We know you have lots of questions! We've gathered a few of the ones asked most frequently for you on the frequently asked questions page. 

 Shelter Hours

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm


8am - 7pm

Saturday & Sunday

8am - 4pm


Public Adoption Hours


Closed to the public

Tuesday - Friday

12pm - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday

11am - 4pm

*We will make appointments
outside of these hours if need be

Shelter Hours

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday

8am - 4pm


For some animals, Foster Families are a vital part of the rescue journey.

As a foster family, you can make the biggest difference in the most lives. Find out more about our foster program and what it takes to be that special transitional home.

Looking to be that forever home for the right animal?

If you are ready to grow your family, you'll need information about our policies and fees as well as an introduction to our adoptable animals!

Every little bit helps!  Together we'll make their lives better. 

Find out how you can make a difference in the lives of the animals we care for by adding to our injured animal fund, sponsoring an animals journey, or donating items from our wish list. 

Alaska Mindful Paws is a non-profit organization in Homer, Alaska dedicated to providing shelter, care and advocacy to homeless animals in our community.


Volunteers are a vital part of our organization. 

We appreciate people who give their time to support and carry out our mission. This page has all the information you need to volunteer with Alaska Mindful Paws. 

Animal Control 

Visit this page to find information on licensing your pet, city ordinances, fee schedules, and rehoming information.

Our goal is to help lost pets find their way home as quickly as possible!

Losing a pet can be traumatic for both the family and the pet. Visit this page for more information on what to do if you have lost your pet or have found one!


Visit at:  

3577 Heath Street

Mail to:

PO Box 1488/Homer, AK/99603

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