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I am loveable.

Help us complete the circle. Adopt, Support, Volunteer.  We're their safety net. You're their home sweet home.

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Volunteer Today!

Make a difference and ensure that our animals are receiving the love, and veterinary care that they desperately need. Become a "PAWS" Volunteer




Paws Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Who will care, when you're not there? Information resource for pet owners and professionals who assist them in estate planning for their pets



Pioneers for Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

We are PAWS!

Contact PAWS

Whether you would just like to let us know what you think of our website, or if you'd like to send us a question, please let us know. We welcome your visit.

Our Address:

P.O. Box 861, Hicksville, New York 11802-0861
Phone: (631) 306-4616

Simply fill in your ideas, feedback or questions below. Don't forget to include your own contact details so that we may respond. We are eager to hear from you!

Please note that PAWS is an all volunteer group and if you do not receive a response from us - please either via return phone call or return email - contact us again.

Please remember that adopting a pet from the shelter means that you have saved a life.


Senior Pet

Pet (or a younger pet!)

If you've been thinking about adopting a pet, now is the time!

Find your best friend and help fund PAWS quest to save senior pets.
Click the image to go to their page.

Helping the pets that help seniors

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Senior Pet


Ensure that your pets are safe by checking out the latest Pet Alerts on the Paws Alert Carousel! Click the image to go to this important page.

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