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My name is Zorro!
I'm being cared for by
Danbury Animal Welfare Society
Adoption process
1.

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

2.

Submit Application

3.

Interview

4.

Approve Application

5.

Sign Adoption Contract

6.

Pay Fee

7.

Take the Pet Home

Adoption application
Apply to Adopt

Facts about me

Breed
German Shepherd Dog
Color
Brown/Chocolate - with White
Age
5 years old, Young
Size
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Weight
(Current) 70 lbs
Sex
Male
Pet ID

My info

Small red x Not good with kids
Small red x Not good with dogs
Small red x Not good with cats
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Zorro is our longest resident at DAWS and has been here for over two years. During that time, this 70 lb. four-year-old shepherd mix has been working very hard on training and we believe his time has come to find his furever home!



Back in 2019, when Zorro first arrived to DAWS after being saved from a high kill shelter in Kentucky, he began developing some behavioral challenges, making it difficult to find him the right home. Through extensive training, Zorro has proved himself to be a pup that can develop solid friendships with humans, and even befriend select dogs.

Zorro has been trained using treats and he eagerly sits, lies down and gives a paw on command. He’s done very well with car rides. He has enjoyed many hikes, walks, and play-time with his volunteer team. Time and time again, he has shown what a good boy he is, he just needs to find that special person! With a dog like Zorro, he will need a very specific adopter...



Zorro Owner Requirements:

• Experienced dog owner

• Adult-only home with no kids or future children

• Must be the only pet in the home

• Has to have an understanding of positive reinforcement training

• House with a fenced yard of at least 6 ft.

• Willing to slowly introduce Zorro to people close to the family and educate them on Zorro’s do’s & don'ts

• Come and meet Zorro multiple times



If you think you can be the hero that Zorro needs, please complete our online application. Here is the link to the app: https://daws.org/daws-forms/



Zorro’s adoption fee is discounted for veterans that are members of the organization Pets for Patriots. The discounted fee for him is $100. For more information on this program, visit petsforpatriots.org
Shelter

Danbury Animal Welfare Society

Contact info
Pet ID
Contact
Address
147 Grassy Plain St, Bethel, CT 06801
Donation

Their adoption process

1.

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

We have Adoption Counselors help the applicants find the right match

2.

Submit Application

We check all vet references, landlords and personal references

3.

Interview

4.

Approve Application

5.

Sign Adoption Contract

6.

Pay Fee

7.

Take the Pet Home

After dog intro with our trainer if there is a dog already in the home. And we cat test as needed

Additional adoption info

We make follow up contact about 2 weeks after adoption to be sure all is going well

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

Danbury Animal Welfare Society is located at 147 Grassy Plain St Bethel CT 06801. Our Cat and Dog Open House hours to meet our adoptable animals are Mon-Fri 6-8 PM and Sat-Sun 2-4 PM.

More about this shelter

Danbury Animal Welfare Society is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of cats and dogs in need. We are advocates for animal welfare locally and beyond. We offer low cost spay/neuter services to the community.