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Double Digit Adoptions During our Free the Shelters Event

DAWS was selected to participate in a “Free the Shelters” no adoption fee event in July.  The event was sponsored by Cathy Kangas, the Founder and CEO of PRAI Beauty and Board Member of the Humane Society of the US. For three days, July 14th-16th, PRAI beauty paid all adoption fees so that loving families could […]

Tips for Selecting a Groomer

Summer is in full swing, and all of the outdoor activities may have left your pooch looking a little worse for wear. It might be time to think about bringing him to the groomers to ditch the dirt and grime and pick up a new ‘do. Before you pick up the phone and make an […]

Pet Spotlight – Meet Dobby

Dobby is a sweet and loving 1-1/2 year-old Collie mix in need of a family. He was extremely scared when he arrived at the shelter in Kentucky, and unfortunately was placed on the list for euthanasia. DAWS had a transport scheduled and decided to take a chance on him. Since arriving at our shelter, he […]

Happy Tails – Minnie

Minnie was adopted in June after her new family fell in love with her at the Catherine Violet Hubbard Butterfly Party in Newtown. Minnie faced a big adventure…going to a new home with a new family, including a Great Pyrenees named Theo. Fortunately for Minnie, Theo is a big love-bug and has the perfect, gentle temperament. He […]

Help Keep Kitty Clean

As all cat owners know, their cat already does a pretty good job of keeping herself clean. In fact, at times it may seem like all cats ever do is groom themselves. This is just part of a cat’s nature; their cleanliness and hygiene is one of their upmost priorities, alongside catching up on any […]

Mission Critical – Find Amos a Home!

Amos is in desperate need of a home. This amazing dog has been in a shelter most of his life, and it’s time to find him a loving family all of his own. Amos arrived at DAWS in July, 2015. He was adopted on two separate occasions but returned because he had a tendency to […]

Summertime Safety Tips for Man’s Best Friend

Summer is here at last, which means all kinds of fun in the sun, from barbecues to beach excursions and more. What better way to while away the summer days than with man’s best friend by your side? Before you and your pooch head out into the great outdoors be sure to put some thought […]

Pet Spotlight: Meet Bella

Bella is a beautiful four-year-old Lab mix who was found as a stray in Kentucky. She clearly was someone’s pet–she was very well fed, and she’s also very, very housebroken. Our sweet ginger girl is a overweight. She’s on a very strict diet to help her get back in shape and stay healthy, and she’s […]

Happy Tails: Pumpkin

Pumpkin is doing wonderfully in his new home. This beautiful orange tabby cat made himself right at home with his new family. He is a huge attention seeker, looking for nothing but love all day long, and his family is happy to comply. He is also keen at finding the most comfy spots in which […]

Summer Pet Feeding Tips

You may not know this, but there are actually different ways and different food types to feed your pet during the summer. If you have an indoor pet in an environmentally controlled home, where the temperature and humidity stay relatively the same day after day, these tips probably don’t apply. But if your pet loves […]