Pet of the Week

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Stay Positive with Elmer

Hi there! What a pleasure it is to meet you! My name is Elmer and I am a young and active dog who is up for adoption here at AWS! I hope you’re having as good a day as I…

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Anatase the Parade Pup

*ANATASE HAS BEEN ADOPTED!* Hi again! It’s me, Anatase! In case you missed all the excitement this weekend, I was in the annual May Day Parade here in downtown Kennebunk. I had never been to a parade before and let…

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Learn with Anatase

Hi there! It’s so nice to meet you! My name is Anatase (pronounced a·nuh·tayz), and I’m a young and active puppy who is ready to find my happy family! I can’t believe AWS asked me to be featured on the…

Double the Love

On our last Featured Pet blog we talked about why spring is the perfect time to adopt a dog. What about cats? As it turns out, we currently have three pairs of bonded feline friends who would like to find…

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Pet of the Week: April Puppies!

For this lovely April day, we offer a special Pet of the Week blog, featuring some of our youngest and most adorable adoptable animals: puppies! We currently have five puppies who are waiting for their happy homes! We’ve gathered all…

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Dream Big with Nate

Hello mate, I’m Nate! It’s such a pleasure to meet you. I feel honored to get to be this week’s featured pet here at AWS because there are so many wonderful animals to choose from. Lucky me! I suppose I…

Are You Feeling Blue?

Hi there, friends! Our names are Jewel, Rocket, and Blue and we’re a trio of bonded parakeets who are ready to find our happy home together! Now that St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and everyone is done dressing…

A Dog Can Dream

Hi there, friends! Welcome to my blog! My name is Harley, and I am a six-year-old certified good boy who is ready to find my happy, new home. Let me start off by saying how grateful I am to have…

Monroe the Library Cat

Hello all you humans! My name is Monroe and I’m a friendly, playful, and handsome silver cat (if I do say so myself) who is ready to find my happy home! I’m currently soaking up the sunshine from my personal…

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What About Guinea Pigs?

Hello! Hi! Our names are Jonathan and Jimmy and we’re a bonded pair of brothers who can’t wait to find our happy new home together! February has been such a crazy month so far here at AWS with it being…

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There’s so Much to Love with Aurora!

Hello! My name is Aurora and I’m a happy-go-lucky girl who is so excited to be featured on this blog! February is such a busy month right now at AWS being Pet Dental Health Month, and Adopt a Rabbit Month,…

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Adopt a Rabbit Month

Hello! Our names are Jupiter and Luna and we’re two bonded bunnies who are looking for our happy, new home together! We’re both Rex rabbits which means we’re medium sized, very friendly, and super soft. Like, very soft. You’ll love…

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Karhu’s Looking for his Happy Home!

Hello everyone! My name is Karhu and I’m a two-year-old Akita who is looking for my new, happy home. I’ve actually been on the blog before way back in November 2023, when I was rooting for Team Dog during Giving…

A grey and white fuzzy cat curled up on a bed.

Shelly Has Some Questions

Hi there! My name is Shelly and I’m a 14-year-old cat who is currently looking for my happy home. I have some questions that need answers, but we’ll get to that part in a minute! I’m being fostered by the…

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Keep it Mellow!

Hi friends! Have you ever heard of a rabbit having a blog before? I hadn’t either until I was asked by my friends here at AWS if I wanted to write one. Of course I said ‘yes!’ because who wouldn’t…

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Charlie’s Little Corner of the World

Hi there, everybody! It’s so cool to meet you! My name is Charlie and as you can see, I’m a handsome, young, and perfect orange feline who can’t wait to talk about myself… I mean introduce myself. I’m only two-years-young…

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New Year, Same Tahoe!

Hello my adoring fans! My name is Tahoe and I’m so excited to be this week’s featured pet! It seems like the past month has been a whirlwind with holiday plannings, parties, and now the New Year. Time moves differently…

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