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Paws & Claws Care Center
Contact & Location
 Animal Control 725 E. Baseline Rd. (Between Idaho and Tomahawk)

Phone: (480) 983-4405
After Hours: (480) 982-8260
Fax: (480) 474-8535 

***The Paws & Claws Care Center will be closed April 20th to reopen April 25th**

The Apache Junction Animal Control, Paws & Claws Care Center (PCCC) will be closed to the public for spring cleaning and building repairs beginning Monday, April 20th and will remain closed through Friday April 24th.  We will reopen to the public Saturday, April 25th during our regular business hours from 10 am until 3 pm. 

While the center will not be answering calls, they will regularly check and reply to any messages. 

Two alternate locations that will accept surrendered or found animals are Pinal County Animal Control, located at 1150 S Eleven Mile Corner Casa Grande, AZ 85194 or to Maricopa County Animal Care & Control located at 301 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85003.

If you have medical questions or concerns about your pet, please contact a local veterinarian.  We appreciate your patience during this time!

Office Hours

  • Office hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Viewing hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Euthanasia hours: Wednesday - Saturday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Paws & Claws Care Center is closed Sunday and Monday

Paws & Claws Care Center is on Facebook! For the most
up-to-date listing of dogs and cats in our care, please visit www.facebook.com/AJPCCC


The Unit protects the public from animal-inflicted injuries by: 
  • Controlling the stray animal population
  • Providing dog licensing programs
  • Educating the public about animal behavior, care, and control

Calendar - View All

Mon, May 11 - Sat, May 16

Mon, Aug. 10 - Sat, Aug. 15