Hop Into the New Year!

On January 4th, California Rabbit J.P. will have been available at AWS for a full year. In recognition of her anniversary, and to hopefully entice people to give her a look, all rabbits will be “Name Your Own Price” for the month of January. You get to choose what to pay to adopt any of […]

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Seniors for Seniors Discount

Attention all potential adopters age 65 and older: Now at the Animal Welfare Society, if you adopt a dog who is 8 years or older, the fee will only be $65. If you adopt a cat who is 8 years or older, they will be fee-waived. It’s the Seniors for Seniors Discount. Senior animals tend […]

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Behavioral Training

Behavioral Training at AWS Animal Welfare Society Obedience Classes have some unique benefits, particularly for adopted pets.

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Spay and Neuter

Through spaying and neutering, you can help your dog or cat live a happier, healthier, longer life.  Both procedures can safely be performed at as early as 12 weeks of age.  If you or someone you know is struggling to afford to have a pet spayed or neutered, we may be able to help.  Contact […]

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Adopt

The Animal Welfare Society wants to help you find the best pet possible for your family. Placing an animal into a loving home is the most rewarding part of our work.

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Donate

Donating to AWS makes you smile!  With the help of caring individuals, the Animal Welfare Society is able to provide more than 3,600 homeless animals each year with medication, food, and expert care from our loving and professional staff.

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The Flea Market

Did you know AWS has a retail shop off the shelter […]

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Fruits & Veggies Wanted!

Not sure what to do with all those yummy treats in […]

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Traps Needed

The AWS is helping folks manage feral cat colonies.  […]

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Semi Socialized Cats & Kittens

These cats and kittens, also known as Barn Cats, can […]

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J.P. Adopted!

Congratulations to J.P., who was recently adopted! It […]

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Puppy Pads Needed

Potty training is no fun at all! Can you help us out […]

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Puppy and Dog Food Needed

With all of the dogs we’ve had come through the […]

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Thank You!

A big thank you to everyone who donated Kuranda beds […]

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Puppy Obedience Class

Puppy Class for dogs under 5 months.  You and your […]

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Amazon Smile

When you shop at smile.amazon.com instead of […]

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Puppy and Dog Food Needed

With all of the dogs we’ve had come through the shelter over the past few months, we’re beginning to run low on essential supplies. We would greatly appreciate any donations of either small bites puppy food or high quality dog food. We want to make sure all our dogs and puppies are as healthy and happy as possible before being adopted, and keeping them well-fed is the biggest part of that.

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Puppy Obedience Class

Puppy Class for dogs under 5 months.  You and your pup will learn some great tips for helping your puppy grow into the best dog they can be. There will be lots of learning and plenty of play time.

January 29 – March 5, Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Visit our Obedience Class Schedule page to see all the classes we have to offer and learn how to register.

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J.P. Adopted!

Congratulations to J.P., who was recently adopted! It took spending over a year with us, and having a rabbit promotion started in her honor, but she has finally found a new home. While we will miss seeing you around J.P., we couldn’t be happier that you’ve finally found a place to call your own. Best of wishes to J.P. and her new family.

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The Flea Market

Did you know AWS has a retail shop off the shelter lobby where we sell a variety of pet-related merchandise? We have dog, cat and small animal supplies and lots of toys and enrichment activities. We also have awesome AWS apparel – long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirts, winter hats, sweatpants and sweatshirts. The items come in a variety of bright colors and sizes, ranging from Small to 3XL.

The “Flea Market” is open when the shelter is open so stop on by today!

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Puppy Pads Needed

Potty training is no fun at all! Can you help us out with some puppy training pads?!? The bigger, the better, but please no smaller than 22” square.  If you order from our Amazon Wish List, they can be shipped directly to the shelter, usually free of charge. Thank you!
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Thank You!

A big thank you to everyone who donated Kuranda beds to AWS. Within 24 hours of requesting them on social media, we received more than 20 beds.  In total we have 37 new beds for our dogs and puppies to enjoy.  Thank you for providing comfort to our shelter pets!

 

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Semi Socialized Cats & Kittens

These cats and kittens, also known as Barn Cats, can be adopted as indoor/outdoor cats to adopters that would like a cat to watch and care for, but don’t need their cat to be social and affectionate.  Barn cats spend time in and around the shed, barn, or garage that they have been housed and fed in. They enjoy living free in the outdoors doing as cats do, and usually stay around their home turf. They will continue to by shy and skittish around people. Barn cats do best in groups and should not be the only cat.
Regardless of they type of home they get adopted to, they will all have the same basic requirements. They need shelter from predators & the elements, clean water and a healthy diet. They will also need a slow introduction to their new living situations.  If you would like more information please call (207) 985-3244 x101,or come to the shelter and meet with an adoption counselor.

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Traps Needed

The AWS is helping folks manage feral cat colonies.  We are in need of traps so that we can loan them out to people willing to catch feral cats in their community.  We received a grant that allows them to be spayed or neutered for free. If you would like to be part of the solution for the cat over population problem, call 207-985-3244 x 120.    Learn more about Feral Cats.

As part of the partnership with the Cleo Fund, the Animal Welfare Society plans to spay/neuter more feral cats in 2015.  Trapping these cats is the first step.  If you wish to donate toward this cause, please consider purchasing a feral cat trap or recovery cage.  We use Tru Catch traps and have the following traps on our wish list:

· Tru Catch 30FCD Fat Cat Humane Live Animal Trap (Found Here)

· Tru Catch 30D Heavy Duty Humane Live Animal Trap (Found Here)

· Tru Catch Traps Tuffy 24 Humane Live Animal Trap (Found Here)

· Tru Catch TD-2 Small Trap Divider (Found Here)

· Tru Catch TD-1 Small Trap Divider (Found Here)

· Tru Catch FCRC Feral Cat Recovery Cage (Found Here)

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Fruits & Veggies Wanted!

Not sure what to do with all those yummy treats in your vegetable garden?  Consider bringing them to the shelter for the small animals.  Among their favorites: parsley, kale, green peppers, carrots with their tops, romaine lettuce and small tomatoes! AWS spends an average of $80 – $100 per month on fresh fruits and veggies for our small animals.  More ideas.

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Amazon Smile

When you shop at smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com and choose Animal Welfare Society as your non-profit, AmazonSmile Foundation will donate .5% of your purchase to AWS.  It’s that simple.  You get the same prices, selection and shopping experience, plus, you help the animals in our care.  Learn more.amazonsmile220

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