+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!*
-- Tractor Supply Co., March 25, 10a-5p. Join PAWS & TSC (located down the street from PAWS) for the Spring Animal Celebration!
-- Advance America, March 31, 10a-4p.
-- 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!
+Final 'Fur' Event - March 16 - April 3. Join March Madness at PAWS- Our 'Benchwarmers Series' includes $4 adoptions on select pets, including '30-30' pets and Pit Bull/Mix breeds. Make sure to like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram to catch our all star pets in action!
+Rabies Clinic - April 17-21. See "Services" tab at the top of the front page for rabies vaccinations hours, or contact PAWS.
+Volunteer Orientation - Thursday, April 20, 4 p.m. *Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday at 4 p.m.*
**Please note holiday closing dates under "Hours & Location!**
*NOTE: PAWS will be closed Friday, April 14 for Good Friday. For emergencies, please contact your local Police Department (615-893-1311) or Sherriff's Office (615-898-7770).
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.