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Pacific Animal Welfare Society (PAWS of Coronado)

PO Box 180956
Coronado, CA 92118

Our Mission

PAWS of Coronado was founded in 2003 by Louise Shirey and a group of dedicated volunteers as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt animal welfare organization.
Our Mission

Provide adoption services to the animals in the Coronado Animal Care Facility.
Provide educational services to the community regarding animal welfare, care and adoption.
Encourage and facilitate the spaying and neutering of all family pets.

Our Vision

PAWS’ vision is a world where every lost, stray and abandoned animal is able to find its forever home.
Our Belief

PAWS’ belief is while saving the life of one animal may not change the world, for that one animal saved, its world will change forever.

Adoption Policy

Complete an Application

Applications are available at the Coronado Animal Control Facility. You may also fill out an application on line and submit it to PAWS of Coronado.

Adoption Interview

Cat and dog adoption counselors will review your application and will help to decide if the animal you are interested in is a good match for your lifestyle and will direct you to any other pets that may be appropriate.

For cat adoptions an application and interview are all that is required.

For dog adoptions an application, interview and home visit are required.

Please note that if you do not find a new animal companion, your application will be kept on file for three months.

Upon approval by an adoption counselor, a Transfer Agreement must be completed before you can take your new family member home.

An adoption fee must be paid by check or in cash as follows:

$50 for a cat
$25 for a 2nd cat

  • day hours
    Monday 9 am - 4pm
    Tuesday 9 am - 4pm
    Wednesday 9 am - 4pm
    Thursday 9 am - 4pm
    Friday 9 am - 4pm
    Saturday 9 am - 4pm
    Sunday 9 am - 4pm

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