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


Big boonie

This dog was found Monday, July 28, near the Flame Tree Terrace.  He is being held at Pacific Island Animal Hospital, waiting for his owner to come get him.
He is a male, not neutered, about 42 pounds, maybe 1 1/2 years old for more information call Pacific Island Animal Hospital or contact PAWS.


There are no current reports for missing animals; animals still missing after six months may be viewed in the Missing Archive.

What to do if your pet is missing

Pet Supplies

Carriers - for sale and wanted

Two brand new pet carriers are available for sale:

  1. Petmate Sky Kennel, small 15?¡ H* x 21?¡ L x 16?¡ W - $50,
  2. Petmate Sky Kennel, Medium: 21.5?¡ H*  x 28?¡ L x 20.5?¡ W, - $70.

For more information or to purchase, please contact Lynn Corella. Note: Lynn is also looking for a carrier that is 27-28?¡ high.


 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

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