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About petswithoutparents

Pets Without Parents, founded in June of 2001, is a non-profit, no-kill, all-breed shelter for dogs and cats. Our mission is to place every pet that enters our shelter into a loving, permanent home; to motivate our local community to support our shelter, its no-kill mission, and spay-neuter efforts through donation, volunteer, and adoption opportunities...until every pet goes home. We strive to create a community that nurtures and respects companion animals, and to someday see that every pet is loved. In order to create such a community, Pets Without Parents functions as a pet adoption shelter, carefully placing pets into forever homes. Additionally, we do everything in our power to reduce the pet overpopulation. Every pet is spayed or neutered before going to his or her new home. We can only accomplish our mission by educating the community and sharing our beliefs that we are creating a better world for these wonderful animals. In 2010, we found homes for 327 cats and 432 dogs (total of 759 adoptions), many of which came from kill shelters. This is a 15% increase from 2009.

Holiday Open House and Pawtacular Sale

What better way to prepare for the holidays than with Pets Without Parents? On December 10 from 12-5 we are holding a Holiday Open House with many great holiday festivities! Come out and enjoy the day with us while buying … Continue reading

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Volunteers make PWP possible!

As a non-profit Pets Without Parents relies heavily on volunteers to help keep the shelter running smoothly. Volunteers allow us to care for and house the animals, as well as help us with other needs. Some volunteers and groups go above … Continue reading

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Kitty Litter! A special deal for PWP

There are many items that Pets Without Parents goes through quickly. Sue Meigs, the owner of Dog Works/Cats2, has graciously offered to keep an eye out for deals that she can offer the shelter. Each month she hopes to find a … Continue reading

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Outcome of Cat Specials

At Pets without Parents we strive to find every animal a loving forever home, but there are some animals that seem to be overlooked. Three common types of animals that get overlooked are mother cats, older cats, and black cats and … Continue reading

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Taj (ADOPTED!) is a hound mix up for adoption at Pets without Parents. He was born on January 18, which makes him about 7 months old. He came into our shelter with his mom, sister and four younger siblings. Everyone … Continue reading

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It’s not goodbye, it’s good luck

Written by Morgan Schunn- A PWP Volunteer and Foster I went to Pets without Parents last Monday to say goodbye. I walked up the stairs and into the Kitten Condo where Jax had been for a month or two. You see, … Continue reading

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Volunteer Blog Post

Written by Jess, a PWP Volunteer and former staff member Walking dogs is one of my favorite Pets without Parents volunteer activities. I sometimes take my dogs to the shelter to walk them with some of the dogs there, which is a great … Continue reading

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