+Upcoming PAWS Trailer Days:
-Tractor Supply Co. (down the street from PAWS) - Sun. Oct. 15, 10-5.
-Fall Kids Fest (Behind Belk @ Avenues Mall) - Sat. Oct. 21, 10-2. Click here for more info.
+Cats & Kittens Special - Oct. 9-14. All available, adoptable feline fees are $5!
+Pit Bull Awareness Month - All October. We're celebrating the 'adoptabulls' of PAWS with $10 adoption fees on all available Pit Bull & Pit Bull Mixes to great homes! Click here to like us on Facebook to catch special Pittie features.
+Volunteer Orientation - Sat., Oct. 14 @ 8 a.m. & Thurs., Oct. 19 @ 4 p.m. Can't make this one? Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday at 4 p.m.!
+Howloween Adoption Special - Oct. 26-31. ALL available, adoptable pets will have special adoption fees, TBA!
+Howloween Party @ PAWS - Oct. 28, 11-2. PAWS is partnering with Rutherford Recycles for a paw-ty, including trunk 'r' treating, games, prizes, refreshments & pet costume contests! Costume contest begins at 12 p.m. Click here for more details!
**Please note holiday closing dates under "Hours & Location!**
*Please note: PAWS will be closed Monday, Sep. 4th for Labor Day. For emergencies, please contact the local Sherriff's Dept. (615-898-7770) or Murfreesboro Police Department (615-893-1311).*
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.