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 Upcoming PAWS events

Mutts & Co. - Dublin

10AM - 12 PM, Saturday, December 5.  Stop by and see the adorable adoptables while you pick up some pet supplies at the Dublin location!


Mingle with our Mutts, December

12 PM - 2 PM, Sunday, December 6. Join us at the Franklin County Dog Shelter to mingle with our mutts.

Pet People Powell

10 PM - 12PM. Saturday, December 19. Come join the Powell Animal Welfare Society for fun at our adoption event at Pet People next to Giant Eagle.

PAWS featured dogsLink to PetFinder


  • Ace
  • Benito
  • Chauncey
  • Cotton Eyed Joe - Adoption Pending
    Cotton Eyed Joe - Adoption Pending
  • Delilah
  • Lucy
  • Simpson
  • Sterling
  • Toby
  • Trooper
  • Vernon
  • Wilson

About PAWS

Powell Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all volunteer, foster home based canine rescue organization dedicated to saving homeless dogs from neglect, mis-treatment, and unnecessary euthanasia. We are committed to reducing overpopulation, providing education about dog safety and appropriate veterinary care, addressing behavioral issues, and securing permanent, nurturing, adoptive homes within central Ohio for the dogs we rescue. Our mission is to alleviate the needless suffering and killing of adoptable canine companions – one dog, one adoption at a time.

What We Do:

PAWS foster volunteers welcome the dogs we rescue into their homes as members of their own families, providing a safe, comfortable, nurturing place to live. PAWS provides food and comprehensive veterinary care, including a complete physical examination, diagnostics and treatment of existing conditions, tests for heartworm and parasites, vaccinations, spay/neuter, microchiping, and monthly heartworm and flea & tick preventative. Our dedicated fosters provide plenty of exercise, socialization, playtime, structure, and affection until we are able to match each dog up with great people wanting to adopt them, providing a permanent home and high quality of life each dog deserves.


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Happy Tails

We have to say, Tuck's been amazing!! He's been sleeping up in our room with us (on his bed on the floor). He's a regular at our local dog park and plays with every dog there. Sometimes he chases them, sometimes they chase him. Every once in a while we just look at each other and note how great of a dog he is.

Read more about Tuck >

Our Partners

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Alleviate the financial stress associated with your pet's unexpected medical expenses and generate funds for our shelter at the same time! Simply apply for a ShelterCare Pet Insurance Program by using the ShelterCare banner-link. Here's how it works: ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs cover you when your pet needs essential veterinary care from an illness or injury. Also, every time a completed application for a ShelterCare program is generated through our shelter's website, we automatically receive a $25 donation to help cover common needs like blankets, litter and food. This donation is of no cost to you and provides us with essential funds. Make the right move and enroll today!

Contact Info

PO Box 211
Powell, OH 43065
P: 614.354.5480
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