Entries by dorchesterpaws

Remembering the Canine Heroes of 9/11

Within hours of the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11th, 2001, thousands of rescue workers and first responders made their way to ground zero in an effort to help. There were doctors, firefighters, veterans, nurses, and dogs. The dogs that joined the cause included search and rescue dogs, police K9s, therapy and comfort dogs […]

Paper Pellet Cat Litter

On August 22nd, Dorchester Paws completely ran out of cat litter in the middle of kitten season. We took to every platform that we have to ask our community to assist us by purchasing and donating paper pellet cat litter to the shelter. Why Paper Pellet Cat Litter? We specifically use paper pellet cat litter […]

Coffee with Cats | Episode 1

Join our Director of Shelter Operations April and Kennel Tech Jimmie for a conversation about the different personalities that cats have! See if you can remember the personalities of Rakan, Stevie, Finn and Purrita!  

Join the Dorchester Paws Family!

Dorchester Paws is currently hiring!   We’re looking to expand our team and you’re the person we’re looking for. Currently hiring an Adoption Counselor and a Kennel Technician, read below to get a glimpse of the descriptions and email our Director of Shelter Operations to apply.   Adoption Counselor: The Adoption Counselor position is an […]

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

Are you spending more time at home with your dog these days? One may wonder why dogs wag their tails. Well, when people see a dog wagging it’s tail, they most likely associate that with a happy dog. However, that is not always the case! Dogs tails can actually tell us a lot about  the dogs […]

Animal Safety | Security Cameras

There is no doubt that dogs become part of a family. They keep their owners busy and active, reduce stress, provide a sense of purpose, promote happiness, and even have the ability to improve owners’ social lives. Dogs are, of course, a huge responsibility and therefore all owners need to cater to their needs and well-being, […]