Diesel & Rascal

Diesel & Rascal

Diesel was from an “unexpected litter” of pups. He was never truly homeless but life with a litter of growing puppies was crowded and changes had to be made. To his credit, Diesel was different. He had the personality we wished we could find in other...
“Walker”

“Walker”

  Meet Walker.  Several years ago Walker was rescued from the Fredericksburg City Animal Shelter.  Back then he was a “John Doe Dog” in the pound, perhaps lost or even abandoned but certainly with no home or family to claim him.  He had no collar, no...
Spay/Neuter is Booming

Spay/Neuter is Booming

Spay/Neuter is booming in Gillespie County. Spaying or neutering pets prevents animals from being born accidentally and is proven to be the most effective and humane way to deal with out-of-control cat and dog populations. There is an overpopulation of unwanted cats...
His name is Bob

His name is Bob

This is “Bob” but his name is not short for Robert.  The name of “Bob” stuck for more obvious reasons. Not long ago, Bob was a community cat that lived just on the edge of town.  And though Bob was homeless, last winter Bob literally begged a human to be let in from...
The Markt Platz Gang

The Markt Platz Gang

I was driving home one evening last winter on the east side of Markt Platz. To my left, I saw little shadows with shiny eyes were peeking out from the storm drain next to Adams street public restrooms. I slowed the car to make sure of what I saw. And sure enough,...
Newsletter – February 2018

Newsletter – February 2018

Today’s spotlight is on “Bella”.  Rescued from the Richmond Texas City Animal Shelter, Bella was picked to be a working dog in charge of family home security.  Bella’s impressive looking mixed breed “boxer” heritage and the fact she...
Paws is alive and well

Paws is alive and well

Hello Gillespie County! “The Pedernales Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is excited to announce we are alive and well and now open for business”, said Timothy Gikas, acting president.  “Changing times and expanding area populations have brought many...
“Bella”

“Bella”

Today’s spotlight is on “Bella”.   This beauty was rescued from the Richmond Texas City Animal Shelter. Her family needed a working dog to be in charge of family home security.  Bella’s impressive looking mixed breed “boxer”...
“Moonshine”

“Moonshine”

Today’s PAWS spotlight is on “Moonshine“, a name given because the family owns a distillery.  Despite being rescued from an abusive household, Moonshine is one of the most loving laid back cats you will ever meet.  This just goes to show what a...