Why Join MnPAW?

Stronger Together

  • MnPAW brings together like-minded organizations with strong experience and knowledge of animal-welfare topics
  • MnPAW provides a collective group to share information with each other
  • Strength in numbers: MnPAW is influential to the community at large
  • MnPAW provides increased visibility to organizations committed to animal welfare
  • MnPAW members collaborate on shared initiatives

Sharing Best Practices

  • MnPAW provides members a platform to communicate with other organizations in an efficient manner
  • MnPAW members are experts in the animal welfare sector
  • Members are able to share policies, protocols, and ideas with other organizations
    • Technological support and ideas
    • Transport best practices
    • Veterinary Care protocols and partnerships
    • Registries
    • Transferring animals between coalition partners
  • Breakout meetings and networking opportunities on a bi-monthly basis to discuss animal welfare issues affecting Minnesotans


  • As a consortium, MnPAW members can better influence laws that need to be changed


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