Register Now for Strut Your Mutt!


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – August 30, 2013 – Strut Your Mutt, now in its 19th year, is the single largest fundraiser for the Animal Welfare Society. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, September 8th at 11 am on Mother’s Beach in Kennebunk. The event covers a two-mile walk along the beach, and is attended by more than 250 people and their four-footed companions. Walkers are encouraged to collect pledges from friends, family and co-workers.

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Letter to the Editor – Kennebunk Savings


Dear Editor, From all of us at the Animal Welfare Society, we wish to thank everyone in the community who cast a vote for the animals in this year’s Kennebunk Savings 19th annual customer ballot.

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The Animal Welfare Society, The Cleo Fund, Berwick’s Red Barn and Police Benevolent Fund Team to Reduce Cat Over-Population in Town


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – August 13, 2013 – The Animal Welfare Society (AWS) and the Cleo Fund are teaming up with the Red Barn and the Berwick Police Benevolent Fund to help Berwick residents spay/neuter their cats.

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Animal Welfare Society Hires Two Program Staff


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – June 25, 2013 – The Animal Welfare Society (AWS), a companion animal shelter, announced that it has hired two to its program staff. Garret Barcheski and Marie O’Brien have been hired as youth humane educator and volunteer coordinator, respectively.

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Animal Welfare Society Appoints Three to Board of Directors


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – June 21, 2013 – The Animal Welfare Society (AWS), a companion animal shelter, announced that it has added three new members to its Board of Directors and one member to Director Emeritus status.

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The Cleo Fund Selects The Animal Welfare Society to Carry On Its Mission of Spay/Neuter in Maine


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – May 17, 2013 – The Cleo Fund today announced that it has selected the Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk to carry on its mission of spay/neuter. The merger of the two organizations creates the largest private spay/neuter organization in Maine.

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