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My name is Sasha and Malia!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in New Milford, Connecticut - Sasha and Malia
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Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

Facts about Sasha and Malia

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
These two ladies are just the silliest! Sasha and Malia are both about seven/eight years old and were dropped off at our doorstep! But don't let their ages fool you, these girls still have lots of playfulness and spirit! They enjoy hanging out together, playing with toys, and getting lots of snuggle time. They are wonderful with each other, but do get quite sassy with other dogs. We think it would be best if they were the only dogs in the house. But really, look at them, what more could you need?!

For more information on Sasha & Malia, call AWS at 860-354-1350 email animalwelfare.socty@snet.net or visit us during adoption hours (Tuesday from 11a.m until 7 p.m and Wednesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) Adoption fee for dogs is $275 and puppies ( 6 months and under) are $325.

About Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

About Our Shelter...

Animal Welfare Society, Inc. is an independent, non-profit, non-destroy organization founded in 1965.

Our Mission is to aid and find loving, permanent homes for abandoned, stray, and abused cats and dogs in New Milford, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Roxbury, and Washington, Connecticut.

Each year hundreds of dogs and cats find refuge at our shelter located at 8 Dodd Road in New Milford, Connecticut. Abandoned dogs are rescued from the Regional Canine Facility in New Milford after the mandatory 7-day waiting period. AWS also makes periodic trips to New York City's overpopulated dog pounds and brings their animals to our shelter for placement. Our cats are found abandoned in the areas we serve.

From the moment these animals enter the shelter, they are no longer unwanted. Each is a special pet waiting for a caring, responsible, permanent home.

Come Meet Our Pets...

You can view our animals on our website or come in and visit them at our shelter.


AWS Adoption Hours:

Tuesday - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday through Saturday - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday - Closed

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Our Adoption Process...

AWS Adoption Procedure

If you are interested in adopting an animal, please contact us in one of the following ways:

1. Telephone the shelter at (860) 354-1350

2. Visit the shelter during adoption hours (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday)

3. Email us at: animalwelfare.socty@snet.net

Get Assistance From Our Experts

The staff works patiently to ensure each animal's chance for a successful adoption. As caregivers, our staff is well-equipped to advise on an animal's temperament and suitability for children, senior citizens, people with special needs, or homes with other pets. Please contact us for more information or drop by the shelter during adoption hours and discuss your needs with a member of our staff.

Adoption Applications

When you arrive at the shelter, you will need to complete an adoption application. Please note that applications must be filled out in person and cannot be emailed or faxed. All adoptions are subject to review

Adoption Fees

A donation of the following amount is requested at the time of adoption:

Cats $100 Kittens $125

Dogs $275 Puppies $325