Denison Animal Welfare Group (DAWG)

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Thank you for your interest in D.A.W.G.

This site is provided to help bring awareness to the homeless animals of Denison, Texas so that they may find loving and deserving homes. The City of Denison does not have a "shelter."  The City operates an impound facility via a private contractor.

The Denison Animal Welfare Group is a collection of volunteers dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of pets in need, education, and access to low-cost spay/neuter / vaccination programs.

  • The DAWG currently receives NO FUNDING from any local, state or federal sources.

  • We rely on donations from caring, compassionate people and businesses.

  • We also seek and apply for grants.

  • We have no paid staff.

  • Our animals are cared for by volunteers.

We are located in Denison, Texas and serve the Texoma area.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2014. (EIN 46-5190514).

To see the pets available for adoption, please visit our Adopt! page or the button below.

To see animals on "stray-hold," please look at the Stray-Hold page.  

The City of Denison requires animals be held 72 hours from intake before they become eligible for adoption or euthanasia. Owners wishing to claim their animals must go to the City Pound, 2500 W. Morton St., and pay the applicable fine. Go in person—do not rely on phone call to see if your animal is there!
 


 

Exciting news! The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, will be granting Holiday Wishes in the form of more than $750,000 in grant awards to qualified animal welfare organizations. This contest is designed to help the animal welfare organizations save more lives during the holidays and year round.

So, what does that mean for us? We have a chance to win $100,000, but we need your help!

If you adopted your pet through us, please consider submitting your story (500 words max) along with photos and/or video of your pet. Be sure to talk about how your pet has changed your life and how we helped you find each other!

The deadline to submit your story and nominate us for a Holiday Wishes grant is October 15, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. CST. Only the first
10,000 submissions are guaranteed to be considered, so please visit holidaywishes.fluidreview.com to get started as soon as possible. The winning organizations and their featured pets will be announced in December.

And get this: If our organization is selected to receive the $100,000 grand prize as a result of your story submission, you will receive a $1,000 Petco gift card! 

Thank you for your support! 



 

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2014. (EIN 46-5190514)