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Adoption Donation

Adoption Donation

Thank you for providing a PAWS dog with a safe and loving home.

We require a mandatory donation for all of our adoptions. This helps offset the cost of rescue and rehabilitation, and allows us to save more lives.

We’re staffed entirely by volunteers. We have no paid employees and minimal overhead costs. Because of this, 99-cents of every dollar we receive goes directly towards helping our dogs.

Donate online now via PayPal, a safe, secure way to make payments online.

If you’re not comfortable submitting your adoption fee online, please contact your adoption coordinator.

How does PAWS set the donation amount?

Our philosophy is that all dogs deserve a safe and loving home.

A young, healthy dog does not cost us much to rescue, but will get adopted quickly and easily. An older dog who has been poorly treated can easily require more than a thousand dollars in veterinary care and months of rehabilitation, but it may take quite a while before he or she is adopted.

Our mandatory adoption donation helps us save as many dogs as we can – even the ones with a few extra miles on them.

We can’t thank you enough for your support of our life-saving work!

Adoption Resources

We want to make sure that you and your new dog get off to a great start!

We’ve put together a collection of resources to help ensure a smooth transition. And if you have any questions or concerns at any point, contact us and let us know. We’re here to help!