Volunteer Spotlight: Suanne McManus

When Suanne McManus retired from the corporate world, she knew she wanted to get involved with helping animals.

PAWS TO LEARN Episode 3 – Flea/Tick/Heart Worm Prevention

PAWS TO LEARN Episode 2 – Informative zoom session with DAWS volunteers, Michelle and Karen

Volunteer Spotlight: Stu Kaufman

Stu Kaufman has been involved with DAWS for over eight years. He currently serves as a Dog Adoption Counselor (AC), transport driver, and most recently, a Lead AC.

A place for DAWS

As a special friend of DAWS, you know that we do things differently than the typical animal shelter.

March 2021 Newsletter

March is Pet Poison Prevention Month! Pets may become very ill after ingesting many common household products, food, and plants — a thorough inspection of your home, outside areas included, may help reduce the risk.

February 2021 Newsletter

It’s hard to believe it’s already February! We had a great start to 2021 with 94 dogs and cats finding their furever families in January, one of which was our longest term kitty resident, Bailey, who was at the shelter for over three years!

Volunteer Spotlight: Sally Rost

Sally Rost has been a dedicated volunteer at Danbury Animal Welfare Society for the past 10 years. Originally, she came into our shelter to adopt and while there, learned about our volunteer program.

PAWS TO LEARN Episode 1 – Ask the Vet: Pet Dental Health

Volunteer Spotlight: Cindy Girgenti

Cindy Girgenti, who has been a volunteer for eight years, plays a very active role at the Danbury Animal Welfare Society as both an Adoption Counselor and Cat Socializer.