Newsletter – June 2017

Read about how Tailwaggers was voted the “Best Thrift Shop”, details on AWAGS first Easter Egg Hunt, and Paco’s success story!

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Chocolate and your Dog

You love chocolate. You love your dog. So you want to reward your dog with what you think is one of life’s greatest pleasures, chocolate. STOP! Under NO circumstance should you feed your dog chocolate. Chocolate is toxic, and often fatal for dogs.

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Keeping Your Pets Safe During the 4th of July

Every year on the 5th of July, the animal shelters are filled to the brim with dogs and cats who were spooked by the loud noises and flashes of fireworks and escaped to roam the streets. These are the “lucky” one who were not hit by cars or have other severe medical injuries from trying to escape the loud noises.

Here are some tips to help make your pets 4th of July safer and saner for you too.

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Snowbell is Doing Well!

Recently I had to take my cat, Snowbell (Belle for short) because she had some swelling under her eye. I hadn’t noticed it before and it scared me. So I took her to Purrfurably Cats to see what was going on. It turns out that Belle had an abscess on her tooth. Belle...

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Your donations helped Sadie!

When 8 month old, Sadie, was hit by a car days before Christmas, her owner reached out to Animal Welfare Assistance Group for help. Her hind leg was broken in two places. With the help of the Animal Health Center, AWAG was able to get Sadie in to see the vet right...

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Meet Mila

Another happy tale courtesy of AWAG ! From Mila’s Guardians: We found Mila on our way to hike the Pinnacles in Soledad. She came right to us when we called her and we took her to Purrfurrably Cats for an exam. She needed her k-9 teeth extracted due to them breaking...

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Another AWAG Happy Ending

From Izzy’s Guardians: We want to thank you so much for your assistance with our precious 9 year old cat, "Izzy". She is suffering from chronic renal failure problems & towards the end of August 2015 she stopped eating & drinking water. We are seniors on a...

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Sassy’s back to perfect health!

This is Diane with her beloved dog, Sassy, pictured with Dr. Kimberly Wilkins of Cottage Veterinary Hospital. Living on a tight, fixed income, Diane reached out to Animal Welfare Assistance Group, when Sassy started having urinary complications. With the help of our...

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AWAG helped Callie because of YOU!

Callie’s “mom” is homeless but she knows and wants the best for her sweet pup. Callie already had all of her shots and a microchip when her guardian called AWAG for help with getting her spayed. Her “mom” told us how much she loves her sweet girl and wants to be a...

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AWAG Reaches Out to Fire Evacuees With Pets

Hearing of the evacuations due to a raging fire in the Tassahara/Cachagua area, AWAG rose to the occasion on Sunday and put together doggie "go" bags.  They included 5 servings of food, treats, a toy, water and a bowl for folks who had to leave home with their pets....

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