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Friday - May 2, 2014
Cedar Dog Jog!

Mark your 2014 calendar! PAWS will once again be having their 3rd Cedar Dog Jog on Saturday, June 7 at 8:30am. Registration from 7:30am-8:15am.

You can choose to walk or jog with our without your dog on a 1 mile or a 5k route along the scenic Cedar River trail in Charles City.

Each dog must be on a 6 ft leash (1 dog per adult) and up to date with Rabies shot and friendly.

Everyone is guaranteed a T-shirt & dog bandana! This is a really fun event, so leash up your dog & lace up your running shoes and help support PAWS! Registration & more details will soon be posted.

PDF Download: 2014 Cedar Dog Jog Brochure


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Friday - February 14, 2014
Play Golf & Support PAWS!

Mark your summer calendar early for the 12th annual PAWS Golf Tournament! It will be held on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Cedar Ridge Golf Course in Charles City.  

It is a 4 person best shot with registration starting at 11am & a shotgun start at 12. There will be plenty of fun raffle prizes & a delicious meal after golfing. Please call Julie at 641-228-0441 to register a team or to be added to a team.

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Friday - February 14, 2014
PETCO Adoption Event!

Come to PETCO in Mason City on Sat. Feb 22 from 11am-3pm to meet cats & dogs from PAWS! There will be a variety of cats & dogs. PAWS is thankful for their partnership with PETCO and being able to have cats for adoption at their store in Mason City.

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Monday - November 19, 2007
Become a Foster Parent!

PAWS is very happy to announce that the State of Iowa has approved us to foster animals. Please call the shelter at 641-257-0766 for more information or email Julie at: if interested in completing a foster application. It is a great way to help an animal adjust to a home environment and almost always guarantees they will find a permanent home faster.

We especially need foster homes for pregnant & nursing mother cats with kittens, puppies and older/special needs animals.  

Thank you!

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Sunday - September 2, 2007
Sheri Ostman and the Waverly Pet Rescue

PAWS has a very dear friend in the rescue world and her name is Sheri Ostman.  She started the Waverly Pet Rescue one year ago with the help of friends and has saved many lives. She is a true animal lover with a big heart. We would like to showcase her dedicated efforts and rescue.

The Waverly Pet Rescue is NOT A SHELTER. They are a small group of people with a sincere love for animals. The towns they live in do not have shelters so they are helping the homeless pets that have nowhere else to go. All the animals that they have will live in a loving volunteer home until adopted no matter how long that takes. They are very committed to the animals they are helping.

If you would like to adopt one of their pets, please email and Sheri will send an application. They are devoted to the animals in their care and do all they can to make sure they are placed in good homes. They require all prospective adoptions to be subject to application and interviewing before adoption approval.

No dogs will be adopted that will be kept strictly outside. They do not adopt to inside / outside homes for cats. If not already done, all animals must be spayed or neutered within 30 days of adoption.

Adoption fees are listed on each profile.

Thank you Sherri for your ongoing efforts to help our animals at PAWS find homes.

Waverly Pet Rescue
PO Box 291
Waverly, IA 50677

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Thursday - August 9, 2007

The ASPCA offers an Animal Poison Control Center hotline 24/7 to offer telephone assistance and answer questions about toxic substances found in every day surroundings that can be dangerous to animals.  There is a $45.00 consultation fee for this emergency service, but it may save the life of your pet.  Please post this number beside your phone with other emergency phone numbers:  
                    888-4ANIHELP  (888-426-4435)

Visit the ASPCA website for more information regarding the Animal Poison Control Center and all that it offers to help you and your pet in an emergency situation.

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Thursday - August 9, 2007
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