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Meet Abby, a sweet 7-month-old, 30 lb. pointer/beagle mix patiently waiting to be out of the kennels and into a home! This sweetheart is very nervous in the shelter - volunteers find her most nights hiding under her bed looking for a safe space. Abby will need a pack willing to take it slow and allow her time to adjust to a new family. This lovable girl would make a wonderful addition to a family (kids 12 or older) who are looking for a loving companion. Come meet this incredible girl today!
Achilles is our DOG OF THE MONTH! You can adopt Achilles during June for a 25% discounted adoption fee. He is a sweet 48 lb., 2-year-old bulldog mix ready for his forever home! He always has a wrinkled worried-look on his face but he is really a very happy dog! He's a confident boy who walks nicely on leash and loves exploring the outdoors. Achilles would love an owner who would bond with him through basic training courses or challenge him with scent training. This handsome boy would prefer an experienced adult-only home, so come see if he could be your perfect match today! Here is a video of Achilles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thdV9CQx14k
Aptly named after the month that we rescued her, April is a lovely cat that is actually a TNR intake. Since she is getting used to her new surroundings, she is shy right now, but just requires a gentle approach. April is approximately 5 years old has a gorgeous ticked coat, which gives her a shimmery grey-blue-silver hue. Come visit April to shower her with attention, and she is sure to bloom into a May flower!
This handsome boy right here is Archer! He is 3 years old and was rescued as a stray. He is very affectionate, playful and loves chin scratches! He also has an adorable white spot on his chest :) He is looking for a forever home where he can curl up on the couch and be part of a loving family. He is FIV+ so you will need to keep him inside, and as long as you feed him well and keep his check-ups up to date, he can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Come and meet this sweetheart today! Kindly sponsored by Michelle Kniskern until 6/11/19
Bailey is a 3 year old Momma whose babies were all adopted, and now it is her turn to find a forever home! This cutie loves to relax as she is half way out of her bed :) And she loves to play! Feathers, toy mice, strings and more. Come and meet this playful girl today!
Calling all big hound lovers! Meet Beatrice, a gorgeous hound mix who is as sweet as they come. This gentle soul was almost euthanized because her previous owners didn't appreciate her barking, but we adore it! She can be a bit shy at first, but once she's outside in the yard, she brightens right up and acts like the silly hound dog she is. She would make a wonderful addition to a home with a fenced-in yard for her to explore. Beatrice is at a foster home, working on her training. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to schedule a meet-and-greet with Beatrice.
Little Belinda is a darling black kitty with white markings on her face, chin and paws - almost like she accidentally walked through a stream of milk! Belinda came to us as a TNR rescue, so she is quietly adjusting to the cattery, but is doing so beautifully! She would love to find the right home where she could acclimate to being an indoor cat and receive all the love she deserves!
Meet handsome Boysenberry! He was brought to us as a stray and he is still getting used to his new surroundings, but he is coming along very well. He is 2 and a half years old, very curious, learning to trust and can be very sweet. You have to approach him slowly but he does enjoy being pet. He is also pretty playful and seems to like the other cats! He will do best with a quiet home and a loving, patient family. So come and meet this cutie today!
Meet Bree, a 7-month-old, 10 lb. beagle/ doxie mix looking for her perfect home. She is an energetic puppy who enjoys playing with toys and running around exploring. She is still learning how to share, but with an adult-only home committed to training, she will blossom into a well-rounded adult dog. Come meet this spunky girl today!
Meet Cagney, a 5-month-old, 40 lb. lab mix who came to the sending rescue with her sister Lacey. She is still recovering from demodex mange, but that doesn't stop her from being a spirited pup. Cagney is very sweet and attentive to her people. She's a playful puppy who will thrive with further basic training. Her perfect home would be an active home who will help her blossom into a well-rounded adult dog. Come meet this sweetheart today! Here is a video: https://youtu.be/c6qseN-35JE
This beauty is Carrie! She is a 2 year girl who came to DAWS with her kittens, who have since been adopted. She was shy at first, but Carrie has completely come out of her shell. She absolutely loves to play and enjoys the attention of all visitors at the shelter as she is frequently out and about in the cattery. This gorgeous girl would love to find a forever home where she will be safe inside with a wonderful family that will give her lots of love, toys and snuggles! Come and meet her today!
