Paws Humane: (706) 565-0035 Spay/Neuter Clinic: (706) 987-8380

Coronavirus (COVID-19) → Updates

Update: May 27th, 2020

Pet Adoptions:

The PHS Adoptions Department is operating with CURBSIDE APPOINTMENTS ONLY.

  1. Visit our Adoption page and view our adoptable pets here. When you find the animal you are interested in, fill out an adoption application under their profile.
  2. Once we recieve your application, we will contact you to answer questions, finalize details, or find a better match for your family. If your application is approved, we will set up a curbside appointment!
  3. Pull up for your curbside adoption appointment and meet your new pet. For the safety of our team, we ask that you stay in your vehicle until given further instructions.
  4. Complete your adoption and take your new family memeber home! Your Paws Humane Society team member will stay at a safe distance during the entire adoption process.

Veterinary Clinic:

The PHS Veterinary Clinic is operating with Social Distancing Procedures in Place.

Paws Veterinary Clinic to allow 10 people into lobby practicing social distancing with chairs and clients remaining 6 feet apart.

If more than 10 clients in waiting room, clients to provide information including name, description of vehicle, pets name and appointment time on sign-in sheet and remain in vehicle until called

All clients and staff entering into lobby MUST wear a mask or type of facial covering. (Scarf, shirt, etc…) 

To schedule an appointment, please call 706-987-8380.

We are experiencing a very high volume of calls. Please be patient. Leave a voicemail if your call is not answered and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.



We are cancelling all community events until further notice.


We are not accepting any owner surrenders at this time.

How can you help?

Donate Paws Humane Society has had to cancel prominent fundraising events due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Support Paws Humane during this time by making a contribution to the Emergency Relief Fund. All donations support the lifesaving mission and operations of Paws Humane Society. 

Paws Humane Society and our veterinary clinic are remaining open in support of the community and our great city of Columbus. We are working hand in hand with the city and Columbus Animal Care and Control ensuring we continue our efforts of keeping Columbus no kill.

I know times are hard for everyone. Many people are worried and many are out of jobs, but, as a nonprofit, we live on donations, our efforts truly impact so many. The best thing anyone can possibly do is to make any type of contribution. Food, supplies or monetary, we are on standby for your support.

Tricia Montgomery, CEO Paws Humane Society

Our volunteers contribute to our mission in BIG ways! Just check out the numbers below to see the impact our volunteers helped make in 2019.

Number of vaccinations and microchips provided through our Veterinary Clinic Wellness Program.

Volunteer hours logged.

Pets Adopted

Animals Spayed & Neutered

Thank you to our corporate partners!