In 2020, home has been our refuge and has provided calm. Imagine living through this time without the certainty of a warm bed at night. There are so many animals that need AWS more than ever. Help us to bring more animals home. Please give today.

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Fall in Love

Now is the perfect time to find your new best friend. Visit our adoption page to meet our pets. Then call us at (207) 985-3244 to make an adoption appointment!



We have adjusted our protocols and processes to adhere to social distancing and other COVID-related guidelines and mandates. We continue to strive to serve the pets and people of our community while keeping our staff, volunteers and visitors protected.
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Resources for Pet Owners

We’re proud to connect pet owners to all kinds of additional resources. From veterinary financial aid to low-cost clinics, we’ve compiled a list of helpful programs and services with the hope of bettering the lives of animals and those who care for them.

Lost and Found Pets

AWS works hard to reunite lost pets with their people. Whether you have found an animal or lost one, we have resources and tools to help bring you and your beloved pet back together.