PAWS Newsletter – February 2019
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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

sad looking black puppy on stomach looking upAnimal 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 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.

Featured Donors

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 residents: Claude, Philip. Kourtney, Kyle, and Sheena. Drive coordinator: VioletAspire 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.


New Volunteers

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.


easy DIY winter cat houses - Portneuf Animal Welfare SocietyPet 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

Primarily black female cat with with face and chest and black chin spot
Betsy Ross
petite male tuxedo cat
Aaron Purr

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.



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.

Thank you!