Help Us

Volunteering with PAWS

To keep everyone safe during covid, we are not working with volunteers in the shelter building at this time. However, PAWS is still caring for animals and, more than ever, we need your help via fostering, donating, and supporting our fundraisers. Need more information on helping? Email us at

Foster Homes

If you would like to provide foster care for an animal in your home, please call Amber Talbot, PAWS Director,
(319) 653-6713.

Adult Volunteers

Please complete an Adult Volunteer Profile form and the Adult Volunteer Waiver form and send to PAWS.

Youth Volunteers

Download, complete, and send to PAWS the Youth Volunteer Waiver form.

PAWS & More

1004 1/2 W Madison St
Washington, IA  52353

(319) 653-6713

 Hours: Noon to 4 PM Tuesday to Sunday. 
Closed Monday.
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