Portage Animal Welfare Society Inc. (P.A.W.S.) is a non-profit charitable organization. It is operated exclusively by volunteers and is managed by a Board of Directors. Animals that come into care are boarded with foster families or are housed at the Animal Adoption Centre (the AAC).  P.A.W.S. is responsible for the care, vetting & promotion of these animals while they await to be adopted into homes of their own. Consider giving a gift today to help rescue animals get a second chance!

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P.A.W.S. is an animal rescue & welfare group that relies totally on donations for its operation. Expenses include vet bills, supplies & equipment (both animal & office related), property (the AAC building & grounds), advertising, etc.  Specific fundraising events are planned but donations from individuals, groups and businesses are gratefully accepted at any time. Donated items that can be used for fundraising raffles & prizes are also valued.

How to donate… Monetary and supply (new or gently used) donations are very necessary and appreciated. Please contact P.A.W.S. via phone, email or Facebook and arrangements can be made for pick up or delivery. Online monetary donations can be made using the ‘Donate Now’ button located on the website pages. Here your donation will be processed by CanadaHelps.  If you prefer, you can mail a cheque directly to P.A.W.S.  (121 – 12th St. N.E.  Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 4A2). Donations can be directed to the general or building accounts and ‘in memory’ or ‘in honour’ options are also available. Income tax receipts are issued for donations of $20 or more. *Please include your email address if available for tax receipt to be issued electronically.

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  • Canned cat food – paté variety – eg. Friskies
  • Good quality dry cat food
  • Kitty litter – clumping preferred
  • Cat trees/condos, scratching posts
  • Cat toys & tunnels
  • Small cat beds – washable, reusable preferred
  • Litter boxes (no covers)


  • Collars & leashes
  • Wire crates
  • Good quality squeaky & tug toys
  • Kongs & Nyla Bones – all sizes
  • Dog treats
  • Dog beds & blankets – washable, reusable preferred
  • Good quality dry dog food


  • Stainless steel dishes
  • Paper towel
  • Bleach
  • Dish detergent/hand soap
  • Air fresheners/odour removers
  • Garbage bags
  • Printer paper/ink cartridge (Canon 210 black)
  • Monetary donations/gift cards

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