UPDATE - August 1, 2020
Our adoption center remains closed.
We will continue with the food bank for registered customers the first and last Saturday of the month.
The new food bank hours will be 10am to 12noon.
Please look for adoption opportunities on our Facebook page.

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News and Happenings

Yam Calendar fundraiser for AWLFC

2021 Yam Calendar Fundraiser!

Time certainly flies, and next year is quickly approaching, so it's time for us to announce our 2021 Yam Calendar Fundraiser!

Just like last year, the calendar will feature monthly photos of our adorable sweet potato. However, we think that all fur babies (or non-fur babies!) are just as awesome as Yam, so we would also like to feature photos of your pets!

Here's how it works:

  1. There are only 36 photo spots available on the 2021 calendar, so reserve your pet's spot ASAP. First come, first served. Limit 1 good quality photo per person. 300 DPI, JPEG or PNG format.
  2. Each calendar will be sold for $25, but if you would like your pet featured, the price is $30. This includes shipping and handling
  3. Please email one photo with your pet's name to janiced@awlfc.org. Include "2021 Calendar" in the subject line. You may also include a brief sentence about your pet- maybe it's about his/her Gotcha Day or maybe it's about a special memory.
  4. Make payment of $30

All proceeds will be helping reduce our vet bills.

Questions? Email Angelag@awlfc.org

Giant Donates to AWLFC

Buy Reusable Bags from Giant to benefit AWLFC!

For the month of August, every time the reusable $2.50 Community Bag is sold at the Giant Food store located at 3530 Sugarloaf Parkway, Frederick MD, Animal Welfare League of Frederick County will receive a $1 donation.

Buy Yam Fans Tees to Support the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County

Yam Fans! Get your Yam Swag and support all of the Furbabies at AWLFC!

For a limited time, you may still purchase Yam Tees, Sweatshirts and Hoodies in different varieties to help support the efforts of the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County.

Go To the #Yamstrong Store! »

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!

Donate to AWLFC through iGive
Please choose Animal Welfare League of Frederick County on Amazon Smile
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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