A Non-Profit, No-Kill Cat and Dog Rescue in Frederick MD


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News and Happenings

Spay/Neuter Clinic

Spay/Neuter Clinic - October 16, 2015

Our next clinic will be held October 16, 2015 for those needing financial assistance to get their cats sterilized and vaccinated.

Fees are spay: $70, neuter: $60, pain medication: $10; rabies vaccination: $10, distemper: $15.

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K9s in the Vines 2015

AWLFC's K9's in the Vines 2015!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our K9s in the Vines event last Sunday! It was a hot but beautiful day and everyone and every dog had a good time!

To view photos of this year's event, click here!

Please support the businesses that, through their financial support for the event, support the AWLFC cats and dogs:

Merlot Sponsors:
Maryland Subaru
Tara K. Shoemaker & Associates, LLC
Sponsored by Central Dawgma
Robert A. Aird Inc. Supports the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County
Shiraz Sponsors
Chardonnay Sponsors:
Riesling Sponsors:


Thank you to the Rescue Groups who joined us on Sunday:

Bassett Hound Rescue • Frederick Co Animal Control • FurEver Love Rescue • Mid Atlantic Chinese Shar-Pei Rescue Organization • Mid-Atlantic German Sheppard Rescue • Small Angels Rescue • Tails of Hope • Tastefully Simple • Therapy Pets Unlimited, Inc. • Tomorrow's Promise • Wags for Hope • Western MD Search and Rescue


Abloom • Central Dawgman • Chesapeake Veterinary Cardiac Associates • COSTCO • Earthbath • Elephant's Trunk • Flying Dog Brewery • Frederick Keys • McCutcheon's • Miss Gail's Wags and Kisses Dog Grooming • Paws in the City • Pet Inventory/Mr. Wiggins • PetSpeak: Terri Dienar • Tractor Supply • VA MD Dog Magazine • Whitetail Ski Resort

Congratulations to Sandy Thomas, the raffle winner of the beautiful Wades cat tree donated by Central Dawgma!

Thank you Amy Morrison Fine Art Photography for photographing the event, and the wonderful Debbie Williams and The City Slickers Band for the great music!

And last, but not least, a huge thank you to all our volunteers who make it all work!


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