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DAWS 2015 Holiday Fund Raiser

Your generosity can change the fate of at least one helpless animal this holiday season. Make a donation today!

Order Your DAWS Holiday Greeting Cards!

The holidays are right around the corner. Get your holiday greeting cards from DAWS, and spread some good cheer for the cause. Holiday cards will be available for purchase at the shelter. Learn more.

Don't miss out!

Reduced cat adoption fees for November

Give a cat a reason to be thankful for the rest of his or her life! DAWS has reduced cat adoption fees for the month of November. More details here...

DAWS 2015 Sponsorship Survey

Your opinion matters!

Take a five-question survey to help us as we plan our 2016 sponsorship and fundraising efforts. Click to begin.

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.


Your Opinion Matters: As we prepare for our 2016 fundraising and sponsorship efforts, we'd like to hear from you! Please take our short survey. Read More

Welcome to Danbury Animal Welfare Society

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.

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