About Paws and Whiskers

Mission

To increase public awareness of the availability of high-quality adoptable pets by using technology. We at Paws and Whiskers strive to help improve the overall effectiveness of pet adoption programs to the extent that the euthanasia of adoptable pets is eradicated.

There are many pets and animals out there that desperately need loving forever homes. Some have been abandoned, some lost and others rescued from a life of abuse and neglect. Our mission is to create awareness of the plight of these animals and to do our best to find these animals a forever loving home.

There are many great organisations that provide shelter and love for these animals and they need the support of the public and the authorities. Our aim is not to detract from the work they do, but to rather promote and create awareness of the great work they do.

The site is primarily for people who are either looking for a pet or animal to be able search the database by breed, area or various characteristic's, find a supplier of services, get useful information, search our archive of articles from industry leaders, register a lost or found pet or just browse. There are a number of levels of participation for organisations and individuals alike.

Members

Becoming a member has many benefits some of these include:

  • Register and keep a history for each of your pets
  • Receive special offers from our supporters.
  • Be notified when there are community initiatives or functions.
  • Set alerts for a specific breed, when one becomes available we will let you know.
  • Our monthly news letter will be full of interesting information.
  • Receive warnings when we become aware of any threats in your area ie.
    • Poisoning's
    • Theft of animals
    • Disease outbreaks
  • Access to our searchable articles archive

Shelters

Shelters are organisations that rescue and look after lost and rescued animals and pets. These organisations need to find suitable loving homes for pets and animals. Paws and Whiskers allows these organisations to advertise these pets and animals at no charge whatsoever.

Rescue Organisations

Rescue Organisations can be found and contacted via the site where an animal needs rescue from neglect, abandonment or cruelty. This will often involve the SPCA as they have investigative powers. in most cases the site will give the user links to these web sites and in some cases will supply telephone numbers, as in these cases, time is often critical.

Service Providers

Individuals and organisations that provide services in the pet and animal industry. Registered providers are listed and searchable under the Service provider section. As a member you may be offered specials from our service providers from time to time. These providers include (but not limited to):

  • Veterinarians
  • Pet shops
  • Dog Trainers
  • Horse Trainers
  • Farriers
  • Feed supply stores
  • Shops that supply accessories
  • Pet Insurance and medical aid
  • Registered breeders