Who We Are

Quad City PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving) is a private non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to support the needs of the animals of the Rock Island County Animal Care & Control Shelter. The Quad City Paws organization fully supports the goals detailed under our Guiding Principles.

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Guiding Principles

  • Our Mission: To protect the welfare, health and safety of pets and people and promote responsible pet ownership.
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Wine for Canines and Felines

Creekside Vineyard, Coal Valley

September 9th, 2017 1 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

(Check in is 12:30 if you are participating in the optional hike at 1:00, 1 p.m. is start time for all other activities)

Join us for a relaxing day of wine tasting, appetizers, music, and optional hike through the vineyard. Please bring your lawn chairs!

Gold Package $40.00 - Includes choice of one wine cooler OR insulated wine bottle, wine tasting, appetizers and 5 raffle tickets
Red Package $25.00 - wine tasting, appetizers, and 3 raffle tickets
Couple Package $60.00 - includes choice of either one wine cooler OR insulated wine bottle, appetizers and 8 raffle tickets

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River Bandits support QCPaws

Modern Woodmen Park, Davenport, IA

August 27, 2017 at 1:15 PM

On August 27, QCPaws will be the 'Organization of the Night' for the Quad Cities River Bandits baseball team, which means that fans who donate to QCPaws can get their tickets for free!

We thank the River Bandits for helping to make our community better by supporting great organizations like QCPaws.

Donate here, and get your tickets. We'll see you at the game.

Go River Bandits!

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Next Top Pet Model Search Casting Call

Pets of all shapes and sizes are invited to compete for the title of Next Top Pet Model!

Your pet does not have to have been adopted from QCPaws/RICACC to compete, although we would love to see our shelter alumni represented.

To enter: Schedule a professional photography session with Lisa Francescon of Francescon Portraiture. There will be a session fee of $25 which will be donated to QC Paws.

Call 309-269-5013 to schedule your session

Entries will be accepted from July 1 to September 15, 2017.

From October 1-8, 2017, the public will vote on who will be the Next Top Pet Model.

The 12 finalists will be featured in a 2018 Calendar, which will be available in mid-November. The winner will receive fabulous prizes and will choose their featured month on the calendar.

A coffee table book is planned which will include photos of all who answered the casting call.

Photos from your session will be available to purchase.

For additional information about the contest, please contact tgreenman@qcpaws.org