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Welcome to CAAWS!

The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) is a non-profit organization committed to the well-being of animals in the Baton Rouge community by providing, facilitating, and promoting spay/neuter, adopting or facilitating the adoption of homeless animals, teaching the community responsible companion animal ownership and the humane treatment of animals, and at all times promoting the practice of spay/neuter. CAAWS is not part of any animal control branch of the government including CAA and EBRAC. Our ultimate goal is to have Baton Rouge be a model in the South where all adoptable animals find loving homes.

We do not receive any government assistance and subsist solely from adoption fees, private donations and memberships. We have no paid staff so all money donated to CAAWS goes directly to the care of our animals, shelter expenses, pet food, pet supplies, or to our community outreach programs. Please support CAAWS so that we may continue our mission to help animals in our community through our public assistance programs.

Will you help us start the year off with momentum by donating $35, $70, $105 or more today? Make a secure, online donation now. Your generous contribution will ensure we have the funds needed to continue our spay and neuter program, care for homeless animals, and keep our adoptable animals safe and comfortable until they find their “furever” homes.

Please make a secure, online donation TODAY. Every dollar will have an impact, because 100% of all donations goes to help animals.

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