Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) keeps people and their companion animals together.

PAWS believes that no one should have to make the difficult choice of  caring for themselves or caring for their beloved pets. We provide free comprehensive support services for pets of older adults and individuals living with disability or illness.

PAWS Pet Food Bank

Provides clients with regular and prescription pet food, cat litter, and a variety of pet supplies. A total of 300 enrolled PAWS clients access the Pet Food Bank each month; of these, PAWS provides food delivery to 187 clients. The Pet Food Bank also serves approximately 25 people per month who are on our waitlist or are walk-in visitors.

Veterinary Services

Free and subsidized veterinary care in collaboration with our partner veterinary hospitals.

Ask the Vet Clinics

An opportunity to consult with PAWS Volunteer Veterinarians about pet health concerns, free of charge.

Supportive Pet Care Services
  • Dog walking
  • In-home cat care
  • Transportation to/from veterinary appointments
  • Emergency pet foster care
  • Monthly dog washes

Thanks for your interest in PAWS! Unfortunately the client waitlist is currently closed, due to high need. Do you need help knowing where to go for low-cost vet care or for pet food? Please contact for information about community resources.

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