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

I'm Bobby aka Bump!


What's Happening

Bobby’s Story

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

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.

The Paw – Winter 2016

Check out the Winter 2016 edition of our newsletter. It has a new look! You can read older editions on our Newsletters page.

Rumor/Reaper’s Story

Some of you may remember reading about Rumor’s rescue back in Summer 2016. To our delight, he was adopted last month and renamed Reaper. We figured it was time to share his story again with plenty of updates.

A Call for Help

Read about our recent mission to rescue an injured puppy and two other dogs. We need your help to pay for his surgery.

Paws Souper Supper

It’s cold outside! Warm up with a hot bowl of soup for a good cause! Monday, Jan 16th at American Legion.

You’re invited!

Please let us thank all of our volunteers, members and supporters by joining us on Saturday, January 7th from 11 am to 2 pm.

Paws Update 12-30

We hope you’ve had a great holiday season and are looking forward to the New Year! Check out our latest adoptions and upcoming events.

Paws Update 11-28

We’ve been so busy over the past couple of weeks that we could no longer call this the “Weekly Update!” Check out photos from our latest adoptions and more!

A Happy Ending for Ella

A new name and a new start! Check out Ella/Ellie the black lab’s adoption story.

Paws Bake Sales at Runnings

Stop by Runnings on Saturday, December 3rd between 9 am and Noon to buy some baked goods and Paws merchandise for a good cause!

Fun at the Catio Grand Opening

Despite the cold weather, our catio grand opening on Saturday saw a steady stream of visitors.

Costello’s Story

Some of you may remember Costello from the shelter. He recently sent an update on how he is doing in his furever home!

Weekly Update 11-16

Read about our upcoming events, the latest pet adoptions and the success of our recent spayghetti supper fundraiser.

Catio Grand Opening This Saturday!

Our catio construction is complete! Join us for our grand opening ceremony at the shelter this Saturday, November 19th from 11 am – 2 pm.

Annual SPAYghetti & No Balls Supper

Our annual free-will donation spayghetti supper takes place on Monday November 14th from 5pm – 7pm.

Paws at Zonta Holiday Craft Show

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?

Weekly Update 11-5

Read about our upcoming events, the latest pet adoptions, our most recent fundraiser and an update on the catio progress.

Membership Meeting at the Legion

This month’s general membership meeting is at the American Legion Cabin on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

Open Hours

Thursday 5:30-7:00pm
Saturday 11am-2pm
By appointment: 605-223-CATS


1530 N Lowell Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

(Behind Walmart off Airport Road)

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