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Join our Mutts for Miles Club!

Every Wednesday at 8am start hump-day off right by joining Dorchester Paws at Sawmill Trail at 8am. We provide the motivation and you get to help a shelter dog in need! Mutts for Miles helps our dogs get exercise by connecting walkers, joggers, and runners with a shelter dog in need. Sign up at https://muttsformiles.youcanbook.me/

Adopting Your First Family Dog? Here’s What You Need To Know

Adopting a dog for the first time is both a thrilling and daunting task. While a canine companion is proven beneficial for your mental and physical health, there is more to caring for a four-legged friend than microchipping, daily walks, and kibble.    Unfortunately, many first-time pet parents end up surrendering their dogs when they […]

Boomtown vists Dorchester Paws!

Here is what Boomtown had to say about their visit:   “Boomer Derrick MacMillan takes coworker Nina Magnesson on a Tour of Dorchester Paws Community Animal Shelter where he is a member of the board! Learn about Dorchester County’s only the only open-admission shelter in Dorchester County taking in every lost, abandoned and abused animal and provide them with […]

Top Needs: How you can shop to save a life

Dorchester Paws Needs YOUR Help. Almost every week, Dorchester Paws shares our Top Needs on our social media; updating a list with what specific and immediate needs that our shelter has, varying from hot dogs that we use to get our dogs to take their medication to specific enrichment items like adopt me harnesses. As of […]

Puppy and Kitten Shower!

Join us for food, a bottle baby presentation and games on March 6th from 12-3PM at 136 Four Paws Lane in Summerville. Every year Dorchester Paws places 1,702 animals in foster homes. Will you provide a temporary shelter for an animal in need? Since 2014 we have taken in over 11,000 puppies and kittens, all […]