecstatic to announce the total amount raised.

Paws Update 4-29

Greetings, animal lovers! Since the last update, we’ve (almost) said goodbye to snow, the flowers and trees are in bloom, and we’ve adopted out a heck of a lot of cats and dogs!

2017 Paws Auction

Are you ready for some fun for a good cause? Bid on a wide range of goods – over 50 total items!

April Adoption Fee Special on our Torties!

Half price adoption fees on our tortoiseshell cats throughout the month of April.

Paws Update 3-10

Another busy month has gone by! Check out the latest adoptions and upcoming events at Paws.

Paws Update 02-04

Greetings, animal lovers! It’s been a busy month since our last update. Read about our latest adoptions and promotions.

2016 – A Year in Review

President Brenda Manning and the Board of Directors provide details of the operating costs, fundraising events and accomplishments of the last year.

Open Hours

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

Location

1530 N Lowell Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

(Behind Walmart off Airport Road)

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