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LOCATION: 231 Mt. Moriah Rd., Winton, NC 27986 
MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 153, Murfreesboro, NC 27855

PHONE: (252) 642-7297

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PAWS of Hertford County

PAWS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dog and cat rescue.
Bringing hearts together to provide animal welfare and security.
Vision: PAWS's vision is a community where responsible actions result in fewer homeless dogs and cats. 

PAWS Officers and Board Members - all volunteers:

JoAnn Jones, Chairman
Ashton Weller, Vice-Chairman and Director of Canine Programs
Jennifer Plude, Secretary
Emily Bucher, Treasurer and Director of Dog Foster Team
Kathleen Howard, Director of Dog Adoptions
Liz Howe, Director of Cat Adoptions
Kelsey Fadness, Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Fundraising
Carol Lang, Director of Community Dog and Cat Spay/Neuter Programs

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Planet PAWS

PAWS would like to thank our 2018 Sponsors / Friends of PAWS
Lucky Dog Animal Rescue


Culpepper Law Office
Daisy and Sully Howard
Mosquito Authority

Gates County Animal Clinic
Johnson McLean
Jones Law Office
Tractor Supply

Ahoskie Eye Care
Edwards Eye Care
Jones & Carter

McLean Law Office
Producers Gin of Murfreesboro

For more information, please email

Ginger with text on Kuranda


PAWS 2019 Annual Report (Click here)
S Barn Buddies have their own flyer.

PAWS 2011 Annual Report (Click here)

Highlighted Dogs
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  Big Man
Meet Big Man! He is a 70 pound hunk of pure handsomeness.  He has such a friendly smile, and his happiness draws people to him no matter where he goes.  Big Man is a little older, and that means he is wiser and really ready to find a home where he can be comfortable and live a happy life giving all his love to his special person.  He is content to be near his people when they are working in the yard or doing chores, we learned this when he helped supervise some deck more about Big Man
Beautiful Pepper has the sweetest eyes, that shine with happiness and love.  When she is out playing she is either a blur of busy activity, or calm and attentive, sitting for her treat and then rolling over to seek the attention of her best human friends.  Pepper is a very good and quiet girl in her kennel, and has a certain patience that her time will come.  Usually that means her time to play, but one day, hopefully soon, it will mean her time to find her own more about Pepper



ADOPT! A person is the best thing to happen to a shelter pet. Watch a cat's take on the cell phone click here

Be the person who makes a difference to a dog who loves life and his/her toys - watch this cute video by clicking here.

New Videos and Photos! Meet our one-of-a-kind dogs and cats virtually by going to their pages. 

  • Rescued Robin is in the news again! Watch this great TV news show about PAWS rescue "Robin" Rogers - a Pit Bull who was once lived at a bar and is now a Canine Good Citizen!Click here

How You Can Help

  • Join PAWS as either an Active Member, Student Member, or Friends of PAWS.  Please contact us or attend the next PAWS meeting and fill out a membership form.
  • Volunteer at the shelter.  Shelter volunteers are needed for assistance with cleaning and caring for dogs and cats. Volunteers are also needed just to socialize and play with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens.  Please call the PAWS number or email us for more information.
  • Volunteer to foster dogs, puppies, cats, or kittens in your home.  Foster homes are sometimes needed for animals with special situations or needs.  Please call the PAWS number or email us to set up a meeting to apply as a foster home.
  • Donate food, cat litter and other items. Please click on "Donation Info" on the sidebar to see our wish list.
  • Monetary donations can be made online by clicking on the PayPal icon below, given to any PAWS member, mailed to our address, or left in the numerous donation containers in businesses around Hertford County. 




 Noi Allen

PAWS Kitty Noi adopted summer 2011.




    pedigree foundationPedigree


PAWS wishes to thank the PEDIGREE Foundation for their support of PAWS dog adoptions. Assist the Foundation and their grant recipients by feeding your dogs PEDIGREE's quality dog food. A part of your purchase price goes to The Foundation. Read more about how you can help through PEDIGREE by clicking here.

 Donate a Bed To help make our dogs much more comfortable in their shelter kennels, please click on the "Kuranda Beds" icon above.  These well-made beds get the dogs up off the cement floor, making them much more comfortable when they sleep.  By clicking on the icon, you can make an online donation of a Kuranda bed. 

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PAWS is a 501c3 charitable non-profit organization. All donations to PAWS are tax deductable. 


If you believe that the work we do is important, we invite you to join in and help us make Hertford County a better place for all of God's creatures. 

"Be the change you wish to see in the world" . . . .Gandhi