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​About Us

"Pets Are Worth Saving" (PAWS) is a Non-profit Animal Shelter operating on the US Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan. PAWS is the only military-affiliated animal rescue organization and shelter in the Kanto Plain region. We are a 100% volunteer run shelter whose mission is to care for and adopt out unwanted animals. PAWS supports CFAY by educating the community about controlling the feline population and responsible pet ownership.

Contact Information

PSC 473 Box 537 FPO, AP 96349

Services Provided
  • Placing new dogs and cats in forever homes

  • Receiving surrendered dogs and cats as a last resort.

  • Rescuing adoptable stray animals that have been found on military installations

  • Providing education in responsible pet ownership to the CFAY community 

  • Providing volunteer opportunities for the local community and commands

Hours of Operation


**Hours are subject to change, please follow our Facebook page to make sure we are open before coming to the shelter!​

PAWS is 100% volunteer run and does not have regular "open" hours. We do not accept walk-ins; if you would like to schedule an appointment please contact us.

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Support Us

PAWS is a 100% volunteer run non-profit animal shelter. All donations and proceeds go back into shelter maintenance and animal care.  If you would like to donate supplies to the shelter, please check our Amazon Wish List. Monetary donations are accepted via Pay Pal or in person. A donation receipt is available upon request.

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