Casper is a very handsome boy with gorgeous markings. He was rescued as a stray with his friends Frankie and Jasper and may be a little shy at first, but he loves pets and playing with his toy mice! He is looking for a forever home where he will be safe inside with a loving family and never have to worry about being on the streets again. Generously sponsored by Jason Schmeltz Generously sponsored by Kathy Bardes
This beautiful Tortishell girl is Charlotte! She is approximately one and a half years old and was rescued as a stray. She is extremely playful and gets along with every cat in the shelter! She loves string toys on a wand and toy mice. She really enjoys interactive play! She is still hesitant about being pet, but she is coming along further each day. She is looking for a loving, patient family that will give her time to adjust to a forever home. Come and meet her today!
Meet Connor, an energetic 8-month-old beagle mix looking for the perfect home. He is a spunky puppy with a lovable personality. He loves romping around the yard to burn off his puppy energy. Connor is eager to work for treats, which will make him an excellent student for further training. Come see if Connor can be your newest hiking buddy today!
This sweetheart calico is Delilah. She was rescued from the South and brought up to DAWS to find a new forever home. She was surrendered when her previous owner lost their job and could no longer care for her. She has the cutest little face and pink nose with white "mittens" on her front paws. Delilah is a love and needs a new home as soon as possible, so come visit her today and see if you will be the next one to rescue her!
Meet Dom, a 4-month-old, 22 lb. hound/Black Mouth Cur mix who came to DAWS with his littermates Letty and Hobbs. The shelter environment is a bit overwhelming for this pup, but once he settles, he enjoys playing with toys and partaking in normal puppy shenanigans. Dom is eager to please and will thrive with puppy training and positive reinforcement. Come meet this wonderful pup today!
Meet Duncan, a sweet little 5-year-old, 18 lb. terrier mix. He looks to his people for comfort and enjoys snuggling up in your lap. Duncan is a sensitive boy and can be a bit nervous at first, but with a little patience and plenty of love, he will make the perfect companion for someone who isn't gone for long hours. Come meet this gentle boy today!
Take a look at Erick! This handsome cat has gorgeous sparkling eyes and shiny black fur with a tuft of white on his chest for good measure. Erick arrived at DAWS after being trapped and started out being very shy of humans. However, he is making great strides and now enjoys being pet with a slow, gentle approach. And this boy loves to play...he has been caught trying to steal toys from the toy bin that is next to his cage! Erick was rescued from outside with his buddy Nala, who are quite fond of each other and need to be adopted together. They need a patient adopter who is willing to let them fully come out of their shell in their own time. But we are sure they will come along once they feel safe and secure in a loving home where they do not need to brave being outside again!
This gorgeous girl who stands by her name, is Fluffy! At 2 years old she was brought to us from a rescue in West Virginia. She is a sweet, friendly girl with luxurious fur who is looking to be part of a forever family who will keep her safely inside a loving home. Come and meet her today!
Sweet Ginger is a 6-year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix looking for her forever home. She was previously living in a home and is having a hard time transitioning to shelter life. Ginger is a sensitive soul looking for an adult-only experienced home willing to show her that the world isn't such a scary place. Don't miss out on this wonderful dog - come meet this sweetheart today! And guess what...Ginger loves to swim! Check her out on a hike with a volunteer in this video: https://youtu.be/uw0KQG1Iajs
Meet Grace, a 1.5-year-old, 42 lb. Cattle Dog/Shepherd/ Weimaraner mix ready to join you on all your adventures. This energetic girl loves her outdoor time, enjoying as much time as she can playing with toys in the yard. Grace is an intelligent pup who is willing to work for food, which will make her an excellent student for further training. Come meet your newest hiking buddy today!
This sweetie-pie is Heath. He is a two year old kitty who was rescued by a family during one of our winter storms. Unfortunately, they could not keep him so surrendered him to DAWS in hopes of finding him his forever home, where he won't have to struggle outside again. Heath is very friendly and affectionate and has super soft fur - perfect for petting! He is a very smart kitty and willing to please (especially when treats are involved!) Take a look at the video to see Heath in training :) Come see this dapper cat today and you'll fall in love!
Hocus has been at DAWS for 6 MONTHS and no one has chosen him. What's up, dog lovers? Where is the person that wants to hike with Hocus, run with Hocus, snuggle with Hocus?! Hocus is a very happy dog and has a wonderful personality. He just needs an active home to enjoy his love of life! We recommend a home with kids over 12 due to his energy level. He loves to play with other dogs but needs a cat-free home. Come meet this handsome boy and fall under his spell today! Enjoy this video of Hocus: https://youtu.be/WNc3alux2vk Kindly sponsored by Katherine Kellogg in honor of Bob Owen's retirement from Bethel High Schooll Our best wishes too from DAWS.
