Lost & Found
Lost a pet or found a pet? Click below to read more about what you can do to reunite with your pet or help other reunite with their pets.
We’re happy to help you get the required Dearborn County dog tags for your dog.
Surrender A Pet
Surrendering a pet to a shelter is difficult for pet parents and their pets. Please read on to learn more about surrendering your pet.
Before You Adopt
Adopting a pet is a big deal and a huge responsibility. Click below to learn more about what to expect when adopting a dog or cat.
It Takes a Community to Help a Friend
There’s a place in our community where the hungry are fed, the homeless are sheltered, and the abandoned are given care. It’s PAWS of Dearborn County Humane Center, which provides comfort and care for our community’s unwanted and lost animals.
Saving animal lives, ending animal suffering and homelessness, and eliminating cruelty and violence toward animals is not just the responsibility of any one group of people.
It takes a concerted effort by many . . . It takes a community.
Become a foster parent . . . a volunteer . . . and/or help with monetary donations or items on our wish list. You can also help by spreading the word to your friends and family that there are dozens of healthy, loving adoptable pets waiting to share their love with a family.
As we’ve said before, “It takes a community.” PAWS is grateful for the support of our community, and we ask that you continue to help us help those who can’t speak for themselves.
2 years old, Terrier Mix, Male Neutered. Do you like to explore and go to parks? Then Turbo is the dog for you. He would be great at agility courses. Running and jumping are his favorite things to do when outside. Turbo is a dog that once you earn his trust, he will be your best friend for life. If you are interested in adopting this energetic boy, please fill out an application.
2 years old, Pit Bull, Female Spayed. Bessie would love to be your best friend. She would do better in a house with adults or a family with older kids. She loves playing with her basketball and Kong toy in the yard. She will beg for belly rubs and attention. Bessie is housetrained and knows how to sit and give paw. We recommend Bessie having a fenced in backyard. If you think she would be a good fit for you, please come and meet her.
2 1/2 years old, Pit Shepherd Mix, Male Neutered. Georgie loves to run and play with his Kong toys. He knows commands and is great on a leash. He would do better in a home with no kids, since he forgets how big he is when starts to play. When in the house relaxing, be ready for this cuddle bug to join you. If you are interested in adopting Georgie, stop down at PAWS to meet him.