Adopt

Whether you are looking at cats for adoption, hoping to find a puppy, or searching for a fuzzy, furry or feathered friend, you’ve come to the right place. Thank you for choosing AWS as the place to find your new family member!

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Foster

Are you looking for snuggles and companionship? Want to make a meaningful impact on your community? Show us some love by becoming an AWS foster family!!

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Train

Led by an experienced team of certified professional dog trainers, AWS’ Canine Training program offers a variety of exciting and progressive classes, programs and social hours for pups of all ages, breeds and abilities. We learn while having fun!

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Wellness Care

Keeping pets happy, healthy, and at home with the people who love them is an important part of our work. The AWS Community Veterinary Clinic is a full-service vet clinic serving both AWS resident animals as well as community pets. We’re here to help!

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Learn

AWS’ Youth Programs provide interactive and creative learning opportunities for children of all ages. Our unique approach targets three important educational components while sharing in the value of care and compassion for all animals.

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Join the Clinic Team!

We’re hiring!! The AWS Community Veterinary […]

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Follow Us on Social Media!

Did you know that the animals of AWS are featured on […]

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New Year Wishes

Our resident pets are hoping to ring in the new year […]

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Build Your Own Cat Shelters

Winter is here and that means it’s time to start […]

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Shop at Chewy to help AWS!

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

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Show Us Some Love!

Are you looking for snuggles and companionship? Want […]

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Holiday Giving

Thank you for your kindness and generosity this […]

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Puppy Start Right

Bringing home a new puppy is exciting and often […]

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Happy Homes

We want to know how past residents are doing in their […]

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Kongs Needed

Our dogs have put Kongs on their Christmas list. […]

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New Year Wishes

Our resident pets are hoping to ring in the new year with some helpful and much-needed items from our wish list. Every item donated is a wish come true for an animal in need!

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Follow Us on Social Media!

Did you know that the animals of AWS are featured on all kinds of social media? We have accounts from Twitter to TikTok and would love for you to follow along!

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Holiday Giving

Thank you for your kindness and generosity this season. Wishing you and yours a holiday season full of light, love & happiness!

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Show Us Some Love!

Are you looking for snuggles and companionship? Want to make a meaningful impact on your community? Show us some love by becoming an AWS foster family!!

Whether taking an AWS resident pup for an overnight slumber party, overseeing a rabbit’s recovery from surgery for a week or two, or caring for a litter of kittens for a summer, foster families make a huge difference for the pets in our community, including the pets waiting for new “forever” homes at AWS.

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Join the Clinic Team!

We’re hiring!! The AWS Community Veterinary Clinic seeks a licensed veterinary technician (LVT) to join our growing team. Support shelter pets and the pets of community members in this rewarding animal welfare position. Must be licensed by the state of Maine.

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Puppy Start Right

Bringing home a new puppy is exciting and often nerve-racking. Find answers to your questions, guidance and support from a certified trainer. Get your puppy and family started off on the right paw with a special one-on-one lesson here at AWS.

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Kongs Needed

Our dogs have put Kongs on their Christmas list. Please consider donating a Kong or two to AWS this holiday season so we can have lots of fun activities and tasty treats for our dogs. Thank you!

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Shop at Chewy to help AWS!

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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Happy Homes

We want to know how past residents are doing in their happy homes! Write in to share with us your heartwarming adoption stories and send pictures of your new, furry family members!

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Build Your Own Cat Shelters

Winter is here and that means it’s time to start thinking of our feral cat friends. Homemade shelters provide a safe and warm place for a single cat or colony to take refuge from the harsh weather. Help save lives this winter!

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