+Barn Cats - PAWS now accepts adoptions for "barn" or "micer" type cats! Contact PAWS or visit the shelter for more info.
+Next Volunteer Orientation - June 16, 8 a.m.; Can't make this one? No problem! Orientations are held 1/month on Saturday mornings. Click here for more info.
+Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month - ALL JUNE! - Celebrate & help us spread awareness of shelter cats! All available, adoptable cat fees will be $5 the entire month of June.
+Take Your Dog to Work Day - June 22 - WAIVED adoption fees to good homes, this day only, thanks to sponsors Murfreesboro.com! Click here for more info!
+Red, White & Blue Special - July 1-8 - One of the biggest adoption specials of the year - more details TBA!
*See holiday closing dates under "Hours & Location".
PAWS is located at 285 John R. Rice Boulevard in Murfreesboro, TN.
Adoptions*, Reclaims* & Animal Viewing:
Monday-Friday, 12-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12-4 p.m.
*Adoptions and reclaims must be processed 30 minutes prior to closing time.
Please call the PAWS Pet Help Line at 615-907-DOGS to schedule an appointment to bring in an animal(s). The pet surrender area is closed on Sundays. Please [click here] for more information.
The shelter is closed most 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.