The DAWG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of pets in need.   The DAWG was established in 2014.

Mission Statement

To develop a successful adoption program for the abused, neglected, abandoned, or unwanted animals within the city of Denison, Texas. To eliminate the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals. To develop a network of partners and businesses to fund this endeavor, and to create an organization that oversees animal welfare within the city of Denison. To raise funds to pay for veterinary care and fees associated with animal rescue.


Current Board

Stephanie Phillips, Director

Vacant, Assistant Director

Kathy Whaley, Treasurer

Sherri Wright, Volunteer Coordinator

Karen Murphy, Secretary, Foster Coordinator