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Our Top 5 Needs This Week

• Paper Pellet Cat Litter

• 55 Gallon Trashbags

• Stamps

• Paper Towels

• Cat Pate Food

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We take in every lost, abandoned and abused animal in Dorchester county and provide them with food, shelter and medical attention until they find their forever home.

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Longest Resident

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Serving Dorchester County, South Carolina since 1972

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Dorchester Paws is a BBB Accredited Animal Shelter in Summerville, SC

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