Welcome to P.A.W.S. of Michigan

P.A.W.S. (Precious Animal Welfare Society) of Michigan is a 501 (c) (3), all-volunteer group that promotes the humane, compassionate, and responsible treatment of all animals.  It is our mission to protect and care for homeless animals by placing them with loving foster families until compatible permanent homes can be found, and to engage in benevolent and charitable activities to support this goal.

Save a life!  Spay or neuter your pets!

Annual photo contest at the Wyandotte Street Fair

Show the world that you have the most adorable pet by entering our annual Precious Pets Photo Contest.  The contest runs from July 8-11 at the P.A.W.S. booth at the Wyandotte Street Fair.  Entries are due no later than July 1st.

Raise a glass for the animals

P.A.W.S of Michigan is selling wine to to help us care for the animals in our program.  This delicious, high-quality wine can be ordered online and shipped right to your home.  Click on the photo below for more information, or to order.  Approximately 30% of each sale is donated to P.A.W.S.



PAWS in the Park 2015

Planning is underway for our biggest event of the year – PAWS in the Park!  This year’s event is scheduled for September 12.   We are currently seeking sponsors to help us make the event a huge success.  If you would like to be a sponsor, please fill out a sponsor form.  It’s a great way to participate in a wonderful event that helps so many animals.  Thank you!

Help PAWS with everyday activities

Did you know that you can help P.A.W.S. of Michigan save homeless animals in simple ways doing things you normally do anyway, like grocery shopping, walking your dog, shopping online, and searching the internet?  Check out our Other Ways To Help section for easy ways that you can help the animals




Upcoming Events
12:00 pm Adoption Event at PetSmart Canton
Adoption Event at PetSmart Canton
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A wonderful selection of P.A.W.S. of Michigan adoptable animals are available to meet at PetSmart in Canton, 47142 Michigan Avenue, each Saturday from 12-3. You can visit some of our friendly felines at the PetSmart[...]
12:00 pm Adoption Event, Pet Supplies Plu...
Adoption Event, Pet Supplies Plu...
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us on the first Saturday of each month at Pet Supplies Plus in Woodhaven, 19295 West Road, to meet a selection of our wonderful adoptable animals. Note that not all of our animals attend[...]
10:00 am Photo Contest at Wyandotte Stree...
Photo Contest at Wyandotte Stree...
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – Jul 11 @ 9:00 pm
Photo Contest at Wyandotte Street Fair- July 8-11
You KNOW you have the most adorable pet in the world.  Here’s your chance to prove it.  Every year P.A.W.S. of Michigan holds the Precious Pet Photo Contest during the Wyandotte Street Art Fair.  For[...]

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P.A.W.S. of Michigan is able to perform our vital work of saving the lives of homeless animals only through the generous support of our donors.