Entries by Administrator K.

A Heartfelt Farewell to a Friend

In April of 2015, Angel floated into our hearts. She warmed us with her smile and taught us the meaning of hope. On September 27, more than a year after […]

Healthier Choices for Treating & Feeding Pets

Like the parents of two-legged children, pet parents are often concerned about feeding their furry friends a healthy diet. If you’ve ever struggled to find nutritious snacks to feed your […]

PetValu Delivers for DAWS…Again!

PetValu of Danbury continues to support DAWS as we work to find loving homes for animals in need.  On August 12, PetValu made a third donation of kitty litter to […]

Safety Tips When Driving with Your Pets

While many pets enjoy going for a ride in the car, others would much rather avoid one. Regardless of the reason for having our four legged friends along for a […]

A Spotlight on DAWS Volunteers

The July 8th edition of the Newtown Bee featured an article focused on Newtown residents who are also loyal DAWS volunteers.  This fantastic article provides great insight into the vital […]

Revised Legislation Protects Animals

On June 22nd, President Obama signed a revision to the Toxic Substances Control Act which includes a decree to minimize animal testing and create a clear preference for the development and […]

Recognizing the Signs of Heatstroke in Pets

Spending time outdoors with our furry friends is a fantastic summertime activity. As thetemperature outside increases, so too does the risk of heatstroke.  Heatstroke is a form of hyperthermia in […]

Summer Pet Safety Tips

Summertime means fun and sun and an abundance of outdoor activities for most of us. But as much fun as summer can be, it is important to keep the safety […]

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month!

Each year DAWS finds homes for nearly 300 cats and kittens. This is just a tiny percentage of the estimated 3.4 million cats that enter U.S. shelters annually, of which, […]