DAWS Recent News

June 2021 Newsletter

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month! Each spring thousands of kittens are born, adding to the millions of cats already housed in shelters across the country.

Volunteer Spotlight: Wendy Vassak

Wendy Vassak became involved with the Danbury Animal Welfare Society 15 years ago!

Paws to Learn – Episode 4 – Adopt A Shelter Cat & Hug Your Cat Month

Paws to Learn – Episode 4 – Adopt A Shelter Cat & Hug Your Cat Month

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 2 – Informative zoom session with DAWS volunteers, Michelle and Karen

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!