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Provides humane care to all animals needing protection;
Serves as a support resource to communities, animals, and their human families;
Seeks suitable homes for animals in need;
Collaborates with other shelters and rescue organizations needing assistance when possible;
Serves as the animal field services organization for Washington County, Iowa, and most of its incorporated communities; and
Provides euthanasia only when medically or behaviorally necessary.
PAWS and More is fiscally responsible and driven by high ethical standards.
We are an Equal Opportunity employer who cares about our paid staff and our volunteers.
PAWS and More seeks to assist families and communities in management of companion animal health and human health in loving homes.
Our shelter seeks to provide progressive, thoughtful, clean, and comforting surroundings for the animals in our care.
We seek to be environmentally responsible and good community neighbors.
PAWS & More provides animals with shelter and compassionate care while supporting their families and communities.
PAWS & More, also known as Washington County Humane Society, is a private, adoption-guarantee shelter located in Washington, Iowa. “PAWS” stands for “Providing Animals with Shelter”, while “More” stands for the loving care and treatment we give to every animal who passes through our doors.