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 organization.  Our mission is to advocate for the humane, compassionate, and responsible treatment of all animals by promoting and funding spaying and neutering efforts, as well as supporting other initiatives that provide care and comfort to animals in need.

Save a life!  Spay or neuter your pets!

Pet photo contest winners

A big THANK YOU to everyone who submitted photos of their fur, scaled, and shelled babies for the pet photo contest.  Every last one of them was adorable, and deserved to win.  And a big thank you to everyone who supported us with voting for the pets in the contest, or with donations or purchases of our merchandise or megabasket raffle tickets (winner of the amazing megabasket was Brian M). The results were tallied and the winners of the photo contest are:


  • 1st place - Spencer
  • 2nd place - Lola
  • 3rd place - Astro
  • 1st place - Cook
  • 2nd place - Matilda
  • 3rd place - Momm
      Other: Steve-Oh! (rabbit)

Important information about P.A.W.S. restructuring

At our November, 2015 annual meeting, the P.A.W.S. membership approved a restructuring of P.A.W.S. of Michigan.  Read more...

Help PAWS with everyday activities

Did you know that you can help P.A.W.S. of Michigan help 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
7:00 pm General Meeting
General Meeting
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join fellow animal lovers for our P.A.W.S. quarterly general meeting.  All meetings are held in Riverview City Hall activity room B, beginning at 7:00pm.  This is a great way to get involved helping animals with[...]
7:00 pm Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Annual Meeting
Join us for our annual meeting and pre-holiday pot-luck.  This is a fun way to get to know the wonderful members and volunteers of P.A.W.S. of Michigan, and to celebrate all we’ve accomplished..  Bring either[...]


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.