Penny and BJ have been at the AWS or our satellite adoption center at PetSmart in Biddeford since July. They are super duper cats! Staff and volunteers are celebrating because they were adopted on Sunday!!Read More
PetSmart Offers Pet Photos w/Santa
Jolly old St Nick himself will be at PetSmart at Biddeford Crossing on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 & 15, from 11am-4pm for photos with your pet! A five dollar to AWS is suggested.Read More
Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24 & 25 ~ Closed
Thursday, December 26 ~ Open until 2:30pm
Tuesday, December 31 ~ Open until 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 1 ~ Closed
Thursday, January 2 ~ Open until 2:30pm
AWS offers a variety of exciting classes for dogs of all ages and abilities!Read More
Shop at the Flea Market
At the AWS we affectionately call our gift shop the “Flea Market.” When you do your holiday shopping at AWS you are sure to please the person receiving the gift while helping the many homeless animals that AWS serves.Read More
Adopt a Small Animal!
For a limited time, small animals, including: gerbils, rats, parakeets, degus and bunnies are fee waived at AWS. Donations are welcomed at the time of adoption. Gerbils even come with their housing and accessories! They extremely popular as pets and can be a lot of fun. Gerbils are easy to clean up after, take care of, and feed. Give them an empty kleenex box or paper towel tube and they are busy and happy for hours! They are perfect pets for gentle, respectful children.Read More
Having a birthday party at the Animal Welfare Society is easy, affordable, mess free and full of learning opportunities, not to mention fun with animals!Read More
The Animal Welfare Society relies on donated supplies and materials to help offset the cost of sheltering more than 3,600 animals per year.Read More
Fruits & Veggies Wanted!
The Animal Welfare Society spends an average of $80 – $100 per month on fresh fruits and veggies for our small animals.Read More
Kittens at AWS
The AWS currently has a variety of kittens and cats available for adoption. They’re transfers from down South and are eager to find new homes here in the Northeast. We’ll have big and small, male and female, brown tiger and orange tiger, and that’s just to name a few. So hurry on in to find your next furry feline friend before they’re all spoken for!Read More
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Our volunteers are caring, committed, and all here for the same reason — because they love animals. Without their extra hands, we would be unable to accomplish all we do for the animals. Download an application.