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Happy Tails: Precious and Socks

We featured, you listened! We are very happy to report that last month’s featured felines, Precious and Socks, found their new forever home. This bonded pair had been together all of their lives and we needed to find them a family that was willing to take them home together. We knew it might take a […]

Bad Human! Behaviors You Should Not Encourage in Your Dog

Most dog parents want a well-behaved dog, but sometimes pet parents unknowingly encourage naughty behaviors that can make life at home and in the community less then ideal. These behaviors can develop slowly over time, after years of going uncorrected. Sometimes a single episode of bad behavior that goes uncorrected can tell your dog that […]

Mission Critical – Find Amos a Home

Amos is still on the lookout for a new family to call his own. While he waits, he is keeping up with his training and getting love and attention from his special team of people. Some of his people even donated two Silent Auction Baskets in his honor at the recent Fall for Animals Ball. […]

Pet Spotlight: Meet Julie

Julie is a one year-old Mountain Cur mix who is looking for a new home. She’s a happy and energetic dog who loves to run in the yard and play with the many toys that the volunteers bring outside for her. Her favorite toys are the squeaky kind, and she is always looking to find […]

Happy Tails: Bruce

Bruce is very happy in his new home with his new family. He has settled right in and is enjoying all of the toys that his family has given him to play with. He’s even got a brand new cat tree to climb, and he’s exploring every perch. This handsome boy looks so happy, and […]

Help Cure Fido’s Back-to-School Blues

The summer months often mean family members spend more time at home, and our pets get to enjoy more of the day socializing with the humans they love. Once the school year starts up again, calendars fill up with after school activities, PTA meetings, and the like, and the house that was once filled with […]

Pet Spotlight: Socks and Precious

Socks and Precious are a wonderful duo who are looking for a new family. They’d like to stay together, if possible, as they’ve been together all of their lives. These 10 year-old tabbies were brought to DAWS when their owner could no longer care for them. They are both very sweet, affectionate, and loving and […]

Happy Tails: Lizzie

Lizzie is finally enjoying the life she deserves in her new home. Her new family met her while she was out on a walk with one of our dedicated volunteers. They thought she was the most beautiful dog they’d ever seen, and wanted to make her a part of their family. She went home under […]

Signs of Boredom in Your Cat

You might think that with the 15 hours a day your cat spends napping that she may not have time to get bored. But unfortunately, cats can—and do— get bored. While Fluffy may not always let you know how bored she is, sometimes cats express their boredom in ways that are quite blunt and not […]

Mission Critical: Find Amos a Home

Last month we let you know that we were on a mission to find Amos a home…and we still are. Amos is a loyal and loving dog who has been with us for over two years now. He is incredibly smart and loves to learn. He continues to gain new skills during his training sessions […]