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A New Normal For Your Dog

A New Normal For Your Dog

Our lives have fundamentally changed in the last month, and with at least another month of shelter-in-place in sight, we need to take a step back and think about what is happening with our pets’ routines and expectations. Most people, if asked, would agree that our...

COVID-19: Our Community Responsibility

COVID-19: Our Community Responsibility

Our Responsibility to the Community During an Outbreak A note from Executive Director Kathryn Ruggeri   Dear Friends, With the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus known as COVID-19, these are uncertain times, and we know that everyone is anxious. It is more...

How Pet Owners Can Prepare for COVID-19

How Pet Owners Can Prepare for COVID-19

You're probably seeing a lot of information about preparing for COVID-19, the new Coronavirus causing illness in many countries around the world, including the United States. What does that mean for pet owners? While the virus is thought to have emerged from an animal...

Enrichment for Dogs

Enrichment for Dogs

What is Pet Enrichment? Enrichment means keeping your pet’s mind active and engaging all of their senses in exploring their environment. This includes scent games, food puzzles, and other challenges that can keep pets curious and active. Why is Pet Enrichment...

Enrichment for Cats

Enrichment for Cats

What is Pet Enrichment? Enrichment means keeping your pet’s mind active and engaging all of their senses in exploring their environment. This includes scent games, food puzzles, and other challenges that can keep pets curious and active. Why is Pet Enrichment...

Valentine’s Day Tips for Pet Owners

Valentine’s Day Tips for Pet Owners

We know you're busy making your dinner reservations and picking out your rom-coms on Netflix, but have you made plans to keep your four-legged Valentine safe during the festivities? We've put together a few tips to help you get ready for the big day while keeping your...

Dog Training Program Staff Update!

Dog Training Program Staff Update!

We are excited to introduce our new Dog Training Program Manager, Susan Spinks!Susan Spinks is a member of the Pet Professional Guild and the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. She received her CPDT-KA from The Certification Council for Professional Dog...

7-Day Foster Needed for Gunner!

7-Day Foster Needed for Gunner!

Gunner, one of our adoptable dogs, is having some asthma-like symptoms and we need to place him in a foster home for at least a week so that we can rule out environmental factors and better understand his condition. Gunner is a sweetheart who loves his human friends,...

Update on Carter: A Difficult Decision

Update on Carter: A Difficult Decision

We know that many of you have been following the dog Carter’s story on Facebook. With heavy hearts, we reach out now to share that we made the heartbreaking decision to humanely euthanize Carter due to his complicated medical condition and behavior history. This was...

New Cat Towers!

New Cat Towers!

Thanks to the generosity of a donor, Paws4ever received funding to make updates to the Community Cat Rooms in the Adoption Center! The updates include brand new Crijo cat towers.  The new cat towers are designed specifically for shelters. They are easy to clean,...

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Temporary Change in Hours

Out of an abundance of caution, and to protect our community, visits to the Paws4ever Adoption Center will be by appointment only in order to mitigate risks related to the novel Coronavirus known as COVID-19. Please call 919.241.8438 ext. 103 or email adopt@paws4ever.org if you are interested in meeting an adoptable pet at Paws4ever.

*We ask that you do not visit if you have any illness symptoms, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath.*

Paws4ever dog training classes are postponed until further notice.
The Paws4ever ReSale Store in Hillsborough is closed until further notice.