P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center
123 John Street
Camden, ME 04843
Phone: 207-236-8702
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm, Sunday 11am - 3pm - Closed Monday
Email: peteypaws@pawsadoption.org

Helping homeless and abused animals since 1974.

Our Mission

To provide care for homeless dogs and cats until they can be placed in permanent, responsible homes while promoting humane values in our community through outreach and educational programs.




A humane world for every animal.


Core Values:

  • Compassion

  • Advocacy

  • Respect

  • Education

We currently have contracts with the towns of Appleton, Belmont, CamdenRockportLincolnvilleBelfastHopeNorthportSearsmontLibertyIslesboro and Swanville. We have a full staff ready to help you in finding the perfect pet for you and your family. We invite you to visit or, better yet, volunteer. You just may find that walking a dog, petting cats or cleaning a room will give you a sense of satisfaction and peace.


The animals would love to see you and so would we.

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PAWS expands essential services during COVID-19 ...

CAMDEN - When it comes to the Coronavirus, people aren't the only ones experiencing feelings of fear and uncertainty. With household routines changing and animal owners under stress, pets can be directly impacted. PAWS Animal Adoption Center is working to alleviate some of these issues by ...
PAWS continues to be here for our community’s pets and ...

Update 4.3.2020 PAWS continues to be here for our community's pets and pet owners. We are essential and we will continue offering essential services. While we are not open to the public for visits at this time, we are still doing adoptions. We are doing phone interviews and virtual meet and ...
PAWS Animal Adoption Center to Host 10th Annual Auction ...

CAMDEN- PAWS Animal Adoption Center in Camden invites the public to its Auction for the Animals event to be held Thursday, December 5th, 2019, at The Samoset Resort in Rockport from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is PAWS largest annual fundraising event and provides vital-lifesaving support ...
P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center welcomes January Peavey ...

January Peavey has gained years of experience in insurance, finance and business networking through her work at Allen Agency. Peavey is currently the owner-operator of Start Farm Insurance in Rockport. “As an animal lover and local State Farm Agent who possesses the innate desire to help people, ...
Maine Wienerfest

Belfast, Maine, September 9, 2018. The 15th annual Maine Wienerfest will be held on Sunday September 9th from 11am-3pm at the Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast! Maine Wienerfest is a celebration of dachshunds and the people who love them, but we welcome all dog lovers and their families! Come ...