Presents for Paws

Help us in supporting the Dogs and Cats waiting at Onslow County Animal Services! Visit one of the locations with our drop box and donate much needed items. Final day to donate has been extended to December 20, 2018.

List of Items:


  • Animal House 
    • 665 Bell Fork Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Muttigans (Swansboro)
    • 624 W Corbett Ave #1, Swansboro, NC 28584
  • Wagtime
    • 4654 Gum Branch Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Logan’s Roadhouse
    • 1177 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28546
  • Stout’s House of Pain
    • 1411 N Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540

2018 Bow-Wow-Ween Dog Costume Contest

Join us for this years Bow-Wow-Ween Dog Costume Contest! P4P and Onslow County Parks and Recreation are looking to have a great night with amazing games and contests! As part of the Monster Bash that night, we’ll be hosting both costume contests.

There’ll be three divisions for dogs to participate in (small, medium, large). Top in each division receives a wonderful trophy, 2nd and 3rd receive some FANGtastic medals!!

Check below for the registration forms. Donations are welcomed at registration. Same day registration begins at 5:00 pm.

Bow-Wow-Ween Halloween Costume Contest Registration Form 2018

2018 Princess for Paws Annual Pageant

Join us for our Annual Pageant that helps raise funds for Disabled Veterans and families in need of Service Dogs! Due to the affects of Hurricane Florence, we’ve postponed our Pageant at the USO in Jacksonville, NC to Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 10am.

To register click the file below. Email registration forms to

Princess for Paws Annual Pageant Registration

Registration Payments can be made here

For those who are fundraising for the Sweetheart Title, please use this form to track your fundraising. Since we are a Non-Profit Organization, donations are tax deductible. At the conclusion of the pageant, we’ll send letters to those who’ve made a donation to thank them for their generosity and provide documentation of their donation!

Princess for Paws Annual Pageant Fundraising Form


Paws O’ Freedom Virtual 5K

Help support Disabled Veterans in need of Service Animals! You can run/walk anyway you like to. No early wake up times and no race site allow you to complete the race at your convenience. All participants receive a commemorative medal. Registration is $20. All proceeds go towards Disabled Veterans in need of Service Animals

Click Here to Register!

2nd Annual Patty O’ Paws Virtual 5K

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Patty O’ Paws Virtual 5K Run hosted by Princess for Paws!!! P4P is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides financial aid to Veterans and families in need of Service Dogs.

This is a VIRTUAL RUN, so no need to wake up early and head to a race site. You are able to run/walk this at your own convenience and however/whenever you’d like. We encourage participants that run/walk with their dog (if you own one) to send a picture of you with them to our facebook page:

Proceeds from the race go to benefit Veterans and families in need of financial assistance. You can learn more about us at

Event details and schedule

The event window is from January 29 – March 17th. Participants should complete their run/walk by March 24, 2018. There is NO PHYSICAL LOCATION to this race. Enjoy running/walking at your convenience and however you’d like!

Click Here to register!

Presents for Paws

Join us for our 2nd Annual Presents for Paws campaign that helps raise food, toys, and beds for the animals located at the Onslow County Animal Shelter. Please help these animals by donating new, never used, dog/cat toys and beds and sealed new dog/cat food. Check here regularly here for new and current drop off locations.  The campaign runs from November 15 through December 22, 2017!


  • Stouts House of Pain Tattoo
    • 1411 N. Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Pennies for Felicity and Her Friends
    • 1108 Old Maplehurst Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Richlands High School
    • 8100 Richlands Hwy., Richlands, NC 28574
  • Camp Mutt
    • 2441 Onslow Dr., Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Logan’s Roadhouse
    • 1177 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28546
  • North Star Cafe
    • 2355 Western Blvd, Suite 100, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • The Little Gym
    • 1092 Hampton Inn Way, Suite 100, Jacksonville, NC 28546

If you are a local business and are interested in being a drop off location or if you have any questions please feel free to contact us!

Bow-Wow-Ween Dog Costume Contest/Halloween Hoopla Costume Contest

Join us Friday, October 20th at 6:00 pm for the Onslow Parks and Recreation Halloween Hoopla!!! This year we are once again hosting the Bow-Wow-Ween Dog Costume Contest as well as the “two legged” Halloween Costume Contest! You can preregister by submitting your form to our email address,  Payment can be made through our store or onsite before the contest!


Event Same Day Registration Form Blank_Bow-Wow-Ween Event Same Day Registration Form Blank_Halloween Hoopla

Princess for Paws Annual Pageant

Join us for our Princess for Paws Annual Pageant, Saturday October 14, 2017 at 10:30 am! This is a natural pageant with a Southern Country theme. The location is on an outdoor stage and allows young ladies and gentleman to compete with their family dog. Don’t have a dog? No Worries! We have extra dogs you can borrow in all sizes.

This year’s special guest judge is Emily Sapier, Miss North Carolina U.S. International!!!

Contestants may only compete in one Division Category. However, they may compete in as many Division Optionals as they wish. If you wish to compete in all our Division Optionals, choose the “Division Optional Package” and receive $10.00 off automatically! Visit our Store to pay your entry and Division Optional fees.

If you are wishing to compete in only the Puppy Pageant, please fill out the Puppy Pageant Registration form. You can make payment at our online store!

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Princess for Paws Pageant Rules and Regulations

Lending a Helping Paw Fundraising Form

Freedom O’ Paws Virtual 5k

About This Activity

This is a VIRTUAL RUN! Which means no official race site, and no official race time! No early wake up times and you get to sleep in your bed. However you are on the Honor System. From May 15th to July 4th, are the event dates to run, walk, skip, low crawl, or perform your 5K however you’d like! You pick when, where, and how you want to finish your 5K. You can even combine this event with another race you’re doing!!!

This event helps raise funds for Princess for Paws, a non-profit organization that provides financial assitance for Veterans and Families in need of Service Dogs!!!!

We do have one request, we ask that you take a picture of yourself (safely) while doing your run and post it to our Facebook page, If you are able to include your dog, it’ll make it even better (we are a dog charity after all).

Event details and schedule

You pick when, where, and how you want to complete your 5k! Just make sure you get it done before July 4th.

Registration for the event can be found at

Princess for Paws Fundraiser Dinner

Don’t feel like cooking after a long day at work? Why not treat yourself to a steak dinner and help those in need?

Come join us next Monday between 4 and 10 PM at Texas Roadhouse in Jacksonville and help support those in need of service dogs! Just mention Princess for Paws to your server and bring a copy of the attached flyer and 10% of your meal will be donated to those in need.

Event Information
Texas Roadhouse
103 Moosehaven Rd.
Jacksonville, NC 28546
April 3rd, 2017
4-10 PM

Princess for Paws Fundraiser Flyer

An Onslow County, NC based charity for service dogs