P.A.W.S Animal Shelter

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P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter

Note: To Report Abuse/Neglect, call Animal Control at (864) 260-4444.
Dr. Kim A. Sanders

Finding Furever Homes

Dr. Kim Sanders, Executive Director of Anderson County PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving) facility gives an update on the progress made over the past several months.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 we are still on modified hours. Please email us for more information.


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Want to Adopt?

Lost Pet
Found Pet
Becoming A Foster Family
Volunteer Opportunities
Animal Surrender
TNR/Community Cat

View Pets Available for Adoption at Anderson County P.A.W.S.

We keep a brief listing (with pictures) of animals available at P.A.W.S. Listing is posted as soon as pictures of these potential pets have been taken! Please follow the link above to view listings. Adoption fees (include cost of Spay/Neuter Surgery, booster shot, feline Leukemia test for cats/kittens, heart worm test for adult dogs and rabies vaccination for all animals 3 months or older) are as follows:

  • Dogs/Puppies: $35
  • Cats & Kittens: Free

NEW! We are now feeding Science Diet food and a sample bag is sent home with each newly-adopted pet and adopter!

If you have lost or found a pet, please fill out the appropriate form and email to pawsrescue@andersoncountysc.org.

Didn’t Find The Animal You Are Looking For? Check Out These Other Upstate Shelters

Abbeville County Animal Shelter : https://www.petango.com/abbeville

Laurens County Animal Shelter: https://www.petango.com/laurens


Click here for more information. 

We encourage owners to rehome their animals on their own by using social media, reaching out to friends, relatives and coworkers, and exhausting all options before surrendering their animal to the animal shelter. Owner surrenders are by appointment only.”



Fill out the Volunteer Application and email to our Volunteer Coordinator.


Monetary donations can be made by visiting: https://foothillscommunityfoundation.org/donate-now/ and select "Anderson County PAWS Dog Park" or via PayPal: paypal.me/braxscarsforacause

We are always in need of donations. We gladly accept monetary donations that go directly to providing enrichment for the animals in our care.

  • Cat/Kitten Food (canned & dry)
  • Dog/Puppy Food (canned & dry)
  • Towels
  • Large Kong toys
  • NylaBones
  • Dish Detergent
  • Blankets

The Anderson County Humane Society now operates a Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic. The clinic operates several days a week and is currently open to all. Normal fees range from $35 - $65 depending on sex and size of the animal, and possible extra help is available for people in need. To make an appointment please call: 864-367-7220. Help prevent the euthanasia of unwanted pets, please spay/neuter!

Note: To Report Abuse/Neglect, call Animal Control at (864) 260-4444.

This page was last modified in January 2021.