PAWS Blog


Furry Faces From Years Past

April 6th, 2018

We often reminisce of past rescues and adoptions. Most of us have been volunteering with PAWS long enough to have that history. Many adopters send us annual photo Christmas cards or postcards throughout the year! Here are just a few of the 2,654 adoptions!


PAWS Pet Adoption Center Room Sponsorships Available

March 20th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that as of March 20, 2018 all of the “Dog Kennel” sponsorships have been sold! There are still many PAWS Pet Adoption Center room sponsorships available! These sponsorships are very important to us as we begin equipping the new Adoption Center! Please contact me with your questions or to complete a sponsorship for your business, or in memory or honor of a pet or loved one. Email adopt@pawsofcarteret.org for more info.
Pledge Form 2017 revised march 20 2018


PAWS Pet House Challenge 2018

February 23rd, 2018

2017 Winners

March 3rd and March 4th are the 2018 dates of the Coastal Home and Garden Show at the Crystal Coast Civic Center!  The PAWS Pet House Challenge will be held outside in front of the Civic Center.  This year will prove to be another great friendly competition between our three local high schools, Croatan, East Carteret, and West Carteret High Schools.  This years fundraising efforts will go towards purchasing equipment for the new PAWS Pet Adoption Center Phase II, slated to open later this year.  Stop by and get your votes in for your favorite pet house!

*Photo of 2017 Winning entries*


PAWS Pets For Vets 2017 Veterans’ Day Parade Morehead City NC

October 16th, 2017

Join us at the PAWS next FUN event “Pets For Vets” and walk your dog during the Morehead City Veterans’ Day Parade on November 11th.



911 Memorial Ride

September 1st, 2017
911 Memorial Event 2017

2017 911 Memorial Ride

Join Elks Lodge #1710, PAWS of Carteret, and Military Order of the Purple Heart sponsors for the 2017 911 Memorial Ride.  The event is Saturday, September 9th.  See the Flyer for all information an please come!