Welcome to PAWS

PAWS (Pet Assistance and Welfare Services)

P.O. Box 5330 Saipan, MP 96950

PAWS is a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) non-profit corporation dedicated to the health, care, welfare, and population control of cats and dogs in the CNMI and to the education of the public for animal care and rights. PAWS was established in March, 1993 and incorporated on July 24, 1995.

Join PAWS today! 2014 Membership forms are now online


This lost dog was found March 8, 2014 in the Brabu Pharmacy parking lot. He has not been neutered, has a light blue collar, is unafraid of people, and behaves like a lap dog. If this is your dog or you know the owner, please call Brabu at 233-2668 or contact PAWS




Ayla is 4 years old and has been missing since June 5, 2014 from Sadog Tasi. She is very friendly and we miss her very much. If found or seen, please call or text (670) 285-6970 or (670) 285-6972.

Animals still missing after six months may be viewed in the Missing Archive

What to do if your pet is missing


 There are no current news events at this time. Please see the archive for past events.

PAWS 2014 Sponsors

PAWS would like to take this opportunity to thank those sponsors who have made significant contributions in 2014:

Pacific Island Animal Hospital Brabu Pharmacy
Paradise Island Animal Hospital has made a major contribution towards the health and welfare of homeless animals on Saipan through discounted healthcare for PAWS and free fostering of animals at their facilities. Call them at 234-9669 for all of your pet's healthcare needs. Brabu Pharmacy, a major sponsor of PAWS, carries Frontline, Advantage, Adams Flea and Tick Shampoo, collars, and more - all at a competitive price.

Preparing Your Animals for a Typhoon

While you are preparing your homes and loved ones for the storm, please do not forget your animals.

We suggest you take the following steps to protect your animal(s) from harm and/or death:



If you have questions on being/getting prepared, please call 285-PAWS.


Before and After

Come learn about animals seeking homes in homes for the homeless

For immediate assitance, call the PAWS hotline at 285-PAWS

Paws Hotline Sponsored By IT&E