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Galt, CA







3 Ways To Give




Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so it's time to start thinking about the perfect gift for that special someone. And what better way to say "I love you" than giving the gift of love and compassion that comes with an animal "adoption"* at PAWS!


This heartfelt gift is ideal for anyone you care about. Your Valentine recipient will receive an adoption gift packet that includes: 

  • A Valentine greeting acknowledging your gift
  • A biography of their adopted animal
  • A certificate of adoption
  • A color photograph suitable for framing 
  • One guest pass to one regular PAWS ARK 2000 Open House; refer to our calendar of events page for details (special events are not included)
  • Periodic updates about your Valentine's adopted animal
  • Invitations to special events
  • A subscription to PAWS' online E-NEWS (with valid email address) 
  • Opportunities to take direct action to help captive wildlife 

PAWS provides refuge for more than 100 abused, abandoned or retired captive wild animals, each with its own unique personality and rescue story. Visit our website to meet the animals living at our sanctuaries. We're sure you'll find the perfect match for your special Valentine this year.


Adoption donations help us provide nutritious food, veterinarian care and enriching habitats for the animals in our care. And you will have the satisfaction that comes from knowing you're making a difference in the life of a PAWS animal. 

Order your Valentine's Day gift adoption today!


Two ways to adopt:


Adopt online using your PayPal account. Select an animal category under our "Meet the Animals" link here, and choose the animal you wish to adopt. Click the "adopt" button. This will take you to PayPal. Once you've logged into your PayPal account, under NOTE TO SELLER: type in the name, address and email address of the recipient, and any special message.


Adopt by phone, using your credit card. Call our office at (209) 745-2606 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, PST. We accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Have your credit card handy, and tell us which animal you would like to adopt.  Select an animal category under our "Meet the Animals" links here, and choose a specific animal. Be ready to give us your Valentine's name, address, email address and any special message.


To ensure your Valentine receives their adoption gift by Valentine's Day, you must place your order no later than 5 p.m., PST, Thursday, Feb. 7.
*PAWS adoptions are symbolic only.


PAWS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. PAWS Fed ID # is 94-3005157.

All gifts to PAWS are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.