Summer is just
cooler with a pet!

All pets are $25.*

$25 Adult Cats

$25 Adult Dogs

$25 Kittens

$25 Senior Dogs

*Exclusions apply

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Our Top 5 Needs This Week

• Non-clumping cat litter

• Laundry detergent/bleach

• Pate cat food

• 55 gallon trash bags

• Medium martingale collars

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Upcoming Events

Tractor Supply Adoption Event

Come out to Tractor Supply and meet your new best friend! We will be on site from 12pm – 1pm with adoptable dogs.

Offsite Events Volunteer Training

Join the offsite events volunteer crew at Dorchester Paws!

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.

Elmer's story

On July 17th Elmer was picked up off the side of the road by…

We're DOGGONE full!!

We are BEYOND FULL! Dorchester Paws only has 80 dog kennels…

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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