Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

A 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT 06776 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats.

Pets at Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female
Photo of Phoebe


Female, Puppy
Great Dane / Hound (Unknown Type)

Photo of Olof


Male, Puppy
Hound (Unknown Type) / Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Photo of Olof


Male, Puppy
Hound (Unknown Type) / Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Photo of Polo


Male, Young
Labrador Retriever

Photo of Isabela


Female, Young
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Cattle Dog

Photo of Queen Charlotte

Queen Charlotte

Female, Adult
Treeing Walker Coonhound

Photo of Rip wheeler

Rip wheeler

Male, Adult
Belgian Malinois / German Shepherd Dog

Photo of Michael


Male, Adult, Special Needs, Bonded Pair
Beagle / Mixed Breed (Medium)

Photo of Mike


Male, Adult, Bonded Pair
Beagle / Mixed Breed (Medium)

Photo of Captain


Male, Senior
Domestic Longhair

Photo of Vader


Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Carmengia


Female, Adult, Special Needs
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Alexa


Female, Young
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Treble


Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Shana


Female, Young
Domestic Shorthair

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1 - 15 of 15 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter

Areas Animal Welfare Society, Inc. Serves

Brookfield , Bridgewater, New Milford, Roxbury and Washington

Animal Welfare Society, Inc.'s Adoption Process

1. Submit Application

applications can be found on our website

2. Approve Application

all applications and reviewed. If approved and we have a suitable dog/cat your looking for we'll set you an appointment to meet the dog/cat.

3. Meet the Pet

After an application has been approved you come meet the dog/cat. If all goes well we move forward with adoption if the animal is ready.

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 website to fill out an application to adopt.

3. Email us at:

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 $150 Kittens $200

Dogs $350 Puppies $400

About Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

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 Animal Welfare Society, Inc.'s 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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Animal Welfare Society, Inc.'s Adopted Pets

See Adopted Pets List

Make a donation to Animal Welfare Society, Inc. to help homeless pets find homes