+Special PAWS Adoption Trailer Days
*PLEASE NOTE: The PAWS Trailer will no longer be out regularly every weekend. The trailer will still attend special events- See below for upcoming trailer days!*
-- Central Magnet School, March 18, 10a-12p. Come out to meet & read to the dogs, & go home with a 'fur'ever friend.
-- 4-H, 4K Race, April 8, 8 a.m. (Time tentative). Click here for fun run event & registration info!
-- Fido Spring Fling, April 9, 2-5p. The "Egg Hunt for Dogs" is back! Click here for event details... you don't want to miss this fun!
+Spay/Neuter Awareness Month - All-February-long. Join us in raising awareness of the importance of spay & neutering our pets. Come by for a PAWS 'Valentine's' card for yourself & for all you know!
+World Spay Day - Feb. 28. We're celebrating Spay/Neuter Month with $23 adoptions on ALL adoptable pets... one day only, so do not miss out!
+Volunteer Orientation - Thursday, March 16, 4 p.m. *Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday at 4 p.m.*
**Please note holiday closing dates under "Hours & Location!**
P.A.W.S. is located at 285 John Rice Boulevard in Murfreesboro, TN.
We are open for adoptions*, reclaims, and animal viewing Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. *Adoptions must be processed 30 minutes prior to closing time.
We are open for pet surrender Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm.
The shelter is closed on Sundays and holidays.
Rutherford County Pet Adoption & Welfare Services is working in partnership with the community to create a safe, healthy and caring environment for both our citizens and animals through education, adoption and courteous, effective enforcement of the Tennessee Codes annotated relating to animals and the rules & regulations pertaining to control of animals in Rutherford County.