Hopper will hop her way into your heart! With her big, beautiful eyes and the adorable white spot on her chest, you will be smitten! She is approximately a year old and was rescued as a feral/stray. Hopper is shy but responds beautifully to a soft voice, gentle petting and quiet attention. She will require an experienced, patient adopter that will let her set the pace for becoming comfortable in her new environment and allow her to open up into the wonderfully kitty we know she is. Will you be the one to give this precious kitty her forever home? Kindly sponsored by Suzanne Mathews
Meet Puppy Hummingbird, a 3 month old pup waiting for her forever family! Our best breed mix is terrier/cattle dog but we think she is 100% adorable. She currently weighs 15 lbs so we expect she will be about 50-60 lbs full grown. She is not at the shelter, but in a foster home getting lots of love and attention. Her foster mom says she is a very smart puppy and also very sweet. Please email your application to email@example.com if you wish to meet and hopefully adopt Hummingbird. Applications will be considered in the order they are received via email so don't delay.
Silly Jilly is ready to play! Jilly is a gorgeous 18-month-old border collie mix who is patiently waiting for the perfect home. She is an incredibly smart girl who loves to spend her time wrestling in the yard with her favorite canine pals. This babe is looking for her next running or hiking buddy who can keep up with her active lifestyle. After you snuggle her incredibly soft fur and look into her gorgeous eyes, you won't be able to resist! She needs a cat-free, adult-only home. Here is a video of Jilly: https://youtu.be/R0Mm5OIj0Dk To schedule an appointment to meet Jilly, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Generously sponsored by Jill Mence
This elfin cat is Jovie! She is approximately one to one and a half years old and was an owner surrender that we rescued from West Virginia. She has gorgeous fluffy fur and interesting grey and white markings punctuated by the cutest little face. She is very friendly and she would love to be back in a home environment soon and enjoy being a family cat once again! Please come meet Jovie and see if she is the one for you.
Meet Lacey, a 5-month-old, 40 lb. lab mix who came to the sending rescue with her sister Cagney. She is still recovering from demodex mange, but that doesn't stop her from being a lovable pup. Lacey is a sensitive girl who is having a hard time transitioning to shelter life. Her perfect home would be an active home who will take it slow and help her adjust. Come meet this sweetheart today. Watch this video of Lacey: https://youtu.be/ibQKyR3k37c
Meet Letty a 4-month-old, 21 lb. hound/Black Mouth Cur mix who came to DAWS with her littermates Dom and Hobbs. The shelter environment is a bit overwhelming for this pup, but once she settles in, she will have more playful puppy energy to spend. Letty is a sweet and affectionate girl who will bond with her people through basic puppy training. Come meet this wonderful pup today!
This adorable face belongs to Lilly! She is a lovely brown Tabby and is approximately 1 year and 3 months old. She is new to the shelter and is getting used to her surroundings, but she loves to play and is enjoying the company of the many visitors that come to DAWS. We are sure she would be a wonderful addition to any family! Could it be with you?
Lovely Lucia landed at DAWS through an owner surrender and she can't wait to find a new forever home! She is very sweet and enjoys her toys as well pets and scratches. Lucia is very attentive and interested in all the goings-on at the cattery and loves when people come to meet her. Come down and see for yourself what a sweet kitty she is!
Add a little Magic to your life! This sweet boy is 3 years old. He is very shy right now and is getting used to his new surroundings, but he is very gentle and will need the love of a patient adopter. We know he will blossom in a wonderful home! He is FIV+ so you will need to keep him inside, and as long as you feed him well and keep his check-ups up to date, he can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Kindly sponsored by Gregory Guion Kindly sponsored by Valerie Carlson
Mary is a one year old kitty who was found as a stray and brought to DAWS. Being in a new environment had been a little overwhelming and it took a while for her to get used to people. But Mary has flourished and loves to play and seeks out attention and pets. She can still be a little bit shy but we are sure Mary will be a lovely, confident house cat!
Here he comes to save the day- Mighty Mouse is on his way! Actually, this adorable grey tabby traveled all the way from down South and is hoping to find his forever home in New England! He is a one year old kitty looking for a home with good window views and a family that he can play and snuggle with. Come visit Mighty Mouse today and see if you can "rescue" each other!
Sweet Nala is a beautiful black haired beauty who is approximately two and a half years young! Rescued from outside with her buddy Erick, they are quite fond of each other and need to be adopted together. They are currently sharing a space in our cattery so they can keep each other company! Nala is still a little shy but has made good progress and is encouraged by Erick every day. She loves her belly pet with a felt wand toy! They require a patient adopter who is willing to let them fully come out of their shell in their own time. But we are sure they will come along once they feel safe and secure in a loving home where they do not need to brave being outside again!
