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Hello Wallaceburg!


Hello Wallaceburg!

As of December 1st, 2017 PAW Rescue is providing shelter services and animal control to Wards 4 and 5 which includes Wallaceburg, Tupperville and Dresden.
As part of this endeavour we are operating the Wallaceburg shelter which welcomes dogs from the area. Cats continue to be redirected to our Chatham facility which is must better equipped to care for our feline friends.
If you would like to visit us at our new location feel free to come by anytime Monday to Friday between the hours of 2pm and 5pm.

Microchip Clinic Nov. 9 4pm-7pm


Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point during their life?

Help your pets get home safely by microchipping during our clinic on November 9th from 4pm to 7pm

Cost per animal: $20 (cash or cheque only)

Location: Ten Seven Cafe & Lounge
595 St. Clair Street
Chatham, ON

Please ensure that your pet is securely leashed,
or in a carrier (cats) when attending

For more information please call: 226-996-9969

Let’s Party!


Let’s Party!

Do you want to help our animals? How about having a birthday party that would benefit the pets at the shelter?

Our pre-printed invitations will let your guests know that you are looking for donations instead of gifts and that you are supporting Pet And Wildlife Rescue with these donations.

Email or call us and we will set aside 10 birthday invitations for your friends.  or 226-996-9969

Raccoon Reunion

Helping our wildlife friends can be challenging at time but once something happens that makes it all worth it.
A good Samaritan brought us an orphaned raccoon found at his residence in Chatham. The baby was scared and dehydrated but in good condition.
The following day we received a call from Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue asking for our assistance in picking up two orphans hiding in a bucket on a patio. After talking to the residents we found out that three raccoons had been there the day before but only two remained.
Thanks to the intake paperwork we realized that our first baby was found just two doors down from the pair. All three babies were brought to Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue and reunited at last!

Our new cat condo!


Our new cat condo!

The amazing Union Gas Golden Genies completed their cat condo project and their hard work will benefit out cats and kittens for quite some time. Fresh air, lots to look at and fun with your furry friends is exactly what our kitties needed!

Thank you, Genies, you are making a big difference in the life of our cats.

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Soup Day at Union Gas a success


Soup Day at Union Gas a success

The 6th Annual Soup Day held at the Union Gas Head Office in Chatham on February 15, 2017 raised an impressive $1000 for our rescue!

Thank you to the organizers and the many employees who joined in the festivities to make it a success. We had such an excellent time participating.

Empties for PAWR


We welcome empty wine and beer bottles at the Animal Centre at 405 Park Ave. E in Chatham. Each bottle helps us pay for the vet care our animals receive, and for everyday supplies.
If you need help unloading your bottles please coming in the office and we will assist you.

Board Member Vacancy


Board Member Vacancy at Pet and Animal Wildlife Rescue

Pet and Animal Wildlife Rescue (PAWR) is responsible for the animal shelter as well as animal control in wards 2 and 6 for the Municipality of Chatham Kent. We are currently seeking two (2) board members who will serve as links to the community by providing strategic direction, and high-level oversight for the Continue reading

Wish List – We need your help


New Beginning Wish List

As you may have read our organization is taking a big step in promoting animal welfare further in Chatham-Kent by taking over the Animal Control contract for Wards 2 and 6. We take this opportunity very seriously and will continue to commit all of our energy towards helping and protecting local animals.

From day one we have operated on donated funds, adoption fees and fundraisers, but starting mid-November we will be working with a budget that will allow us to employ 6 local residents and operate out of a central location in Chatham. Our budget is by no mean extravagant and we will have to do everything we can to keep our operating costs down to maximize the funds available for the vetting of the animals in our care.

Here is a list of what we will need continuously and hope to get a little help from friends and supporters like you:

  • Paper towel rolls
  • Cat litter
  • Cat dry food
  • Cat wet food
  • Towels
  • Garden tools
  • Laundry soap
  • Dish soap
  • Stainless steel bowls
  • Office paper
  • Garbage bags

All donations can be picked up by volunteers or delivered to 405 Park Ave. E in Chatham starting November 14, 2016. THANK YOU!