• Pets Are Worth Saving

    Pets Are Worth Saving,Inc. (PAWS) is a not-for-profit, no-kill animal welfare organization. PAWS was founded as a means of dealing with the increase in the animal population--specifically dogs and cats--in the Union County (Illinois) area. PAWS was formed primarily to prevent the destruction of valuable, adoptable animals. PAWS is solely funded by donations and fund raisers. PAWS rescues and makes available for adoption homeless and unwanted animals.PAWS' Place Adoption Center is located at 139 East Vienna Street in downtown Anna, IL. Our telephone number is (618) 833-DOGS (3647).
  • PAWS Hours

    Sunday closed

    Monday closed

    Tuesday 1-4 pm

    Wednesday 1-4 pm
    Thursday 1-4 pm
    Friday 1-6 pm
    Saturday 1-4 pm

  • Find Us

    You may find us at 139 E Vienna St Anna, IL 62906

    Call us at 618-833-3647

    Come Meet Your New Pet

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“Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.”
Karen Davison


Pick Your New Friend!

Take A Look At The Dogs and Cats Available For You To Adopt. Read More

Fill Out An Adoption Form

Now that you have picked a pet you would like to adopt, fill out an adoption form! Read More

Pet Of The Week

Every week we select a pet to be our Pet Of The Week. Take a look! Read More

Many Pets Need Your Help

Your generous donation is very much appreciated and allows to continue to offer care. Read More
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  • The Latest Newsletter

    Take a look at our latest newsletter! Read More
  • PAWS For Reflection

    Take a look at this weekly news blog about PAWS! Read More
  • PAWS 2nd Chance Resale

    Come in and shop at the new PAWS 2nd Chance Resale Shop! We have many very nice items that may interest you. Donations are gladly accepted! We are located on the SE corner of Vienna and Springfield Ave. in Anna. The old Bunny Bread building. Read More
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You cannot do a kindness too soon, because you never know how soon it will be too late. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are so happy to accept donations because they are our primary source of funding. Donations may be sent to PAWS, 139 East Vienna Street, Anna, Illinois 62906 or you can donate online at: www.networkforgood.org or by clicking here

We are always in need of volunteers both at PAWS Place and with fund raising. If you would like to get involved, please contact us by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the office (618) 833-3647.


  • Monetary Donations
  • Spays & Neuters
  • Dry Kitten (not Cat) Food
  • Dry Puppy (not Dog) Food
  • Dog & Cat Toys
  • Bleach
  • Dish Detergent
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Monthly Bills Paid

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