Welcome to the Official Website For Paws For Friendship Inc.

One of our Members will be happy to contact you within 24 hours. For urgent needs call us at:(813) 969-1954

Our beloved Founder Jennie



      We are proudly celebrating 22 years of volunteer service in 2015

We are all volunteers with no paid staff. Donations are sincerely appreciated, they help us grow and reach those in need of a wagging tail! All donations are tax deductible. We appreciate your visiting our website, please contact us if you have any questions or concerns, thank you!  


      Please know we believe in Tittering for your pet, and we believe in the "raw diet" if this is what is best for your pet. You and your veterinarian know exactly what your pet needs to make sure it is the healthiest it can be! Thank you!


Our Mission Statement:

Paws For Friendship Incorporated is a non-profit Organization of Volunteers sharing the unconditional love of their personal pets with people in need throughout the world.


Love is ageless.....................................visit a nursing home...................


When things seem to be going a little too fast take a lesson from Daisy Mae....

                                                Give Day Tampa Bay 2015!

GiveDay Tampa Bay has finally come to an end. On behalf of PAWS I would like to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you that made a contribution, showing your continued support for this wonderful organization. The number of supporters this year was more than I could have imagined. THANKS again for your continued support.... Jan Schmidt - President

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PLEASE be aware of a Canine Influenza crossing the Nation, IF you do visit Dog Parks please use baby wipes to clean off your babies feet once through. These are also recommended after you leave any facility.


Dear Fellow Dog Lover,

On April 22, 2015, the FDA announced that 
Nylabone Products  of Neptune, New Jersey, is recalling one lot of its Puppy Starter Kit dog chews due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.

To learn which products are affected, please visit the following link:

              Nylabone Dog Chews Recall  <=>

Please be sure to share the news of this alert with other pet owners.

Mike Sagman, Editor
The Dog Food AdvisorP.S.

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"THE MAGIC of GIVING BACK" is once again returning to the Tampa Bay Area. PAWS has been given the honor of participating in MACY's  "Shop for a Cause" a wonderful and rewarding event. While it is scheduled for Saturday, August 29th tickets are available N O W!  For information on how and where to get YOUR tickets TODAY please contact corporate headquarters by phone or email for the details.

As an added incentive there will be prizes for the TOP TICKET SELLERS. To see these prizes  

She thanked us for what we do and the visits we make and for our beautiful dogs.

I wanted to send this to you about meeting the most inspirational woman on our visit – she told us she was dying of cancer.  She was so positive and so thrilled to see the dogs and thankful that God had given her time to tell her family and loved ones her goodbye’s and that she loved them.  She had a 3 year old Bichon/Shih Tzu mix that reminded her of GiGi and she held and kissed the dogs. (To read the rest of the story click on this link..