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Avoyelles Animal Welfare Society

P.O. Box 492
1170 Prison Road
Cottonport, LA 71327

Our Mission

How To Donate/Volunteer

Avoyelles Animal Welfare Society, Inc. accepts monetary donations by cash, check or money order. We encourage everyone to consider pledging to our organiztion on a monthly basis, if possible. Donations can be mailed to AAWS, Inc., P.O. Box 492, Cottonport, LA 71327. Checks can be made payable to: AAWS, Inc.

AAWS, Inc. is always in need of dedicated volunteers, 18 years or older, who share a love and compassion for the care of these neglected, homeless, and abused animals. We are looking for responsible, reliable, and dedicated individuals who share our passion.

For more information, please contact or come by our shelter during operating hours, and fill out an application. We look forward to making new friends and finding forever homes for out critters!!

                            Avoyelles Animal Welfare Society, Inc.



Adoption Policy

Adoption day is held the second Saturday of each month from 10AM-2PM.

Upon completed and approved adoption process, potential adopters will receive a $10 discount for this day's event!

You are welcomed to come by any day to adopt one of our animals. 

Our shelter is located at:


1170 Prison Road, Cottonport, LA 71327

Phone: 318-876-2068

Fax: 318-876-2060


Shelter Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8AM-12PM

Saturday: 9AM-11AM

closed on Sundays





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