Who We Are
Pause 4 Paws was established in 2011 with a mission of working to ensure that dogs and cats are treated with dignity and respect. Pause 4 Paws supports 11 animal rescues and sanctuaries in Minnesota and supports the rescue community in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Most animal rescues are small, volunteer-based community organizations that do not have staff available to spend time fundraising. P4P works on behalf of these organizations. Our Beneficiary Organizations have saved over 31,000 dogs and cats and spayed or neutered more than 21,000 animals since 2011.
100% of the funds we distribute through P4P go directly to the support and care of the animals.
A Tail Wagging Affair 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018 -- Get Tickets Today!
105 North 1st Street
$75 per person
Please join us for our annual fundraising gala! We have a great evening planned -- we will have our live and silent auctions, live entertainment, great food and drink selections, and animals available for adoption!
Proceeds will benefit our Pause 4 Paws Beneficiary Organizations -- as always, 100% of your donations go directly to help animals in need!
Our Live Auction packages will include:
Cancun Vacation for 6 - February 2019
The Bentley Experience
Family Weekend at Breezy Point for 8
Dinner at your home with Chef Steven Jones
KFAN Power Trip Morning Show Experience
We are grateful for our many Sponsors, without whom the night would not be possible. Please consider a $250 or $500 Family Sponsorship -- all sponsors will receive public recognition at the event and through our website.
Looking forward to seeing you on the 2nd!
Meatsauce & Muppet's Miles 4 Paws
Thanks to everyone who joined us for this fun event -- it was a great morning and we so appreciate all of our supporters and volunteers coming out!
Congratulations to our Pause 4 Paws Beneficiaries for 2018-2019!
Visit our Beneficiary Organizations page for more information:
Angel of Hope Animal Rescue
A Rotta Love Plus
Gray Face Rescue & Retirement
Heading Home Canine Rescue
Lake Traverse Animal Rezcue
Leech Lake Legacy
Light Shine Canine
Morrison County Animal Humane Society
NW MN Aussie Rescue
Red Lake Rosie's Rescue
Great River Rescue
Phone: (218) 751-7910
Located in Bemidji, MN
Since inception in 1977, Great River Rescue has helped over 10,000 animals with a second chance at life. Great River is very proud of these and other efforts that have made their dream a reality and allows them to provide high quality service for more than 300 animals per year. Great River Rescue is proud to be one of the few “No – Kill” shelters in the United States, which means that animals are euthanized only when they are considered unadoptable -- when the animal exhibits aggressive or biting behavior, health issues involving animal suffering, or when the cost to maintain health would interfere with the organization’s ability to help more animals.
Your financial support enables Pause 4 Paws to help save the lives of animals and to improve their quality of life through rescue, adoption and sanctuary. The funding that P4P distributes to its rescue organizations has helped save more than 31,000 animals and facilitated spay/neutering for nearly 21,000 dogs and cats, but our work is not done.
Please consider joining our efforts by making a contribution. You can give your support in any amount by making an on-line donation, or you can become a formal Pause 4 Paws Sponsor.Donate online
Our sponsors lend their support to Pause 4 Paws through financial donations, media sponsorship, and in-kind services. These sponsorships provide critical support for the daily work and operation of our organization as well as our fundraising efforts -- 100% of the funding we distribute through P4P goes directly to the support and care of the animals.
We are extremely grateful for the dedication and support we receive from our Sponsors.