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Take a Short Survey - Your Opinion Matters

As we prepare for our 2016 fundraising and sponsorship efforts, we'd like to hear from you...

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Paul McNamara and John Madaus Join the DAWS Board of Directors

DAWS is pleased to welcome two new Directors to the Board of Directors.  Dr. Paul McNamara and John Madaus will be sharing their expertise on the Board, helping to shape the direction of the organization as we continue to live our Mission and work toward achieving our Vision.

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November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Many older cats and dogs spend more time in shelters than others, simply because of their age. You can help make a difference in the life of an older pet. Learn more about why a senior pet may be the perfect match for you.

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Lisa Edwards Promotes Her New Book, Please Don’t Bite the Baby, at Local Bookstores

DAWS Lead Dog Trainer, Lisa Edwards, will be partnering with DAWS and Byrd’s Books in Bethel to share valuable insight on the best way to integrate a new baby into a house with a canine companion.  Read an excerpt from the book now, and join us for the event on November 7, 2015

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Looking out for Lucy – The Dedication of DAWS Volunteers Ensured a Home Forever

Finding the perfect family for our Pit Bull friends is more challenging than finding homes for most other dogs that come to our shelter. When a family fell in love with Lucy, the dedication of a few volunteers ensured that when we sent her home it would be for forever.

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