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Our Top 5 Needs This Week

• KMR Formula or Powder

• Basket Muzzles

• Medium Gentle Leaders

• Zero Waste Dog Waste Roll Bags

• Med-Large Nitrile Gloves

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Upcoming Events

Petsmart National Adoption Weekend

This National Adoption Weekend, come see Dorchester Paws at PetSmart in Azalea Square to adopt your new best friend!

Trails & Tails

Join us as we celebrate National Trails Day & the grand opening of the new dog park in Brighton Park Village.

Volunteer Orientation

Join the volunteer crew at Dorchester Paws!

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.

Game of Homes Adoption Special!

WE ARE FULL! Historically May has always been our highest…

Animals in Need of Extensive Medical Care

In just ONE week Dorchester Paws has taken in THREE animals who…

Marshmallow, a deaf pit bull, will travel 2,175 miles TODAY!

After 156 days at the shelter and over 90 rescues contacted, Marshmellow is…

Serving Dorchester County, South Carolina since 1972

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