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Mission Statement and Purpose:  Az Paws and Claws is an all volunteer dog and cat rescue serving Arizona. We are a 501(c)3 non profit charitable organization. Our mission is to match rescued dogs and cats with a home that will provide them with a lifetime of love and care. This rescue is not government subsidized and functions on private donations. Donations are fully tax deductible.

The name of this corporation is Paws & Claws Pet Fostering, and is a contractual member of the Phoenix Animal Care Coalition (PACC911) and adheres to the principles and guidelines set forth by PACC911 in its partnership agreement.
The corporation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes. 

Our purpose is to
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Place domestic pets that have been surrendered or abandoned in foster care until they can be placed in good permanent homes.

Save domestic pets that are being neglected and/or abused.

Save the lives of adoptable domestic pets that are scheduled to be euthanized at kill shelters.

Pay for the treatment of adoptable domestic pets suffering from health issues.

Facilitate the rehabilitation of domestic pets recovering from neglect and/or abuse.

Facilitate the spaying and neutering of domestic pets.

Educate the public regarding the importance of spaying and neutering domestics pets.

Educate the public regarding the humane treatment of domestic pets .