Summer Camp

Weekly day camps for children ages 4-16 are full of animal adventures! Register your pet-loving kiddo today.

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Are you a Loyal Friend?

With recurring gifts, you give safety, love, care and companionship to each of the 350 pets that arrive at AWS each and every month. Become a Loyal Friend today!

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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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Background Actress Ready for New Home

Mocha is happy being a background character – no […]

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Premiering Brighter Days

Watch for the new dog kennels debuting in […]

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Summer Blockbuster Classes

Get a preview of some of our regular Canine Training […]

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Summertime Furry Tales Sequels

We are happy to report that, by popular demand, Furry […]

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Thank you Doris Day!

As animal lovers everywhere mourn the passing of Doris […]

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Leading Lady Seeks New Stage

Deja is a beautiful leading lady, ready to be the star […]

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Thank You!!!

From all of us at AWS, thank you to Congdon’s […]

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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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Star as a Rescue Reader

Your child and an AWS pet star in their own production […]

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Woofstock

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

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Leading Lady Seeks New Stage

Deja is a beautiful leading lady, ready to be the star of her own production. Continue reading “Leading Lady Seeks New Stage” »

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Background Actress Ready for New Home

Mocha is happy being a background character – no leading role for her. Continue reading “Background Actress Ready for New Home” »

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Premiering Brighter Days

Watch for the new dog kennels debuting in mid-June! Continue reading “Premiering Brighter Days” »

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Summertime Furry Tales Sequels

We are happy to report that, by popular demand, Furry Tales Story and Adventure Hour will continue this summer, with three special sequels: June 27 – July 25 – August 29. Continue reading “Summertime Furry Tales Sequels” »

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Star as a Rescue Reader

Your child and an AWS pet star in their own production during Rescue Readers, a half hour of literary-based confidence building and socialization to help students maintain and grow their reading skills this summer. Continue reading “Star as a Rescue Reader” »

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Summer Blockbuster Classes

Get a preview of some of our regular Canine Training offerings in these face-paced, entertaining 3 week classes. Continue reading “Summer Blockbuster Classes” »

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Thank You!!!

From all of us at AWS, thank you to Congdon’s After Dark for hosting the most amazing fundraiser for our animals! Continue reading “Thank You!!!” »

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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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