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Annual Central Park Car Show

PAWS’ largest fundraising event each year and we are hoping 2023’s show will be another big success. We are fortunate to have the Corn Country Cruisers help us with the show, with Craig Rembold and John Bain heading up the organization of the event. Join us on the square in Washington for this fun family event with food, fun, and great cars!


Gala at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort: Bring PAWS Home

Join us at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort on October 21 for a fun evening of everything PAWS. We'll share updates on our new vision for the shelter, give you fun ways to support our cause, and enjoy fellowship with our great supporters!


Annual Holiday Facebook Online Auction

Once again, we will have dozens of items available to the highest bidder! From hotel stays to movie night baskets, and so many items in between, we hope that everyone will find items to enjoy. 


Annual Holiday Open House

Cats and dogs in holiday finery will be ready to welcome you once again to our holiday party at PAWS! Our shelter will be decorated and refreshments will be there for your enjoyment! Our animals will have their stockings hung, hoping to have them filled with toys and treats! Canned dog and cat food donations are gratefully accepted. Come down and join us for this fun annual event.

Ongoing Opportunities

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If you live in the Iowa cities of Washington, Kalona, Riverside, or Wellman, you can donate to PAWS & More through your water bill. Simply click on the name of your city, above, and complete the form. If you already donate through your water bill, you can take this opportunity to update the amount you give! Every dollar counts, and it's an easy way track your donation. Thank you for your participation.

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Help Shelter Cats by Purchasing Your Litter at PAWS

Help Shelter Cats by Purchasing Your Litter at PAWSPurchase eco-friendly, compostable pine pellets at PAWS for $14 per bag. This is our favorite litter for all our felines. Every 40 lb bag that you buy provides a bag for our shelter cats.  Want to know more? PAWS Director Amber Talbot talks about why we love these pellets and how your purchase helps animals in need.

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