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February 2016

The Dogs of Puerto Rico

By News

Puerto Rican Dogs Get A Second Chance at Animal Welfare League   Puerto Rico is such a beautiful vacation spot with plenty of tourism, but do the tourists witness the serious problem of abandoned animals? It is estimated that thousands (yes, thousands) of stray animals live and die on the…

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Paws Up to Pit Bulls

By News, Pit Bulls

Misconceptions Surround This Special Breed Pit Bulls may be the most mysterious dogs in America – loved by their owners, feared by others and sensationalized by the media. In recent years highly publicized cases of Pit Bull fighting rings has led to numerous misconceptions about these breeds. The Pit Bull…

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Patches & Penny

By Happy Tails

Name:  Patches & Penny Adopted:  January 2016 These two ladies, Patches & Penny, seem very content at home with AWL Volunteer, Sylvia.  Patches, a senior, and Penny, the last of a hoarding case, seem to be enjoying this new chapter of their lives. Thanks Sylvia, for giving these two deserving…

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Bear

By Happy Tails

Name:  Bear Adopted: July 2015 We adopted “Bear” July 2015. He was loud and scary when we saw him for the first time in his cage … But as soon as he met his “sister” Mae (12 year old lab) we knew they were meant to be together… Bear (on…

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Laurie Bear

By Happy Tails

Shelter Name:  Laurie Bear New Name:  Phoebe Adopted:  January, 2015 I first saw Laurie Bear on the AWL website and I knew I had to go meet her . She was the last of her litter still looking for a home since September. She was so tiny for her age…

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Hope for Victoree Part 2

By Campaigns

Victoree was surrendered to the Animal Welfare League with a severe case of demodectic mange.  An animal’s immune system is so weakened and their skin condition so severe that, if left untreated, they will die of secondary infections.  Click here to read Part 1 of Victoree’s story. https://www.awlshelter.org/special-stories/hope-for-victoree/ Fostering a dog…

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Gertie

By Happy Tails

Shelter Name:  Gertie New Name:   Olive Adopted:  February 2015 We adopted this sweet baby girl from AWL a year ago today! Olive (previous name Gertie) is our cuddle bug, she loves to play fetch, and swim! Couldn’t love her more! Ashley Olive has moved North with her new family….

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