Paws in the Park, is a family-friendly event providing humane education and adoption awareness. It is a fun, relaxed atmosphere along with a variety of animal demonstrations, craft vendors, local merchants, face painting, balloon animals, photo booths, food trucks, and more!

PAWS IN THE PARK is a FREE EVENT but DONATIONS ARE WELCOME! Donations received help fund the care of over 200 animals at the shelter on a daily basis as well as animal welfare programs.

WE WILL FEATURE WOOLLY BEAR DJ Paws in the Park, in conjunction with volunteers from VCA DUNMORE will be hosting a LOW COST RABIES VACCINE AND MICROCHIP
CLINIC. COST: $10 RABIES VACCINE/ $20 MICROCHIP please note-all animals must be in a leash or in a carrier.
Don’t have a pet? No worries!

PAWS IN THE PARK IS NOT JUST FOR PET OWNERS – ALL ARE WELCOME! While all pets are welcome and encouraged to attend (we especially love to visit with our shelter alumni), attendees do not have to have a pet to attend.
For more information about Griffin Pond Animal Shelter or Paws in the Park, visit

ABOUT THE SHELTER – Griffin Pond Animal Shelter is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization serving Lackawanna County since 1938. Our Mission is to provide the best quality of life for animals entrusted to our care until new loving homes may be found; to promote humane education, adoption awareness and responsible pet ownership as well as investigate, help prosecute and prevent cruelty to animals; speaking for those that cannot speak for themselves.