Paws and Nose is a volunteer-based organization, dedicated to improving the lives of stray cats and dogs in Iran. Our goal is to humanely control stray overpopulation through capture/spay/neuter.  We fundraise and provide financial support to veterinarian in Iran, who treat the homeless animals. When animals are not tame or when foster homes can’t be found, they are treated and released to the environments that they originally inhabited. In all of these efforts we collaborate with volunteer groups organized in neighborhoods or on social media. Our organization is fully transparent in all its activities and transactions, and we are dedicated to keep our overhead as close to zero as possible, directing all finances to the cause. Please consider donating to our cause with the peace of mind that, under our OFAC license, we are fully authorized by the US government to collect and send funds to Iran, with the exclusive purpose of helping to treat stray cats and dogs.


The Corporation is dedicated to charitable and educational purposes in preventing cruelty to animals in Iran and elsewhere by


Working with veterinary clinics, shelters, rescue groups and individuals to humanely control the over-population of street and homeless animals.


Improving the health of such animals by providing medical care, spaying/neutering, vaccination, food and shelter.


Promoting and supporting adoption of homeless animals.


Educating the public on the humane treatment and prevention of cruelty to animals.