Free Pet ID Tag

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We cannot stress the importance of having an ID tag on your pet. Gold Star Trophies is kind enough to offer free pet tags to anyone who fills out this form and mails it in to them with a self-addressed, stamped envelope … Read More

Links to CAAWS Partners

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  Book a veterinary appointment with Vetary and give back to a pet shelter in need!   Doris Day Animal Foundation Free Pet ID Tag 10% discount off purchase price & Hale will donate 10% back to CAAWS (LSART) – … Read More

The Problem of Animal “Dumping”

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While our desire to help pets is limitless, our capabilities are limited. We only have a certain space within the confines of the building for housing our dogs and cats in a humane, comfortable, healthy, ethical manner. We also have … Read More

Cat Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: What are some alternatives to declawing? Put a scratch post by your favorite piece of furniture. Use “Soft Paws”. These are like press-on nails that cover the claws. They need to be replaced every 2 months or so. Declawing … Read More

Dog Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: How big will the puppy be when it grows up? A: A puppy generally reaches half its ideal adult weight at 4 months of age. Based on our experience, the CAAWS Counselors will have an educated guess on the … Read More

Lost or Found a Pet?

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The most important thing you can do if you own a dog or a cat is to put a tag on your animal with your contact information.

Possible Sources for Financial Aid (for individuals)

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The following is a list of links we’ve found around the web regarding possible sources for financial aid to individuals in regards to their pets.  CAAWS is not endorsing or vouching for these places, nor are we privvy to how … Read More

Local Animals Rescues

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This is an alphabetical listing of most if not all local currently active/open rescues (dog, cat and otherwise), up to date as of 5/22/13.   America’s Dog Pit Bull Rescue (Ascension) Dogs: Pitbulls Email: americasdogpbr@yahoo.com Site: http://americasdogpbr.blogspot.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Americas-Dog-Pit-Bull-Rescue/306148039448301   … Read More

Animal Dumping: Even the Best of Intentions Don’t Make Up For It

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The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) is a private, all volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization devoted to the prevention of animal suffering and animal overpopulation. Our primary function is to assist the public with low cost spay/neuter coupons and provide … Read More