Who We Are

Pause 4 Paws was established in 2011 with a mission of working to ensure that dogs and cats are treated with dignity and respect.  Pause 4 Paws supports 11 animal rescues and sanctuaries in Minnesota and supports the rescue community in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Most animal rescues are small, volunteer-based community organizations that do not have staff available to spend time fundraising. P4P works on behalf of these organizations. Our Beneficiary Organizations have saved over 31,000 dogs and cats and spayed or neutered more than 21,000 animals since 2011.

100% of the funds we distribute through P4P go directly to the support and care of the animals. 

Looking for a pet to adopt? 

Upcoming Events

Meatsauce & Muppet's Miles 4 Paws (Register today!)

September 15, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Registration opens at 8 a.m.)

Plymouth Creek Park -- Hilde Performance Center

3500 Plymouth Blvd

Join us for our 2nd Annual Walk to benefit Pause 4 Paws!  We are thrilled that KFAN Radio's Paul "Meatsauce" Lambert will be hosting this year's walk, along with his adorable rescue pup, Muppet. Don't miss this 2-mile family-friendly walk around Plymouth Creek park.  We'll have a yoga with your dog, food trucks, live music and much more -- including animals available for adoption! And to top it off, we're celebrating Meatsauce's birthday!  

Registration - $25 for adults; $15 for kids in advance; $30 and $20 on the day of.   



Save the Date: A Tail Wagging Affair 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Aria Minneapolis

105 North 1st Street

Minneapolis, MN 55401


We are grateful for our many Sponsors, without whom the night would not be possible.  Don't miss it!  



Your financial support enables Pause 4 Paws to help save the lives of animals and to improve their quality of life through rescue, adoption and sanctuary.  The funding that P4P distributes to its rescue organizations has helped save more than 31,000 animals and facilitated spay/neutering for nearly 21,000 dogs and cats, but our work is not done.  

Please consider joining our efforts by making a contribution.  You can give your support in any amount by making an on-line donation, or you can become a formal Pause 4 Paws Sponsor.

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Twin Cities Brewery Tours4 days agoJoin us for our second annual walk to benefit Pause 4 Paws! We are thrilled that KFAN Radio's Paul "Meatsauce" Lambert will be hosting this year's walk (while celebrating his much anticipated birthday!) Join us for Meatsauce & Muppet's Miles 4 Paws on Saturday, September 15th. Registration opens at 8 a.m.; walk starts at 9. Register today at https://one.bidpal.net/muppet/welcome.
Twin Cities Brewery Tours2 weeks agoIt's Wet Nose Wednesday -- please help us help Anakin find a new home!

Our Sponsors

Our sponsors lend their support to Pause 4 Paws through financial donations, media sponsorship, and in-kind services.  These sponsorships provide critical support for the daily work and operation of our organization as well as our fundraising efforts -- 100% of the funding we distribute through P4P goes directly to the support and care of the animals. 

We are extremely grateful for the dedication and support we receive from our Sponsors.