Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), a no-kill animal shelter located in Belle Chasse, LA, is dedicated to the humane and loving treatment of stray and homeless animals. PAWS mission is to rescue, shelter and adopt healthy dogs and cats and provide educational and charitable services to pet owners in Plaquemines Parish. As a part of that mission, PAWS educates community members on responsible pet ownership including the benefits of spaying/neutering pets as well as providing information on pet care, training and maintenance. As a non-profit organization, PAWS relies solely on donations from caring individuals, businesses, friends, adoptions and fundraisers. Donations pay for surgery, spaying/neutering, vet care, immunizations worming and medicines. Donations also help pay for dog/cat food, and special diets for kittens/puppies, and sick animals. PAWS insures that each animal adopted is healthy and protected against diseases. A complete record is maintained on all animals

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Adoption Process

If you are interested in adopting or fostering a PAWS dog or cat, download and complete an adoption application from: Or, visit PAWS at 455 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse, LA 70037 to meet all of our adoptable pets! Thank you for your interest in PAWS adoptable pets.

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Please note: After submitting an adoption application, we recommend that you follow-up with the shelter to ensure they have received your adoption application from Petango. The shelter’s contact information can be found in the left hand column. Thank you.

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Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

Contact Information

455 F Edward Hebert Avenue BELLE CHASSE, LA, 70037

(504) 392-1601

(630) 566-1166



Working Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: Closed
Tues: 11am - 5pm
Wed: 11am - 5pm
Thu: 11am - 5pm
Fri: 11am - 5pm
Sat: 11am - 5pm


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