Animal Welfare Society of Southeastern Michigan

About Us:

The Animal Welfare Society is a no-kill 501(c)(3) animal rescue organization. We are committed to finding homes for unwanted puppies, dogs, cats and kittens. The Animal Welfare Society strives to educate the public on responsible pet ownership and the importance of spaying and neutering.


The AWS Shelter is located at:
27796 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071

Contact Us:
phone: 248.548.1150

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Upcoming Events:

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW for our Benefit Dinner Fundraiser! When? May 15, 2014 at 6;00 pm - 10:00 pm; Where? Century Banquet Center, Sterling Heights, MI. Purchase your tickets in advance for only $30 versus $40 at the door. There will be a fabulous dinner, dessert, cash bar, silent auction, raffles, DJ, dancing and much more! Come enjoy a night of fun while raising money for the homeless animals! We hope to see you there! HAVE YOUR PET PHOTOGRAPHED WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014 FROM 12 PM TO 3 PM. $10 DONATION, INCLUDES 4X6 PHOTO AND EASTER FRAME!

Adoptable Pets:

See all of adorable Adoptable Pets looking for their forever homes.

Donate a Thundershirt:

Want to help us rehabilitate an anxious dog?
Please donate a Thundershirt to our shelter.
We would make good use of Medium and Large sized Thundershirts. Thank You!!

Happy Tails:

See all the Happy Tails of our Adopted Pets!!


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at the AWS Shelter.