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Our Top 5 Needs This Week

• Non-clumping cat litter

• Laundry detergent/bleach

• Stamps

• 55 gallon trash bags

• Medium martingale collars

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Upcoming Events

Canophilia Walkathon Run

Come out and join Canophilia for our 1st Annual running and walking event for you and your four-legged fur babies!

Adoption Event at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

The largest adoption event in the Lowcountry returns to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens on Sunday, Sept 15th.

Petsmart National Adoption Weekend

This National Adoption Weekend, come see Dorchester Paws at PetSmart in Azalea Square to adopt your new best friend! From 11-2 pm on Saturday, September 14 and 12-3 pm on Sunday, September 15.

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.

Serving Dorchester County, South Carolina since 1972

Proudly Awarded

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

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Thank You to Our Grant Sponsors