Welcome to the PAWS Newsletter!
And thank you for your interest in local animal welfare issues!
This newsletter covers Idaho animal welfare news, details about our work and ways you can get involved.
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Southeast Idaho Animal Welfare News
Animal Cruelty Has No Place in Our Community
PAWS volunteer George Deeb discusses recent acts of violence against south east idaho animals and lists actions everyday citizens can take to bring an end to these abuses in our communities. More.
PAWS Teamed Up With BestFriends.org to Expand Our Animal Welfare Efforts
A no-kill animal rescue called Best Friends paid a visit to Pocatello in the Spring to promote a Trap/Neuter/Return program to the Pocatello Shelter, PAWS and various local rescue groups. Although Its future is uncertain, PAWS remains committed to spearheading the development of this program.
A Vital Donation
PAWS has gratefully accepted the estate gifting of Pocatello benefactors Phillip & Kay Ann Hafner. The house and contents were willed to PAWS in late 2017 and an estate sale was conducted in June. PAWS is indebted to the generosity and charity of the Hafners whose endowment will enable PAWS to continue to serve the community and Southeast Idaho into the future.
Aspire Pet Food & Supplies Drive
PAWS gives a big thank you to the wonderful Aspire residents who recently completed a pet food and supplies drive for PAWS. Many animals will benefit from their efforts! More.
PAWS has gratefully welcomed several new volunteers to our cause. Check out this article to learn about their important work and ways you can get involved. More.
Pet Care Tip
Idaho winters can be brutal for outdoor cats. PAWS volunteer, Mary, gives a simple video tutorial on how to make winter cat houses with apple boxes. More.
PAWS Pet Story
Occasionally the stars align in the animal kingdom where a more perfect match couldn’t be written in a Hollywood script. Learn about how two adult cats found friendship and a loving home with a little help from PAWS. More.
Our Featured Adoptable Pets
Betsy Ross and Aaron Purr
These are two adorable young adult tuxedo cats looking for their forever homes. Call Judy at 208-241-5388 to learn more.
Mori and Honey are a playful, loving pair.They’re around 6 months old, neutered and current on their shots.
Email PawsSocietyAdoption ( at ) gmail (dot) com to learn more. A volunteer will get back to you within 48 hours.
PAWS Affordable Spay/Neuter Program
PAWS sells spay/neuter vouchers most Saturdays at the Chubbuck Petco from 1-2 pm. Puppy and kitten season is just around the corner so don’t wait! Sterilizing your pet will save hundreds of lives! See program details and follow our Facebook page for event updates.
If you don’t have a pet who needs to be fixed but want to help, you can download copies of our new flyer to print and post on bulletin boards or hand out. You can also download the flyer as an image for sharing on social media or in text messages.
PDF (for printing)
Jpeg (for sharing on social media, text messages or emails)