Antigua's Sanctuary for Dogs & Cats

PAAWS (Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile), registered March 1996, has its Animal Rescue and Re-homing Centre located in Parham, Antigua and is licensed by the Dog Registration and Control Authority. 

PAAWS is associated with the RSPCA and has been a member of the Caribbean Animal Welfare Group. 

In the past 10 years PAAWS has helped over 1,300 dogs and cats to find new loving & caring homes.

PAAWS is a no-kill shelter, which gives priority care to abandoned, neglected or abused animals.

Help us save lives and fight animal cruelty!



Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Rikkie and Nancy have been together for a couple of months and they return now and again for a social visit at the shelter. He is still growing.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Kittens showing their interest, skills, best looks, while waiting for you to come for them.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
After weeks of home care and attention, 2 mother dogs and 5 puppies were admitted to the shelter.

Friday, April 17, 2015
Girls having fun at their favorite charity.


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PAAWS Shelter: Parham, Antigua, West Indies
Mailing address: PO Box 1839, St. John's, Antigua, West Indies
Tel: +1 268 460 3667