Rescue

In 2018, AWS cared for 4,075 pets in need, rescuing pets locally, regionally and nationally.

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Teach

Through training classes, youth lessons and educational workshops, AWS taught 2,215 community members in 2018. More than 1,000 dogs graduated training classes and more than 1,000 students from preschool through college learned about pet care, pet safety and more!

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Heal

In its first year of operation, the AWS Community Veterinary Clinic saw nearly 5,000 patients, including resident pets and cats and dogs owned by community members. Clinic and shelter staff completed 3,671 surgeries, administered 11,129 vaccines and provided 9,930 health exams.

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Springtime Safety Tips

Spring has sprung, and with the change of season, our […]

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Woofstock

Woofstock is FREE family-friendly, dog-friendly beer […]

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Partnering with Our Community

We have a number of partnerships that help us promote […]

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Animal Care Intensive

Calling all animal-loving teens! Apply now to take […]

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Foster Love

In addition to the pets in our Adoption Center, we […]

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Follow Us On Instagram!

Visit the AWS Instagram […]

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Bird Toys Wanted

Our birds could use some fun new toys and enrichment […]

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Maine: The Way Life Should Be

Share with us your best shot of your AWS alum living […]

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Make a Difference at Home!

When animals require more involved or long-term care, […]

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Double Your Fun!

Looking for twice as much excitement and love in your […]

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Double Your Fun!

Looking for twice as much excitement and love in your home? Then check out this amazing pair! Continue reading “Double Your Fun!” »

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Maine: The Way Life Should Be

Share with us your best shot of your AWS alum living his/her best life in Maine (or New Hampshire or Massachusetts or wherever you call home!)

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Woofstock

Woofstock is FREE family-friendly, dog-friendly beer and food festival benefiting AWS’ Companions for Life Fund for pet veterinary care. Saturday, July 20th!
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Thank you Doris Day!

As animal lovers everywhere mourn the passing of Doris Day, we remember her legacy through the Doris Day Animal Foundation.  With the Foundation’s generosity, senior cats at AWS are eligible for up to $100 in post-adoption vet care.

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Bird Toys Wanted

Our birds could use some fun new toys and enrichment activities. Can we count on you? Continue reading “Bird Toys Wanted” »

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Make a Difference at Home!

When animals require more involved or long-term care, or if they are too young to be adopted, foster volunteers care for them in their homes. Continue reading “Make a Difference at Home!” »

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Springtime Safety Tips

Spring has sprung, and with the change of season, our thoughts turn to Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. Continue reading “Springtime Safety Tips” »

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Animal Care Intensive

Calling all animal-loving teens! Apply now to take part in our Animal Care Intensive summer workshop. Continue reading “Animal Care Intensive” »

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Partnering with Our Community

We have a number of partnerships that help us promote animal welfare and enhance our community.
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Foster Love

In addition to the pets in our Adoption Center, we have some pets available for adoption from foster homes.
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