Non-Profit Animal Rescue

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Paws of Piedmont (PoP) is a dedicated group of pet-loving volunteers with the goal of helping homeless pets find loving homes. PoP is a 501(c)3, non-profit Animal Rescue and 100% volunteer and foster-based. 

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Pet Adoption “Meet & Greet” Events

Pet adoption “Meet & Greet” Events are regular dates where you can meet with volunteers and pet fosters as well as their fostered pets available for adoption.  It provides the opportunity to explain our adoption process and get to know more about the pets we currently have available. Volunteers are also available to answer any questions regarding pet ownership, the Rescue in general, and more.

We currently have 2 regular monthly events. The events usually run noon – 4pm at PetSmart (Albemarle location) .  Follow us on Facebook & Instagram to stay up to date on our next event!!

We look forward to meeting you and you getting to meet your next pet.


Covid19 Update: We are conducting individual meet & greets are for approved adopters. Please review the adoption process and apply to get approved.

We are also having limited Pet Adoption Events at the Albemarle Petsmart located at 780 Leonard Ave, Suite H, Albemarle, NC 28001



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What We Do

Rescuing Animals

We rescue animals from dire circumstances and accept animals surrendered to us.

Pet Education

We education adopters and other pet owners about keeping your pets healthy. 

Spay & Neuter

We work with The Humane Society of Charlotte (HSC) to offer low-cost spay & neuter.

Finding A Home

We love to help our homeless pets find a new loving home. Is your home the next one?

Sponsor a Pet

We can only keep doing what we do through the support of conciensous community members like you. Even if you’re not ready to adopt a pet, your donation to our non-profit goes a long way to providing care for the animals while we work hard to find a loving home. 

Adopt & Foster

You have a lot of love to give and our pets need your love.  Pets are the best part of your family. We are always considering new applicants for our pet adoption and pet fostering programs. Please visit our adoption page to learn more about the process and to submit an application.