Location & Hours

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Where to find us!

AWS is located at 46 Holland Road in Kennebunk, Maine.

Our 40 acre campus includes the Adoption Center, Community Veterinary Clinic, Canine Training Classroom and Boston House (Youth Programs Classroom) along with wooded trails and walkways.

There is ample parking for visitors, adopters, clients and class participants. Please follow the directional signs, as our driveway is one-way. Thank you for visiting!

Location & Hours

Animal Welfare Society is located at 46 Holland Road in Kennebunk, Maine.

Adoption Center

  • Daily: 10am – 4pm

Veterinary Clinic

  • By appointment
  • M-F: 9am – 4pm

Animal Admissions

Adoption Center

Daily: 10am – 4pm.

Veterinary Clinic

M-F: 9am – 4pm.
By appointment.

Animal Admissions

By appointment.
Admissions Application

Directions

Take 95 South (Maine Turnpike) to Exit 25, Kennebunk exit . Take a left off the exit ramp onto Route 35. Take a right at the stop sign onto Alfred Road. Go straight through the four-way intersection with a flashing red light. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right. Total trip is approximately 1 mile from the highway exit.

Take 95 North (Maine Turnpike) to Exit 25, Kennebunk exit. Take a right at the first stop sign. Go over the bridge staying straight. Go straight through the four-way intersection with a flashing red light. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right. Total trip is approximately 1.1 mile from the highway exit.

Heading North follow Route 1 into center of Kennebunk. At the corner with the Kennebunk Free Library and Kennebunk Savings Bank, take a left onto Route 35 (Fletcher Street). Continue on Fletcher Street. Pass Kennebunk High School. Continue straight past both turnpike exits; do not turn onto Route 35/Turnpike. When you go over the bridge for the Turnpike, the street name changes to Alfred Road. At the light, bear slightly left onto Alfred Road and continue straight on Alfred Road. Go straight through the four-way intersection with a flashing red light. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right.

Take Route 1 into Kennebunk. At the corner with the Kennebunk Free Library and Kennebunk Savings Bank, take a right onto Route 35 (Fletcher Street). Continue on Fletcher Street. Pass Kennebunk High School. Continue straight past both turnpike exits; do not turn onto Route 35/Turnpike. When you go over the bridge for the Turnpike, the street name changes to Alfred Road. At the light, bear slightly left onto Alfred Road and continue straight. Go straight through the four-way intersection with a flashing red light. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right.

Take Route 109 to Route 99. Follow past Blueberry Plains. Take a left at the sign for the Maine Turnpike (where Webber Hill Road branches into Mill Street and Cat Mousam Rd). Come to an immediate stop sign; take a left onto Mill Street. Follow to stop sign and take a left. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right.

Take Route 35 to Kennebunk past Maine Turnpike exit to stop sign. Take a right at the stop sign onto Alfred Road. Go straight through the four-way intersection with a flashing red light. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right.

Take Route 9 North, bearing onto 9A at the fork and continue on 9A through Wells to Kennebunk. Take a left onto Cat Mousam Road (Route 99. After several miles on Cat Mousam, bear to the right onto Mill Street. Follow to stop sign and take a left. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right.

Take Route 4 to Sanford. Turn right onto Route 99. ollow past Blueberry Plains. Take a left at the sign for the Maine Turnpike (where Webber Hill Road branches into Mill Street and Cat Mousam Rd). Come to an immediate stop sign; take a left onto Mill Street. Follow to stop sign and take a left. Take your next left on Holland Road. Look for our red sign on the right.

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The cats and dogs at AWS are ready for another friendly competition this Giving Tuesday on November, 28! Who will win?This year's competition centers around which species is the Coziest Companion: Cats or Canines? Throughout the day on Giving Tuesday, follow along on our social media pages as the pets and people of AWS try to convince you which of their favorite species deserves your support as the coziest, cuddliest animal. 

Remember, the team who raises the most funds on Tuesday will be crowned this yearโ€™s Giving Tuesday winner. Most importantly, all funds raised in this friendly competition support pet care here at AWS. We look forward to seeing which pet comes out on top as the coziest companion! 

(psst! You can help your favorite team get ahead by donating early on our website. Just follow the link tree in our profile to the Giving Tuesday page!)