PAWS and CLAWS Animal Shelter serve Hackensack, all of Cass County, and beyond.

Welcome to PAWS and CLAWS Animal Shelter!

We are working hard to build the facility. You can help us get it done with two convenient methods to contribute:

Other Ways to Help PAWS and CLAWS...

There are other ways to help besides a financial contribution...

Facility Preview

This will be a wonderful facility, to include public space for dog walking, a grooming center, animal boarding, as well as being a refuge for animals in need of care and a good home.


  • Dog frisbee area
  • Walking trails
  • Indoor cat colony
  • Pet grooming
  • Open, modern facility
  • ...More details coming...