+PAWS Adoption Trailer Days
The PAWS Trailer goes out every Friday, Saturday & Sunday to various locations. Look here or to our Facebook for those locations weekly!
-@ Treat Me Good Dog Barkery/Ribbon-cutting Event & More!: July 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Main event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
-@ Hawthorne Park Apartments: August 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 'Name-your-own-price' adoptions for all & waived pet deposits for residents!
-@ Farmer's Market: September 17, 9 a.m. to noon. Join us for a Purple Paws fundraising event in the Bank of America parking lot (downtown M'boro).
+National "Clear the Shelters" Event- July 23- Join PAWS to 'Clear the Shelters' with 'Name-your-own-price' adoptions! Spread the word... let's help set a new national record!
+PAWS Adopt-a-thon - August 5-20- 'Name-your-own-price' adoption special & more!
+Volunteer Orientation - Thursday, July 21, 4 p.m. **Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday at 4 p.m.
***ATTENTION: PAWS will be closed, Thursday, August 4 for the County General Elections. We will resume operation the following day. Note: For emergencies, you must contact the Rutherford County 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.