About Us

Adopting A Friend

Completed applications may be emailed to info@pawsshelter.org, faxed to (512) 268-0557 or brought with you to the shelter.

If you are interested in adopting a new pet, PAWS will help find a match for you. All that we ask is that you give our animals happy, loving forever homes.

We encourage you to talk to our staff about the kind of pet you are looking for. They know the animals and will help you find your personality match. If you find a dog or cat that you like, then we encourage you to spend some time bonding with them before you make up your mind. We have special areas at the shelter where you can walk and play with them to get to know them better.

Once you make a decision to adopt we will ask you to fill out an adoption application and an adoption contract. Because we love every dog and cat in the shelter, we, quite naturally, screen applicants to help make sure that each pet goes to a permanent and loving home.

What’s Included in the Adoption Fees?

Dogs ready for adoption have had health and behavior screenings, been treated or vaccinated for fleas, ticks, hookworms, roundworms, heartworms, kennel cough, distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvo, parainfluenza, and rabies. All dogs have been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and have 30 days of free pet insurance (see below).

Cats ready for adoption have had health and behavior screenings, been treated for fleas, ticks, worms, ear mites, feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, panlekopenia, and rabies. All cats have been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and have 30 days of free pet insurance (see below).

Shelter Care
We have partnered with ShelterCare.com to provide 30 days of free pet insurance for all new adoptions. Within 48 hours of adopting your new pet, the coverage will start protecting you from medical expenses such as motor vehicle accidents, fractures, poison ingestion, intestinal parasites, upper respiratory tract infections, ear infections, and much more.

Post-Adoption New Pet Check
We recommend you visit a veterinarian for a thorough exam within three days of taking your new pet home. We’ll be happy to help you find a vet in your area if you do not already have one.

Transition Assistance
If you have other animals at home, ask us for suggestions on how to transition your new pet into the group. Thank you for providing a loving home, and we hope you and your new companion will have a happy life together!

Who We Are

PAWS Shelter and Humane Society (PAWS) was founded in 1986 as a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, and has been providing care and love to all those who enter our doors in continuous service ever since. PAWS is a NO-KILL shelter serving Central Texas that believes in second chances! At PAWS, companion animals who enter our doors, through no fault of their own, are given medical attention, care, and love for however long it takes for us to find them a loving home.

PAWS is relentless in our effort to save lives and change lives. Our efforts in that regard include:

  • Holding offsite adoptions to get the animals out into the community.
  • Fully vaccinating and microchipping our animals so that they can begin their long, happy lives with their new owners, “fully equipped!”.
  • Visiting local community groups and schools to educate our community on responsible pet ownership.
  • Making sure that every animal in our care gets the medical attention it needs.
  • Pioneering Cell Dog Program to help those dogs who have behavior issues that might hinder them in finding a loving family.
  • Implementing a Behavior Testing Program which temperament tests all those in our care before they are adopted into the community, allowing for better placement of pets into a new home environment that is best for all.
  • Spaying or neutering all our animals to further our commitment to be part of the solution in our communities’ pet overpopulation problem.

Come Visit Us

Physical address:
500 FM 150 East
Kyle, Texas 78640

Adoption hours http://pawsshelter.org/contact/
Website: http://pawsshelter.org/

Email: info@pawsshelter.org

Phone: 512-268-1611

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