The AWS Celebration Tile Wall is Here!
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Meet the Kicks 105.5 Pet of the Week!

Elmer is almost three years old and wants a home before his 3rd birthday.  He's a loving affectionate dog, but really wants to be the only pet in the house. 
Do you have room for Elmer in your heart? 

Gifts for Pets and their People
Don't miss out! Only two more Thrift Shop days left! 

Saturday, September 9th

 October 14th 
10 am - 1 pm.
8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT

You'll find great prices on new and gently used pet beds, crates and carriers as well as leashes, toys, costumes and coats, grooming tools, bowls, feeding stations, scratching trees, pet ramps and so much more.

Comfy Pet Beds Galore!

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Petco National Adoption Weekend sept2017
September 9th & 10th
Petco National Adoption Weekend Benefits AWS.

This weekend is the All For Saving Lives National Adoption Weekend at Petco!

As their local adoption partner, AWS can earn a lifesaving grant for each adoption performed through the local New Milford Petco September 9 and 10. Stop by the New Milford Petco to meet some of our animals and see if a furry companion wants to adopt you.  

This is how we can benefit: 
  • Organizations performing 5 or more adoptions in store on Sept. 9 & 10 will receive adoption grants of $35 per cat and dog.
  • Organizations performing 50 or more adoptions in stores on Sept. 9 & 10 will receive adoption grants of $75 per cat or dog.
An AWS representative will be on site at Petco in New Milford on  Saturday and Sunday September 9th and 10th
10 a.m. - 2 p.m

Petco, 169 Danbury Rd., Unit C1 New Milford, CT

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 The next monthly Members Meeting is at the shelter:
Monday September 11th at 7:30 p.m.  
Join us to learn about our upcoming events and how you can help.  
If you're not a member, visit our website to join!
AWS 4th Annual Breakfast Fundraiser is Coming Up!

Wednesday October 18th

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Candlewood Valley Country Club
401 Danbury Rd.,  New Milford

Great news! If you would like to join us for the event, there are a limited number of individual tickets left.  Tickets are $50.   The event includes breakfast, a silent auction and a 50/50 fundraiser.  It's a delightful way to spend the morning in a beautiful setting.

  For tickets, please email to purchase your ticket by September 30th.

  • Donate an item to our silent auction. 
    • Gift Certificates to local establishments and Gift Baskets with a value of $25 or more are greatly appreciated for the auction.  They should be dropped off at the shelter (AWS, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford) by Friday September 22nd please.
    • Please complete the Breakfast Donation form below and simply check "Other" and describe your donation and please leave the gift and form at the shelter with the staff during shelter hours.
    • AWS Breakfast Donation form 2017 
  • Make a monetary donation in honor of the breakfast.
    • AWS Breakfast Donation form 2017
    • Kindly complete the Breakfast donation form, and feel free to drop it off with your donation at the shelter or mail it in to AWS, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford CT 06776.
Tile Wall
The AWS Celebration
Tile Wall is Here!

Your patience and understanding have finally culminated into the beautiful tile wall we hoped for!  Thank you for your support of this project.  Please stop by the shelter during our normal hours and take a look at the beautiful tiles installed.

The picture to the right is only a portion of it.  You'll have to come by to see the rest!

Thank you to all our tile donors for making the shelter a more beautiful place to visit and sharing your memories with us. 

We exist only with your support and we appreciate your generosity.

Our sincere thanks to Valley Spirit Cooperative and Wellness Center in Washington Depot for their monthly invitation to join them for First Fridays in the Depot.
Visit us there on October 6 from 5:30-7:00.

Washington Farmers Mkt
That bandana looks great!
Join AWS at the Washington Farmers' Market.
Next AWS booth days are Saturdays:  

September 16th & 30th 
October 7th & 21st
10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m. 

The farmers' market is held weekly on Saturdays at The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens on Route 47 in Washington Depot.  It's dog friendly and a great place to get fresh local produce.

Stop by and say hello, get a free bandana for your dog.
Your donation helps us feed and provide medical care
for our rescued cats and dogs.

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If you would like to run a fundraiser to benefit AWS, with advance notice, we will post it on our website and list it in our newsletter.

Please email Amy at  for more info.

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