A Non-Profit, No-Kill Cat and Dog Rescue in Frederick MD


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Adopt a Cat or Dog from Animal Welfare League of Frederick County There are many animals waiting for their forever home.

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Volunteer with the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County Volunteering is one of the best ways to help our fur friends.

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News and Happenings

K9s in the Vines

AWLFC's K9's in the Vines 2019 - New Date!

Sunday, September 8th
Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard
7550 Green Valley Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
Rain date: Sunday September 15th

Come out to our annual K-9's in the Vines at Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard for a fun afternoon of activities for both you AND your dog!

Enjoy a glass of wine, music and fresh air with your dog while helping support the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County (a no-kill, non-profit, all-volunteer cat and dog rescue)!

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Would your child enjoy reading to shelter cats? (Grades K-5)

At the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County, children are invited to read to rescue cats. The program encourages children to improve their reading skills while also benefiting the shelter animals.

Cats find the rhythmic sound of a voice very comforting and soothing. Children bring their own book(s) and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Reservations required and space is limited. One child per 30 min. session.

If you are interested, please email any questions to read2kitties@awlfc.org. We appreciate all the things volunteers do!

July 8th 12:30pm-4:00pm
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July 26th 12:30pm-4:00pm
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August 23rd 12:30pm-4:00pm
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Book Buddies

Please Support Us While Shopping Online!

Please consider using the links below while shopping online. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County. Thank You!

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Cat Adoptions in Frederick MD

Come Meet Your Match!

Come visit our kitties to find the perfect match for your family. We are open every weekend for meet and greets at the following locations and times:

AWLFC's Eastgate Office
Saturdays 12pm - 5pm
Sundays 12pm - 4pm

1202 East Patrick St.
Suite 13A
Frederick, MD 21701
Map & Directions

PetSmart Meet & Greets
Most Saturdays from 11am - 2pm
See Event Calendar for specific dates.

5401 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
Map & Directions

For more information regarding our adoption procedures, please review our adoption policy.

Spay/Neuter Clinic

We Need Volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to help in all aspects of our organization, including kennel care at our Eastgate Office, administrative assistance, fundraising and events, and fostering kitties.

We appreciate all the things volunteers do!

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If you are interested, please contact us at 301-663-5855 or via email at volunteer@awlfc.org.

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