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2015 DAWS Fall Fest!

On October 17, DAWS will be hosting its first-ever Fall Fest! This kid-oriented event is designed to bring families together with furry friends for education and fun. Learn more...

Help us raise some serious bones through the month of October!

Get a BarkBox (a monthly box of amazing treats/toys) for your pup – it’s that easy! Just use our code at checkout DAWS or paw the link below! BarkBox will donate $25 of your purchase to us! Click here to order!

Summer 2015 Membership Drive

Help DAWS Continue To Give Hope

Your donation will help us continue to provide food, shelter, and medical care to homeless animals until they find their forever homes. Donate online...

Thanks Canine Company!

We would like to thank to Canine Company for supporting us in 2015 as our Top Rescue Sponsor! Adopt from DAWS and receive a discount on Canine Company products. Click here.

Order Your DAWS Holiday Greeting Cards!

The holidays are right around the corner. Get your holiday cards from DAWS, and spread some good cheer for the cause. Cards will next be available at Fall Fest on Oct. 17th at DAWS Order now...

Welcome to Danbury Animal Welfare Society

NOTICE: Open House Adoption Hours will be closed on Thursday, October 8th for an all Shelter Meeting. 

Please visit our adoptable dogs and cats when we re-open Friday, October 9th at 6 PM.   We apologize for any inconvenience.

For over 40 years, Danbury Animal Welfare Society (DAWS) has been dedicated to improving the lives of animals in our community and beyond. Since 1974 DAWS has been promoting responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals, while working toward ending animal overpopulation through education and a variety of programs.

You can be a part of the DAWS family and help us live our mission for many more years to come:

  • Adopt – meet our dogs and cats for adoption.
  • Donate – your generous donations helps us help animals in need.
  • Foster – become a foster parent to kittens and puppies and help them find forever homes.
  • Volunteer – learn how you can help animals in need by becoming a volunteer.