+Upcoming PAWS Trailer Days:
-Tractor Supply Co. (down the street from PAWS) - Sun. Dec. 10, 10-5.
+Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month - All November long. Senior pets make the best pets! All senior dogs (5 years+) adoption fees are $10 this month.
+Purrrdays - Rest of November. Come spin the "adoption wheel" at PAWS to receive cat adoption fees as low as $1!
+Volunteer Orientation - Dec. 10, 4 p.m. Can't make this one? No problem! Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday of each month at 4 p.m.
+12 Days of Christmas - Dec. 11-23. One of our biggest adoption events this year... more details TBA!
**Please note holiday closing dates under "Hours & Location"!**
*Please note: PAWS will be closed Thurs. & Fri., November 23-24 for Thanksgiving. For emergencies only, please contact the Sherriff's Dept. (615-898-7770) or your local Police Department.*
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.