AWS Tricks & Treats

This October we’re hosting woof-tastic and meow-velous Halloween events for kids & dogs of all ages!

Boo-Fest @PetLife Sanford

October 27th 10 am – 3 pm
Pet Life, 1364 Main Street Sanford

The Halloween themed adoption event you don’t want to miss! In addition to kitten and puppy adoptions, we’ll have a costume contests, demonstrations and crafts! We will also have a pet toy drive. Bring a toy for a pet, get a treat!

9 am: Registration begins for interested adopters**

10 am – 3 pm: Halloween themed crafts and cat treat making in the Kids Zone

10 am: Cat & Kitten Adoptions begin

11 am: Costume contest with prizes for kids

11:30 am: Puppy 101 Training Demonstration. Learn the ins and outs of caring for a young puppy, presented by Karen Casey, Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed

12 Noon: Dog & Puppy Adoptions begin

As the date nears, please visit our adoption page to see which pets will be ready for adoption at Boo Fest!

**Adoptions are on a first come, first served basis. At 9 am, registration begins. The first number will be given out to the first person/family in line, the second number for the second person/family in line, etc.  After receiving your number, you do not have to stay, but should plan to be back at least 15 minutes before adoptions begin. However, with the training demonstrations, contests and crafts, we encourage adopters and their families to stick around to enjoy the fun!

FMI: Contact Jenna Danks, Remote Adoption Coordinator at (207) 985-3244 ext. 114.

Halloween Hike on the Trails @ AWS

October 29th, 4 pm – 5 pm
AWS Canine Training Room

This is the last of our Drop In Pack Walks for the season, and we’re celebrating with howl-ween bash! Pack Walk admission fee is $20, or FREE if you come in costume (you or your dog – or both!). We’ll have canine agility and tricks training in the classroom. Then, weather permitting, a group pack walk on the trails. This is NOT a haunted walk.

FMI: Contact Roberta Guertin, Behavior & Training Admin Manager at (207) 985-3244 ext. 111.

Kids Pal🐾ween @ AWS

October 31st, 3 pm – 5 pm
Humane Education Classroom

Kids of all ages are welcome to trick or treat with the pets at AWS. We’ll have lessons on Halloween pet safety and make special dog treats. Kids will  have a chance to trick or treat and deliver the freshly made treats to the pets. Costumes are encouraged as we will parade from the Boston House Humane Ed classroom to the AWS Adoption Center. Please leave your pet at home.

FMI: Contact Brie Roche, Humane Educator at (207) 985-3244 ext. 109.