Santa Paws 2020

Published On: November 17th, 2020

Santa Paws Letter 2020

2020 has been quite the year for us all, and due to the current covid situation, we will be hosting a virtual Santa Paws event! We will be hosting our silent auction online this year to keep everyone safe. PAWS relies heavily on community donations, so we are hoping this years event can be almost... Read more »

Our Little Friends Happy Tail

Published On: December 6th, 2018


Our Little Friend, formerly known as Lord Purralot came to PAWS by a very caring women who had being doing her best to care for him and King John when they turned up at her house many months before.  As the days became colder she grew more and more concerned for their well-being and called... Read more »

PAWS is @ the Pemberton Farmers Market

Event Date: June 2018

Event Location: Pemberton Community Barn


Come by and say hello!  Check out who’s at the shelter, current animals up for adoption, our goals for the year & more! PAWS will be at the Farmers Market on – June 29th, July 13th, August 17th (including a fun PAWS fundraiser with DawgSmartz Karen Walker), September 7th, October 5th! We’ll have our friendly... Read more »

Santa PAWS 2017

Published On: December 11th, 2017


It’s been one week since our largest annual fundraiser, Santa PAWS, and our team is still so thrilled at the turnout! There was over 110 sets of photos done, with even more families who came to partake in all the other fun activities! It was a beautiful day and such a fun way to get... Read more »


Published On: November 12th, 2017


It is with very heavy hearts that we had to say good bye to our sweet Louie this weekend. He was just too weak to continue to battle the renal disease, and was too tired to fight anymore. The past couple of months, while in PAWS’ care, he lived with an amazing foster family, that... Read more »

2017 Santa PAWS

Event Date: December 2017

Event Location: Big Sky Golf Club

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Pemberton Animal Well Being Society – P.A.W.S. is hosting its annual SANTA PAWS Event at Big Sky Golf Club. Sunday December 3, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm Drop in anytime between the designated hours with your family and of course, your pup, for photos with Santa! *Note it is first come first serve during the... Read more »

NALA is looking for a new home!!!

Published On: October 23rd, 2017


Nala is a 7 year old (to be fixed soon) female american staff/australian shep.X. Due to circumstances of no fault of her own, she is needing to find a new forever home. Nala has been with the same owner since she was a puppy. She is well-behaved, house trained and okay to stay in the... Read more »

Louie needs a home!

Published On: October 17th, 2017


Louie is still looking for his special retirement home!!! Louie came to us asking for help; this sweet boy was very malnourished, underweight and looked like he had been living outdoors for quite sometime. We knew with a little TLC that this boy would bounce right back. After a vet visit, Louie had bloodwork as... Read more »

Hank’s Happy Tail

Published On: September 22nd, 2017


Hank started off his new journey at PAWS a little unsure of what being loved and a home environment was like; among many of his friends before. Hank came to PAWS with a large laceration on his flank and very skinny and malnourished. It didn’t take him long to realize that being at the shelter... Read more »


Published On: May 16th, 2016


Thanks to our awesome community for coming out to our WASH for P.A.W.S. yesterday! We had a great turnout and were able to raise $615! Special thanks to the WAG N WASH for the dog baths, Pemberton Valley Supermarket for their BBQ donations, Event Rental Works for the tent, Limelight Designs for our awesome PAWS... Read more »


Published On: March 21st, 2016


We love a good HAPPY TAIL! TROUT was a resident of PAWS, after she was surrendered into our care. She had been moved around from 3 different homes and she had quite the shoe fetish.  She has found her forever home, here in Pemberton, with a few other past PAWS residents. We are so happy... Read more »