Welcome to Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society, Inc.
PAWS is an all-volunteer, non-profit animal welfare organization, founded in 1982 by the late Esther Nowell.
We serve many communities north of Boston. Our mission is to promote and protect the rights and well-being of all
domestic animals and wildlife, and foster a greater understanding of animal welfare and animal rights through education.
Humane Response Line (Voicemail): 551.800.PAWS (7297)
Please leave a message. We have volunteers monitoring the messages daily.
Office: 411 Lowell Street, Wakefield, MA 01880
Click here to view our Office Hours
PAWS Increases Scholarship Fund for Wakefield Students
Click here for more about the 2022 scholarship recipient, and this cute kitty's creator!
Every dollar makes a difference!
PAWS volunteers and kitties thank you for your support!
In case you missed our previous $5 Friday stories this summer, click below to read about:
Fluffy Lou, the kitty with a major toothache!
Macy is looking for some wheels to help her walk!
Dwight has big paws and a bigger heart!
The Charming Lord Purrington is unstoppable!
Esmeralda needs our time and patience!
Precious, Priceless Kittens!
FIV+ Lorenzo: Happy to be alive and off the streets!
Click here to view our Newsletters!