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HOURS TO ADOPT:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Closed Wednesday

Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Animal Shelter

  • We were able to save 81% of the animals in our care this week.
  • INTAKES:  69 (8 owner surrender, 1 return adoption, 28 from animal control, 30 strays, 2 transferred in)
  • OUTCOMES: 37 animals adopted, 4 died, 13 were euthanized for illness or aggression, 5 animals were owner requested euthanasia, 12 were returned to their owners and 3 were sent to rescue.
  • Clinic performed 55 spay/neuter surgeries.
  • There are currently 140 large dogs, 10 small dogs, 13 puppies, 17 cats and 16 kittens in the facility.
  • There is one dog being held for court.
  • There are 111 animals available for adoption.  91 of those have already been altered (82%)
  • Brax’s Cars for a Cause raised $4,200 in cash and over 4,000 lbs of dog and cat food for PAWS.  A huge THANK YOU to Teryi, Darren and Braxton Louch for all of their hard work and for loving PAWS.
  • Thank you to Mitchell and Building and Grounds for having our floors cleaned!  They look fantastic.
  • PAWS received $241.67 in cash donations $4,550 in donations for the Bow Wow Luau.
  • Clinic performed 376 spay/neuter surgeries

    •  PAWS received $1,681.41 in cash donations.

     

We have orientations every 2nd Saturday from 10:30am-12:00pm and 4th Monday from 6:00p-7:30p. To be able to volunteer with us, we now ask that people do the orientations so we can give them a quick “dos and don’ts” of the shelter. This program is going to be head up by one of our animal caretakers, Danielle Parker.  People who are interested In volunteering can contact Danielle at pawsvolunteer@andersoncountysc.org or they can also contact Brittany Rambo at bvrambo@andersoncountysc.org

Thursday
Feb222018

Pets of the Week

Pace (34187051)

Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull / Mix

Age: 5y 2m Gender: Male

Color: Black / White

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Large

No Cats

“Pace also goes by Pacer, Pacer Wacer, Pacey Wacey and Boo Man. If you've visited PAWS in the last year, you've seen Pace, you've met Pace or you've even attempted to take him out for a walk. (I say "attempted" because he usually bolts and takes a jog around the shelter before being caught. You chase him, he runs more. It's the most fun game in the world to him and he will run forever.). To start with, Pace is not your average dog. He's smarter than most people, a free spirit in every meaning of the term and he's truly one of a kind. Pace is goofy and full of life. He's about 5-years-old but romps and plays like a pup. He LOVES to run and is often referred to as a boomerang, because no matter how far away he runs.. he comes back! He gives kisses when asked, knows sit, if you're lucky he'll talk to you and you may even get a smile out of him. Pace has been at PAWS since December 9, 2016. Pace was a blood donor in the past few weeks and saved the life of a dog who had ingested rat poison before being found as a stray. While Pace and I didn't start off on the greatest terms, he sensed my hesitancy with him and took advantage of it, he's now my big buddy. Pace would love a home with an active family, and even a laid back fur sibling. Please no cats, he's not a fan ๐Ÿ˜‰ Pace is food motivated and knows how to sit.” 

Blanca (34932572)

Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull / Mix

Age: 8y 10m Gender: Female

Color: Black / White

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Medium

No Other Dogs

 

“Blanca is a tender little girl. She absolutely delights in belly rubs and will even flop onto her back when you approach her kennel. She walks very well on a leash. She is selective about her treats, but will gobble them up when given the right ones. She is an easy going mature girl that would prefer not to share her "nest" on the couch with anyone other than her belly-rubbing partners.”

Monday
Feb122018

Pets of the Week

Sophia (Pet ID: 35638723)

Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull / Mix

Age: 2y 7m Gender: Female

Color: Black / White

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Medium 

“Sophia will light up your life each and every day. She is ready to be that beaming ray of sunshine for you even on the dreariest of rainy days, and she wants you to be that light in her life too.

