Delta County Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter (CAWS)

Rating: 4.92 stars   12 reviews


PO Box 1736 Paonia CO 81428 USA


End the suffering of innocent dogs and cats in Delta County by reducing the number of unwanted births. Promote adoption of unwanted dogs and cats in Delta County, and educate its citizens on the importance of spay and neuter.

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Delta County, Colorado


CAWS Adoption Center / Foster Program Spay/Neuter Subsidy Program Feral Cat TNR Program

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Rating: 5 stars  

CAWS does all the regular things other no kill rescue groups do, but I am impressed that they also have a professional trainer work with families that are going to get rid of their dog because it has a behavior problem. CAWS pays for it as they want to keep dogs in their families whenever possible. They are the only rescue group in this area that I know of who does this.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Living in the country I have first hand knowledge how many unwanted animals are just taken for a ride and dumped by people that can't care for the animals. I know they are sure someone will take the animal in but that isn't always the case. Caws not only will take the animals and find homes for them but if the animals have gone feral they have a neuter and release program so the animals can continue to live in the wild and help keep the rodent population under control.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see more foster homes made available until a much needed shelter for this area is built.

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