Pound Paws Rescue

Pound Paws Rescue

Making a Difference for Dogs. Carefully matched up to the best possible lifelong home. Passionate about making change.

Oamaru, Otago

Otago / South Canterbury. Volunteer run / Dogs housed in foster homes. Helping dogs from pounds, farms, vets, community. Many require extra vet work; dental, xrays, arthritis medication, joint supplements, blood tests. What a difference it makes to their quality of life!

Thorough adoption process to match dogs up to the home that best suits their needs.

Community SPAY / NEUTER

Self funded and rely on our own fundraising efforts and donations from the public.

Registered Charitable Trust number CC60695

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Latest update

11 Huntaway / Heading pups   6 May 2024

The same week as the Lab x pups, we received 11 Huntaway x Heading pups from inland Oamaru. We offered free desexing but sadly it was declined.

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Latest donations

Elaine 4 days ago
I absolutely love dogs but after losing two of my own to old age I am still struggling with adapting to another one. So sorry but I would like to donate $25.00 a month, it's not a lot but I hope it helps.
Sam on 15 Jun 2024
Mac Cumming, rescued pooch from Waitati
Mac Cumming, rescued pooch from Waitati on 15 Jun 2024
From Mac, our lovely pooch from Pound Paws Rescue 4 years ago.
David Phillips
David Phillips on 12 Jun 2024
Jules see
Jules see on 01 Jun 2024

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