Donna & Delia’s Adoption Story

When Kristi and her two daughters met Donna and Delia for the first time, this bonded pair stole their hearts. Donna shyly wagged her tail while Delia let herself be hugged. They knew Donna and Delia were a perfect fit for their family. Kristi found Donna and Delia through Core Paws at Save A Sato,…

Core Paws’ Second Annual Dog Honoring Ceremony

This October, Core Paws hosted its second annual Dog Honoring Ceremony. Although it fell on a rainy Saturday in Portland, Oregon, the weather didn’t keep Portlanders from attending this special event! Inspired by the second day of Tihar, the week-long Hindu festival of lights that occurs in Nepal, we celebrated the intimate relationship between humans…

How to Support Animal Shelters and Rescues

Core Paws recognizes that the work of our shelter and rescue partners — and the thousands of similar organization across the U.S. — is so vital in our mission to help hard-to-place animals. These amazing shelters and rescues help untold numbers of both animals and humans, often with limited resources and with little fanfare. If…