Humane Education ~ Teaching Compassion

As a Humane Society, we not only provide food, care and shelter for homeless animals, but we also provide educational programs for our community.

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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

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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Project Kitten Challenge and Kitten Shower

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Donations Wanted!

It's time for Spring Cleaning! What are you going to […]
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Special Promotion

All rabbit adoption fees are 50% off!  They can be […]
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AWS Closed on Sunday, April 20

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Spring Hours

The AWS is open Thursday – Tuesday 11am – 4:30pm […]
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Seeking: Antiques and Collectible Items

We are currently seeking items for the annual Antique […]
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AmazonSmile

When you shop at smile.amazon.com instead of […]
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Beat The Heat!

“Female cats can go into heat as young as 4 ½ […]
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Like us on Facebook

Like us on Facebook for updates right in your Facebook […]
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Do You Tweet?

Follow AWS on […]
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Volunteers Needed

Our volunteers are caring, committed, and all here for […]
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Budgies!

Commonly known as […]
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Half Off Rabbit Adoption Fees

Considering adopting a Rabbit?  Read what Petfinder […]
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Leashes & Gentle Leaders Needed

6 foot, nylon leashes and gentle leaders  for our […]
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Fruits & Veggies Wanted!

The Animal Welfare Society spends an average of $80 […]
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AWS Closed on Sunday, April 20

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Project Kitten Challenge and Kitten Shower

 

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Donations Wanted!

It’s time for Spring Cleaning! What are you going to do with the boxes of things you no longer want but are too good to throw away?? Why don’t you donate them to the AWS Yard Sale! Longtime AWS volunteer, Sue spends all year collecting items for her annual Yard Sale to benefit the animals at the AWS shelter. Contact her at 985-1437 to arrange drop off. The sale is at 6 Hearthstone Drive on May 17th from 8am – 1pm. No early birds please!

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Special Promotion

All rabbit adoption fees are 50% off!  They can be trained to use a litter box, they’ll come when called, and some will engage their owners in a daily game of tag! Domestic rabbits are delightful companion animals. They are inquisitive, intelligent, sociable and affectionate—and if well-cared for, indoor rabbits can live for seven to ten or more years.  Learn more about taking care of a rabbit.

Meet rabbits available for adoption at Animal Welfare Society.

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Spring Hours

The AWS is open Thursday – Tuesday 11am – 4:30pm and closed on Wednesdays for staff training.

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Seeking: Antiques and Collectible Items

We are currently seeking items for the annual Antique Show and Sale at Kennebunk High School the weekend of August 2 & 3.  Donations of vintage or high quality items such as:  glassware, china, pottery, small articles of furniture, frames prints, fun/interesting decorative items and collectibles of all kinds.  If you are doing your spring cleaning and want to support a good cause, call our volunteers at Fran at 207-985-3721 or Liz at 207-967-4962 to arrange for pick up or drop off.  If possible, due to the planning and organization that must take place it would be very much appreciated if items could be dropped off or picked up no later than July 11th.  Please no appliances or yard sale items.  If you would like to make a practical donation to the sale, click here.

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Tired of dusting Aunt Gertrude’s knick knacks or that crystal bowl that really doesn’t match your decor… give them a good home by donating to the AWS Antique Show!  The all volunteer committee works all year round to collect and prepare items for the show.  Due to generous donations this has been a very successful event in the past. They are waiting for your call!

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AmazonSmile

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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Beat The Heat!

“Female cats can go into heat as young as 4 ½ months old so please have your cat spayed or neutered early and “Beat the Heat”!

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Like us on Facebook

Like us on Facebook for updates right in your Facebook feed!

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Leashes & Gentle Leaders Needed

6 foot, nylon leashes and gentle leaders  for our volunteer dog walkers.

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Volunteers Needed

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.

 

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Budgies!

Commonly known as Parakeets.

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Half Off Rabbit Adoption Fees

Considering adopting a Rabbit?  Read what Petfinder has to say about rabbits as pets.

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Fruits & Veggies Wanted!

The Animal Welfare Society spends an average of $80 – $100 per month on fresh fruits and veggies for our small animals.

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