Need to talk to a shelter representative? Call us at (507) 288-7226, or e-mail us at

You may also stop by our facilities in person, during the hours listed below. Viewing hours indicate when the facilities are open to the public to view animals available for adoption. Please contact our office if you have lost or found an animal, or need to find your current pet a new home.

Please note that surrendered animals are received by appointment only.

Our Shelter and Main Office is located at:
3224 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Viewing Hours for our animals:
Monday: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Thursday: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Friday: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Saturday 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Sunday: Closed
(Please arrive 15 minutes prior to closing to view cats and dogs available for adoption.)

Office Hours:
Monday,Wednesday, Friday: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 12:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday: 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Sunday: Closed

Paws and Claws
3224 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 288-7226
Pet Viewing Hours
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 12:30 to 4:30 pm
Tuesday & Thursday 2 to 7 pm
Closed Sundays
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