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


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Adopt a Cat or Dog from Animal Welfare League of Frederick County There are many animals waiting for their forever home.

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Volunteer with the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County Volunteering is one of the best ways to help our fur friends.

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Cat Adoptions in Frederick MD

Now is the time to Adopt!

Thanks to the generosity of a local corporation, adoption fees for the first 10 cats adopted from our Eastgate Adoption Center will be waived.

Don't miss this opportunity to welcome into your home that special kitty you've always wanted.

Regular Adoption Policies still apply. Click here for more information.

Join Us at Rita's

Support Us at Rita's!

Stop by Rita's during the following dates/times and mention 'Animal Welfare League', and portion of your receipt will be donated!

May 9 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

June 13 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

July 11 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

August 8 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Paws & Claws 5K Run and 1mi Walk 2016

Annual Paws & Claws 5K Run / 1mi Walk

Saturday, June 25, 2016
7:00 AM
Baker Park, Frederick, MD

Race Day Sign-In/Registration: 7:00 AM
5K Starts: 8:00AM
1 Mile Walk: 8:30 AM right after the 5k has started

Bring your family and friends and help US help the animals of Frederick County on Saturday, June 25th! You'll be glad you did!

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Cat Adoptions in Frederick MD

Our Food Bank is Low!

We have a dog/cat food bank for those people in Frederick County who need help feeding their family pets. We know that financial hardships happen and we want to be able to offer them a little help to get through those times. We provide dry and wet food for both cats and dogs.

We need some help from those who can. We have an Amazon Wish List that makes ordering and shipping easy.

In addition, our adoption center is open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-4pm if you would prefer to stop by.

We appreciate your community support!

Cat Adoptions in Frederick MD

Come Meet Your Match!

Come visit our kitties to find the perfect match for your family. We are open every weekend for meet and greets at the following locations and times:

AWLFC's Eastgate Office
Saturdays 12pm - 5pm
Sundays 12pm - 5pm

1202 East Patrick St.
Suite 13A
Frederick, MD 21701
Map & Directions

May 21 - 11am - 2pm

5401 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
Map & Directions

For more information regarding our adoption procedures, please review our adoption policy.

Spay/Neuter Clinic

We Need Volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to help in all aspects of our organization, including kennel care at our Eastgate Office, Spay/Neuter clinic coordination, administrative assistance, fundraising and events, and fostering kitties.

We appreciate all the things volunteers do!

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If you are interested, please contact us at 301-663-5855 or via email at volunteer@awlfc.org.

Please Support Us While Shopping Online!

Please consider using the links below while shopping online. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County. Thank You!

Donate to AWLFC through iGive
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