Animal Welfare Society Hosts 4th Annual Art Auction


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – May 22 – The Animal Welfare Society (AWS) today announced its fourth annual art auction to be held Sunday, June 2nd at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport.

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AWS Promotes Responsible Cat Ownership, Sterilization and Awareness for Upcoming Kitten Season with Annual Event


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – April 30, 2013 – No matter how much space the shelter has, no matter the health of the animal or the amount of money someone can give, the Animal Welfare Society (AWS) does not turn away any animal in need from its 21 contracted towns in York County. And this spring will be no different.

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Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic Completes 5,000th Surgery


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – April 5, 2013 – The Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic has announced that it has performed its 5,000th surgery in less than two years of operation. The Clinic, located at the Animal Welfare Society, performs spay and neuter surgeries for pets owned by low-income people in Maine and New Hampshire. Surgeries are performed at a deeply discounted rate.

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After 40 Years of Work, The Cleo Fund Selects The Animal Welfare Society to Carry On Its Mission of Spay/Neuter in Maine


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – March 15, 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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Animal Welfare Society and Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic Celebrate World Spay 2013 Day by Offering $20 Spay/Neuter Surgeries to Low-Income Cat Owners


WEST KENNEBUNK, ME – January 16, 2013 – The Animal Welfare Society (AWS) is proud to announce that it is again teaming with the Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic to celebrate World Spay Day 2013 during the month of February. In honor of World Spay Day, AWS’ Spay/Neuter program, in collaboration with the Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic, is offering $20 cat spay/neuter surgeries, free rabies vaccines and free health exams to cats belonging to eligible owners through the end of February. To be eligible, the owner has to be low-income or receive state or federal assistance.

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AWS Reminds Pet Owners of Winter Cold Dangers


WEST KENNEBUNK, Maine – January 3, 2013 – The Animal Welfare Society reminds all pet owners to take extra care with pets this winter with the following tips by the shelter’s humane educator, Lona Kapler.

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