Baby Bunnies!

Looking for a fun and fluffy new friend? We have many baby rabbits looking for new homes. Visit our small animal page or give us a call to learn more!

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Golden Oldies

These sweet, senior pets are looking for a special place to spend out their golden years. Do you have a calm, quiet, low-key home that they could call their own? If so, please consider a Golden Oldie!

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Find Your New Friend

Spring into action this spring! Visit our adoption pages to meet your favorite feline friend, your best canine companion or  your hoppy new bunny pal! Then give us a call at (207) 985-3244 to schedule your adoption appointment!

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How to Adopt

As we enter a second year of social distancing and safety protocols, we want to thank you for your patience and understanding regarding our adoption process. We’re grateful to you for choosing AWS as the place to find your new family member!

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Pet Horoscope

Get your pet’s horoscope! Do you have an animal […]

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AWS Alumni

Ever wondered how the past pets of AWS are doing now? […]

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If your pet has gone missing.....

We are here to help! We are a safe refuge for stray […]

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Leave a Legacy of Love

Thoughtful planned giving supports animals in need […]

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Book Buddies is Back!

Book Buddies Book Club is open to our elementary […]

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Train Outdoors with Everyday Objects

Take a stroll, a hike or play ball in the backyard. […]

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Bunny Care

Learn all about how to care for our bunny […]

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Love, Loyalty & Snuggles

Hi there! My name is Kyra and I’m so glad you […]

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Follow Us On Instagram!

Visit the AWS Instagram […]

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Chewy Wish List

Want an easy and hassle-free way to make a difference […]

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Book Buddies is Back!

Book Buddies Book Club is open to our elementary school aged friends who love reading about animals. Book Buddies read together, create new groups of literacy loving friends and learn more about how we can advocate for pets in need! Next session is May 18-June 8. Don’t miss out!

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Love, Loyalty & Snuggles

Hi there! My name is Kyra and I’m so glad you found my post! I’m a lovely Georgia peach who has come to Maine in search of my new family. Could it possibly be with you??

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Bunny Care

Learn all about how to care for our bunny friends!
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AWS Alumni

Ever wondered how the past pets of AWS are doing now? Check out our alumni page to see heartwarming updates on animals adopted out to their perfect homes!

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Leave a Legacy of Love

Thoughtful planned giving supports animals in need today and the Animal Welfare Society’s mission and programs in the future.

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Train Outdoors with Everyday Objects

Take a stroll, a hike or play ball in the backyard. This time of year is a great time to add in your training games. Take treats on your walks and ask for intermittent sits, targets or check-ins as you go for rewards. This will encourage your dog to check-in with you more often and add more enrichment to your walks. Just make sure to let them have plenty of time to just sniff and explore too.
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Pet Horoscope

Get your pet’s horoscope! Do you have an animal that was born somewhere between April 20 and May 20? If so, then you have a Taurus pet!

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Chewy Wish List

Want an easy and hassle-free way to make a difference for the animals here at AWS? Shop our completely new Chewy Wish List for the items we most need right from the comfort of your own home. All donations get shipped directly to our doors!

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If your pet has gone missing…..

We are here to help! We are a safe refuge for stray and found pets. The first thing you should do is fill out this form. It gives us all the information we need to make a quick reunion should your pet make its way to us!
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