Swipe Right at AWS

Sweet single pets ready to be the love of your life. Animals looking to be your one and only pet have reduced adoption fees and will go home with special goody bags. Let us set up the first date!

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Coming 06.17.19

Summer Blockbuster classes: three week training sessions starring you and your dog. Register today!

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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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Maine: The Way Life Should Be

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

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Penny - Take Me for a Ride!

I am a sweet young gal looking for a very special […]

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Make a Difference at Home!

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

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Woofstock

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

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Mama Kitty - Empty Nester Seeking Love

The kids are gone – off on their own and […]

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Lemon - They Call Me Mellow Yellow

Quite rightly – I’m looking for a quiet, […]

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Rizzo - I'm the One that You Want!

My name may be Rizzo, but I’m not some tough […]

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Kittens Available

We’ve got a number of energetic, playful, sweet, […]

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Summer Special Classes

Check out some training courses at a special summer […]

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Learn a Trick or Two!

Sing your pooch up for one of our Summer Blockbuster […]

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Rizzo – I’m the One that You Want!

My name may be Rizzo, but I’m not some tough greaser. Continue reading “Rizzo – I’m the One that You Want!” »

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Penny – Take Me for a Ride!

I am a sweet young gal looking for a very special family to call my own! Continue reading “Penny – Take Me for a Ride!” »

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Mama Kitty – Empty Nester Seeking Love

The kids are gone – off on their own and I’m ready to start the next chapter of my life, a chapter that focuses all on me! Continue reading “Mama Kitty – Empty Nester Seeking Love” »

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Lemon – They Call Me Mellow Yellow

Quite rightly – I’m looking for a quiet, mellow home without any dogs or bossy cats. Continue reading “Lemon – They Call Me Mellow Yellow” »

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Learn a Trick or Two!

Sing your pooch up for one of our Summer Blockbuster training courses!
Continue reading “Learn a Trick or Two!” »

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Kittens Available

We’ve got a number of energetic, playful, sweet, and goofy kittens available for adoption! Continue reading “Kittens Available” »

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Summer Special Classes

Check out some training courses at a special summer rate or get a preview of some of our regular Canine Training offerings among our Summer Special Classes. Continue reading “Summer Special Classes” »

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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!
Continue reading “Woofstock” »

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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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