+Special PAWS Adoption Trailer Days
*PLEASE NOTE: The PAWS Trailer will no longer be out regularly every weekend. The trailer will still attend special events- See below for upcoming trailer days!*
--Mitchell Neilson Leader Fest - April 29, 10a-4p.
--Tractor Supply Co. (right down the street from PAWS & Sam's Club) - April 30, 10a-5p.
+Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet Weekend - April 28-30. Celebrate National "Adopt-a-Shelter Pet Day", with $20 adoptions on all adoptable dogs! Cats remain on the 'Name-your-own-price' adoption special.
+Cinco de 'Mewo' - May 1-6. Join PAWS for a furry fiesta. All adoptable cats will be only $5 during this week!
+Volunteer Orientation - May 18, 4 p.m. Can't make this one? Orientations are held every 3rd Thursday at 4 p.m.
**Please note holiday closing dates under "Hours & Location!**
*NOTE: PAWS will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. For emergencies, please contact your local Police Department (615-893-1311) or Sherriff's Office (615-898-7770).
P.A.W.S. is located at 285 John Rice Boulevard in Murfreesboro, TN.
We are open for adoptions*, reclaims, and animal viewing Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. *Adoptions must be processed 30 minutes prior to closing time.
We are open for pet surrender Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm.
The shelter is closed on Sundays and holidays.
Rutherford County Pet Adoption & Welfare Services is working in partnership with the community to create a safe, healthy and caring environment for both our citizens and animals through education, adoption and courteous, effective enforcement of the Tennessee Codes annotated relating to animals and the rules & regulations pertaining to control of animals in Rutherford County.