+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!*
+Volunteer Orientation - Sep. 21, 4 p.m. Can't make this one? Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday at 4 p.m.! Please note: due to construction, no orientation will be held in August.
**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.