News/Blogs

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 […]

Pet Spotlight: Meet Tony

Tony has a perfect cat personality; he loves everything and everyone, humans and cats alike. This devilishly handsome boy, with silky black fur and piercing green eyes is just 6 1/2 years old, and he’s ready to make a new family very happy. He’s got a very sweet personality that matches his great smile, complete […]

Happy Tails: Banjo (Brody)

Banjo, now Brody, came to DAWS with his brother Hugo. He was a shy and timid dog who found some confidence playing with his doggie friends in the yard. His new family is totally in love with him, and he is settling in well at home. Here is an update on how Banjo is doing […]

Double Digit Adoptions During our Free the Shelters Event

DAWS was selected to participate in a “Free the Shelters” no adoption fee event in July.  The event was sponsored by Cathy Kangas, the Founder and CEO of PRAI Beauty and Board Member of the Humane Society of the US. For three days, July 14th-16th, PRAI beauty paid all adoption fees so that loving families could […]

Tips for Selecting a Groomer

Summer is in full swing, and all of the outdoor activities may have left your pooch looking a little worse for wear. It might be time to think about bringing him to the groomers to ditch the dirt and grime and pick up a new ‘do. Before you pick up the phone and make an […]