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Foster Volunteer

At Dorchester Paws, volunteers and foster heroes are truly members of the family. They are part of the journey from victim to victory, helping to save lives by providing love and care to the thousands of animals who come to Dorchester Paws each year. Please complete the application here to become a foster hero!

Longest Resident

Hey there! I’m Saint, but don’t let the moniker fool you, I definitely know how to have a great time. I love to play and adore a good long walk and even better, a belly rub!  Did I mention I know many tricks and I’d love to share them with you! I sit, I know […]

Game of Homes Adoption Special!

WE ARE FULL! Historically May has always been our highest intake month, but we are only on day two and are already full! We had 291 strays brought in, 17 owner surrenders, and 15 returned adoptions last month! Every run here at Dorchester Paws is occupied and we currently have five pop-up kennels in use. […]

Animals in Need of Extensive Medical Care

In just ONE week Dorchester Paws has taken in THREE animals who are in need of outside veterinary care and additional medical attention that will add up to over $5,000! We have teamed up with the fundraising platform, Donate2it, to help raise funds for Zola, Tito & Mary. Donate2it will match the donations raised up […]

Dog found hanging from fence surrendered to Dorchester Paws

Summerville, SC- Monday morning Dorchester paws took over custody of a two year old German Shepard mix, named Ginger. She was found hanging from a chain link fence by the skin of her hind leg.  Lindsey Shattuck, a neighbor of the local Summerville subdivision, heard Ginger’s whines and enlisted help from Daniel Cooper to lift Ginger off […]