Sophia is a true source of radiance. She has heart-stopping good looks and a magnetic personality. She has an abundance of affection to share and thrives on creating smiles. She hangs close to your side and will warm you heart (and your lap) creating special moments with you every day. Sophia has a gift for making you feel special. For Sophia, each day is a new opportunity to meet new friends and create lasting memories. She enjoys a yummy treat every now and then, but mostly she strives to ensure she has made your today more remarkable than your yesterday. If you are ready for a lifetime of tender moments, big smiles and unwavering companionship, Sophia is ready for you too!”

 

Doc (Pet ID: 36891511)

Breed: Retriever, Labrador / Mix

Age: 1y 9m Gender: Male

Color: White / Black

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Large

“Doc is a sweet boy who is just looking for his forever home. At the shelter, Doc has gotten along lots of other dog buddies! He loves to be walked outside, and even likes to play fetch with his tennis ball! Doc has an awesome personality, and don’t let his cage presence scare you away he is just excited to see you in hopes he is getting to go outside and play!!! Please give this loveable fella a seat beside you on the sofa!”

Tuesday
Jan232018

Pets of the Week

Bandit

Breed: Terrier, American Staffordshire / Mix

Age: 3y 10m Gender: Male

Color: White / Black

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Medium

NO CATS!

 

“Bandit is a sweet, fun loving dog. He loves to run and play outside! He loves toys, bones, and playing fetch! Cuddles and loves are his specialty! Come take Bandit home today, he’s ready to claim his spot on your sofa!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy Lou

Breed: Pug / Beagle

Age: 2y 2m Gender: Female

Color: Tan / White

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Small

 

“Cindy Lou could be considered the Diva of PAWS! She loves all attention to be focused on her! She is a sweet dog that is just waiting for someone to scoop her up and take her to her forever home. Don’t be alarmed at her loud barking, she just wants to be taken out of her cage and put into her new families arms. Cindy Lou enjoys playing outside and chasing tennis balls around the play yard! Come check this little diva out, you won’t be disappointed!”

Thursday
Jan112018

Pets of the Week

Todoe

Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Mix

Age: 8y 1m Gender: Male

Color: Brown / White

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Small

Declawed: No

 

“ An oldie but a goodie! Todoe loves canned food! He is a very vocal kitty that loves all the attention he can get! He loves to be petted and cuddled! Todoe would make a wonderful companion kitty. He can wait to share your sofa with you!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lil Moe

Breed: Retriever, Labrador / Mix

Age: 5y 7m Gender: Male

Color: Cream / Brown

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Large

 

 

“Lil Moe really enjoys a casual stroll around the yard, stopping every so often to take in a deep breath of fresh air and feel the sun on his face. He wags his tail (and his whole body) in delight when he sees a companion to romp about with. He also enjoys the pampering of a good bath and a brushing. Lil Moe does great on a leash and is great with other dogs!”

Friday
Jan052018

Pets of the Week, Jan. 4-11

Tuscany

Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull / Mix

Age: 5y 4m Gender: Female

Color: Brindle / White

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Medium

 

“This gal has some unmatched beauty, just look at that beautiful coat! Tuscany can be found resting in her kennel with her kennel mate, but when you appear with a leash, this laid back princess is ready to go. She is easy to handle and walks very well on a leash. Her favorite activity is wiggling on her back in the grass, snorting like a little piggy the whole time. She enjoys her peanut butter treats, but never begs. Tuscany came to us pre-programmed; she already knows basic commands. I think Tuscany would be delighted with a family that would welcome her clownish and entertaining personality.”

 

 

 

Majesty

Breed: Domestic Longhair-Tabby

Age: 1yr 1m Gender: Female

Color: Tabby

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Size: Small

FIV+

 

“ This cat is the true meaning of cuddle bug. She loves his long majestic fur to be petted! She loves to be treated like pure royalty. Majesty is FIV+, but don’t let that worry you, this kitty will be around a long time!”