What is Paws?

PAWS (PAWS Animal Welfare Society) is a non-profit animal shelter in Petaling Jaya that has been in operation since 1987. We receive the surrender of unwanted dogs and cats which we will vaccinate, deworm, neuter/spay, and put up for adoption. Currently, there are over 250 dogs and 250 cats under the care of the shelter. The shelter and all costs involved in running it are entirely funded by the generous donations of the public as well as proceeds from charitable events. The PAWS team consists of three office staff, a number of part-time veterinarians, one vet assistant and seven kennel workers. PAWS is a registered Society under the Registry of Societies of Malaysia that is led by an elected committee.


PAWS accepts unwanted pets and stray animals – puppies, adult dogs, kittens and adult cats. We also have hundreds of animals waiting for a forever home.

Animal Shelter
We do our best to take good care of stray animals, protect them from harm, and fill their tummies when they are hungry.
Receive Surrender Animals
We receive the surrender of unwanted dogs and cats which we will vaccinate, deworm, neuter/spay, and put up for adoption.
Volunteer Work
We accept all kinds of volunteers! Even if you only come once, you will be making a big difference to these animals’ lives.

Latest Updates

If you are interested in the latest news about PAWS, click into our blog and find out what's happening! All news, announcements, vacancies, etc. will be posted here.

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Vacancy at PAWS

Looking for a more fulfilling job? Love animals and want to do more to help the unwanted ones? PAWS Animal Welfare Society is looking to expand our team! Job Description: Public Relations Officer – Assist visitors with surrender/adoption of animals, as well as general inquiries – Attending and handling events – Workings hours: 9 am […]

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Shelter Closure (Public Holiday)

Please be informed that the shelter will be closed from Thursday (12.00 noon) to Monday (15th – 19th February 2018) for Chinese New Year. We will be open as usual on Tuesday (20th February 2018). Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience caused. Happy Chinese New Year!

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Selangor Neutering Subsidy (SENS)

Attention, animal lovers! The Selangor Neutering Subsidy (SENS) programme is now accepting applications! If you are a Selangor-born individual who is planning to neuter a dog or a cat, you may be entitled to a subsidy for a portion of the neutering fees. For information on how to apply, please visit the official website, http://selangorneuteringsubsidy.wordpress.com/ […]

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