The Paws & Claws Mission is to:
- Promote and provide humane protection and shelter for abandoned or lost companion animals.
- Seek adoptive homes for companion animals under our protective care.
- Provide public education regarding the societal problem of animal overpopulation.
- Promote the principles of responsible companion animal care.
- Advocate the spaying and neutering of all companion animals.
Paws & Claws will be the animal shelter of choice in southeast Minnesota by being the acknowledged leader in:
- Rescue and Care of Abandoned Animals
- Enhancing the Quality of Life for Individuals and Families Through the Adoption of Companion Animals
- Health and Animal Care Education
- Partners with the Community
- Ease of Access