Meet Nala, a very sweet, pretty 2 year old lab mix. She recently finished raising a litter of pups and now it's her turn to find a forever home. She is not at the shelter but in a foster home. Nala is a nice size, weighing 52 lbs. She is fine with cats and dogs. She is housebroken and walks nicely on a leash. If you would like to meet Nala, email email@example.com to arrange.
This little darling is Noelle. She found her way to us as a stray at the beginning of the year and has been getting used to life in our cattery. She is now available for adoption and is looking for a home she can call her own. Noelle is a shy but sweet girl. She likes to be pet and is very interested in the other kitties. Her unique tortoiseshell markings are just beautiful and she has soft medium length fur, perfect for full-body pets! Come see Noelle today!
Stop and smell the roses! Meet Rosie, a mama dog hound mix who's done taking care of her pups and is ready for her very own home! She loves to explore the world through her nose and does enjoy playing once she feels comfortable. Rosie would love a home that would have people around most of the day. Come meet this gorgeous girl today! Here is a video to watch of Rosie in the yard: https://youtu.be/pxl-OScydu4
Sabrina is our May DOG OF THE MONTH! That means her adoption fee will be discounted by 25 %. So come meet Sabrina, a playful 3-year-old shepherd mix ready to spice up your life! She is an energetic girl who's happiest zoomie-ing around the yard and LOVES playing with the tennis ball. After a long walk, Sabrina will gladly join you on the couch for some Netflix and snuggles. Come meet this incredible girl today!
Meet Shadow...a handsome, affectionate cat who loves to play and will be YOUR shadow at home! He loves the company of people and even gets along with dogs and cats. This special kitty needs a little extra care and requires an adopter who can give him meds three times a day to keep seizures at bay. His ideal home would be one where his humans are perhaps retired or work from home and can give him the love and attention he needs. He will reward you with years to come of being your best bud! Come visit Shadow today... will you be singing : "Me and my Shadow!" Kindly sponsored by Michael Madden
Look at those ears!! This is Shelby, a sweet, gorgeous, well behaved 8 year old Treeing Walker Coonhound. She weighs 70 lbs and is a big mush. She is currently in a foster home, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meet and greet. Shelby qualifies for our Senior-to-Senior program, so if you are 60 or older, you can adopt Shelby for half-price!
The King of the Pridelands! Meet Simba, a handsome terrier mix looking for his forever home! Although he is a big boy, he walks well on a leash and enjoys spending time outdoors. He loves romping around the yard and has plenty of energy to burn. His ideal home would be with a dog-experienced family (teens or older) looking for an active canine companion. Come meet this handsome boy today!
Sophia is a tiny one and a half year old sweetheart who was trapped and rescued last year by one of our volunteers in her backyard. Sophia was pregnant and gave birth to 5 healthy kittens! Because she had babies at such a young age she will always be a little kitty. Sophia is now ready to find a home of her own. She loves to be pet and loves to play. Sophia seems to very much enjoy the company of other cats and she and her buddy, Charlotte, enjoy chasing each other around the cattery! She will need a slow introduction in a new home, but with patience Sophia will acclimate very well and show anyone that good things DO come in small packages! generously sponsored by Gail Downing at the gold level
Yukon is ready for his luck to change! Meet Yukon, a sensitive 10-year-old, 35 lb. lab mix who has had a rough time recently. He was previously living in a home until his owners separated, leaving no one to care for gentle Yukon. The sending rescue fixed him up and showed Yukon what love truly is! Although he is an old man, he still enjoys a good play session in the yard followed by a nice nap on a comfy bed. Yukon's perfect home would be with a quiet home (teens and older) who will take it slow to give Yukon time to decompress. Come meet this handsome boy today! Kindly sponsored by M. E. Lewis
Zoey is a four year old rescue who was found abandoned and taken in by a good samaritan. This girl is very sweet and calm and loves to be pet. She has silky, shiny fur and is a joy to be around! Stop by and see yourself what a great kitty she is!
Meet Zorro, a dashing 55 lb., 2-year-old chocolate lab/ cattle dog mix reporting for duty! He is handsome boy who is extremely stressed in the shelter environment and is beyond ready for his forever home. Zorro enjoys being outside, whether it's a romp in the yard or a nice long walk. He takes treats very gently and would be a highly motivated student for more training. His perfect home would be with active adult adopters who have previous dog experience. Come meet this sweet boy today!