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CAWS - Community Animal Welfare Society

Community Animal Welfare Society ( CAWS) is one of the oldest no-kill animal rescues in Utah. Over the last 20 years CAWS, our fosters and supporters have saved thousands of lives. As the largest foster home network in the state of Utah, we focus on high risk pets in need of additional care and rehabilitation We are a FOSTER BASED rescue, so we do not have a location. We hold adoption events at Petco in Sugarhouse (1165 East Wilmington; SLC), the 1st Saturday of every month & Petsmart in South Salt Lake (1830 South 389 West; SLC) on the 3rd & 4th Saturday of every month. ADOPTION FEES: Our adoption fees are as follows: Puppies under 6 months - $200 + $100 Refundable Training Deposit - Total fee $300 Dogs over 6 months - $150 +$50 Refundable Training Deposit as needed; dependent on the dog. All of our dogs are fixed, vaccinated & chipped. CATS: $65 - Adults $85 - Kittens All Felines are 2 for 1! All of our cats are fixed, vaccinated & chipped.
CAWS - Community Animal Welfare Society
CAWS - Community Animal Welfare Society updated their cover photo.11 hours ago
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CAWS - Community Animal Welfare Society11 hours ago
NO ADOPTION EVENT TODAY - Jan 20th. Rarely does it happen in Utah since we're used to snow but WOW! We don't want to put our fosters (human & animals) at risk. Thanks for understanding & don't travel today if you don't need to do so. Our next event is Sat, Jan 27th.
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CAWS - Community Animal Welfare Society added 2 new photos.22 hours ago
Sisters, Kiki & Opal were adopted together tonight and will have little people siblings to play with!
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CAWS - Community Animal Welfare Society added 17 new photos.1 day ago
Dogs are not placed on a first come first serve basis. We strive to find the perfect home for each animal. Applications may take up to 48 hours to process. If you are interested in adopting a CAWS pet, please fill out an online application at http\://caws.org/adoption-application

Puppies under 6 months – $200 + $100 Refundable Training Deposit – Total fee $300
Dogs over 6 months – $150 + $50 Refundable Training Deposit as needed; dependent on the dog.